Audit

1. Site/Place of work

1.1 Is there a safe and healthy working environment with no obvious risks to the public, visitors and other workers?

1.2 is site access/egress safe & lighting adequate. If access quip meant is required is it available (ladders, steps etc)?

1.3 Are there any obvious hazards which require immediate attention?

1.4 Are all control measures in place to reduce on site risks?

1.5 Is the work area tidy and well ordered?

1.6 Are welfare facilities available?

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2. Employees/Representatives

2.1 Does the work being carried out require special training? If so has the employee been trained?

2.2 Has the employee undertaken a personal risk assessment? If so was a written copy available for inspection?

2.3 Do the employees have sufficient information to carry out the work ( ie task instructions, service records etc)

2.4 Are safety rules and operational practice manuals carried & requirements observed?

2.5 Is the employee's authority code level correct?

2.6 Where a permit to work or limitation of access is issued is it correct and fully understood by all relevant employees?

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3. Equipment and Materials

3.1 Is the vehicle clean, tidy and road worthy? Check headlights, Brake lights, horn, tyre, screen wash, glass , mirrors, exhaust emissions.

3.2 Check the details of the vehicle against your database - what is the vehicle registration, current mileage and fuel card number.

3.3 Is there a separation between men and materials in the vehicle?

3.4 is there a first aid box available and adequately stocked?

3.4 Is there a fire extinguisher in the vehicle and in working order?

3.5 Are the max load carrying weights displayed in the cab of the vehicle/trailer and fully observed by the driver?

3.6 Where excavator, compressors and plant are in use are they in safe condition and staff fully trained?

3.7 Is all lifting/access equipment in use marked with the current inspection colour code and in good condition?

3.8 Are mechanical lifting and handling aids available? Is the lifting/access equipment being used correctly?

3.9 Are all electrical tools being used on a reduced voltage system (eg 110 volts) or otherwise protected?

3.10 Is the guarding of road/walkways required and if so re they in place and correct?

3.11 Are all electrical tools with their test/ calibration period and labelled accordingly?

3.12 Are any substances in use clearly identified on the container ?

3.13 Are company standard containers being used and any chemical flammable substance correctly stored?

3.14 Check the date of the LPG hose, if it is more than 3 years from the date of manufacture the hose needs changing - is it in date?

3.15 Are the correct LPG & compressed if stickers displayed on the outside of the vehicle?

3.16 Is the LPG being used/stored correctly and in good condition?

3.17 Is the expiration date on the hose in date?

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4. Tools

4.1 Area all tools of the approved type?

4.2 Are all insulated tools in good condition?

4.3 Are any test lamps in good working order and of the correct type?

4.4 Are all tools in good condition? ( i.e no loose hammer heads, mushroomed chisel heads etc)

4.5 If a rule is available, is it made of a non metallic material?

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5. Training

5.1 Are all staff on site adequately trained and authorised to drive/operate the vehicle and associated plant/equipment?

5.2 Does the operative hold a NRASWA card - when does it expire?

5.3 Does the operative hold a first aid certificate when does it expire?

5.4 is there a training requirement for training in any of the following? Signing and guarding roadworks, lifting and slinging, scaffold erection, eyes or ear protection, cut off saws/chainsaws, manual handling, COSHH, vehicle & plant?

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6. Personal Protective Equipment

6.1 Does the work require PPE (eg eye protection, gloves, helmet. Respiratory protection) detail pie required.

6.2 Are staff aware that PPE is required? And is it being worn?

6.3 Is the correct PPE equipment on site, adjusted accordingly and suitable for the task?

6.4 If available is the safety hold all stocked with all the appropriate PPE and are they in good condition?

6.5 Is protective clothing available and provided for work on batteries e.g. Rubber gloves/apron, face shield?

6.6 Are eye wash facilities available for work being carried out on batteries and no smoking/no naked lights notices posted?

6.7 Are insulated rubber gloves on site? If so are they in good condition?

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7. Road Signage

7.1 Is road signage adequate for the work being carried out?

7.2 Does road signage comply with NRASWA?

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7.2 Are ladders in good repair?

7.3 Are ladders erected and secured correctly?

NRASWA Evidence

NRSWA

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8. House Keeping

8.1 Visit a previous site that the jointing team has been working on, is the site free of rubbish and discarded jointing equipment?

8.2 Does the jointing team understand his duty of care to the environment - waste segregation etc?

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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.