HSBNE has grown to a size where tracking our assets has become critical for financial
and safety reasons. To this end:
- An asset is an item considered non-consumable, that stays on site. This means any
machine, a handheld tool, equipment etc. The exception to this is all electrical items
such as extension leads and powerboards, which could be considered consumable, must
- All assets must be tracked appropriately in the asset register.
2.1 Assets must display somewhere the barcode or identification that corresponds with
- The asset register is managed by the Vice President, who is responsible for its upkeep
3.1 The Vice President can delegate this responsibility
- All machine assets and or stationary workstations composed of a set of assets, must
have appropriate documentation on the wiki
4.1 Risk assessments and controls must be implemented and documented in the wiki prior
to general availability.
- All electrical assets brought on site, without exception, must be tested and tagged
5.1 Test & Tag tags must remain on assets.
5.2 Assets must be retested at appropriate intervals
5.3 Assets without Test & Tag tags, or expired tags, must be controlled per the
electrical safety policy
- Assets with valuations above $250 must be registered with the Treasurer as part of
our financial reporting.
- Assets that fail, break or are otherwise unusable must not be thrown into the trash,
but surrendered to an appropriate location for end of life-cycle process.