Risk Management Self-Assessment Form
This information enables insurers to reward good insurance risk features and offer the most competitive terms. We have produced a risk management guide to help you understand some of the common responsibilities your organisation may face, this can be found on our website. If you have any queries please call us for assistance on 023 8026 9009
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    1 You have an appointed person responsible for Health and Safety
    2 You have fewer than 5 employees and have a written Health and Safety Policy that is current and regularly reviewed.
    3 Training records, including those for manual handling, are kept for all staff (including temporary staff and volunteers); new staff attend an induction programme and staff only undertake tasks once they have demonstrated a satisfactory level of com
    4 All food handlers are trained in food hygiene
    5 An adequate number of staff are trained and appointed first aiders with appropriate first aid equipment
    6 All work at height (including that within the building) is undertaken by professional contractors
    7 Within the last 5 years, the electrical installation for the buildings has been inspected, tested and certified by an approved electrical contractor registered with an approved body e.g. the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation C
    8 All portable appliances are regularly inspected and tested by a competent person and the results recorded
    9 There is an established procedure to control and record the issue of any keys and/or keypad codes and for locking the buildings.
    10 There are disaster recovery plans in existence to minimise disruption in the event of damage to the buildings by fire, flood or other hazards or in the event of a personal injury
    11 All essential documents are kept in fireproof safes/cabinets and back-up computer discs kept off-site
    12 There is a documented and recorded programme to ensure that the buildings and grounds are checked (at least weekly) to ensure they are kept tidy and that all combustible waste materials are stored externally using lidded containers kept away from
    13 There is a documented and recorded programme to ensure that all roof gutters, valleys and downpipes are regularly (at least annually) checked and kept clear of debris
    14 All water pipes and tanks are regularly checked (at least annually) to see that they are adequately insulated and protected against freezing
    15 All oil storage tanks have a secondary containment facility (e.g. a bund wall) to prevent oil escaping
    16a There is an automatic fire detection system installed and maintained under contract
    16b The system calls the fire service or an alarm receiving centre in the event of activation
    17 The buildings are protected by an automatic sprinkler installation that is inspected under a maintenance contract
    18 Dark and vulnerable external areas are protected by automatic or permanent security lighting
    19 All perimeter gates and vehicle barriers are secured and locked outside business hours
    20 You have a system for logging in and out all visitors (including any contractors and cleaners) to the premises
    21 The premises are externally protected by a surveillance system incorporating closed circuit television
    22a There is an intruder alarm system installed which is under a maintenance contract with a NSI/SSAIB/NACOSS approved alarm company
    22b The alarm automatically alerts a 24-hour manned alarm receiving centre
    23 If your premises is hired out to third party organisations or used for public performances, you have formal safety procedures in place including checks before and after use.
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