Contractor/s / Staff onsite
Are relevant work instructions available and a Site Risk Assessment completed for the work?
Has the JSA/site risk assessment identified site specific risks, been signed and dated by all crew members and have SWMS/ WI for task been identified?
Are all identified risk control measures on JSA/site risk assessment in place?
Have sub-contractors, site visitors been inducted onto the site and signed onto the Risk Assessment?
Has the relevant Traffic/Pedestrian Management Plan been identified/created and available on site and documented on the JSA?
Overall, is the site risk assessment/ JSA adequate for the worksite?
Do all personnel have COCs on site?
Are the COCs current?
Are COCs relevant for the task at hand?
Do subcontractors hold appropriate qualifications?
Is there a job pack available on site?
Does the job pack contain an approved and relevant scope/ methodology in line with approved standards?
Does the job pack contain site specific Dial before You Dig / utility plans information?
Is a strategic or transmissions pipelines work permit required and are there any restrictions - are they being followed?
Is a sub trans or power pole permit required and available - is it valid and the restrictions being adhered to?
Are any other permits to work required and onsite - eg confined space, non routines, etc...?
Is a CAR/ WAP required and is it on site and in date?
Does the excavation require a hazardous works notification for depth/ shoring - and have Work Safe been notified?
Are MSDS available on site for all chemicals/fuels?
Has the appropriate Traffic and Pedestrian Management Plan been identified, and does it meet all requirements?
Does the actual traffic/pedestrian layout reflect the Traffic/Pedestrian Management Plan?
Is pedestrian traffic safely controlled through the worksite?
Are traffic signs and devices legible and undamaged?
Are suitable barriers provided to protect the public from the work site?
Where site is to be left overnight, are adequate protection measures, lighting and night guidance provided?
Is PPE in accordance with GSD PPE matrix?
Is required PPE within inspection or replacement dates?
Is other appropriate PPE utilised as required and in good condition? (E.g. Harness, Life lines)?
Is PPE in an adequate condition?
Are all plant operators licensed as required?
Are logbooks available for all plant on site and have they been maintained appropriately?
Have pre-start checklists been completed?
Are all vehicles on site registered?
Are all vehicles/plant within their service range?
What is the general condition of the vehicles/plant (cleanliness)?
Is all equipment carried on vehicles adequately secured?
Is there appropriate identification / branding on contractor vehicles?
Is there an intact First Aid kit?
Is the kits location marked on the vehicle?
Do the contents appear to be complete, in good condition and within expiry dates?
Is the Service Providers level of response consistent with emergency protocols under the conditions observed on site?
Have personnel attended to the outage within the guidelines of the response times?
Has the service provider isolated the area required?
Has the Service Provider assessed the number of customers effected?
Has service provider turned off effected customers?
Is there evidence of a satisfactory area covered for leakage location and identification?
Have all other utilities assets been located/proved prior to excavation?
Are all electrical tools, generators, leads, RDCs tagged and within their test date range?
Is Poly Fusion equipment within calibration dates?
Is the gas detector within calibration date?
Are Oxygen analysers within calibration date?
Is voltage tester fit for purpose and tested prior to use?
Is fire extinguisher charged and in test date?
Is appropriate number of trained and competent crew members on site for task?
Effective Spotter/Safety Observers in place?
Are cross bonding leads required and used?
Are the appropriate numbers of fire extinguisher/s on site and placed in appropriate locations?
Have all utilities been located and /or exposed by hand prior to mechanical excavation and/ or cross over ?
Are jointing techniques in line with Electrix WIs?
Have Electrix standards (including covers, clearances, offsets and bedding materials) been maintained?
Is the site tidy with no obvious tripping or other hazards?
Are trenches appropriately battered/shored?
Is spoil placed in excess of 0.5 from excavation wall?
Is Sleeve/Slabbing/tape protection in place?
Has pressure testing and purging been conducted in line with purging procedure or Electrix WIs?
Does reinstatement and compaction meet Council and property owners requirements?
Does the Hazard ID identify environmental risks and controls?
Have the appropriate controls been put in place on site?
Are erosion and/or sediment control structures located between source (i.e. spoil) and receptor (i.e. drain)?
Is noisy plant and machinery switched off when not in use?
Are dust generating activities (i.e. concrete cutting), being managed correctly i.e. water hoses attached to cutting equipment?
Are the drip lines of any trees on site free of large/heavy equipment?
If applicable, have tree roots been clean cut at a 45 degree angle and not torn?
Have trees been identified and work within their proximity approved by an arborist report?
Has debris or rubbish been controlled and removed from site?
Has contact been made with the customer/ site contact prior to works commencing?