1. SYSTEMS

  • 1.1 OH&S & Environmental Policy displayed

  • 1.2 Accident/incident report records

  • 1.3 Induction training record reviewed and current

  • 1.4 Employee training record reviewed and current

  • 1.5 Risk assessment register reviewed and current

  • 1.6 Plant/equipment maintenance register reviewed and current

  • 1.7 Work site inspection – regular performance and records

  • 1.8 Site safety meeting minutes

  • 1.9 Register of safe work procedures and/or JSEA’s

  • 1.10 Emergency procedures documented and current

  • 1.11 OH&S representatives appointed and known

  • COMMENTS:

2. HOUSEKEEPING

  • 2.1. Work areas free from rubbish and obstructions

  • 2.2. Surfaces safe and suitable

  • 2.3. Work areas free from slip/trip hazards

  • 2.4. Pits and excavations covered or barricaded

  • 2.5. Stock/material stored safely

  • COMMENTS:

3. ELECTRICAL

  • 3.1. No broken plugs, sockets, switches

  • 3.2. No frayed or defective leads

  • 3.3. Power tools in good condition and used correctly

  • 3.4. No work near exposed live electrical equipment

  • 3.5. Tools and leads inspected and tagged

  • 3.6 No cable trip hazards

  • COMMENTS:

4. MOBILE PLANT/EQUIPMENT

  • 4.1 Plant/Equipment in good condition

  • 4.2. Loads lifted over persons, close proximity to obstacles incl. overhead power lines?

  • 4.3 Fault reporting and rectification system

  • 4.4 Trained and licensed operators

  • 4.5 Warnings and operating instructions displayed

  • 4.6 Warning lights operational

  • 4.7 Reversing alarm operational

  • 4.8 Operating practices satisfactory

  • 4.9 After hours safety and security

  • 4.10 Equipment safe working loads displayed and observed

  • COMMENTS:

5. Harness and Equipment

  • 5.1. Unsafe or damaged harness or equipment?

  • 5.2. Incompatible hooks/equipment?

  • 5.3. Unlabelled or does not meet AS?

  • 5.4. Unsafe or uncertified anchor points?

  • 5.5. Lack of inspection protocol for equipment?

  • 5.6. Lack of or inadequate formal training for operators?

  • COMMENTS:

6. Ladders

  • 6.1. Unsafe or damaged ladders?

  • 6.2. Unsafe positioning of ladders?

  • 6.3. Ladder not properly secured?

  • 6.4. Ladder unsuitable for job? (e.g. metal ladder used for electrical work)

  • COMMENTS:

7. Hazardous Manual Tasks

  • 7.1. Lack of identification hazardous manual tasks?

  • 7.2. Lack of assessment of hazardous manual tasks?

  • 7.3. Inadequate risk controls? (examples: no job rotation, lighter loads, trolleys, lifting equipment, etc)

  • 7.4. Lack of training in risk controls and safe lifting/ team lifting techniques?

  • COMMENTS:

8. Hazardous Chemical (including fuel and oil)

  • 8.1. Unsafe storage location? (e.g. flammables near ignition sources, spills could enter stormwater drains, etc)

  • 8.2. Incompatible chemicals stored near each other?

  • 8.3. Inadequate spill containment equipment?

  • 8.4. Safety Data Sheets not accessible on site?

  • 8.5. Lack of emergency procedures for injury/spills/fire etc?

  • 8.6. Excessive quantities stored on site or in vehicles?

  • 8.7. Insufficient ventilation?

  • 8.8. Insufficient, or incorrect, PPE?

  • 8.9. Unsuitable storage containers? (unlabeled or stored in food containers)

  • COMMENTS:

9. Emergency Response

  • 9.1. Lack of, or no emergency plans for site?

  • 9.2. Emergency procedures not displayed at site?

  • 9.3. Lack of training and rehearsal of emergency plans?

  • 9.4. Lack of, or inadequate first aid kits aid equipment for site?

  • 9.5. Insufficient access to formally trained First Aiders for all shifts?

  • 9.6. Unsuitable or inadequate communication equipment?

  • COMMENTS:

9.1 First Aid

  • 19.1.4 Record of treatments and supplies dispensed

  • 19.1.1 Cabinets and contents adequate, clean and orderly

  • 19.1.2 First aiders names, locations and phone numbers displayed

  • 19.1.3 First aiders trained and qualified

  • COMMENTS:

10. Traffic Management

  • 10.1. Lack of, or inadequate, Traffic Management Plan (TMP) in place?

