Workplace and Equipment Inspections

Workplace Safety Solutions | Safety Coaching

Where inspections are delegated to members of the workforce it is essential that they are provided with training to understand what to look for and actions to take where issues are discovered.

  • How to complete a pre-use inspection on a portable ladder/ stepladder
  • Importance of checklists and level of detail within inspections and understand the actions to take if defects are discovered
  • Personal responsibility to inspect work equipment prior to use
  • Control of tools and equipment when working at height
  • Requirements for inspection of working areas prior to starting the task
  • Components which should be included in processing plant safety inspections
  • Be able to identify the main danger points of a standard conveyor belt
  • Basic requirements for machine guard design and security
  • Common problems in relation to conveyors and how inspections must identify issues
  • Basic legal requirements, the need for competent personnel understand the importance of consistent inspections and record keeping
  • Content and level of detail required in relation to mobile plant inspection
  • Awareness of the role of QNJAC and the guidance documents that are available
  • Potential consequences of unsafe behaviour in relation to equipment and machinery
  • Personal responsibility in relation to defects and actions which must be taken in order to eliminate unauthorised use