General Information

Description of work

Take a photo of the work area

List the names of workers


Does the facility have the permit to operate?

Take a photo of it

Do workers have a safe route to their place of work?

Is the site tidy and well laid out?

Are all people on site wearing the correct personal protective equipment?

Are people working on site inducted on the safety procedures?

Are workers suitably trained in using a harness?

Are harnesses, lanyards and other safety gear checked and evaluated?

Are safety tests conducted before the use of harness?

Are there systems in place for consultation with workers on safety, health and welfare matters?

Are First-Aid facilities in place and do workers know where they are?

Are safety nets used in place for fall protection systems?

Are there no obstructions between the work area and the net?


Is harness worn properly and attached to secure anchorage?

REFERENCE: Harness worn properly and attached to secure anchorage
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Do lanyards, anchorages, and lifelines support standard body weight?

Does equipment function in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations?

Has the worker been assigned a shock-absorbing lanyard for his own use?

Has the worker been assigned an approved travel restraint or life line rope for his own use?

Does the worker have his own rope grab?

Are positioning device systems used so a worker on an elevated surface can have both hands free?


Have any components that have been subjected to an impact been removed from service?

Are there no suggested change in the equipment used?

Do workers talk to supervisor about health and safety concerns and possible changes/training?


Write down positive observation


Provide recommendation

Inspected by (Name and Signature)
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.