Title: Maintenance of a Facility and Plant and Equipment
Category: Safety and Security
Implement Date: 15 August 2008
Application: Custodial Operations
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To ensure facility and all plant and equipment is maintained in good working order and repair providing a safe and secure working environment for visitors, staff and prisoners, whilst maintaining the overall functionality of operations within the facility.
All Agency facilities and plant and equipment must be managed and maintained in good condition, operating order and repair in accordance with manufacturer's specifications. The general manager or nominee of a facility must provide for a maintenance-monitoring program for the facility and plant and equipment.
This procedure also applies to the health centre and associated plant and equipment in the Queensland Health centre located within the facility.
This procedure does NOT apply to clinical equipment located in the Queensland Health centre.
“Facility” - all areas within the corrective services facility including the Queensland Health centre located within the facility.
“Plant and Equipment” - in relation to the Queensland Health centre, includes - computers, printers, desks, chairs, benches, telephones, file compactus/system, kitchen fridge, white boards, televisions, hand basin, taps, toilets, kitchen hot water system and shelves.
The responsibilities of officers for the maintenance of a facility include-
Safety and security inspections must be conducted weekly and documented on an appropriate written format. The areas of focus should include-
Completed security inspections must be recorded and filed for the purpose of audit.
The responsibilities of officers for the maintenance of Plant and Equipment include-
Refer procedure - Incident Reporting
15/08/2008 Version 02 - 28/08/2006 Version 01 - 01/07/2001 Version 00