• Audit Title

  • Document No.

  • Site

  • Project Manager

  • Location
  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Additional informations

Previous Audit Report

  • Has the previous audit report been closed out?

  • Have all previous major issues been cleared?

Safety, Health and Environmental Management Element

  • Has a Job Safety Analysis been done for on-going activities?

  • Has the last review of Job Safety Analysis been conducted in the last 3 years?

  • Have preventive and control measures been implemented or scheduled after the Job Safety Analysis?

  • Does the representative commit with the local regulation?<br>

  • Does the representative apply safety objectives and programs, in compliance with DCNS?

  • Does the representative review at regular and planned intervals the safety programme?

  • Has an incentive system been settled in the worplace (Rewards)?

  • Has a disincentive system been settled in the worksite (penaltie system)?

  • Are toolboxes performed in the workplace ?

  • Are any safety campaign (poster, exhibition, competition) organized in the premises ?

  • Has a Vessel Safety Coordination Committee (VSCC) been established in the worksite ?

  • Is the Vessel Safety Coordination Committee efficient ?

  • Do Safety signs and labels display efficiently within the worksite?

  • Does the representative perform control of contractors ?

Safety Training

  • Has work in height training been done for employees in the workplace ?

  • Has confined space training been done for employees in the workplace ?

  • Has preventives measures against arc flash training (H0B0) been done for employees in the workplace ?

  • Has Low voltage electrician staff training been done for electrical team members ?

  • Has hoist and lifting training been done for employees involved (chain-block, slinging) ?

  • Has overhead crane training been done for employees involved ?

  • Have all training been recorded with evidences?

Document and Data Control

  • Is there all legal register in accordance with local policy?

  • Are medical and health records available?

  • Is safety management review available?

Permit to work system

  • Is there a permit to work system?

  • Have employees been trained on the permit to work system ?

  • Is there any internal control regarding the efficiency of the system ?

  • Is the system efficient ?

Abrasive Blasting

  • Are blasting fixtures used safely ?

Air hoses and compressed air

  • Is a securing system (whip-check, safety pins, quick coupling) used over the hose connections ?

Air-operated equipment

  • Ensure pneumatic power tools are in good condition?

  • Ensure power tools are not used with a locked-on position?

Access and Egress

  • Is there safe access and egress to all working areas of the site?

  • Have pedestrian walkways been provided to protect them from moving vehicles?

  • Are walkways free from obstructions and stored materials?

  • Are access routes adequatelly lit?

Access - External

  • Ensure site access points are clearly signposted on the approaches to the site.

  • Ensure adequate on-site signage is provided to warn and advise both vehicle drivers and pedestrians.

  • Ensure that adequate lighting is provided, including flashing amber warning beacons where appropriate.

  • Ensure any floodlights do not dazzle drivers on the site or on adjacent public/private roads.

  • Ensure that there is always a clear access route to and from all parts of the site.

  • Ensure the site is securely fenced at all times to prevent unauthorised access.

Asbestos Management

  • Has an asbestos survey been carried out?

  • Has a detailed risk assessment and method statement been carried out?

  • Have the results of the survey been communicated to relevant parties?

  • Have enclosures been tested?

  • Have positive pressure units been tested?

  • Are air testing results in place?

  • Are waste consignment notes in place?

  • Is the removal company licenced?

  • Are medical certificates of the persons doing the work in date?

  • Is the work being carried out in a controlled and safe manner?

  • Has the asbestos been disposed off in accordance with the special waste regulations ?

  • Are emergency procedures in place for inadvertent exposure?

  • Is the presence of asbestos included in the site induction?


  • Have workers been trained to work safely on batteries ?

  • Do they use non-conductive tools in safe condition ?

Barricade, Flagging and Signage

  • Ensure all ground level barricade devices are at least 1 meter in height?

  • Ensure, when hazard is no longer, that all flagging tape is removed?

  • Does all hazard label efficiently?

Compressed Gasses (e.g. LPG, Acetylene)

  • Are they kept away from flammable liquids?

  • Are the properly stored in a purpose made cage?

  • Are gasses segregated by type?

  • Is the cylinder valves fully closed when not in use?

  • Do all lines have anti-flashback arresters fitted?

  • Do all line connections only have approved fittings and clips, with no Jubilee clips?


  • Has a system been established for employees to comment and be consulted on health, safety and welfare issues.

  • Is there a site suggestion box?

  • Is there a safety joint committee / forum ?

  • Are minutes and actions from meeting available and published on site?

  • Ensure appropriate Tool Box Talks are given to all employees and that the Tool Box Talks are appropriate and relevant to the work being undertaken.

