General Details

  • Foreman Name.

  • Prime Contractor.

  • Utility Company.

  • Work Description.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Hard Hats.

  • Safety Glasses.

  • Ear Plugs.

  • Work Boots.

  • High Vis Vest/ Shirts.

  • Appropriate Pants.

  • Leg Chaps.

  • Work Gloves

Job Safety Analysis

  • Crew Had Thorough Tailboard Documented.

  • Crew Has Documented Emergency Action Plan.

  • All Crew Members Have Participated And Signed JSA/ EAP.

  • Utility Voltage.

Fire Suppression Tools

  • All Tools Are Present And In Good Working Order.

Aerial Lift Operations

  • Clearly Marked and Enforced Drop Zone, No Hangers.

  • Tool Used Aloft Are Secured.

  • Clear Communication Among All Crew Members.

  • Fall Protection Correctly Worn, Lanyard Attached To Bucket Anchor.

  • Lift Truck Set Up With Outrigger Pads And With Chocks.

Climbing Operations

Chipper Operations

  • No Ropes Or Loose Clothing, Tear Away Vest Only, No Jewelry.

  • Safety Bar/ Emergency Stop System In Place And Working.

  • Feed Chipper From Curb Side, Butt End First.

  • Use Push Stick To Move Debris Into Chipper.

  • Lock Out Tag Out When Maintaining, Not In Use, Or Clearing A Jammed Chute.

  • Standing To The Side When Feeding Chipper.

  • All Guards And Covers In Place, Chute Properly Aimed.

  • Appropriate PPE For Safe Chipper Operations.

Ladders Use

  • Crew Maintains 3 Points Of Contact.

  • Ladder In Good Condition/ 4 To 1 Angle.

  • Non Slip Safety Feet On Each Step.

  • Engaged Obsever When Working Above 12 Feet.

Tree Felling Operations

  • Keep Body And Tools Out Of MAD Distance, Or 10 Feet In Not Qualified.

  • Rigged Pull Rope To Start Safe Fall Direction.

  • Notch And Back Cut Used To Fell Trees Over 5 DBH.

  • Tree Assessment Completed.

  • Clearly Marked And Enforced Drop Zone - 1x5X for Rope Pullers, 2X For Bystanders, 4 Or more Cones.

  • Feller Leaves Danger Zone As Soon As Tree Begins To Fall, Feller Uses Clear Path/ Escape Route.

  • Clear 3 Way Communication Among All Crew Members.

  • Crew Assess New Hazards Before Bucking And De-Limbing Felled Trees.

Traffic

  • Effective Traffic Control For Job site Conditions.

  • Room To Work Inside The Work Zone.

  • Crew Faces Oncoming Traffic When Possible.

  • Crew Wearing Appropriate High Visibility Clothing.

  • Flaggers Are In A Safe Location With Retreat Paths.

  • Boom Not Over Passing Traffic or Pedestrians When Possible.

  • Chipper Feed From Curbside/ Crew Stays out Of Roadway When Possible.

Chainsaws Operation

  • Proper PPE (Including Chaps Or Pants For Ground Use) Hard Hat , Hearing Protection, Eye Protection.

  • Crew Using Right Size Saw.

  • Crew Maintains Two Hands When Operating Chain Saw.

  • Chain Saw Safety Features Are In Place And Functional. (5)

  • Crew Maintains Stable Body Postion While Operating Chain Saw.

  • Crew Uses Chain Saw Appropriately That Does Not Cause Kick Back, Crew Does Not Use Chain Saw Above Head.

  • Crew Has Secondary Tie-In When using Chain Saw Aloft.

  • Chain Saw Is Secure From Falling.

Palm Tree Operations

  • Palm Tree Operations Are Performed By A Certified Member Of The Crew.

  • Pre-Climb And Trim Assessment Completed.

  • Double Tie-In, Tied In To Main Stem With A False Crotch.

  • Body And All Tools Are Kept Out Of The Minimum Approach Distance (MAD) Or 10 Feet If Not Qualified.

  • Crew Has A Engaged Observer.

  • Fronds Cut Above Power lines Are Dropped Or Lowered With Control.

  • Fronds In Contact With Power Lines Are Removed With Non Conductive Tools.

  • Crew Has A Clearly Marked And Enforced Drop Zone.

  • Crew Ensures Tools Used Aloft Are Secured.

  • Entire Crew Is Using 3 Way Communication.

Vehicles

  • Pre-Trip Inspection Walk Around.

  • Seat Belts Are Worn By Every Occupent.

  • Crew Maintains Safe Following Distance.

  • Driver Uses Turn Signals As Appropriate.

  • Crew Avoids Distracted Driving, Including Cell Phone Use.

  • House Keeping No Trash In Cab, Dashboard Clear Of Obstruction.

  • Driver Slows Before Turns, And Aware For Soft Shoulders.

  • Crew Avoids Overloading For Driving Conditions.

  • Crew Checked Trailer Connection Before Driving.

  • Chains And Tie Downs Are Right For The Jobs, In Good Condition, And Used Properly, And Not Twisted.

  • Crew Conducts A Walk Around And Utilizes A Spotter If Available, Crew Avoids Backing Up When Possible.

  • Crew Manages Appropriate Speed On Declines.

  • Crew Uses Appropriate Gears For Incline And Decline Driving.

Weather Conditions

  • Weather Is Conducive For Tree Crew Operations.

  • Crew Has Ample Drinking Water.

First Aid Kit

  • Present

COVID 19 precautions

  • Face Mask/ Face Shields Present And Worn Properly

  • Crew Is Maintaining 6 Feet Apart

  • Crew Notified Supervisor If Filling ill

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