• Project name / number

  • Location
  • Conducted on

  • Leadership walk conducted by

  • Personnel on site

  • Take photo of SWMS / list of personnel on site


Safety and Culture Conversations

  • Common point of interest discussed?

  • Verbalise your appreciation for their level of commitment. Recognise the work they are doing and their contribution to the project.

  • What has your experience on the project been like so far? How is the project different from other projects you have worked on?

  • Negative aspects of working with AMS?

  • Tell me about the works on site. <br>What hazards have the highest risk; those that could injure you or others, or worse?

  • What controls are you using to manage the hazards? If essential controls aren't in place, discuss why.

  • Are all controls in place?

  • Select to take photos of controlled or uncontrolled hazards

  • What documentation do you have for working safely on site?

  • Take photos etc of relevant documentation

  • What is AMS' safety approach and beliefs?

  • How do you find AMS' incident reporting culture? (10 = Great, 1 = Not good)

  • What sort of incidents get reported?

  • How would you rate safety on this project - scale of 1 - 10? (10 = Great 1 = Not good)

  • Any comments or observations you'd like to make?

Site Observations

Work Activities Conducted on Site

  • What activities are happening on site?

  • Other site activity not on the list:

  • Select to take photos

Work Environment and Conditions

  • Housekeeping and Layout:

  • Security of equipment:

  • Worksite delineation, barricades and signage:

  • Environmental controls reviewed:

  • Other controls not on the list:

  • Environmental controls adequate ?

  • Select to take photos


  • Work Permits required/used on site:

  • Competence for task:

  • Lock-out and Tag-out:

  • Other comment:

Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) & Pre-Start Checks

  • Pre-Start Records:

  • SWMS Available:

  • SWMS Adequate:

  • SWMS Understood:

  • SWMS Followed:

  • Other comment:

  • Select to take photos

Tools and Equipment

  • Availability:

  • Condition?

  • All measuring equipment such as gas monitors calibrated?

  • All plant and equipment within servicing period eg forklifts, welding machines?

  • Select to take photos

People and Behaviours

  • Are employees ensuring they are not placing themselves in Line of Fire ?

  • Are employees selecting appropriate Tools and Equipment and wearing correct PPE ?

  • Are employees keeping Eyes on Hands whilst doing works which could result in injury ?

  • Are employees Looking Before Moving ?

  • Are employees Communicating their intent to others ?

  • Are employees using correct manual handling techniques to maintain correct Position and Effort ?

  • Are employees Assessing and Re-assessing the area ?

  • Are employees maintaining Eyes on Path whilst moving around the worksite ?

Protection systems

  • Is electrical equipment positioned appropriately, with test and tag in date?

  • Are fire extinguishers positioned correctly with clear access, tested and tag in date?

  • Are gas bottles / cannisters within date, as per compliance stamp?

  • Harnesses, slings, lifting gear checked?

  • Scaffold systems inspected and tagged?

  • Select to take photos

High Risk Activities

  • Are Confined Space Entries being carried out in accordance with AMS and MW procedural requirements?

  • Are Trenching activities being carried out in accordance with AMS and legislative requirements?

  • Are activities being carried out On, Over or Near Water being undertaken in a safe manner?

  • Are appropriate controls used for ascending and descending to and from work areas > 2 metres?

  • Are appropriate PPE and controls in place for welding, cutting or grinding activities?

  • Are required controls in place for LV and/or HV activities?

  • Are required controls in place for Crane/Lifting activities?

  • Select to take photos

Observations of Positives / Good Practice and Opportunities for Improvement / Concern

  • Positives / Good Practice Consider - Leadership, employee engagement, machinery condition, PPE, LOTO, vehicle / pedestrian interface, manual handling

  • Opportunities for improvement / Concern Consider - Leadership, employee engagement, machinery condition, PPE, LOTO, vehicle / pedestrian interface, manual handling

  • Photos to support identified good practices / opportunities for improvement:

  • Provide a sketch of the area to support findings (if applicable):

Photos & Sign-off

  • Select to take additional photos


  • Note other comments here:


  • Signature of the person conducting audit / inspection:

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