1.1 Is the commissioning plan in place and being adhered to ?
1.2 Is the commissioning sequence in accordance with the design specification ?
1.3 Does the plan account for access and egress during commissioning; that plant is stable ; the interaction of plant and people, work processes and other people ?
1.4 Are environmental factors considered in the plan ?
1.5 Does the plan ensure compliance with the electrical wiring standards (AS 3000 ) ?
1.6 Are all staff onsite aware of the plan ? Are all workers / Contractors / visitors aware of changed status of works, i.e. Live power, pressure , chemicals etc. ?
1.7 If other contractors are required for commissioning, has the contractor ensured that they are aware of the risks and they are inducted property ?
1.8. Does the commissioning plan identify new risks , issue, risk mitigations ?
2.1 Has a commissioning team been nominated ? Are the necessary people available ? Are contact details available and visible
2.2. Has the commissioning lead and person managing the process been nominated and clarified ? Are contact details available and visible ? Is the person competent ?
3.1. Does the commissioning process require a separate risk assessment ?
3.2. For specific OHS&E risk identified in the plan, have the control measures been put in place ?
3.3. Does the plan include instructions on the correct use of guarding and other control measures ; how to safety access and operate the plant ; who may use the item of plant ( for example, only authorised or licensed operators ) ; how to carry out inspections, shut down , cleaning , repair and maintenance ; traffic rules, rights of way, clearances and no go areas for mobile plant ; emergency procedures ?
3.4. If temporary works are required, have they been implemented ?
3.5. Are plans in place for chemical delivery ?
3.6. Are guards/ barricades required ? Are they in place ? Where it is not practical to provide guarding and people are required to operate or pas closes to dangerous moving parts , is a safe system of work in place to reduce risk ?
4.1 Have contingencies been identified in the commissioning plan ? Are they in place ?
4.2. Do the procedures incorporate systems for handling failures ?
4.3. Do the procedures include all energy sources such as gas , water and electrical systems failing at initial start-up ?
4.4. Unsafe or damaged lifting equipment, including ropes, slings, chains, hooks?
4.5. licensing or proof competency of operators?
4.6. Recorded procedures for cleaning, servicing and maintenance?
5.1. Are "As Built " drawings available ? If "As Built" drawings are not available , are drawings marked in red ?
5.2. Are the O & M manuals available onsite ? Are they understood by operators ?
5.3. Have equipment and plant data and calibration sheets been completed ?
5.4. Is the current control strategy available ?
5.4. Have necessary certificates been issued ? ( e.g. Certificate of Electrical Safety )
5.6. Are pump curves available ?
5.7. Are instrument set points being recorded ?
6.1. Is there a defects list? Is it kept up to date ? Any potential safety hazards should be actioned immediately.
7.1. Is there a need to train the end user and maintenance personnel in either the use or maintenance of the new plant or equipment ?
7.2. Can the training be isolated from other work still occurring on site ?
7.3. Does the training commence only when the plant and equipment is fully commissioned and all testing complete ?
7.4. If training can commence prior to commissioning, does it need to be isolated ?
8.1. Has the contractor declared that commissioning activities are taking place onsite ? Are there signs indicating that commissioning is taking place
8.2. Are there appropriate signs present indicating that electrical switchboard is live ?
8.3. Are locks and tags available ?
Safety of the end user, including any personal training
Safety of building maintenance personal.
Requirements for licensing, notifications, permits etc
Final inspection report including safety reports, commissioning data, handover certification, engineering sign offs, occupancy permits, the risk register and identification of any remaining safety risks.
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