Cerberus Spelśological Society. Larkshall re-opening.

Larkshall, Fosse Road, Oakhill, Somerset, BA3 5HY

Date of inspection: 1st October 2020

Inspected by: Rick Gledhill. Chairman.

Reported to: Committee.

COVID-19 Health & Safety Checklist.

This inspection checklist is intended to assist in identifying the risks to our Society and the measures that are in place or need to be implemented in order to protect our users and comply with health and safety legislation.

No.

 

Issue

Yes, No, N/A

Comments

1

Where practicable have users been requested to use sanitation?

Yes

 

2

Signage to practice the appropriate social distancing within and between groups is in place. These could include but are not limited to the following: kitchen / loos / library /bunkroom

Yes

 

2a

Are you able to promote 2 meters distance?

Yes

Dependent on 2 above. Bunkroom use will be allocated on booking.

2b

Are you able to implement a one way flow system?

Yes

Use of 3 entrances and 2 staircases. Users to negotiate between groups if implementation is required.

3

Have users been notified on any new procedures and rules.

Yes

Memberís notified of procedures and rules via emailing. This will be updated as guidance changes. Guests will be notified on booking.

4

Have users been instructed on how to hand wash effectively, for the suggested duration and maintain good hygiene practices.

Yes

Signage in place.

5

Have users been notified on what to do if they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms?

Yes

Signage in place.

6

Has signage reminding users of the symptoms been displayed prominently around the building?

Yes

 

7

Are daily alerts from government departments e.g. Public Health England / HSE etc being sourced and shared with users?

Yes

See item 3.

8

Have users been instructed to minimise travel when at the hut?

Yes

Signage in place.

9

Are you able to implement sufficient parking restrictions to maintain social distancing measures?

Yes

Large parking space available. Responsibility of the users.

10

Have you identified any users that are required to continue shielding?

N/A

Users to self-identify if shielding required and not visit the premises.

11

Do you have sufficient PPE (as may be required) for certain tasks.

Yes

Face masks and gloves available by first aid kit.

12

Has the entry and exits to the building been limited to the minimum number of points required?

Yes

3 doors available. Use to be negotiated by needs of users present bearing in mind that maximum ventilation is also required.

13

Is it practicable to confine day visitors to strictly defined areas and avoid unnecessary movements around the building?

Yes

Day visitors are banned from going upstairs.

14

Have appropriate hand sanitiser stations been made available on main travel routes through the building?

Yes

 

15

Is advisory hand washing signage displayed throughout the building, especially at entrances and exits and were people congregate?

Yes

 

16

Are the signs (distancing, sanitisers, and handwashing) displayed reviewed and replaced as necessary?

Yes

 

17

If appropriate, have you completed a deep clean of the property / site before returning?

Yes

 

18

Is the ongoing cleaning frequency sufficient and cleaning being undertaken when the building is occupied?

Yes

This will be done by users on each visit.

19

Are all hand contact points cleaned on a frequent basis throughout the day including, door furniture, handrails, desks, taps, dispensers, toilets, food preparation areas?

Yes

Hand sanitisers and blue roll provided for users  use throughout the building

20

Have you provided cleaning equipment for users to sanitise any area prior to and after use?

Yes

 

21

Have persons undertaking the cleaning been instructed on method, frequency and required protective equipment?

Yes

Stated within our guidelines and signage.

22

Are non-essential maintenance activities being postponed or scheduled for out of hoursí visits?

Yes

Maintenance activities to be carried out during none use periods.

23

Fire Safety Systems / Emergency Lighting. Has the statutory maintenance for systems been maintained? Have you conducted pre-start checks on the systems?

Yes

 

24

Ventilation / Humidity / Lighting & Heating. Are all systems functioning correctly?

Yes

Users encouraged to open windows and ventilate property.

25

Legionella Controls. Have you flushed through taps and showers prior to reoccupation?

Yes

 

26

Bins empty

Yes

To be done by users.

27

Have you sufficient coverage of first aid and fire extinguishing equipment for all hours of operation?

Yes

 

28

Have first aid personnel received revised information in respect of treating casualties during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Yes

Responsibility of the visiting group first aider.