Inspection of Premises
Regular inspection of premises, equipment, work methods and practices are a direct responsibility of the departments within the Faculty/Division. In relation to this, the Joint Occupational Health & Safety (JOHS) Committee has a contributory responsibility to determine that regular inspections are done.
Regular inspections will be arranged in each work area by the Health & Safety Coordinator. These inspections will be done at least once a month in the following areas:
In addition to regular inspections, each employee is responsible for continuous evaluation of their work area or area of responsibility. Any concerns should be reported to the Faculty/Divisional Dean/Director/Manager.
FULL CAMPUS INSPECTIONS
A complete inspection of all places of employment including all buildings, grounds, excavations, tools, equipment, machinery and work methods and practices should be conducted by the Manager, OHS Operations and Training together with members of the JOHS Committee for that campus on an annual basis.
Semi-annual inspections of satellite facilities should be conducted by the Manager, OHS Operations and Training, with emphasis on electrical, storage and general housekeeping regarding fire hazards.