Checklists

These are sample checklists which can be amended and saved by Health and Safety Representatives and others in the workplace to assist with inspections identify hazards and risks.

Asbestos Checklist
To download the checklist, scan your mouse cursor over the checklist, click the "pop out" button in the top right corner and then download the...
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Checklist for School Working Environments
This checklist for School Working Environments has been designed specifically for school working environments. OHS reps can use it to carry out an inspection of...
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Checklists for Offices
Two checklists for those workers who work in offices, or for HSRs who have DWG members who work in offices: Office Hazards Identification Checklist and...
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Checklists for Stress
One in four people in Australia report that they have had to take time off due to workplace stress. Is stress a problem in your...
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Checklists for hazardous substances
There are a large number of checliksts reps can use to check whether chemicals (substances) are being properly managed and that the employer is complying...
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Community Services Workplace Inspection Checklist
The checklist below can be used, and modified, for community services workplaces. These may include Aged Care Facilities, Nursing Homes, Assisted Accommodation Facilities, and so...
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Ergonomic Workstation Checklist
It is very important to try to get the best 'fit' between the worker and his/her environment - for more information on Ergonomics, see this...
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General Workplace Inspection
This is a general checklist that OHS reps can use to do an inspection of the workplace. After you have used it a couple of...
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School Laboratory Checklist
This checklist has been designed specifically for laboratories within school settings. OHS reps can use it to carry out an inspection of the science areas....
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Slips Trips Falls
Many workers are injured as a result of slips, trips and falls and these injuries can be very serious. OHS reps can take steps to...
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Use of Contractors – Checklist
Most workplaces now have contractors of doing a variety of different types of work. Under Section 21 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (2004),...
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Vehicle Hazards
If you use vehicles as part of your work or if vehicles are used in your workplace, this Vehicle Inspection checklist may prove handy. As...
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What your doctor needs to know
There are many injuries and illnesses that are not always recognised as being work-related.  There are many reasons why it's important to know whether they...
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Workplace First Aid
Use the checklist below to undertake a preliminary assessment of whether your employer is providing adequate first aid facilities and first aiders. When completing the...
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Workplace Inspection Checklist for Hospitals
The checklist below has been designed specifically for hospitals. OHS reps can use it to carry out an inspection of the workplace. After you have...
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Workplace Violence Safety Audit
Violence at the workplace is of increasing concern to many workers, particularly those working in industries with contact with the public and/or the 'service' industry....
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