Audit

SITE LOGISTICS

Is the fence in good repair ?

Are designated entrances in place for the trades and vehicles ?

Are flag persons in place with PPE for vehicles entering and exiting the site and protecting pedestrians ?

Are construction sign in place in English and Spanish ?

PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT ?

Are hard hats worn by workers ?

Proper foot wear worn by workers ?

Are trades wearing reflective vest around heavy equipment and vehicle traffic ?

Eye protection worn when required ?

Proper PPE worn during torch use ?

Are trades using hand protection for at risk task ?

FALL PROTECTION

Are guardrails in good repair at the leading edge ?

Was fall protection training provide to the workers by their employer ?

Are workers properly wearing and using PFA (harness) and is it properly installed ?

Housekeeping maintained ?

Does extension ladders extend 3'-0" above the access point and is it secure and on a 1:4 angle ?

Are extension and A frame ladders in good repair and properly used ?

Are A frame ladders full opened and resting on a secure even surface ?

Are worker using 3 point contact while ascending and descending the ladder ?

ELECTRICAL SAFETY

Are temporary and exisitng power lines protected ?

Are GFCI's used for power tools and electrical equipment ?

Are guards in place on the power tools

Are electrical power panels covers in place ?

Are Lock Out/Tag Out procedures in use ?

Are extension cords in good repair and protected by a GFCI ?

SCAFFOLD

Are PE designed drawings in place for supported/suspended scaffolding?

Does the installation matches the drawing?

Is the scaffolding in good repair?

Competent Person identified?

Are daily inspection being performed prior to the scaffold use?

Are access points (ladders, stairs, ramp) in place ?

Are workers properly wearing and using PFA (harness) and is it properly installed ?

FIRE PROTECTION

Are fire extinguishers in place for general fire protection and inspected ?

Are fire extinguisher in place for hot works ?

Flammable & combustible materials removed from hot works area ?

Are warning sign in place for fuel storage?

Is spill containment and clean up materials in place?

Are welding blankets or screens used during torch and/or arc welding use ?

HEAVY EQUIPMENT

Is there a copy of the annual inspection in the cab ?

Are inspections being performed on the equipment ?

Are the windshields and side windows in good repair ?

Are the side and rear view mirrors in good repair ?

Are reverse alarms in good repair ?

Is the horn in good repair?

Are tires in good repair ?

MATERIAL HANDLING

Are proper manual lifting methods used for lifting materials ?

Are material handling equipment used for materials ?

Has a JHA been prepared and approved for the rigging of materials and/or equipment ?

Are rigging inspections being performed ?

Has a control access zone with signs been established ?

SAFETY DOCUMENTATION

Are the building permits valid ?

Are contractor safety plans in place ?

Did the contractors provide a JHA for their construction activities ?

Does the contractors HazCom safety plan meet OSHA new GHS standards?

Is there a list of designated contractor competent persons ?

Are safety/ safety comittee meeting being held ?

Are contractors toolbox safety meeting up to date ?

Are accident/incident reports on site ?

Did any accident occurred this quarter ? How many and where they lost time or recordable ?

Did any near misses occurred this quarter ?

Did the project receive any citations/violations ?

Safety Champions

Are project team members participating in the contractors safety meetings?

Are safety observations/walk through being performed by the project team?

Are project team members reviewing the contractors JHA?

Was a safety incentive award presented during this visit ? What's was the task/behavior recognized?

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.