Construction Site Assessment Checlist

Project:

Exits [AHC, BHC, CAH, HAP, LAB, NCC, OBS]

Are all exits currently providing free and unobstructed egress?

Are medical emergency response teams able to access the work site freely and without obstruction?

Are exit/entrance doors at the work site closed and latched?

Fire Safety [AHC, BHC, CAH, HAP, LAB, NCC, OBS]

Are fire alarm pull stations working, or been replaced with a temporary or equivalent system?

Is the temporary fire alarm system or suppression system inspected monthly?

Are all contractor fire extinguishers fully charged, tagged with current year, and inspected/initialed each month?

Are all the construction partitions smoke tight or noncombustible from ceiling to floor?

Are hot work permits issued for all hot work?

Is smoking being kept away the work site?

Are combustible/flammable liquids stored in appropriate cabinets?

Is the number of sets of oxygen/acetylene cylinders stored on the work site limited to one?

Are unnecessary electrical items turned off at the end of the work shift?

Are contractors using appropriate storage and housekeeping practices to control combustible loading at the work site?

Infection Control and Containment [AHC, BHC, CAH, HAP, LAB, NCC, OBS]

Is the HVAC system effectively utilizing negative pressure?

Are HVAC filters cleaned, maintained, and/or replaced as appropriate?

Are clean and dirty anterooms being used as intended?

Are sources of return ventilation sealed?

Is the work site free of standing water?

Access and Signage [AHC, BHC, CAH, HAP, LAB, NCC, OBS]

Are appropriate signs posted to restrict unauthorized entry to the work site?

Are appropriate warning signs posted in the work site?

Are workers using appropriate identification badges to access the work site?

Are debris/trash carts covered when leaving the work site?

Additional observations/comments:

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.