Safe access and egress provided ie adequate ramps
Rigid guardrails, barricading or paraweb around all excavations.
Spoil distance from excavation to be equal to depth
Valid clearance in place.
Excavations deeper than 1.5m – side benches / battered / trench shields. Mines Dept. notifed
Fumes from Plant / Equipment not entering excavation.
SWMS in place and specific to task undertaken
Flashing lights / reflective tape on barricading erected on roadways and access ways.
Barricading maintained and in good condition.
Correct PPE being used for the task.
Prestart inspection of excavation been conducted.
Operator competencies verified