Note sulfuric acid based drain cleaners should be

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Note: Sulfuric acid based drain cleaners should be avoided / substituted for a less hazardous substance Yes Falls from height safety checklist Check yes no n/a Practical control measures have been implemented and maintained to eliminate or reduce the risk associated with work at heights – for instance no heavy items stored or frequently used items stored on top shelves, safe use of steps and ladders are available Yes Portable ladders comply with AS 1892.1 (metal) or AS 1892.2 (wooden) – NO standing on milk crates Yes There is safe means of access and egress to the work being performed at heights, for instance ladders, stairs, walkways, mechanical lifts are available and used Yes Manual tasks safety
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checklist Check yes no n/a Access to shelves, chest freezers, etc. is not obstructed Yes Store rooms and cool rooms are organised to reduce risks, ie heavier items stored at waist height or bottom (as appropriate), lighter and infrequently used items stored at top shelves Yes Work benches, dishwashers and other work surfaces are at good height to reduce poor posture Yes Adequate access is provided to contents of cupboards. Contents can be accessed easily. No heavy items (eg drums of oil) are stored high Yes Adequate systems are in place to ensure heavy pots of liquid such as water or oil are not carried, eg contents is transferred into smaller containers and trolleys are in place Yes Microwaves not placed above shoulder height (eg not above 135cm) to prevent the risk of burns and musculoskeletal injuries Yes A risk assessment in relation to manual handling has been conducted where chairs and tables are moved for cleaning Yes Where practical, trolleys are available and used where tables and chairs are moved Yes Ramps are in place in areas where trolleys are used to go from one level to another level Yes Clean plates are carried in small numbers and over short distances. Where practical spring- loaded trolleys are in use Yes Plates are stored in an adequate position (consider reaching, twisting, bending postures) Yes Trolleys are available and used for carrying and lifting beer kegs Yes Beer kegs are never lifted by one person Yes Practical control measures are in place to reduce or eliminate handling heavy items such as bags of flour, rice. For instance smaller bags are purchased, bins with wheels are in place Yes Boxes and crates containing bottles and cans are stored below shoulder height to reduce manual handling risk Yes Workers, supervisors and managers have received adequate training in manual tasks, covering all the requirements in the Code of Practice for Manual Tasks Yes Slips and trips safety checklist Check yes no n/a Floors, stairs and ramps have unbroken and slip resistant surface Floors, stairs and ramps are free from obstructions that may cause a person to trip or fall Yes Outside floor surfaces are free from uneven surfaces, potholes and other trip hazards Yes Adequate drainage is in place in wet areas Yes Frequency and standard of cleaning is adequate to eliminate slip hazards in work areas:
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