Health and safety

Health and safety Health and safety is a key function in HR and Admin management. Key contents of Health and safety can include ones as foll...

Health and safety

Health and safety is a key function in HR and Admin management.

Key contents of Health and safety can include ones as follows.

1. Health and safety procedures

2. Health and safety instructions

3. Health and safety training

4. Health and safety records

5. Health and safety committee

We will update contents for the above topics.

Apart from that, you also ref more info about Health and safety as follows:

Hazard investigation report

Safety compliance questionnaire

Employee accident report

OSH management commitment checklist

Workplace effectiveness checklist

What is Blood-Borne Pathogens Standard?

What is MSDS?

What is OSHA?

First aiders job description

First aid policy

First aid intructions

First aid boxes

Hazard training checklist

HR career ebooks (you can download free and ref all ebooks related HR career…)

Safety compliance questionnaire

1. Clinic questions

• Is the clinic suitably equipped in compliance with the guidelines ( beds, first aid materials, medicines)?
• Are screens/curtains provided to allow privacy?
• Is there system in place to check expiration dates of medicine?
• Are sufficient number of employees trained in First Aid by a recognized organization

2. First Aid Kits questions

• Are First Aid kits available in all work areas ( 1 per every 100 workers)
• Are First Aid kits are easily accessible, identified and/or unlocked?
• Are First Aid kits adequately stocked and appropriate for work areas?

3. Chemical Storage Area

• Are appropriate warning signs displayed?
• Is there an effective ventilation system?
• Is there an effective secondary containment system for liquid chemicals?
• There should be no floor drain in the chemical ware house
• Are all drums, containers, dispensers clearly labeled?
• Is eye wash is available within 30 M of where chemicals are stored?
• Are Fire Extinguisher available?
• Is MSDS ( Material Safety Data Sheet ) is posted in areas where chemicals are stored?

4. Signs/Labeling safety questions

• Are signs /labeling displayed in bilingual language?
• Are signs are large enough to see from a distance and clear?

5. General Equipment / House Keeping / Electricity

• Use of Electricity
• Are electrical switches labeled in bilingual language?
• Are generators installed suitable earthed?
• Are copies of Electrician qualifications certificates etc. kept on file?
• Are all electrical maintenance carried out are properly recorded?

6. General Equipment / House Keeping / Electrical Hazards

• Are "Danger: high Voltage" warning signs clearly displayed around high voltage areas and access to authorized personnel only?
• Are high voltage areas are clean and tidy with no material storage?
• Is access to generator areas restricted to authorized personnel only? Are warning signs posted?
• Is generator room is clean and tidy with no material storage?
• Is adequate noise protection provided for workers working in generator rooms? Are hearing protection warning signs displayed?
• Is electrical wirings suitably insulated and labeled?
• Are workers provided with necessary protective equipment (PPE) and trained in the correct use of PPE?

7. Machinery safety questions

• Is the risk of personal injury from dangerous machinery controlled by adequate (a) hand operation switches (b) guards (c) minimized gaps (d) emergency stops (e) protective gloves (f) warning signs
• Are fan blades adequately guarded (Mesh /screen holes)?
• Are all conveyer belt gears, drive shafts and belts adequately guarded?
• When necessary, is suitable eye protection provided and used to reduce the risk of eye injuries?
• Are air compressor areas clean and tidy and free of material storage?
• Are noise level in the work areas acceptable? Have noise survey been conducted?

8. Kitchen safety questions

• Are Kitchen & floors are kept clean, sanitary, odor free and free of grease?
• Are Kitchen Staff given regular medical Check ( particularly test for transmissible disease such as hepatitis and typhoid )?
• Are refrigeration facilities available in kitchen?
• Are food preparation surfaces clean, free of cracks, cuts etc?
• Are there sufficient tables/chairs inside canteen or eating facilities provided under a roof?
• Are all preparation knives & chopping boards kept clean, sharp, rust free and are correctly stored?
• Are all electrical appliances are in good condition in kitchen?
• Is system in place to ensure the food prepared in canteen is fresh /hygienic?
• Are all dry foods correctly stored, clear and above the floor?
• Is the factory maintained in a clean and tidy state?
• Is there arrangements to remove produced waste effectively and regularly?
• Are passage way kept clear of obstructions?
• Do all kitchen personnel wear hats or hair nets?

9. Bathrooms / Toilets safety questions

• Is number of toilets sufficient for both men and women ?
• The bathroom facilities are clean and generally free of odor?
• Are the bathroom facilities are well ventilated and have running water?
• Is soap / liquid soap, tissue paper, hand towels available in the toilets?
• Are proper masks, rubber shoes, aprons etc provided to house keepers?
• Toilets have water flushing system?

10. Emergency Exits questions

• Is there sufficient directional and exit signs to ensure that all exit routes are clearly indicated in bilingual language
• Do all work areas have at least two exits
• Emergency Exits door to be opened out side.

11. Emergency Lighting questions

• Do all emergency lighting units work properly?
• Are all Emergency lights tested monthly and records of test kept?

12. Fire Extinguishers/ Hose Reel / Hydrant

• Are there adequate number of fire extinguishers available?
• Are locations of fire extinguishers clearly marked?
• Are extinguishers visually checked monthly ( with control tags)?
• Are fire extinguishers inspected annually by outside professional agency; documentation is on file

13. Emergency questions

• Does a facility has a documented emergency preparedness program?
• Records of Evacuation Drill
• Records of tests of alarm & emergency lighting system
• Does the facility has the documented fire & emergency evacuation plan?
• The plan has floor maps prominently displayed in the factory ( including office)?
• Actual Location ( "You are here")
• Extinguisher location
• Identification of major fire risks
• Phone numbers of local fire dept(s)
• Phone numbers of ambulance/hospital
• Evacuation routes
• Assembly areas


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