Abseiling Checklist

  • Instructions:
    1. Answer "Yes", "No", "N/A" for the questions below and fill out the details needed.
    2. Add photos and notes by clicking on the paperclip icon.
    3. To add a Corrective Measure click on the paperclip icon then "Add Action", provide a description, assign to a member, set priority and due date.
    4. Complete audit by providing digital signature.
    5. Share your report by exporting as PDF, Word, Excel or Web Link.

People and equipment

  • Are Communication Equipment complete and in good condition?

  • Are Window cleaning equipment complete and in good condition?

  • Are Water containers complete and in good condition?

  • Are the Operatvies are IRATA Trained?

Means of preventing objects or people from falling

  • Is the Belt Holder ready and in good condition?

  • Is the Lanyard ready and in good condition?

  • Is the Tool Hip Bucket ready and in good condition?

  • Are the Body harness / ropes are ready and in good condition?

All following checks must be in place for the work to begin

  • Are Fixed anchor point identified as checked?

  • Next examination due:

  • Are Counter-weight systems checked?

  • Next examination due (as required):

  • Are Ropes / Harness / Equipment checks completed and in date?

  • Are Risk Assessment / Method Statement completed and reviewed?

  • Are Communication devices are to be carried by operatives (radios/mobile phones)?

Wind Speed Checks

  • Initial Wind Speed Checks (Prior to work starting):

  • Wind speed (Ground Floor Level): (MPH.)

  • Wind Speed (Roof / Working Level): (MPH.)

  • Select date

  • Subsequent Wind Speed Checks:

  • Subsequent Wind Speed Check
  • Wind speed (Ground Floor Level): (MPH.)

  • Wind Speed (Roof / Working Level): (MPH.)

  • Select date

  • Supervisor verification:

  • Supervisor verification for wind checks: (Signature)

  • Are Wind speed and weather conditions checked and are within acceptable limits, 25mph or less (as per above wind checks)?:

  • Person setting up and supervising the work to sign below verifying that all operatives are suitably trained and fit for work.

  • Safety Checks completed by:

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