1.1. Health and Safety Law poster?
1.2. Employers Liability Insurance Certificate?
1.3. Emergency Arrangements inc fire & water rescue?
2.1. Have personnel been briefed into the contents of relevant method statements and risk assessments?
2.2. Have all personnel received a Barge Induction?
2.3. Are site specific lift plans in place?
2.4. Monthly Tool Box Talks Completed, Recorded and Signed?
3.1. Safety Boat in attendance?
3.2. All personnel wearing auto-inflate life jackets with crotch strap?
3.3. Correct maritime lights/ signal/ flags displayed?
3.4. Means of raising alarm (VHF Radio, Flares & telephone)
3.5. Life raft on board and in date?
3.6. Buoyancy aids / rings present with lines attached?
3.7 Barge personnel and visitors register?
4.1. Access/ Egress to and from the workplace (access ladder, gang plank)?
4.2. Edge protection?
4.3. Holes and openings (spud cans, hatch covers etc) securely guarded?
4.4. Walkways level and free from obstructions?
4.5. Deck tidy and materials stored safely?
4.6. Adequate procedures for storage and disposal of waste?
4.7. Adequately lit work areas and access routes?
4.8. Confined spaces assessed and managed?
5.1. Operated by a competent person?
5.2. Guardrails / toeboards fitted, machine / basket structurally sound?
5.3. Harnesses / Restraint lanyards being used in cherry pickers?
5.4. Daily visual inspections?
5.5. Weekly inspection and 6 monthly thorough examinations?
5.6. Chassis of MEWP secured to deck with adequate chains/ straps?
5.7. Gates operate correctly and are secure when platform in operation?
6.1. Manual handling assessments been completed?
6.2. Mechanical means of movement of materials given priority?
7.1. Operators are competent
7.3. Crane inspected weekly and thoroughly examined 6 monthly?
7.2. Evidence of training for Slinger / Signallers -CPCS or similar
7.5. Lifting plan / method statement in place for all lifting operations?
7.4. Lifting accessories thoroughly examined 6 monthly?
8.1. Records maintained of inspections of plant and equipment (PUWER)?
8.2. Equipment maintained in good repair and safety devices working?
8.3. Operators trained and competent?
8.4. Drip trays and plant nappies positioned?
9.1. River restrictions or closures obtained and in place - clear signage displayed?
9.2. Ease-down measures in place to reduce speed of other vessels River Authority / Coast Guard enforcement being implemented?
10.1. Emergency procedures developed for evacuation in the event of an emergency?
10.2. Persons briefed into the arrangements?
10.3. Are the right number and type of fire extinguishers available?
10.4. Means of raising alarm (bell, air horn)?
10.5. Muster point clearly displayed on barge?
11.1. Correct storage arrangements for LPG, I.e. Cylinders to be sited at least 3 metres away from hot works/ welding/ cutting torch
11.2. Hot works permit issued and controls complied with?
11.3. Gas hose connections to be crimp fittings, jubilee fitting only to be used for emergency repairs
12.1. Removed where possible?
12.2. Scaffold / towers (guard rails and kick boards) inspections
12.3. Ladders in good condition and used correctly
12.4. Harnesses in use/ fall protection?
13.1. COSHH assessments carried out and precautions identified and put in place and is PPE being used as necessary?
13.2. Are hazardous substances stored and used correctly (COSHH Locker/ Cabinet)?
14.1. Has provisions been made for hard hats, safety boots, gloves, goggles, hearing protection, life jackets and respiratory protection?
14.2. Is the equipment in good condition and worn by all who need it?
14.3. Are all operatives suitably trained in the correct use of PPE?
15.1. 110V equipment used or lower voltage where necessary?
15.2. All portable equipment inspected and PAT tested by a competent person?
15.3. If 240V supplied appliances are used is RCD protection in circuit?
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