• Are any walkways, accesses, or workplaces obstructed with rubbish, leads, equipment or materials?

  • Can you see any overloading to scaffolds or scaffold/alloy towers that have not been tagged safe to use?

  • Are there any openings left uncovered or unguarded?

  • Are there any materials stacked/stored unsafely?

  • Are there any timbers left lying around with nails left in?

  • Are all staircases and work places sufficiently lit and are the leads at height avoiding trip hazards?

  • Are all site welfare facilities clean and tidy free from leaks with sufficient barrier creams available?

  • Are all Lindner exclusion zones built and signage added to warn 3rd party trades of intended and-ongoing works?

  • Are there any edges which have not been properly barriered off that people could access?

  • Can people enter or access beneath overhead works or confined spaces or live areas?

Access to heights - Spider Machines, MEWPs, Alloy Towers, Nano or Push around access

  • Are all operatives competent and hold a valid IPAF/CITB certification and signed up to the LOAF forms?

  • Is there a full time person in attendance in case of emergency lowering?

  • Have all daily checks been completed and the emergency lowering been performed and the briefing sheet signed?

  • Is there a site spill kit available and have all operatives completed spill kit training?

  • Have all daily checks been completed prior to works commencing?

  • Are all Certificates in date and the HETCo ID and pass fitted confirming the weight classification of the MEWP?

  • Has the emergency lowering been performed and the briefing sheet signed?

  • Are Plants tag holders secured to the Mewp?

  • During break times are the plant tags pulled to ensure the machine cannot be used by 3rd party trades?

Scaffolding Generally

  • Has our scaffold been built by a PASMA trained person and correctly tagged safe to use?

  • Are all task sheets in place including risk assessments for using scaffolds?

  • Are there other trades working below or likely to work below our scaffold?

  • Are any toe boards, hand rails, stabilisers, wheels/plates or boards missing from Lindner alloy towers?

  • Are towers been used correclty?

  • Are any towers overloaded with materials like to cause injury to others?

  • Are our alloy scaffold towers within an exclusion zones?

  • Have we recorded OR submitted any Near miss cards relating to scaffold?

VIP tour / Public, Site interfaces

  • Is the Public or persons on a VIP, HAL, BA tour in any immediate risk from current working operations eg. lifting operations

  • Is segregation of the public from working interfaces more than adequate to the extent access is not possible?

  • Are there any conditions likely to cause a slip trip or fall hazard?

Plant and Equipment

  • Is plant operated or parked where it can fall into adjacent excavations or be driven over un protected edges?

  • Are all leading edges protected with steel angles or red and white barriers in place?

  • When moving plant through the internal walk ways is there a banks man at all times, if not has a near miss been recorded?

  • Is plant driven at the correct speed and on protection?

  • Is the Mini Crane certification in date and the lift plan and LOAF form in place and stored on the crane?

  • Has the crane been checked prior to use for faults or damage?

  • Is there any damage to the crane and its attachments NOT lifting equipment?

  • Is the Crane Bogey and Soot Buster with the crane at all times?

  • Does the crane have the correct amount and the correct sized pads for when lifting takes place?


  • Are all Lindner employee's wearing the correct sign written PPE?

  • Is all Lindner PPE in good condition free from rips and tears and not defaced in any manner?

  • Are Employee's wearing PPE at all times?

  • Have we received any disciplinary's for NOT wearing PPE? Report and Name offenders in report?

  • Are all Hard Hats in date?

  • Are glasses clear and anti shatter? Dark or Sun glasses are NOT permitted to be worn in the building? Report with Photo ID

  • Are all gloves issued Anti cut at least minimum cut 4 or more? Report cut resistance with photo evidence?

Site Electrical Services General?

  • Are all transformers situated close to working areas and out of walkways?

  • Are trailing leads placed overhead rather than across walkways? If NO record near miss and issue as part of monthly Audit?

  • Is there any 240v being used on site? Record near miss and issue? All 240v should be secured and not be visible photo ID?

  • Have all Lindner 240v Chargers been secured in supplied battery banks? Photo evidence required?

  • Has all 110v Plant, 240v Chargers and 110v Leads been PAT tested and recorded?

Tools and Cutting equipment

  • Are all tools PAT tested and in date?

  • Are all chop saws PAT tested

  • Have all benches ear protection and glasses / goggles attached? Evidence of damage required?

  • Have daily plant checks been carried out prior to use?

  • Are tools free from damage to included guards, blades, plugs etc?

  • Are all work benches in good working order wheels etc? photo evidence of damage required?

Fire and Evacuation

  • Are you aware of the fire alarms and are you working within ear shot of an alarm?

  • Does your work require you to have a fire extinguisher and if so is it pressurised and tagged?

  • Are your men aware of the meeting / muster point in the event of the fire alarm sounding?

  • Do you have an evacuation / fire alarm attendance register in the event of an evacuation and who is responsible?


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