  • 10.2. Lack of training in TMP for all persons on site?
    (contractors and visitors)

  • 10.3. Inadequate controls for TMP? (physical barriers, bollards, speed limits, flashing lights, spotters, etc)

  • COMMENTS:

11. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • 11.6 Hard hat areas observed

  • 11.7 Safety boot areas observed

  • 11.8 Hearing protection areas observed

  • 11.9 High visibility clothing worn

  • 11.1. Lack of, or inadequate PPE (including sun protection)

  • 11.2. Lack of system to issue, inspect, replace and monitor PPE?

  • 11.3. Lack of training in safe use, clean-up and inspection of PPE?

  • 11.4 PPE available and worn

  • 11.5 Correct signage at access points

  • COMMENTS:

12. Work Environment

  • 12.1. Lack of/or inadequate amenities? (toilets, wash areas, lunch rooms, etc)

  • 12.2. Insufficient lighting?

  • 12.3. Inadequate housekeeping?

  • 12.4. Lack of, or inadequate noise/ vibration control?

  • COMMENTS:

13. Electrical Hazards

  • 13.1. Unsafe electrical leads? (damaged, out of test date or untested)

  • 13.2. Lack of RCD protection?

  • 13.3. Contact with underground assets?

  • 13.4. Contact with overhead electrical lines?

  • 13.5. Overloading outlets?

  • 13.6. Leads placed on ground or on metal structures?

  • 13.7. Electrical equipment near water?

  • 13.8. Electrical equipment near flammables?

  • 13.9. Electrical equipment near chemicals that could cause damage?

  • 13.10. Electrical leads that may be damaged from contact with moving machinery parts?

  • 13.11. Electrical leads on work surfaces?

  • 13.12. Lack of Lock-out/tag-out (LOTO) procedures for electrical equipment?

  • COMMENTS:

14. Environmental Hazards

  • 14.1. Lack of/or inadequate Environmental Management plan (EMP)?

  • 14.2. Lack of/or inadequate, dust suppression system?

  • 14.3. Lack of/or inadequate systems to prevent contaminants entering stormwater drains?

  • 14.4. Lack of water re-use systems?

  • COMMENTS:

15. Administrative Procedures

  • 15.1. Lack of/or inadequate Site Safety Plan?

  • 15.2. Failure to obtain permits (Council, EPA, WHS, also Hot Works, Confined Space etc)

  • 15.3. Lack of, or inadequate, induction for workers, contractors, visitors?

  • 15.4. Lack or, or inadequate, supervisory arrangements?

  • 15.5. Lack of/or inadequate training, licenses, skills, experience?

  • 15.6. Lack of/or inadequate Safe Work Method Statements (SWSM) for high- risk work?

  • 15.7. Lack of, or inadequate system to review SWMS as needed?

  • 15.8. Lack of/or inadequate incident notification procedures?

  • 15.9. Lack of, or inadequate, routine inspections, monitoring, audits?

  • 15.10. Lack of/or inadequate consultative arrangements?

  • COMMENTS:

16 WORKPLACE ISOLATION

  • 16.5 Appropriate access and egress controls in place

  • 16.1 Work site barricade at least 3 meters from nearest rail

  • 16.2 Appropriate pedestrian and vehicular traffic routes established

  • 16.3 Overhead power identified where work occurring in vicinity

  • 16.4 Adequate hoardings, fencing, barricades and signage

  • COMMENTS:

17 MANUAL HANDLING

  • 16.3 Manual handling controls implemented

  • 17.1 Mechanical aids provided and used

  • 16.2 Safe work procedures in place

  • COMMENTS:

18 CONFINED SPACES

  • 18.1 Safe work procedure in place

  • 18.2 Communication and rescue plan in place

  • 18.3 Safety equipment in good working condition

  • 18.4 Appropriate training provided to workers

  • 18.5 Confined space permit used

  • COMMENTS:

19 PUBLIC PROTECTION

  • 19.8 Site access controlled

  • Public inquiries/complaints recorded and actioned

  • 19.1 Signage in place

  • 19.2 Appropriate barricades, fencing, hoardings in place

  • 19.3 Walkways and gantries secure and in place

  • 19.4 Lighting suitable for public access

  • 19.5 Walkways and footpaths clean and free from debris

  • 19.6 Dust and noise controls in place

  • 19.7 Pedestrian and vehicular traffic controls in place

  • COMMENTS:

Corrective Actions

  • Enter any corrective actions that will be undertaken

Sign Off

  • On site representative

  • Auditor's signature

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