Business Unit



Number of Employees

Work being Performed

General Inspection

• No tire change out, use electronic JSA's No vehicle worked below 1 ton Fall protection, housekeeping, defective tools (mushroomed etc.), unsecured loads (meters), covers over sharp tools, sheathed blades. Class 3 vests, UVEC faceshields and Z87 plus

1. PPE available/condition

Will not have rubber PPE. No hard hats without overhead hazards, Special hard hat with chin strap (jockey hat) above fall heights. 3 points of contact or fall protection required. Reference: PPE section 2.0, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, OSHA 1910.132-Fitting, including proper donning, doffing, cleaning, and maintenance.

2. Hand Tools

Reference: Section 11.0, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, OSHA 1910.242

3. Tool Handles/Condition

4. Chisel-Punches/Condition

Handles not mushroomed

5. Hard Hat

Suspension and shell in good working condition. May want to check expiration dates. Hard hat with chin strap. Hard Hat may not be used unless overhead conditions exist. Reference: 2.9, 2.10, 2.11, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual.

6. Hearing Protection

Grinding-posted areas, no baseline testing being done Reference: 2.6, 2.7, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, OSHA 1910.95

7. Respiratory Protection

Reference: OSHA 1910.134 and 1926.103

8. Appropriate Gloves

Focus item, task specific gloves are supplied Reference: 2.14-2.20, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, OSHA 1910.132

9. Loose Clothing

No loose clothing Reference: 1.5, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual

10. Footwear

Defined heal, requires no steel toes Reference: 2.13, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, OSHA 1910.132

11. Eye Protection/Face Shields

Largest hazard, within 15 feet of work with projected hazards Reference: 2.0-2.5, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual

12. Welding Shield/Eye Protection

Approved shield only, cotton hat Reference: 2.5, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, OSHA 1910.252 through 255

13. Light Cords/Condition

Drop lights both cord and cordless, ground plugs and quarterly colored tape Reference: 12.10, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, OSHA 1910.331, 1926.404

14. Electrical Cords/Condition

Ground prong in place, ends on securely, no exposed wires.

15. Air Hoses/Condition

No pull type quick connects, no hearing protection on pneumatic tools, anything over 1/2" in diameter should have shut off valve, do not use to clean off personnel. Reference: 12.0-12.4, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual

16. Wheels Chocked

One wheel, two chocks when on an incline Reference: 7.58,7.6 Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual

17. Lifting Equipment/Condition

Lift cables and hoses in good shape, OJT training, Gantry cranes in shops, safety latches in place (on hooks), no frayed cables or ropes (birdcaging), load ratings marked. Should have documented training. Reference: 7.26, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, OSHA 1910.179/184

18. Jack Stands/Vehicle Support

Not just outriggers for support, jack stand around axle even with outriggers, stamped and rated Reference: 7.16, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual

19. Safety Cones in Place

Ok if they are within line truck coned area, magnetic cone to assure walk around Reference: 7.15, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, IAW MUTCD manual (temporary traffic control section 6)

20. First Aid Kit Filled/Available

CPR and first aid certified, but not likely AED, full and up to date, sticker on truck in front of kit location, Reference: 1910.151

21. MSDS available

Should be able to show usage and up to date Reference: 7.1, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, OSHA 1910.12

22. Fire Extinguishers in Place

Stored outside bins, all ABC's, CO2's third party Reference: 1.34,1.39,1.41,1.43, 1.46, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, OSHA 1910.157, 1926.150-Where the employer has provided portable fire extinguishers for employees use in the workplace, the employer also shall provide an educational program to familiarize employees with the general principles of fire extinguisher use and the hazards involved in incipient stage fire fighting. Portable fire extinguishers are subjected to monthly visual inspections and an annual maintenance check.

23. Gas Cylinders Properly Stored

Oxy acetylene-caps on, no AC work in field, welding might contain argon Reference: 1.13,1.38, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, OSHA 1910.101-20 feet should be maintained between oxidizers and flammables or firewalls erected at least 5 feet high and with a fire rating of 30 minutes. Cylinders must be protected from damage, corrosion, sunlight and kept away from heat sources. Cylinders should be capped when they are not being used.

24. Work Area Hazard Free

Good housekeeping, back of truck Reference: 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual

25. Floors Absent of Spills and Obstructions

Shops have spill kits not sure on trucks, trucks have oil storage on them Reference: 1.8, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual

26. All Slings, Condition and rated

Tagged and current, no rigging training Reference: 7.49, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, OSHA 1910.179/184, 1926 final rule Stored properly and free from dirt and oil, no permanent marker.

27. Vehicle off or out of Road Way

See cone use above . Reference: 7.15, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual, IAW MUTCD chapter 6

28. Body Placement

Ergonomic issues are a focus area, forward facing vehicles and using handles, ergonomic mats, out of line of fire.

29. Visibility

Traffic vests, strobes and flashers Reference: 7.30, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual

30. Line of Fire

Out of traffic lanes, line of travel

31. Lifting Techniques

50 pounds max, should know and be able to talk about. Supervision periodically evaluate current work station configurations and employees' work techniques to assess the potential for and prevention of injuries

32. Communication Maintained

No dialing or texting, stop distracted driving pledge in their department, radios, second worker, single point backing, spotter if you have one

33. Personal Conduct

No horseplay Reference: 1.48, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual

34. Job Briefing

Reference: 1.11, 1.12, Entergy Fleet Management Safety Manual

35. Headlights (Bright and Dim)

36. Parking Lights

37. Stop Lights

38. Tail Lights

39. Directional Lights right front, left front, right rear, left rear

40. Emergency Flashers

41. Cab Lights

42. Clearance lights

43. Spot Lights

44. Seat Belts

Reference: Section 15, 15.2(1), T&D Safety Manual

45. Warning Lights or Gauges-Dash

46. Emergency Lights-Portable

47. Compartment Lights

48. Horn

49. Foot Brakes

50. Emergency Brakes

51. Windshields

52. Windshield Wipers

53. Rear Glass

54. Door Glasses

55. Mirrors

56. Tires-General Condition

57. Body Condition

58. Hand Tools properly stored

59. Defective personal tools tagged and removed from use

60. All saw blades, drill bits, and sharp objects are in containers or have covers.

61. Adequate supply of ground fault interrupter (GFI)

62. Gel Blanket

63. Housekeeping

No potential projectile items in the cab of the vehicle. Items under seats or on floor boards with potential to interfere with pedals.

64. Ladders

65. Truck tools

66. License Tag

67. Inspection Tag


Additional Comments

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.