Audit

13.1.1 Fall Protection Checklist

13.9.1. Are workers provided fall protection when exposed to falls of four (4) feet or more?
Reference 13.2.2

13.9.2. Are active and passive means of fall protection considered before using procedural controls?
Reference 13.3.1.3

13.9.3. Has a JSA been performed and coordinated with the installation safety office prior to the use
of procedural controls for protecting workers from falls? Reference 13.3.1.3

13.9.4. Are all PFAS components marked to indicate compliance with ANSI Z359.1.? Reference
13.4.6.2

13.9.5. Are wire rope, rope covered wire lanyards, plastics (such as nylon) and wet lanyards
prohibited where an electrical hazard may be present? Reference 13.4.6.5

13.9.6. Can anchorage connectors withstand a 5000 pound load for each PFAS connected?
Reference 13.4.6.7

13.9.7. Do workers inspect their PFAS prior to each use for mildew, wear, damage and other
deterioration? Reference 13.4.6.10.2

13.9.8. Does the supervisor ensure all PFAS components receive a thorough inspection at least
quarterly and keep the record of inspection for at least one year? Reference 13.4.6.10.3

13.9.9. Are PFAS components subjected to impact loading immediately removed from service and
not be used again until inspected and determined by a competent person to be undamaged and
suitable for reuse? Reference 13.4.6.11.8

13.9.10. Are workers/competent persons trained and evaluated on the fall protection/fall arrest
system prior to use? Reference 13.6

13.9.11. Is recurring fall protection training conducted annually, when work conditions change or
when new fall protection/fall arrest systems are procured? Reference 13.6

13.9.12. Is a rescue plan included in each fall protection plan to assure prompt rescue of fallen
workers? Reference 13.7

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.