Have all personnel involved in the task read and signed onto SWMS?

Are all electrical tools and equipment inspected and tagged quarterly?

Are residual current devices (RCD's) used for all electrical tools?

Are personnel wearing the correct PPE as per SWMS requirements?

Are personnel using electrical tools and equipment safely?

Are electrical tools and equipment in good condition?

Are handles and guards fitted and in good condition (i.e. grinders/drills/jack hammers, saws, etc.)?

Are the correct disks for the job being used (i.e. grinding disk for grinding & cutting disk for cutting)?

Are leads elevated above ground level on non conductive stands or hooks?

Double adapters/piggy back plugs not used?

Are electrical tools and machines stored correctly when not in use?

Are loose clothing, jewellery, long hair and beards kept away from rotating parts?

Corrective Actions

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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.