Audit

SECTION 1: SAFETY
1.0 GENERAL

1.1 Field Workforce Information Pack is readily accessible on site and up to date with information ( E.G: Alerts)

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1.2 Are risk assessments completed (SHEWMS & Take 5) and workers inducted into appropriate SHEWMS?

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1.3 Materials in vehicles are stored adequately?

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1.4 Site and/ or pathways clear of slip/ trip hazards?

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1.5 Take 5 completed and on site?

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1.6 Incident & Accident Report Register complete and on site?

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1.7 SHE alerts current and available on site?

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2.0 HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

2.1 Is storage for hazardous substances secure and in accordance with the appropriate Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)?

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2.2 Is there a hazardous substance register on site and does this reflect the substances being used and stored?

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2.3 Is the MSDS available and readily accessible on site for each substance in use?

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2.4 Are all containers labelled clearly?

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3.0 INDUCTION TRAINING / CERTIFICATES

3.1 Have all persons on site undertaken the appropriate Visionstream induction training?

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3.2 VPL ID current and visible?

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3.3 Drivers Licence is current and available?

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3.4 Cable Licence is current and available?

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4.0 ELECTRICAL WORKS / EQUIPMENT

4.1 Earth lead in good condition?

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4.2 Earth test plug tested?

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4.3 Volt stick working?

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4.4 Electrical leads are kept off ground surface and are supported on portable stands?

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4.5 Are electrical plant, tools, equipment and electrical cords inspected, in good condition, tagged and within test dates, including residual current devices (RCDs)?

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4.6 Electrical equipment test and tag register complete and on site?

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4.7 Earth Leakage Protection (ELP) is fitted to all tools and equipment?

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5.0 TOOLS / PLANT

5.1 Are tools & plant stored securely?

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5.2 ELCB/ RCD on site and used adequately?

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5.3 Lines test set No2 on site and used adequately?

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5.4 F Set on site and used adequately?

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5.5 Buttinski on site and used adequately?

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5.6 Earth Plug CZ2301 on site and used adequately?

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5.7 Safety GPO Plug on site and used adequately?

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5.8 Volt Pen on site and used adequately?

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5.9 Scotch lock crimper on site and used adequately?

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5.10 Side cutters on site and used adequately?

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5.11 Long nose pliers on site and used adequately?

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5.12 Test Modem kit on site and used adequately?

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5.13 Red Telstra punch down tool on site and used adequately?

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5.14 Krone tool on site and used adequately?

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5.15 Soldering Iron on site and used adequately?

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6.0 PPE

6.1 Safety Vest/ Hi Vis clothing worn where required and in good condition?

6.2 Safety footware worn and in good condition?

6.3 Safety glasses/ eye protection worn where required and in good condition?

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6.4 Hard hat worn where required, in good condition and within use by date? (Date of issue within 3 years- check use by date)

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6.5 Hearing protection - Earmuffs/ Plugs worn where required and in good condition?

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6.6 Dust mask/ Respirator worn where required and in good condition?

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6.7 UV Sunscreen protection

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6.8 Hands-free kit

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6.9 Workers are wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) including (but not limited to) steel-capped boots, high-Vis vest/ clothing, safety glasses and hard hat?

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6.10 PPE is fit-for-purpose and in good condition?

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6.11 All workers trained on how to use the PPE?

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7.0 LADDERS

7.1 Ladders inspected and in good condition?

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7.2 Ladders properly secured top and bottom?

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7.3 Side rails on fixed ladders extend above top landing?

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7.4 Step ladders fully open when in use?

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7.5 Built up ladders extend above top landing?

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7.6 Ladder & Rack Checklist complete and on site?

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7.7 No portable metal ladders in use?

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8.0 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

8.1 Telephone numbers and locations of nearby physicians / hospitals are available and known?

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8.2 Emergency Evacuation point is established, in a safe location and known to workers?

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8.3 Emergency contact list complete and readily available?

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8.4 First Aid Kit fully stocked, items are within expiry dates, and kit is readily accessible?

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8.5 There is an appropriately trained first aid officer on site?

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9.0 MOTOR VEHICLES

9.1 Regular inspections and maintenance carried out?

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9.2 Brakes, lights and warning devices operative?

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9.3 Glass in good condition?

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9.4 Parking of vehicles observed correctly?

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10.0 MANUAL HANDLING

10.1 Manual handling risk has been identified, assessed and managed using an established risk assessment tool (SHEWMS, JSA, Take 5)?

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10.2 Workers are not in awkward postures for long periods?

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10.3 Workers are not lifting heavy items frequently?

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11.0 WORKING IN THE HEAT

11.1 There are adequate amounts of water on site to drink?

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11.2 WorkershavetheappropriatePPE including sun visor, sunscreen, loose fitting long sleeved shirt, long pants, and shaded safety glasses?

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11.3 There is adequate shade available?

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11.4 Work / rest ratios are adequate to allow workers to recuperate in extreme heat?

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12.0 WORKING IN THE COLD

12.1 There is adequate clothing available for the conditions?

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12.2 There is the availability of shelter with adequate heating?

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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.