1. Working at Heights

  • 1.1. Fall risks of 2m or more? (including voids, pits, and trenches)

  • 1.2. Lack of edge protection?

  • 1.3. Unsafe or incomplete edge protection?

2. Plant and Equipment

  • 2.1. Unsafe or damaged plant/equipment? (including missing or damaged guards)

  • 2.2. Incorrect plant /equipment for job? (e.g. grinding discs for cutting)

  • 2.3. Unsafe or incompatible attachments used with plant/equipment?

  • 2.4. Unlicensed operators?

  • 2.5. Lack of safe work instructions?

  • 2.6. Lack of training in safe operation, clean-up and maintenance?

  • 2.7. Lack of LOTO procedures for cleaning, servicing and maintenance?

  • 2.8. Lack of inspection regime?

3. Scaffolds

  • 3.1. Unlicensed persons erecting scaffold above 4m?

  • 3.2. Unsafe or incomplete scaffold?

  • 3.3. Lack of inspection and properly tagged

  • 3.4. Incompatible scaffold components? Unlabelled or do not meet AS?

  • 3.5. Safe Work Load (SWL) exceeded? (tools, stored materials, number of persons)

4. Cranes Equipment

  • 4.1. Pre op completed for shift

  • 4.2. Operator have training and certification

  • 4.3. Lack of maintenance, testing and inspection?

  • 4.4. Riggers have training and certificed

  • 4.6. Unsafe or damaged lifting equipment, including ropes, slings, chains, hooks?

  • 4.7. Lifting equipment unlabelled, does not meet AS, no SWL displayed?

5. Fall protection

  • 5.1. PFAS inspected, good condition and worn correctly

  • 5.2. Incompatible hooks/equipment?

  • 5.3. Workers tied off in scissor or man lifts

  • 5.4. Double lanyard used for free climbing

  • 5.5. Lack of of warning lines and proper distances established for leading edge work

  • 5.6. Roof work permitted and weather conditions

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)

7. Mobile equipment

  • 7.1. Pre op completed and documented

  • 7.2. Equipment safe working condition

  • 7.3. TMs using seat belts

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. Inadequate spill containment equipment?

  • 8.3. Insufficient ventilation?

  • 8.4. Insufficient, or incorrect, PPE?

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

9. Fire protection

  • 9.1. Fire extinguisher sized for the task and inspected

  • 9.2. Flammable liquids controlled and stored correctly

  • 9.3. Hot work permit isssed

  • 9.4. Is the hot work permit being followed and signed

  • 9.5. Fire watch and fire extinguisher on job site

11. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • 11.1. Lack of, or inadequate PPE ( includes high vis vest, hearing protection)

  • 11.2. Proper PPE for the task

12. Work Environment

  • 12.1. Trip hazards, slip hazards

  • 12.2. Insufficient lighting?

  • 12.3. Inadequate 5s

  • 12.4. Proper rigging of material

13. Electrical

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

  • 13.2. Lack of GFCI protection?

  • 13.3. Contact with underground assets?

  • 13.4. Contact with overhead electrical lines?

  • 13.5. Energy sources identified and controlled

  • 13.6. Appendix 4 posted and all TM names listed

  • 13.7. Electrical equipment safe work practices being followed

  • 13.8. Electrical equipment arc flash clothing proved and being used including gloves and testing equipment

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

14. LOCK OUT

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

  • 14.2 All TMs lock out

  • 14.3. All lock box identified and posted at project board

  • 14.4. All energy secource controlled

14. Environmental Hazards

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

  • 14.2. Lack of/or inadequate ventilation

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

  • 14.4. First aid kits. Eye wash station

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. JSA/JHA signed and approved

  • 15.4. JHA for the being performed

  • 15.5. Worked trained on JHA

  • 15.6. JHA poster on board

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

16. Tools hand and power

  • 16.1 Tools in good and safe condition

  • 16.2 Grinding tools guarded and adjusted

  • 16.3 tools used correctly

17. Signs and barricade

  • 17.1. Proper warning tape and sign in sheets

  • 17.2 Names posted with numbers and contact person

18. Welding, cutting, grinding

  • 18.1. Proper PPE FR cloths

  • 18.2 Welding shielding

  • 18.3. Hot permit issued and being followed

  • 18.4. Gas and electrical equipment inspected and all safety equipment install

19. Excavation

  • 19.1. Excavation over 5 feet sloped or benched or shored

  • 19.2. Spoil 3 feet away from edge

  • 19.3. Safe condition in the trench

20. Concrete

  • 20.1. Rebar / rod caps protected

  • 20.2. Limited access zone

21. Steel erection

  • 21.1 Area protected and identified

  • 21.2. Site specific erection plan

22. Confined space

  • 22.1. Air quality tested

  • 22.2 Permit posted and signed

  • 22.3. Workers trained and recuse notified

Project audits

  • 1. Has the contractor completed their daily safety audits

  • 2. Had the PL completed their daily safety audits

Corrective Actions

  • Enter any corrective actions that will be undertaken

Sign Off

  • On site representative

  • Auditor's signature

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