Documents Reviewed

Completed Permits

Is the site using the standardized permits?

How many working at heights permits are issued per year?

Has the site been reviewed by a 3rd party to assessment all fall risk?

Have the integrity of fall arrest equipment and anchor points been maintained?

Have affected employees been trained in fall from heights risk, proper use of related equipment, and current regulations?

Have control equipment and methods needed to prevent fall from heights during routine activities been identified?

Have fall rescue plans been developed?

Is equipment to support working at heights meeting regulations and is in good working condition?

Is fall protection requires that fall hazards are controlled when working at four (4) or more feet for General Maintenance Activities and 6 feet for all Construction Activities?

Work at an unprotected edge shall also be controlled at fifteen (15) feet for all General Maintenance Activities and 6 feet for all Construction Activities.

Are personal fall arrest system or components subjected to impact loading such as sustaining a fall shall be immediately removed from service and destroyed?

Are the Personal fall arrest systems must be inspected prior to each use?

Is a documented annual inspection by a competent person will be conducted on all personal fall arrest system components to ensure integrity of equipment?

Is all personal fall arrest system components must be used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions to include but not limited to use, care, storage, functional lifespan, inspection, etc.?

Do personal fall arrest system components deemed not fit for service shall be removed from service and rendered not usable (i.e., destroyed) or returned to the manufacturer for repair?

Are fall protection equipment made of synthetic fiber removed from service after 5 years, unless otherwise specified by the manufacturer?

Are scaffolds designed, erected and dismantled by qualified persons and shall be constructed and loaded in accordance with the design and/or manufacturer’s specifications?

Does a designated qualified competent person inspect erected scaffolds daily?

Does a designated qualified person shall inspect mobile platforms daily?

Are operators of scissor and aerial lifts required to receive a health evaluation by Occupational Health initially and every three years thereafter?

Are evaluations shall be done the same year as the employee is scheduled for recertification?

What training do employees working at heights required to take?

Permit - Are responsiblities following the matrix in the TSS?

Permit - Do the roles of the people listed and signing the permit meet the competency requirements?

Are permits filled out completely and correctly, and do they meet the time limit requirements and extention validity?

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.