Administration / Program

  • Do workers have current Safety/ cGMP Orientation, contractor training verification?

  • Is the Emergency Response Plan, Evacuation Plan, and Rescue procedure in place, muster point posted on job site and emergency numbers posted?

  • Are construction signs posted?

  • Is the following safety documentation located on site?

  • Job Safety Analysis

  • Procedure 12

  • Safety Data Sheets

  • Safe Plan of Action

  • Daily equipment checklist

  • Are all proper sanitary conditions met? ( eg. drinking water, wash facilities, and toilets accessible and clean?)

  • Are all personnel OSHA 10Hr trained or 30Hr for foreman / Supervisors?

  • Is there a Permit(s) issued for the task(s) being performed on the job site?

  • List all applicable permits


  • Does the Job Site appear to be organized, not cluttered?

  • Are Walking/ working surfaces clear, clean, trip hazards eliminated?

  • Is the trash/ construction debris emptied daily?

  • Are the dumpsters covered?

  • Are materials stored neatly in a safe manner, no danger of falling?

  • Are measures being taken to help prevent rodents, insects and pest from infesting the work site?


  • Are hard hats, safety glasses, ANSI 3 EN 4 cut resistant gloves, ANSI II vest (as required) and safety toe footwear worn by craft and management?

  • Is there work being performed that is producing flying debris?

  • Are Face shield or goggles worn as appropriate?

  • Does the SPA reflect the use of PPE?

  • Is the work being performed exceeding 85db ?

  • Is Hearing protection being worn?

  • Is there hearing protection required signage?

  • Are respirators required to be worn?

  • Is there a respiratory program in place? Have workers been medically cleared and fit tested?

  • Are dust mask being worn?

  • Have workers filled out a "Voluntary Use of NIOSH Approved dust Masks" form?

Fire Safety and Emergency.

  • Are the proper fire extinguishers available with in 75ft of work ?

  • Is the Fire Extinguisher Inspection current?

  • Are stairwells clear of combustible or flammable materials?

  • Are the sprinkler heads & fire protection unobstructed ( sprinkler heads clear by 18'' or greater)?

  • Are flammable and combustible materials stored properly?

  • Used oily rags in a labeled metal container with lid?

  • Is there a First Aid Kit and eye wash station on job site?

  • Do workers know evacuation alarm signals and evacuation routes?

General Safety

  • Are PPE signs posted?

  • Is temporary lighting provided as needed?
    (29 CFR 1926.56(a) table D-3)

  • Is equipment guarding in place as per manufacturers instructions?

  • Are tools and equipment inspected and in good condition prior to use?

Fall Protection

  • Is work being preformed greater than 6ft?

  • Has the Elevated work permit been completed and reviewed?

  • Is the fall calculation section completed by a competent person?

  • Is appropriate PFAS being used with SRL below 18ft or SRL/ Lanyard above 18ft?

  • Is Fall protection equipment inspected prior to use? (relief step installed)

  • Are PFAS stored correctly?

  • Is Perimeter guarding provided? ( 42in top rail and Mid rail present, toe board)

  • Are Holes/penetrations protected with secured covers labeled "HOLE" or barricaded?

Ladders/ Stairs/ Scaffolds

  • Are there ladders being used?

  • Are ladders in good operating conditions, inspected and stored properly?

  • Are Decals legible?

  • Are personnel Maintaining 3 points of contact?

  • Is a Elevated work permit in place?

  • Is the anchorage point able to support 5,000lbs?

  • Are extension ladders tied off and/or footed and secured, extended 36 in above landing?

  • Are Stairs provided where there is a change in elevation >19'' ( EU >0.5m), and secured?

  • Are Stairs greater than 4 risers all equipped with a hand rail?

  • Are the Scaffolds correct and secured, tagged correctly, inspected daily? ( check mudsills or locked wheels)

  • Are the Scaffold planks overlapping 12in where required?

  • Are there Safe access / egress for scaffold? (swing gates where required)

Welding/ Cutting / Brazing/ Spark producing

  • Is Hot work being performed?

  • List the type of Hot Work.

  • Has the hot work permit been completed and reviewed?

  • Have all combustibles been removed 35ft or covered? ( flammables removed)

  • Is torch cutting being performed?

  • Are Torches, hoses, gauges / regulators in good conditions and equipped with flash back preventers?

  • Is Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), or Gas metal arc welding (GMAW) being performed?

  • Are welding screens used where needed and properly secured?

  • Are Cables and welding machine inspected in accordance with manufactures instruction?

