Many chemicals used in work tasks are hazardous. To manage hazardous chemicals, the first step to take is to check with your supplier if any chemicals you use are hazardous. If a chemical is a hazardous substance, your supplier must provide a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) if you ask for it. This provides information on safety risks and how to manage them. The MSDS must be made available to your workers. You need to maintain a register listing the hazardous substances you use. You must also train your workers in the safe use of a hazardous substance. You should involve your workers in filling out this checklist.
Electricity has the potential to seriously injure and kill. As electricity is invisible, it is even more dangerous. As the manager of a small business, you are responsible for ensuring the electrical fittings and electrical equipment in your workplace is safe, and inspected and maintained regularly. You should involve your workers in filling out the checklist.
As part of your responsibility to ensure the safety of people in your workplace, you must make arrangements for a safe and rapid evacuation in case of an emergency. This checklist will help you develop emergency procedures. You should involve your workers in developing these procedures. If you share your workplace or worksite with other businesses, you can use the check- list to co-ordinate your emergency response with them.
An employee induction guide.
Machinery and Equipment
Machinery and Equipment (needs updating, into is incorrect)
Manual handling is a component of many work tasks. It may involve repetitive movements, lifting and carrying loads or even sedentary tasks such as using a computer. Manual handling is a major factor in workplace injuries. This checklist will help you address the manual handling issues in your workplace and reduce the risk of injuries due to manual handling. You should involve your workers in filling out the checklist.
Slips, Trips and Falls
Slips, trips and falls account for nearly a quarter of workplace injuries. You must ensure that your workplace is kept free of hazards that cause these injuries, and this checklist will help you do that. You should involve your workers in filling out this checklist.
Working alone with money with the public
Small businesses operate across a wide range of industries, and people in small business may work with money, work with the public, and work alone. This may mean that small businesses are exposed to hazards such as robberies or threats such as violence. This checklist will help you address these hazards in your workplace and reduce the risk of incidents or injuries. You should involve your workers in filling out the checklist.
Work Health and Safety Inspections
Workplace specific Induction
This checklist provides examples of what could be covered in workplace specific training for workers.
Construction Workplace Visitor Induction
This checklist provides examples of what could be covered in workplace specific training for visitors who may enter an operational construction zone.
A checklist for electrical installations on construction or demolition sites.
Supervisors Checklist for suitability of a worksite for stilt use
A checklist for determining the suitability of a worksite for stilt use.
This checklist provides examples of what could be covered in workplace induction for workers.
Use this checklist as a guide to assist in identifying potentially violent situations and to review and improve safety procedures.
A checklist to help you assess risk of harm in workplaces
Evaluation Mobile Hoists
A checklist for the safe use of Mobile Hoists
Hazard Identification Checklist
Use the checklist below to identify potential health and safety problems in your workplace.
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