  • Ensure that an attendance register has been maintained and signed by all persons present at each Tool Box Talk.

Confined Spaces

  • Confined Spaces include manholes, shafts, pits/tanks, pipes/culverts, certain excavations, silo's and other confined/enclosed spaces.

  • All work in confined spaces should be subject to a specific risk assessment and be carried out in accordance with Permit to Work/Enter and a safe system of work.

  • Only appropriately trained and qualified persons who have undergone an accredited confined spaces entry course shall be permitted to enter a confined space, and only then if the correct checks have been made and the correct safety equipment (breathing apparatus, gas detection equipment, emergency escape equipment etc) are used.

  • Is there a risk assessment for the confined spaces work?

  • Is there efficient ventilation?

  • Do workers wear single gas detector in confined space?

  • Have workers been trained as confined space entry?

  • Ensure all confined space permits have been checked, are valid and being strictly enforced.

  • Controls should include atmospheric monitoring, emergency escape arrangements, adequate supervision (i.e.: a watchman outside of the confined space), method of raising the alarm and safe access/egress etc.

  • Check permits are closed and cancelled upon completion of the works.

  • Does a record of entry (tally box) been used?

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSSH)

  • Have COSSH Assessments been carried out for all potentially hazardous materials and substances being used on the site.

  • Are material safety data sheets available to assist with COSHH assessments.

  • Have the hazards associated with the use of such materials been properly communicated to those affected.

  • Are alternative safer substances available which can be used as substitutes.

  • Ensure all dangerous/hazardous materials/Substances are clearly marked/identified and stored in a secure location appropriate to the substance.

  • Have the appropriate control systems and PPE been provided and is the PPE being used.

Demolition Operations

  • Has a competent person been appointed to oversee the demolition operations?

  • Has the structural stability been checked and are temporary supports in place where required?

  • Are any temporary works designed required?

  • Have all services been disconnected?

  • Is the area barried off and suitably signs in place.?

  • Is there adequate dust suppression where required?

  • Is there suitable noise controls in place?

  • Is there suitable lighting?

  • Is material being removed from site on a regular basis and not allowed to accumulate?

  • Are all demolition operatives adiquitly trained, supervised and instructed?


  • Ensure divers are trained for the job on-going?

  • Ensure divers are trained for rescue, and all equipments available (oxygen therapy, ELCB, sea snake / jelly fish antivenom)?

  • Ensure a diving check list control is used by divers before proceed (lockout movable parts, shut down underwater transmission, no refueling)?

Electrical Equipment

  • Check that all necessary utility services are provided on site before work begins.

  • Ensure that existing services e.g.: electricity cables, gas mains etc have been identified and effective steps have been taken to prevent danger from them.

  • Check that low voltage tools and equipment are being used wherever possible.

  • Check that cables and leads are protected from damage.

  • Check all connections are properly made and suitable plugs are used.

  • Check that tools and equipment are visually checked and regularly inspected/tested by a competent person. (PAT)

  • Ensure that cables and trailing leads are not trip hazards.

  • Check that all temporary supplies are effectively bonded to Earth.

  • Ensure that suitable and sufficient task lighting is provided to enable operatives to safely carry out their work.

Environmental Management

  • Environmental Emergency

  • Is an Emergency Plan in place?

  • Evidence of ongoing review?

  • Is it communicated via induction?

  • Is it tried and tested?

  • Water pollution control

  • Are all wastewater treated before discharge into the sewer?

  • Is there a emergency plan in case of chemical leakage in water?

  • General Waste Disposal for hazardous substances

  • Is waste properly disposed in accordance with local regulation?

  • Is there a designated chemical waste area with spill pallets?

  • Environmental Registers

  • Is the environmental register up to date and relevant?

  • Spill Response

  • Are spill kits available?

  • Located in the correct areas?

  • Staff and operatives aware of their location?

  • Have emergency drills taken place?

  • Is their location communicated via induction?

  • Are the contents regulary checked?

  • Working on or near water

  • Are appropriate pollution prevention measures in place and adequate?

  • Are soil heaps located away from rivers/streams?

Equipment and piping isolation

  • Is there a clear lockout/tagout process to isolate pipes, tanks?

  • Is a record of blinds keep with all data (location, size, operator)?

Equipment guarding

  • Have guards on portable tools been in place and in good condition?


  • Ensure that checks are made to determine the presence of any buried services before and during all excavation works.

  • All excavations should be carried out in accordance with a detailed method statement and permit to dig. Is there a permit to dig?

  • Check that there is adequate support and propping for the excavation, or whether it has been sloped or battered back to a safe angle.

