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Mechanised Operations

If an operator is new to Euroforest, You must ensure a full company induction is completed and certificates of competence checked against the work to be completed on site.

Is Machinery being used on site, or has it been since your last visit?

Is the agreed machinery and equipment being used?

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Is biodegradable chain oil being used?

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Is work progressing as previously agreed?

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Are machinery and equipment maintenance records being kept?

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Chainsaw Operations

Are chainsaws being used on site, or have they been used since your last visit?

Has the use of chainsaws been justified and a risk assessment appropriate to the site and task been produced?

Is there an agreed buddy system in place for chainsaw operators?


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Are all chainsaw operations progressing to the agreed standards and safe systems of work?

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Do stumps provide evidence of correct felling techniques?

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Is there evidence that FISA standards are being complied with?

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Is there provision for the safe take down of hung up trees?

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Is the operator wearing correct PPE and carrying a personal first aid kit?

Has a FISA Checklist been completed for the operators within the last 6 months?

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Overhead / Underground Powerlines

Are powerlines present on site?

Is FISA Guidance 804 - 'Electricity at Work: Forestry ' being complied with?

Are Red and Amber zones clearly marked and identified?

Are goalposts correctly placed and serviceable?

Are warning signs in place with line heights identified?

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Environmental Control

Are watercourses present on site?

Are watercourses managed in accordance with the Forest and Water Guidelines and free from debris and pollutants?

Is diffuse pollution control equipment available on site (silt netting and/or other eg sand bags)?

Is water of consistent quality/colour above and below the worksite?

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Are environmental safeguards in position? I.e. buffer zones marked out etc

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Are appropriate oil / chemical spill kits available?

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Is there any evidence of fuel / oil / chemical spillage on site?

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Fuel storage as per site plan, locked and at least 10 metres from watercourses and 50 metres from water supplies?

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Waste being correctly controlled?

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Brash mats being maintained?

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PERSONNEL

Are any operators or other personnel present on site?

Site Safety Co-ordinator Understands Role

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P.P.E. requirements complied with

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Certificate of competence available when appropriate

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Suitable First Aid Kit

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Person Responsible In Case Of Injury

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Emergency contacts and Tel. Nos. available

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Has the site diary been completed regularly?

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PUBLIC ACCESS

Warning Signs and Barriers in place?

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Spare Warning/Prohibition/Barrier Tape available

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Timber stacked safely?

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Condition of road satisfactory?

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GENERAL

Risk Assessment complied with

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Site Rules adhered to & on site

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If Hauliers present, Is the Road Haulage code of practice complied with?

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Have there been any near misses, CAR's or red/amber conditions raised since the last visit?

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If yes are any additional controls in place

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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.