Audit

Preplanning
Preplanning

Daily safety plan done each day?

Stretching out every morning?

AWAIR manual/MSDS on site?

PPE
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Safety Glasses worn by all employees?

Hard hats are being worn by all employees?

Gloves worn by all employees?

Hearing protection worn when required?

Respirator used when required?

PPE properly used and maintained?

High visibility vest worn?

Housekeeping
Housekeeping

Work area clean and clear?

Lunch area clean?

Trash barrel with lid in lunch areas?

Walkways kept free of obstacles?

Dust levels are acceptable?

Electrical

Monthly inspection on electrical panels?

GFI used when required?

Electrical panels labeled and covered?

Lockout/Tagout procedures followed when required?

Extension and equipment cords free from visible damage?

Do all cords have a grounded plug?

Fall Protection
Fall protection

Employees exposed to fall hazards tied off?

Tied off point can hold at least 5000 pounds?

Employees below protected from falling objects?

Power tools
Power tools

All guards in place?

Side handle in place (not removed)?

Cords in good condition?

Ladders
Ladders

Used in fully open position?

Free from defects?

No step at top two rungs of stepladder?

Secured to prevent slipping, sliding or falling?

Extended at least 3 feet above landing?

Ladder used properly?

Man Lifts
Lifts

Gate chains and swing gates closed?

Free from tripping hazards?

Tied off when required?

Operator standing on platform and not on railing?

Fire Protection

Flammable materials cleared out of work area?

Fire extinguishers located at all hot work?

Fire watch utilized when required?

Hot work permit filled out?

Proper PPE worn

Swing stage scaffold
Suspended scaffold

Checklist completed each day

Outriggers beams w/counterweights assembled to support the rated load of the hoist with a 4:1 safety factor

Parapet clamps or hooks (if needed) are mounted on parapet wall capable of carrying rated load of hoist with a 4:1 safety factor

Rigging secured against unintentional movement

Tie back cables installed at right angle to face of building without slack and to a structurally sound portion of building

Wire ropes free of kinks and flat spots. Bullet ends checked

Clamps, pins, bolts tightened or fastened securely

Proper fall protection used

Confined space

Atmospheric testing completed?

Permit completed and posted?

On-site rescue device provided (if needed)

Competent person on site?

Entering employees properly trained?

Lockout/Tagout procedures followed?

Attendant present when required?

Excavation

Competent person present?

Properly shored or shielded?

Materials stored at least 2ft away from trench?

Ladders provided every 25 ft?

Underground utilities marked?

Material handling

Proper lifting techniques followed?

Proper number of workers for each operation?

Fork Lifts

Daily inspection filled out?

Seat belts worn?

Load secured?

Vehicle inspection

Fire extinguisher in the vehicle?

First aid kit in the vehicle?

Other observations

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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.