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Daily Health & Safety Walk

This inspection will be completed daily by the H&S team, occasionally accompanied by members of senior management team. The aim is to monitor health and safety basics and encourage safety conversations and engagement between H&S, management and employees. Ink Lab / Washroom and Digital to be completed on same day Offices and external areas to completed on same day
Eurostampa UK - H&S and Compliances
11/14/2023

Daily Health & Safety Walk

This inspection will be completed daily by the H&S team, occasionally accompanied by members of senior management team. The aim is to monitor health and safety basics and encourage safety conversations and engagement between H&S, management and employees. Ink Lab / Washroom and Digital to be completed on same day Offices and external areas to completed on same day

    Date & Time

    Department

    Housekeeping

    Area clear of slip / trip / fall hazards?

    Eg. Check walkways / main work areas are clear of obstructions. No excess material etc left on floor at work area. Ensure no spills present.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Pallet Management

    Eg. No pallets stacked on ends, no broken pallets in use, pallets stacks no higher than 8.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Fire Safety

    Are fire escape routes clear and free from obstructions?

    All emergency escape routes should be easily accessible and free from any obstructions to allow for a quick and effective evacuation of the department during an emergency situation.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Are all fire doors and final escape exits clear and free from obstructions?

    All fire doors and emergency escape routes should be easily accessible and free from any obstructions to allow for a quick and effective evacuation of the department during an emergency situation.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Is all fire fighting equipment and emergency call points easily accessible and appear in good condition?

    All fire fighting equipment and emergency call points should be easily accessible and free from obstructions. Report if damage is noted.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    COSHH

    Are COSHH materials being used in line with the GDEUK register?

    The GDEUK COSHH register stipulates what COSHH materials can be used per department, the application method and the purpose of use. Ensure that the department is compliant with the COSHH register requirements.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Are COSHH materials being stored correctly?

    Eg. Ensure lids are secured when not in use, items stored in COSHH cabinet, items not left on machinery / at heat sources.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Manual Handling / Lifting Activities

    (LOLER) Is lifting equipment and accessories being used as per the lift plan?

    Questions only relative to PSL Omet and RCS presses. Use of cranes in operation to lift cylinders / foilers. Check lift plans are being followed.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Are correct manual handling techniques observed?

    Ensure employees are demonstrating correct manual handling techniques. Check manual handling aids provided are being used. Report if excessive handling is observed that requires corrective action.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Personal Protective Equipment

    Are employees wearing the required PPE for the tasks being observed?

    Safety footwear mandatory across all operational areas; Hearing protection zones indicated as per 2023 noise assessment; EN374 gloves to be worn when handling chemicals; EN388 gloves to be worn when using blades; EN166 eye protection required for all ink handling and other specified chemicals.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Guard Checks

    Are weekly guard checks completed, logged and signed off by printer and manager?

    Check guard book and confirm completion and sign off. Include FLT Pre-Start Checks for External and Stores.

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Have defects been reported and logged on Maintain X?

    Where a defect has been identified, has this been reported to the line manager and a work order raised on Maintain X to rectify?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Ladder Checks

    Are weekly ladder checks completed, logged and signed off?

    Check lag tag and confirm completion and sign off

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Have defects been reported and logged on Maintain X?

    Where a defect has been identified, has this been reported to the line manager and a work order raised on Maintain X to rectify?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Lone Working

    Is there a registered lone worker in the area?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Does the lone worker have their lone working device on their person?

    Is the solo protect device on and charged?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

    Colleague Engagement

    GDEUK understands the importance of employee engagement regarding health and safety and aims to encourage this at all times. During the daily H&S walk, speak with operators and discuss any H&S concerns and areas of strength. Promote H&S and the benefit of good H&S practices.

    Employee 1

    Note employee name, topic(s) discussed and any actions required

    Employee 2

    Note employee name, topic(s) discussed and any actions required

    Employee 3

    Note employee name, topic(s) discussed and any actions required

    Other Observations

    Note any other immediate H&S risks not included within this inspection. Note good practices if observed and any direct non-compliance with other accreditations

    Completion & Sign Off

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Source: Eurostampa UK - H&S and Compliances (Community Member)

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