1. Personal Protective Equipment

  • 1.1 Safety glasses and/or goggles available & used

  • 1.2 High visibility vests/class II vests where required

  • 1.3 Face shield available for bulk liquid tasks or grinding

  • 1.4 Hand protection used/worn as required

  • 1.5 Foot protection worn where required

  • 1.6. Hard hats worn as required

2. Tools

  • 2.1 Portable circular saws equipped with protective guards

  • 2.3 Pneumatic power tools have hoses secured

  • 2.4 Hand grinders have guards in place

  • 2.5 Table saws are properly guarded

  • 2.6 Electric power tools are double insulated or grounded

  • 2.7 Compressed gas cylinders not in use have caps in place

  • 2.8 Compressed gas cylinders stored secured & upright

3. Electrical

  • 3.1 Energized breaker panels have covers & breakers are labeled

  • 3.2 Cords are protected from damage such as vehicles

  • 3.3 Electrical panel knockouts are in place

  • Lockout tagout procedures are being followed

  • Light bulbs for illumination protected from breakage and have bulbs provided

4. Fire Protection

  • 4.1 Flammable liquids are in metal safety cans

  • 4.2 Burn permits are completed and at the location of hot work operations

  • 4.3 Fire extinguisher readily available, accessible & inspected

  • 4.4 Fire extinguishers inspected monthly/annually as needed

  • 4.5 Flammable liquids storage containers labeled properly

  • 4.6 Combustible material and waste is removed from the building on a regular basis

5. Cranes and Forklifts

  • 5.1 Mobile crane setup properly

  • 5.2 Overhead hazards/power lines indentified

  • 5.3 Tag lines are used during hoisting

  • 5.4 Rigging is inspected for ware and damage

  • 5.5 Forklift and Crane inspections completed

  • 5.6 Forklift, Crane, Rigger and signal person training current

6. General Safety Issues

  • 6.1 Required postings are posted on bulletin board

  • 6.2. Subcontractor safety plans and MSDS are on site

  • 6.3. General housekeeping is neat and orderly - cord management - nothing hits the floor

  • 6.4 Exit and pathways are free from material and debris

  • 6.5 Exits are clearly marked

  • 6.6. Public hazards evaluated

7. Fall Protection

  • 7.1 Wall openings & floor holes are guarded or covered

  • 7.2 Guardrails (top rails at 42" +/- 3" and mid rail halfway between) and toe boards in place

  • 7.3 Cable guardrails are taught with minimal deflection

  • 7.4 Warning lines are set back from edge at least 15'

  • 7.5 Fall body harness & lanyard used when employees are exposed a fall hazard

  • 7.6 100% fall protection in place above 4'

  • 7.7 Rebar protection in place for protruding rebar and form stakes

8. Excavations

  • 8.1 Protection from cave-ins for >4' deep

  • 8.2 Ladders in place every 25' and extended 3' above ground

  • 8.3 Trench boxes are less than 2' off the trench floor

  • 8.4 Standing water has been removed from the trench

  • 8.5 Fall protection around the trench is in place

  • 8.6 Soil spoils are greater than 2' from the excavation

  • 8.7 Trench is inspected daily and as needed

9. Scaffold / Aerial lifts

  • 9.1 Work platforms are fully planked

  • 9.2 Ladders are provided on scaffolds

  • 9.3 Guardrails and toe boards which meet requirements are in place when over 6'

  • 9.4 Base plates are in place

  • 9.5 Scaffolds are set up on firm footing

  • 9.6. Tied to structure at 4:1 base ratio and at the following 26'

  • 9.7 Scaffolds are plumb and square

  • Aerial lifts used properly

  • Aerial lift operator trained

10. Ladders, Stairs, and Ramps

  • 10.1 Ladders are safe and inspected as appropriate

  • 10.2 Extension & straight ladders extend 3' beyond landing

  • 10.3 Step ladders are only used in the open position

  • 10.4 Stair rail are provided when change in elevation is greater that 30" or there are 4 risers or more

  • 10.5 Stair or ladder is provided for access points > 19" high

  • 10.6 Ramps used for access are at least 18" wide

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