Has the contractor had a ACC/Worksafe audit in the last 12 months?
Are you accredited to a safety management system? (self insured). (AS 4801)
Do you have an up to date, signed copy of your WH&S Policy?
Do you have any managers, supervisors or employees trained in WH&S?
Is time set aside for safety activities? (workshop inspections). (safety meetings). (pre start check)
Are managers involved in safety activities?
Are there mechanisms in place for discussion safety? (safety meetings). (toolbox meetings).
Do you have a process to manage the health & safety of new employees? (induction). (buddy system). (direct supervision)
Have plant, equipment and tasks been assessed to identify hazards & risks? (risk assessments) (safe work procedures)
Plant & equipment that the apprentice is going to be using has been risk assessed?
Have standard operating procedures been developed and on display at all plant & equipment?
Do you have a safe work procedure for all high risk work? (JSA) (SWMS). (work permits)
Do you have a lock out tag out procedure?
Do you have a procedure for all off site work? (JSA). (SWMS). (work permits)
Are hazardous substances correctly labeled, have MSDS's and stored correctly?
Does electrical equipment plugged into a socket have a record of testing and inspection?
Do you have fire fighting equipment in place? (extinguishers). (hoses). (emergency lighting)
Do you have an emergency evacuation procedure displayed? (notice boards). (exit signage). (records of drills) (fire wardens)
Is there a process for inducting any sub contractors?
Are sub contractors H&S plans evaluated and performance reviewed ?
Are new workers given a written induction before starting work or using new equipment? (induction & training records)
Does the induction program cover Safety information on the risks and hazards in the workplace?
Are new workers given information and training to ensure they can perform there work safely? (safe work procedures)
Is the use of PPE monitored?
Do supervisors check that safe work procedures are being followed?
Do you keep records of workers training, including on-job training?
Is there a process for workers to report WH&S issues and hazards?
Do you have first aid facilities and trained first aiders? (up to date). (in good condition)
Are incidents reported, investigated and corrective action taken to prevent further incidents?
Safety signage inplace?
Standard Operating procedures displayed on plant & equipment?
Plant & equipment have adequate guarding?
Are all access & egress clear of obstructions?
Are the worker amenities adequate?
Are hazardous substances stored correctly?
Is housekeeping to a good standard?
Are first aid facilities signed?
Are signs in place for the use of PPE?
Is there a traffic management plan?
Is noise kept to a minimum?
Is fire fighting equipment in place?
Is electrical test & tag in place?
Are there welding screens and ventilation equipment available?