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  • Critical Risk Inspection - Ladders, Mobile Platforms, Stands

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Critical Risk Inspection - Ladders, Mobile Platforms, Stands

  • The hazard inspection must be conducted by a Supervisor and/or Safety and Health Representative and/or an employee, as follows:
    1. For EVERY inspection requirement, indicate the item as Compliant (C), Non-Compliant (NC) or Not Applicable (N/A)
    2. For every non-compliance identified, provide the location and a description in the comments section. Note: Include positive comments on section. Note: Include positive comments on compliance, not just negatives
    3. Enter defects or non-compliances in the applicable site registers, i.e. electrical equipment defects must be entered into the Electrical Register
    4. At inspection completion, discuss the non-conformances with the Area Superintendent and determine an action, completion date and responsible person - enter this in the agreed actions section of this form
    5. Forward the completed inspection to the Safety Department
    6. The Safety Department is to check that ALL identified non-conformances for that month have been corrected and or entered into INX.

Non Fixed Ladder

  • Add Non Fixed Ladder

  • Non Fixed Ladder
  • Enter Non Fixed Ladder ID number

  • Take photo of Non Fixed Ladder

  • Is a ladder register available and maintained? and are observed ladders registered?

  • Do all the ladders have an identification number?

  • Are the rungs stable and in good condition?

  • Are the ladders free from corrosion and damage?

  • Are anti-slip feet present and in good condition?

  • Are the ladders stored in a safe and orderly manner?

  • Are ladders free from grease and oil?

Fixed Ladders

  • Add Fixed Ladder

  • Fixed Ladders
  • Enter Fixed Ladder ID number

  • Take photo of Fixed Ladder

  • Are fixed ladders observed registered on the ladder register?

  • Do all the fixed ladders have an identification number?

  • Are the rungs stable and in good condition?

  • Are fixed ladders greater than 6m in height fitted with back support hoops or provided with a fall arrest line?

  • Are bolts or welds where ladders attach to structures free of corrosion?

  • Are there any damaged or corroded parts of cage?

  • Are there any obstructions or obtrusions within ladder cage?

  • Is the base or top of ladder obstructed?

Mobile Platforms

    Mobile Platforms
  • Enter Mobile Platforms ID number

  • Take photo of Mobile Platforms

  • Is the safe working load (SWL) marked on platform, and is it legible and clearly identifiable?

  • Are platform’s structural supports in good condition? i.e. no corrosion or loose bolts

  • Is the floor mesh level, with no tripping hazards?

  • Is the floor mesh stable and secured?

  • Are there any holes or openings in the floor?

  • Where small openings against structures exist, are toe guards/kick rails in place?

  • Does a suitable guardrail protect the entire platform?

  • Are handrails/guards securely fitted?

  • Are handrails/ guards free of corrosion?

  • Is safety chain across back of platform clean and in good condition?

  • Is there a top rail attached to vertical stanchions, not less than 900mm or more than 1100mm above platform floor?

  • Is there a mid-rail attached to vertical stanchions?

  • Do walkways have more than 550mm (from inner edge of guardrails) clear width?

  • If mobile, are wheels in good condition?

  • Are toe rail/kick boards in place around entire base of handrail protection?

  • Is there more than 600mm clear width of the platform?

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