Hazard Management Plan – Checklist How well are you doing with hazard management? To see how well you are going with hazard management, ask yourself, health and safety representatives, and your staff the following checklist questions.
How well are you doing with Hazard management?
To see how well you are going with hazard management, ask yourself, health and safety representatives, and your staff the following questions.
- Do you have a record of workplace hazards and how you are dealing with them?
- Are health and safety representatives and staff actively involved in hazard management on an ongoing basis?
- Have you and your staff identified hazards relating to:
- Plant – eg, vehicles properly maintained, machinery is guarded, loads secured.
- People – eg, lifting, carrying, pulling or pushing loads.
- Locations/enviro nment – eg, housekeeping, ventilation and extraction systems.
- Chemicals – eg, storage, labelling.
- Tasks – eg, working alone, driving or away from base.
- Have you and your staff decided which hazards are significant (see the next page for a definition), and which are of a lesser concern?
- Have you and your staff worked out how you will deal with hazards and taken action?
- Do you check regularly to see that you have dealt with hazards effectively?
- Do you and your staff identify hazards and adapt processes as new things, equipment or people are brought into the workplace?
- Do you monitor the workplace and staff for exposure to:
- Exposure and contact with hazardous materials.
- Do you tell contractors and visitors about relevant hazards and how they can keep safe?
- Do you find out from contractors what hazards they bring into your workplace and how to keep your staff and visitors safe?
- Do you make sure that contractors have the right knowledge and skills to do the job safely?