Category A: Use of personal protective equipment PPE

  • A1: Are the areas on site where PPE is required properly marked or identified?

  • A2: Is PPE worn and properly used where required?

  • A3: Is required PPE available to all workers?

Category B: Health and Safety risks

  • B1: Are appropriate protections in place against electric power sources?

  • B2: Is there any risk of collision against cars or heavy vehicles?

  • B3: Are cars or heavy vehicles driven in a dangerous way?

  • B4: Is risk of fire present at workplace?

  • B5: Are fire fighting equipment and evacuation routes easily accessible?

  • B6: Are incorrect postures adopted at work?

  • B7: Do workers walk or work under hanging loads?

  • B8: Is there the risk to fall down from unguarded areas?

Category C: Ergonomics and working environment

  • C1: Is manual handling of loads carried out in an appropriate way?

  • C2: Is workplace free from fumes, powder, bad odours?

  • C3: Is the level of noise acceptable in the workplace?

  • C4: Are workers exposed to significant level of vibrations?

Category D: Machinery and tools

  • D1: Are machinery and tools clean?

  • D2: Are fixed guards in place for mechanical transmissions and other dangerous parts?

  • D3: Are emergency stop buttons in place on all moving machinery?

  • D4: Is there the risk of impact, cutting or crushing during work?

  • D5: Are there dangerous pieces of machinery without protection on site ? ( exposed electrical live conductors, hot parts, sharp edges etc.)

  • D6: Are tools in good condition and appropriate for the required tasks?

  • D7: Are warehouse and storing equipment appropriate and marked with safe weight capacity?

Category E: Procedure

  • E1: Do suitable procedures and work instructions exist for high risk tasks?

  • E2: Are procedures known by all workers?

  • E3: Are procedures properly implemented?

  • E4: Are contractors properly supervised and managed?

  • E5: Are 'permit to work' procedures in place where necessary?

Category F: Housekeeping

  • F1: Is workplace well organized, clean and tidy?

  • F2: Are materials properly stored in warehouse or deposit areas?

  • F3: Are walkways and routes free from obstacles?

  • F4: Are chemical substances and dangerous equipment under control?

Observations

Safety issues / observations

  • Safety issues raised with observed team / manager

Signatures

  • Please report observed incident, accident, near miss or hazard via the Zero Harm online reporting portal.

  • Insert signatures of auditors

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