  • Check that there is a safe method used for placing supports, without the need for operatives to work in an unsupported trench.

  • Check that there is safe access into the excavation (i.e.: a sufficiently long and secured ladder).

  • Check that barriers or other protection to stop people/vehicles falling in are in place.

  • Does the excavation affect the stability of neighbouring structures or services.

  • Ensure that materials, spoil and plant is stored away from the edge of the excavation to reduce the chance of collapse.

  • Ensure that the excavation is regularly inspected by a competent person and that a record of such inspections is maintained.

Eyewash stations

  • Is there sufficient eyewash station in the premise?

  • Are the eyewash stations clean and up to date?

  • Ensure regular correct functioning are performed?

Extension cords / Cheater cords

  • Are extension cords used for temporary situation only?

  • Are extension cords in good condition (not frayed, taped or damaged)?

Fire Risks and Management

  • Is there a fire risk assessment in place?

  • Ensure there are emergency procedures for evacuating the site in case of a fire, flood, explosion etc.

  • Ensure all staff know what these procedures are and that they form part of the site induction.

  • Check that there is an adequate means of raising the alarm, and that it is regularly tested.

  • Check that the emergency services have been informed of the location of the works, the key hazards and the emergency procedures.

  • Ensure that there are adequate escape routes and that these are kept clear of obstructions.

  • Ensure that the quantity of flammable materials, liquids and gases are kept to a minimum and are adequately stored.

  • Ensure that smoking and other ignition sources are banned in areas where gases or flammable liquids are stored or used.

  • Check that flammable and combustible waste is removed regularly and stored in suitable bins and skips.

  • Check that suitable fire extinguishers are provided and that they are maintained and in a good condition.

  • Check that all fire extinguishers have had an annual inspection.

First Aid

  • An appropriate number of trained and qualified first aiders should be available on the site.

  • Check the number of first aiders required, this is dependent on the type of work or operations, the number of workers on site and any special or unusual hazards.

  • Ensure all first aiders are clearly identified on site through the use of an appropriate helmet sticker or other efficicient identification.

  • Ensure the first aid kit contains only first aid materials et equipments up to date?.

  • Ensure the location of first aid boxes is clearly posted?

  • Ensure first aid box is checked and replenished on a regular basis.

  • Are new staff made aware of its location as part of their induction?

Gas Detector

  • Ensure only trained persons are using gas detector to monitor the atmosphere?

  • Ensure all gas detectors have been calibrated ?


  • Ensure all debris and waste is removed from the work area upon completion of the work or at the end of each shift.

  • Ensure staff adopt the philosophy of 'A tidy site is a safe site'.

  • Ensure materials are stored in an appropriate manner so as not to cause damage to or a weakening of the material.

  • Are damaged materials segregate to prevent them being used?

  • Are All pipes and tubes etc securely wedged or choked to prevent accidental movement?

  • Are All hazardous/flammable liquids contained within a bundled area/tank?

  • Ensure all waste receptacles are appropriately signed for their intended contents.

Health & Safety Management Plan / Safety Protocol

  • Ensure the project management plan / safety protocol is up to date and signed by all relevant parties.

  • Is an emergency plan defined and in place complete with emergency contact numbers?

  • Is the plan meaningful and communicated to all parties, including sub contractors?

  • Are responsibilities defined?

Hot work

  • Ensure fire watchers are trained?

  • Ensure a gas monitoring is done before hot work on board?

  • Are all equipments in efficient condition (fire blanket, thermal camera, ventilation)?

  • Is there a ventilation to clear the atmosphere?

  • Does the fire watcher stay at least 30 minutes after the end of hot work?


  • Ensure all staff receive a site specific safety induction before starting work.

  • Ensure all staff who have been inducted display an induction sticker on their safety helmet or wear a photo identification badge.

  • Ensure the safety induction firstborn process is regularly reviewed and updated to take account of changes in site conditions etc.

  • Are all visitors including the client representatives being inducted?

  • Are site safety inductions being adequately carried out both for staff and visitors?


  • Is there a risk assessment in place for the use of lasers?

  • Are operators trained and competent?

  • Are areas where lasers are used defined and clearly marked?

  • Is the correct eye protection being used?

  • Are the beams away from other workers, public areas and roads?

Life jacket

  • Do people working near water wear life jacket?

  • Ensure all life jackets are in good condition and efficient?

Lifting Operations/Equipment

  • Ensure a (competent) Appointed Person co-ordinates all lifting operations.

  • Have all lifting operation got a valid lifting plan?

