Personal Protective Equipment

  • Hard Hats being Worn.

  • Everyone on site has eye protection on person?

  • Proper eye and ear protection is used when needed.

  • Dust masks used only after engineering contols are exhausted. (no respirators without clearance from safety)

  • Proper clothing and footwear is being worn.

  • All harnesses and lanyards inspected and in good repair

  • Gloves are used for hand protection.

  • Other:

Housekeeping

  • Steps, aisles and walkways are clear of debris.

  • Slip, trip and fall hazards removed.

  • Walkways clear of ice/snow and slippery conditions.

  • Material is stored neatly.

  • Material/trash is collected and disposed of daily.

  • General site kept free of debris.........

  • Fire hazards removed.

  • Other:

Ladders

  • Side rails extend 3 feet above the landing.

  • Ladders secured at top (and bottom as necessary).

  • Stepladders being properly used.

  • Other:

Boom and Scissor Lifts

  • Equipment is properly loaded.

  • Gates and chains are secured.

  • Safety harness and retractable used in boom lift.

  • Lifts are on flat, stable base.

  • Operators are trained.

  • Safe work distances from hazards like electricity.

  • Other;

Scaffolding

  • Scaffolding is footed properly

  • Guardrails and toe boards in place. (Note for 2x4 guardrails, max span is 4' or double 2x4 for 8'span

  • Ladders provided for accessing scaffoldig.

  • Scaffold tied into the structure (25' rise x 30' length).

  • All connections (pins, braces) in place and secure.

  • Baker staging is being properly used. (max height =4x the width, 2x the width when rolled with personnel on platform).

  • Competent person is present.

  • Daily inspection conducted and documented.

  • Safe distance from hazards like electricity.

  • Other:

Fall Protection

  • Floor and wall openings have proper barricades.

  • Cables are tight (max 3" deflection, 39" - 45").

  • Workers tying off when applicable.

  • Hole covers marked and secured. (hole=2").

  • Perimeter warning system in place on roof with safety monitor and safety monitor trained.

  • Guardrails, mid rails and toe boards in place. (Note - for 2x4 guardrails, max span is 4' or double 2x4 for 8').

  • Other:

Fire Protection

  • Fire extinguishers available for use and within 25' of any fueling station.

  • Fire extinguishers charged and inspected monthly.

  • "No Smoking" regulations observed in any such designated areas.

  • Welders and cutters have extinguishers.

  • Fire watch being used when needed.

  • Signage (flammable, etc.) in place.

  • Other:

Electrical

  • All electrical connections GFCI protected.

  • Cover plates on all swiches and outlets.

  • Weld leads in good condition. No repairs within 10' of stinger.

  • All extension cords in good condition with no tape/repair.

  • All extension cords have a grounding pin.

  • All extension cords kept out of traffic patterns to reduce trip hazards.

  • Extension cords not daisy chained.

  • Proper lighting available, protected and on own circuit.

  • Electrical hazards properly identified.

  • Electrical boxes have hard covers and breakers labeled

  • All knockouts, breakers and blanks in place - no duct tape.

  • Overhead power exposures identified and controlled.

  • Other:

Excavation/Trenching

  • Competent person present and conducting daily inspections.

  • Trenches properly sloped or shielded. (max non-protected depth is 5').

  • Trench boxes in good condition.

  • Spoil piles and materials stored 2' away from edge.

  • Ladders or ramps provided for access and egress within 25'

  • Proper barricades around trench when needed.

  • Dewatering as necessary.

  • Other:

Steel Erection

  • DEW met provisions of 1926.750 requirements.

  • 1/2 inch wire cable used around the perimeter of al levels and tagged at 6' intrvals.

  • Tag lines being used on crane lifts and crane roped off.

  • A tightly planked floor or metal decking in place (<2 stories or 25')

  • There are 2 bolts at each connection, wrench tight, before tag line is released.

  • Safety latches on all hooks and pigtails.

  • The repair of any footing bolt has been engineer approved.

  • CAZ training/utilized.

  • Workers above 30' protected.

  • Workers between 15'-30' wearing fall protection.

  • Swing zone okay with no falling object exposure.

  • Site layout/sequence plan.

  • Other:

Resource Protection

  • General office materials (paper, bottles, cans) are recycled.

  • Cardboard is recycled. (Note - protect cardboard from weather)

  • Metal, concrete, asphlt, etc. is recycled.

  • Rolloffs cleary marked fr trash, cardboard, etc.

  • Opportunities for salvage/reuse being used.

  • Waste management plan has been communicated to all personal.

  • Other:

Miscellaneous

  • Forklift operators trained, certification provided.

  • Rebar caps in place where needed and impalement hazards removed.

  • Proper stairs built for access to trailers, including handrails.

  • Compressed air/flammable gas tanks upright, secure and stored properly. (Note - Oxygen tanks must be 25' from combustibles.)

  • Nails removed from lumber.

  • Formwork stacked neatly.

  • Floors kept clean.

  • Changes in floor elevation marked or easily noticeable. (max. distance of change is 19").

  • Oil, grease, etc. cleaned up properly.

  • Perimeter protection in place around cranes.

  • Confined spaces ventilated and monitored when workers are inside/spaces are permitted/rescue equipment is acceptable.

  • All personnel are kept out from under lifts.

  • Fences and gates in good condition.

  • General public kept from entering construction work areas and warning signs are posted.

  • Construction vehicles have back-up alarms and operators are wearing seat bels.

  • Fuel being stored in proper containers.

  • Weekly safey meetings (toolbox talks) being held with ALL subcontractors being included.

  • There were no unsafe acts observed.

  • Portable toilets and clean up facilities adequate.

  • First Aid supplies adequate and FA/CPR personnel available.

  • Nearby medicaal facilities identified.

  • All posters including Safety and Human Resources posted.

  • Hazcom materials, including subcontractors available and disseminated.

  • Nail guns sequential fire only - no impulse allowed.

  • Compressors drained daily.

  • No pinch point exposures noted. All hands kept inside lifts while moving.

  • Other:

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