Daily pre-start conducted and signed by all workers

Attendance register current (all persons signed on)

Site supervisor on site and off the tools

First aider(s) on site

ITP in place for current works and signed up to date.

Amenities adequate, clean and maintained

All persons on site fit for work (including fatigue compliance)

Site PPE requirements being met

Public safety controls in place (eg fencing, barriers, signage)

Site clean and tidy (general housekeeping)

Traffic management controls in place as per TMP

Hazardous materials storage area (bunded & labelled)


SWMS in place for current works

All persons signed onto SWMS

Reviewed in the last 7 days

SWMS applicable to the task being performed

Work being performed in accordance with SWMS

Any other PPE required (site/task specific)

Competent for task being undertaken (check tickets)

START Cards completed


Erosion/Sediment control in place, adequate and maintained

Waste disposed of in labelled bins. Recycling segregated.

Concrete wash out in designated area. Bunded and lined.

Sensitive vegetation barricaded and signage in place

Soil stockpiles >10m from watercourses*

Refuelling >50m from watercourses*

Dust suppression adequate

Noise/vibration/odour controls adequate


Statutory notification submitted

Excavation and Trenching permit in place (<28 days)

Daily trench inspection documented

Trench benched, battered or shored adequately

Safe means of entry and exit

Barrier and signage to protect workers and public

Spoil or materials not placed within 1m of excavation edge


Plant Register current and PHA's available

Daily plant prestart check completed

Operator competency/license available

Operable flashing light, reverse alarm and fire extinguisher

Designated pedestrian routes separate from plant movement


Ladders secure and only used for access/egress (unless platform ladder)

Scaffolds tagged (monthly)

Live edges barricaded (Flagging/mesh min 2m out)

Elevated Work Platform (EWP) in good condition, harness in use and on level and stable ground

Penetrations protected to prevent fall of people & materials. Covers (incl grid mesh) securely fastened in place.

Protection of workers below/falling objects

Work at heights controls implemented


CSE permit in place and controls implemented

Entry/Exit log maintained

Gas monitoring in place

Spotter/standby present

PPE and signage inplace

Rescue Plan in place


Electrical tools and leads tested and tagged (3 monthly)

Electrical leads elevated and insulated from metal objects

Electrical supply panels secure (no unauthorised access)

RCDs fitted and tested Monthly (check site sheds)

Extension leads single length only


Crane Safe green sticker (Current 12 month)

Lift study completed for all lifts

Plant has SWL/WLL clearly marked

Lifting gear register current (3 monthly inspection completed)

Rigging gear in good condition, SWL marked

Rigger/dogman used for lifting loads

Lift areas delineated and clear of persons


Hot Work permit in place and controls implemented

Flash back arresters, flash protection & weld curtains

Earthing in place, leads tagged and in good condition

Oxy bottles secured and stored separately


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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.