  • Ensure that all lifting equipment has been tested and installed by a competent person and is regularly maintained and inspected.

  • Check that the operators are trained and competent.

  • Check that the rated capacity/safe working load is clearly marked.

  • Ensure a signalman is identified?

  • Ensure that the lifting equipment is capable of lifting the heaviest component within the anticipated working radius - allow for sufficient spare capacity.

  • Ensure that cranes and other lifting equipment has sufficient space to operate safely.

  • All lifting equipment should have a thorough examination every 6 months.

  • Ensure lifting operations do not take place near overhead power lines and excavations.


  • Ensure safety standards are applied in the premises (30-30 rules for example. If you count less than 30 seconds between lightning flash and thunder bang, stop work for 30 minutes)

Lockout / Tagout (LOTO) Process

  • Ensure LOTO process is settled in the workplace?

  • Is there any padlock used for locking devices?

  • Is there a specific follow up for LOTO process?

Lone Working / Out of hours working

  • Is the work defined as low risk?

  • Is there a risk assessment for lone working?

  • Is access to first aid, welfare facilities and emergency services available to the worker/s?

  • Has the work been approved by a top manager?

Manual Handling

  • Check the suitability of using wheelbarrows, hoists, telehandlers, trolleys and other plant or machinery so that manual handling of heavy objects is kept to a minimum.

  • Avoid the repetitive laying of heavy equipments weighing more than 20KG.

  • Ensure all staff have received manual training.

Mobile Scaffold Towers

  • Check that proprietary tower scaffolds have been erected and are being used in accordance with the suppliers instructions.

  • Check that the wheels of any tower scaffold have been locked when in use and check that the platform is empty when being moved.

  • Are they tagged safe for use?

Noise, Vibration and Associated Health Risks

  • Vibration can generate Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). The development of HAVS is gradual and increases in severity over time. It may take a few months to several years for the symptoms of HAVS to become clinically noticeable.

  • Check that workers have had information and training so that they know what the risks are from vibration hazards.

  • Check that exposure to vibration hazards has been reduced as much as possible by selecting suitable work methods and Plant.

  • Ensure reduced-vibration tools are used wherever possible.

  • Check vibration tools are properly maintained.

  • Check whether health surveillance for people exposed to high levels of hand-arm vibration over long periods is in place.

  • Limit the exposure of persons to vibration hazard by ensuring that no person uses vibrating tools for longer than the manufactures guided times.

  • Noise - As a general rule, if you: - have to shout to be heard at a distance of 2m, the noise level is approx 85dB and you should consider wearing hearing protection.

  • - have to shout to be heard at a distance of 1m, the noise level is approx 90dB and you should definitely wear hearing protection.

  • Ensure that workers have had training so they are aware of the risks from noise on site and what they need to do to avoid these risks.

  • Check whether the noise can be reduced by using different working methods or selecting quieter plant e.g.: by fitting breakers and other plant or machinery with silencers.

  • Ensure that people not involved in the work are kept away from the source of the noise.

Non Ionizing Radiation

  • Have electromagnetic fields been assessed?

  • Ensure all electromagnetic sources have a specific restricted area (measurement done par calculation or monitoring)?

  • Ensure workers are trained?

  • Is there any Personal Monitors available to detect any leak on waveguide?

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • PPE General Requirements - Ensure PPE compatibility issues have been considered and that one piece of PPE not restrict the effectiveness of another piece of PPE.

  • Ensure that PPE is issued on an individual basis.

  • Ensure that it is suitable for the type of work being undertaken.

  • Check that the PPE is marked with the genuine 'CE' mark to help identify type of protection.

  • Check that it is kept in good condition.

  • Ensure that it is appropriately replaced.

  • Ensure all visitors are wearing Hi-Viz vests or jackets.

  • Eye Protection

  • Ensure that it is of a suitable grade for the type of work being undertaken. I.e. light protection or full goggle etc.

  • Check that it is kept in good condition.

  • Foot Protection

  • Ensure that footwear is manufactured to CE standards.

  • Ensure that footwear is fitted with steel toecaps and steel sole plates.

  • Hand Protection - Ensure that where damaged to the hands may occur through activities such as handling, or when using hazardous substances/chemicals that all persons affected wear the appropriate class of safety glove.

  • Are all gloves free from damage and used?

  • Ensure gloves are the correct size.

  • Ensure gloves are correct for their application and the activity being undertaken.

  • Check that hands are washed frequently after spells of work.

  • Check the availability of barrier creams and skin cleansers.

  • Hearing Protection

  • Ensure the correct type of protection is in use for the task.

  • Ensure that hearing protection is used as instructed.

