Audit

1.0 - Previous inspection

1.1 - Has the Site Safety Audit checklist been completed monthly?

1.2 - Action items identified have been attended/signed off to promptly.

2.0 - WHS Administration / Records

2.1 - Safety pack folder is available to all staff?

2.2 - WHS Management Plan/IMS is documented and available on site?

2.3 - Incident and insurance forms available

2.4 - Toolbox talks are completed at least monthly and regularly feature safety alerts/safety information?

2.5 - SWMS available on site and completed by all staff prior to a specific task being carried out

2.6 - Relevant site specific inductions are completed for all site staff and sub-contractors

3.0 - Safety signs and warnings

3.1 - Safety hazard and warnings signs available (eg chemical application in progress, machinery in operation)

4.0 - Amenities

4.1 - Evacuation plan displayed and communicated to all employees?

4.2 - Extinguishers in place, free of obstructions and clearly marked for type of fire?

4.3 - Extinguishers recently serviced? (Check 6 monthly punch mark on tabs.)

4.4 - Regular cleaning is undertaken, work area is free of rubbish and clutter?

5.0 - First Aid

5.1 - First aid kits available, clearly labelled, accessible and fully stocked?

5.2 - First aid procedure, first aider names and emergency contact available?

6.0 - Electrical Safety

6.1 - All electrical equipment is tested and tagged?

7.0 - Work at heights

7.1 - Harness available, tested and suitable for required access

7.2 - Work at Height operators are trained and qualified in harness use?

8.0 - Personal Protective Equipment

8.1 - Relevant PPE is available: Respirators, Hearing protection, Eye protection, Safety boots?

8.2 - Clothing: Company uniform is clean and well presented and appropriate to the task?

8.3 - Skin / UV

8.4 - Gloves

8.4 - Sharps kit is available?

9.0 - Plant, Machinery and Handtools

9.1 - All plant is properly secured / covered for transporting

9.2 - Weekly equipment checklists filled out and maintained in the safety pack folder?

9.3 - Operators of machinery hold relevant certification, including drivers license, white card and / or trained and competent to use the machines?

9.4 - Flashing lights on mobile plant are clearly visible and operational? Where not practicable, a SWMS has been updated and Toolbox talk has been held to discuss alternative safety controls?

9.5 - Roll-over Protective Structures (ROPS) are in place and secure on mobile plant. Seatbelts are operational and in use during operations?

9.6 - All safety guards are installed and in place. NOTE: guards must be in place prior to operation of plant and equipment.

9.7 - Plant/machinery pre-start logbooks are available and filled in for all plant used on site?

9.8 - Vehicle/plant security including equipment and trailers is adequate (e.g keys to machinery are not kept in the equipment and shed doors are closed if located in areas where the public has open access)?

9.9 - Plant and equipment servicing is up to date. Plant is clean and tidy and in good working order? (Note any plant that needs servicing)

9.10 - Company vehicles are kept clean and tidy, in good safe working order and logbooks are completed weekly. (Check tyres, ask driver about operation. Inspect for damage)

10.0 - Hazardous substances

10.1 - Hazardous Substance Register is available and updated to include all chemicals used/stored on the site?

10.2 - Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals used and stored on site? (Note: SDS expire 5 years from date of issue)

10.3 - All chemical containers are labelled correctly? Unlabelled containers are stored empty?

10.4 - If applicable, special storage conditions are followed? (Bunding for liquid chemicals, chemical cabinets, segregation of dangerous goods, HAZCHEM signage if applicable)

10.5 - Workers are trained in the use of hazardous substances? (NSW-ChemCert or Qld-ACDC)

10.6 - PPE is available for chemical application? (Gloves, respirators, cover-alls)

10.7 - Are eye wash/showers (or saline eye wash irrigation bottles) available and easily accessible?

10.8 - Spill kit is accessible and fully stocked?

11.0 - Environmental

11.1 - Environment Management Plan is available on site?

Sign Off

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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.