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19 Checklists you need to do your risk assessment

by , 08 May 2015
The best way to ensure you identify hazards and assess safety risks is to do a complete and proper risk assessment of your workplace.

Doing this is also one of the most important safety tools at your disposal to prove your compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act.

Read on for 19 checklists you can use to make sure you don't leave anything out when doing your risk assessment...

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Checklists of what you need to look at when doing your risk assessment

1.    Your up-to-date Health and Safety policy;
2.    Your hazard identification report;
3.    Toilet cleaning checklist;
4.    Water portability test reports;
5.    Noise monitoring report;
6.    Job rotation policy;
7.    Medical records;
8.    Housekeeping checklist;

Read on for 11 other checklists for conducting your risk assessment…

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•    Which risk assessments have to be checked by an approved inspector every two years?
•    Is it absolutely necessary for your company to appoint and train someone as a risk assessor?
•    When was the last time you did a risk assessment? (Is that too long?
•    Have you checked and double checked the less obvious health hazards?

If you can't answer even one of these questions you're not only putting your employee's lives at risk; you're also putting yourself in danger of massive fine from the DoL.

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11 More checklists to help you conduct an efficient risk assessment

9. List of first aid box contents and maintenance procedure;
10. First aid training records;
11. Records of instances requiring first aid and reports of the analysis;
12. Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) for machines;
13. Machine preventative maintenance plan and record;
14. List of chemicals and maintenance of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS);
15. Training records;
16. Maintenance records for alarm system and detectors;
17. Evacuation plan copies;
18. Fire drill records and analysis; and
19. Food purchase and storage procedure.
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