TASK OBSERVATION

  • What task / activity is being observed?

  • Enter Details

  • PHOTO IF REQUIRED

PERSONAL SAFETY

  • Are the workers being observed working in a safe work place?
    Consider proximity to mobile equipment, exertion and loads lifted, slip and trip hazards, exposures to heat and fumes or proximity to energy sources and task repetition

  • Enter Reason

  • Enter details

STANDARD WORKING PROCEDURES

  • Are working procedures adhered too?
    Consider if procedures are not clear, not known , not followed , is a permit to work required, is isolation correct. Is an SOP available and being followed.

  • SELECT REASON

SAFE WORK PRACTICE

  • Are safe work practices being adhered too?
    Consider body posture , twisting , turning , straining , pushing or pulling loads. Should loads be lifted by two workers , Locks and danger tags used. Isolations correct . Worker is observant and careful when walking .

  • Select reason

HOUSEKEEPING

  • Rate the housekeeping in the area Consider waste , tidiness, Is the workplace orderly . Are tools and equipment stored correctly, Are there hoses around whioch could be a trip hazard

  • If the rating is less than 7, enter details

TOOLS & EQUIPMENT

  • Are tools and equipment being used, Safe?
    Consider their condition , right tool for the job and are they used correctly

  • Tools & Equipment are:

PPE

  • Check Eyes & Face, Ears, Respiratory, Hands, Arms, Feet & Legs, Trunk, etc

  • Select Reason

  • Enter details

PARTICULAR SITE HAZARDS OR CURRENT TOOLBOX TOPICS TO LOOK OUT FOR - LIST BELOW

  • Are there any risks present for the listed hazards ?

  • List the risks ?

OUTCOMES

  • Safe acts observed

  • Unsafe acts observed

SAFETY CONVERSATIONS

  • IS A SAFETY CONVERSATION REQUIRED?
    Ask if the worker has carried out a Stop and Think check today?

  • 1. Check that it is safe to have a conversation
    2. Start with a Positive Comment.
    3. Discuss
    Consequences of the unsafe act (if observed)
    Safer ways to do the task / process
    4. Gain agreement on improvements
    5. Discuss any other safety issues
    6. Thank the employee.

  • How do you feel it went?

  • DISCUSS BETWEEN THE OBSERVERS HOW THE SAFETY CONVERSATION/ DISCUSSION COULD BE IMPROVED?

Sign Off

Record Actions

  • List corrective action required

  • List any hazards or near miss incidents to be entered in Vault

  • Enter any hazards or near misses into Vault


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OBSERVERS SIGNATURE

  • Observer 1

  • Observer 2

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