  • Are workers wearing the appropriate PPE for the task being performed? (Lens, Gloves, Sleeves)

  • Are compressed gas cylinders secured and capped when not in use?

Crane Lifting / Rigging.

  • Is there a Crane lift at the site?

  • Has the lift plan and permit been completed and reviewed with all affected personnel?

  • Are there trained signal men in "line of sight" of operator or other means of communication with operator?

  • Has the qualified rigger inspected all lifting equipment prior to use?

  • Has the crane been properly barricaded?

  • Is there a spill kit on the job site?

  • Have all the areas within the swing radius been notified, with proper signage, barricaded with danger tape and evacuated?

  • Is there a road closures in place for this lift?

  • Has the road closure permit been reviewed and completed?

  • Has the road been properly sectioned off from any pedestrian and vehicle traffic?

  • Have all the above crane precautionary actions been checked off?

  • Does the crane operator have their CCO license on them?

  • Operators signature

  • Has the crane inspections been completed and documented?

  • Are tag lines being used to control the load?


  • Is there an excavation at the job site?

  • Has the excavation permit been completed and reviewed?

  • Is the Excavation greater than 5ft?

  • Are conditions such that a confined space permit is required?

  • Are the trenches/ excavations sloped properly or shored and barricaded?

  • Adequate egress in place, ladders no more than 25ft apart?

  • If the excavation is greater than 4ft, is there a fall protection system in place?

  • Has utility location taken place? 8 feet outside the permiter of the excavation?
    Verify report

  • Utility mark out is clear and being refreshed by the excavation contractor?

  • Are spoils, tools, materials etc. kept a minimum 2ft from the edge?

  • Is this a HAZWOPER site, Potential Source Area (PSA)?

  • Do workers have current 40hr HAZWOPER training?

  • Is the soil being tested or monitored?

  • Has a weather event occurred since initial evaluation from a competent person?

  • Has the competent person re-evaluated excavation?

  • Competent person signature.

Confined Space

  • Are there confined space entries being made at the site?

  • Has the confined space permit been completed and reviewed?
    Has the Standard Operating Procedure's (SOP) been reviewed?

  • Are the Confined space personnel properly trained?

  • Retrieval equipment and rescue plan in place?

  • Non-entry rescue plan?

  • Entry rescue team on standby?

  • Has the confined space attendant properly maintained the access log?

  • Atmospheric testing at 3 levels?
    Example: Top Middle Bottom

Motorized Equipment. (Forklifts, Telehandlers, Scissor lifts, etc.)

  • Is there motorized Equipment being use?

  • Has the proper inspection been performed and documented?

  • Do the operators have the proper training for the equipment being used?

  • Are seat belts used by all operators?

  • Do the motorized vehicles have proper back up alarm?

  • Are flaggers in place where needed?

  • Is the rollover protection in place and maintained?

  • Has field modification been made without manufacturers written approval?

Electrical Safety.

  • If required, are applicable permits completed and posted?

  • Is the Proper Lockout/Tagout in place where needed?

  • Has the CDA Equipment Start Up/ Diagnostic/ Metering/ Inspection Energized Electrical Work Checklist been completed?
    *(Superintendent should have this, if needed)*

  • Are all electrical tools and cords free of chemicals, flammables and water?

  • Are power cords protected in door openings, cords not creating a trip hazard?

  • Are cords in good condition, no cuts or repairs w/ tape?

  • Are GFCI's being used and closest to the power source?

  • Is there a 3ft clear distance around electrical panel?

  • Grounding in working order on power tools and cords?

  • Temporary electrical panels labeled and grounded?


  • Containment for petroleum products adequate and in good condition? (free of debris, accumulation of rainwater)

  • Are drip pans being utilized for equipment such as portable welders and generators?

  • Have all proper barricades been put in place to minimize cross contamination?

  • Documentation of asbestos survey with negative results for demolition and renovation?

  • Are Storm sewers protected?

  • Is Threading Machine catch box in place?

  • Is the waste handling and disposal of hazardous waste being executed properly?

  • All containers labeled? (HAZCOM)

  • Are there chemicals at the job site?

  • Are personnel trained in the chemicals they are handling?

  • Are the SDS provided at job site? ( point of use )

  • Is there proper ventilation in place for stored chemicals?

  • Are the Concrete truck washout procedure being followed?

  • Dust generation (due to Silica) minimized / controlled?

  • Is the erosion and sedimentation control at site in place and being used effectively? (silt fence, tarps, mulching)

  • The erosion and sedimentation control inspections are being completed and logged?


Corrective Actions


  • PM or CM

  • Auditor.

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