Protective Equipment

  • Gas Monitors Being Worn When Required

  • Head protection (brim to front)

  • Eye Protection (proper type)

  • Employees are using Forester Helmet and Chaps When Necessary.

  • Hearing Protection

  • Minimum 6 inch Leather Safety Toed Work Shoes

  • Fall Protection, When Necessary

  • FR Clothing When Required

  • Material Handling Gloves

  • Hi-Viz Clothing/Reflective Vests

General Workplace

  • General Housekeeping

  • Spill Kit / Pads at Site

  • Secondary Containments

  • Bulk Fuel Storage

  • Barricades/Fencing/Bales

  • Sanitation


  • Shoring/Sloping

  • All underground/overhead utilities been identified/located and properly marked.

  • Access/Egress Provided

  • Barricades as Required

  • Daily Inspections Foreman

  • Spoils / Rocks Min 2 ft back

  • Encumbrances Supported

  • Equipment maintaining proper distance from trench?

  • Personnel Clear of Equipment

Electrical Hazards, Power Tools and Hand Tools

  • Cords Inspect/Safe Condition

  • GFCI's Inspected and In Use

  • Grinders, Guarding, Covers

  • Hammer Handles and Hand tool Handles

  • Junction boxes are secure and closed off.

  • No exposed wires

  • Stationary Mechanical Units are properly grounded


  • Chokers / Slings / Chains

  • Proper Technique Used

  • Chain Falls / Com-a-longs

  • Ratchet Straps/Binders

  • Hooks and Safety Latches

  • Inspections / Proper Lifting

Ladders / Stairs and Rails

  • Properly Used and Secured

  • Handrails are Properly Constructed and Capable of Withstanding 200#'s of Downward/Outward Force?

  • Handrails in place where required

  • General Condition

  • Proper Angle and 3 ft above upper landing

  • Inspections Completed


  • Stacking / Storage of Materials

  • Proper Signage

  • Lifting / Hauling

  • Equipment / Tool Storage

  • Fuels / Propane / Storage

  • Proper Handling / Carrying

Equipment / Vehicle

  • PreShift Inspections Completed

  • Safe Operation

  • Does the equipment have a safe means of access?

  • Are the door seals in good condition?

  • Is the backup horn functioning properly?

  • Are there any excessive oil or fuel leaks?

  • Is there an excessive buildup of oil/grease?

  • Does the equipment have the operator's manual?

  • Does the cab have an excessive amount of dust and trash?

  • Seat Belts in use

  • Fire Extinguishers

  • Load Secured

  • Spotters When Required

Miscellaneous / Training

  • Employees have customer required training

  • JSA being completed before each shift

  • Orientations

  • Confined Space Training

  • Excavations Competent Person Training

  • Weekly Safety Meetings Conducted

  • Rock Truck Qualified

  • Employees Controlling Traffic Have Flagger Training

  • MSHA / Respirators

  • Employees Have Received Silica Exposure Control Program Training.

  • Are employees aware of the location of the muster point

Hazard Controls

  • Welding / Cutting / Guages

  • Compressed Gases Are Stored Properly

  • Flashback Arrestors Are Present and Installed Properly

  • SDS Books / Labels

  • Traffic Signs Barricades

  • Chemical Exposure Control

  • Environmental Issues

  • Fire Extinguisher Available

First Aid

  • Are first aid boxes properly supplied

  • Eyewash Supplies Are Available

  • Are First Aid Supplies Expired

  • Are employees aware of the First Aid Kit location

  • Is the box easily accessible

  • Is the first aid kit location properly marked/identified?


  • Item Description

  • Person Responsible

  • Time And Date


  • Comments


  • Person Performing Inspection

  • Signature

  • Date and Time

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