Behavioral Observations

Do employees use proper PPE?

Do employees wear correct uniform?

Do employees appear to have a plan of work, and executing the plan, or do they appear to rush around?

Do employees appear to be trained properly?

Do employees appear to have adequate supervision?

Does it appear that regular briefings are conducted?

Overall, do employees appear to operate in a safe and reasonable manner?

Ramp / Operational Observations

Is ramp activity pre-planned before arrival?

Is any type of pre-arrival briefing conducted?

Are FOD walks conducted?

Are wands, cones, etc. used?

Is the safety zone clear before aircraft are guided into the parking position?

Is GSE shut off when not in use?

Is GSE chocked when used around aircraft?

Are aircraft chocked immediately after arrival?

Are cones used?

Is GSE driven around the aircraft at a walking speed?

Are brake checks made before approaching the aircraft?

Are cargo compartment doors properly opened and closed?

Is a post arrival inspection completed?

Are aircraft properly unloaded and loaded?

Where all staff searched by security after exciting the hold

Does GSE block fuel truck emergency movement?

Are aircraft emergency exit paths clear?

Is a loading instruction used?

Is the LIR signed and properly saved?

Do aircraft remain chocked and secure until departure?

Are wing walkers used?

Is potable water serviced at this location?

Arrival PTS
Aircraft chocked
Thumbs up
PLB positioned
A/c hold doors opened
First bags dispatched

Was the offloading sequence followed?

First BP bag on carousel
First pax at carousel
Last BP bag on carousel
First BY bag on belt
Last BY on belt

Was baggage handled with care at all times?

Aircraft offloaded
Ground Equipment Observations

Baggage Carts

Baggage Tugs

Belt Loaders

Ground Power Units

Air Start Units

Lavatory Service Units

Potable Water Service Units

Other Misc. Eqt.

Comments Regarding GSE

Recap of Observations

General Overall Comments on the Station.

Follow Up Required

GSE photos
Non conformance photos
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.