  • Where ear plugs are in use ensure the correct size ear plugs are being worn.

  • Ensure that hearing protection is kept clean and checked regularly for damage.

  • Ensure Areas which are mandatory hearing protection zones are signed as such using the appropriate signs.

  • Respiratory Protection (RPE)

  • Ensure that the correct type of respiratory equipment is used for the works being undertaken.

  • Ensure that persons are trained for the use of the RPE and where applicable have a face fit test to ensure the effectiveness of the RPE.

  • Ensure that all equipment is cleaned and checked after use.

  • Safety Helmets

  • Ensure all staff and visitors are wearing safety helmets.

  • Were all helmets found free from damage?

  • Ensure helmets are worn correctly.

  • Were helmets within their expiry date - helmets should be changed every 2-3 years.

Plant & Equipment

  • Ensure that tools and equipments are stored correctly to avoid damage to the equipment and persons.

  • Dry, covered and secure storage areas should be provided for all tools and equipment.

  • Hand tools

  • Ensure that the right tools and equipment are being used for the right job.

  • Were all hand tools found to be in good condition with no defects?

  • Power Tools

  • Ensure operatives have been trained to use the tools/equipment they are using.

  • Check that all dangerous parts are guarded e.g. gears, chain, drives, projecting engine shafts etc.

  • Check that guards are secure and in good repair.

  • Ensure that the tools are in a good state of repair and carries appropriate safety symbol e.g. BS kite mark, CE Mark etc.

  • Check that safety devices are operating properly and that all cables are double insulated.

  • Ensure that the plug is of the correct type, undamaged and securely clamped to the cable.

  • Check the supply cable for cuts, splits or other damage. All all cables free from damage?

  • Ensure all Plant and Machinery is inspected on a quaterly basis by a competent person and recorded in a Plant Inspection Register.

Radioactive Materials and Equipments / Radioactive Inspection

  • Ensure radioactive equipments are store in a suitable location (dedicated room locked, safe box)?

  • Ensure workers are trained?

  • Is there a written procedure prior performing radioactive inspection?

Safe body harness

  • Ensure all harness have a double lanyard?

  • Ensure all harness are regurlarly checked by a competent person?

  • Ensure harness is worn in skylift?

  • Ensure an emergency plan is available to quickly rescue a peson hooked to harness?

Scaffolding/Working platforms

  • Check that any scaffold erection, alteration or dismantling is carried out by a competent person.

  • Check that all standards are provided with base plates and timber sole boards which span at least two base plates.

  • Check that all standards, ledgers, braces and struts are in position.

  • Ensure that the scaffold is adequately tied to the building / ship or structure to prevent collapse.

  • Check that double guard rails and toe boards or other suitable protection at every edge.

  • Check that there are additional brick guards provided to prevent materials falling from scaffold where they are used as a working platform.

  • Check that working platforms are fully boarded and that the boards are arranged to avoid tipping or tripping - i.e.: no overlapping boards.

  • Do all ladder accesses have self closing gates fitted?

  • Ensure that there are effective warning notices in place to stop any person using an incomplete scaffold.

  • Check that the scaffold is strong enough to carry the weight of materials stored on it and that they are evenly distributed.

  • Ensure that the scaffold has been properly maintained.

  • Ensure that a competent person inspects the scaffold regularly, at least once a week; and always after it has been altered, damaged and following extreme weather.

  • Are scaffold tags being utilised?

  • Ensure that these inspections are adequately recorded.


  • Are the public fenced off or otherwise protected from the work?

  • Is out of hours security is place?

  • Is the perimeter fence secure and un-damaged?

  • Are all gated secured?

  • Are site security arrangements adequate?

Site Set up

  • Are the following items displayed?

  • Latest H&S Policy?

  • Fire Plan?

  • Emergency plan and contacts?

  • First aid location signs?

  • Assembly point signs?

  • Accident reporting process?

  • No Smoking signs?

  • Health & Safety Law poster (what you should know)?

Storage of Substances, Chemicals and Oils.

  • Are Substances, Chemicals and Oils stored in the correct manner?

  • Are all chemical storage/cabinet locked?

  • Is there double bundled storage with at least 110%?

  • Are oil storage tanks at least 30m from any water course?

  • Is plant and equipment in good order and free from leaks etc?

Sunburn / Heat

  • Does the clothing suitable and safe for working in heat?

  • Is there any air-conditioning rest room available?

  • Is there any toolbox for new comers regarding hazard when working in hot condition?

Traffic Management

  • Has a traffic management plan been prepared?

  • Are traffic management arrangement suitable and sufficient ?

  • Are pedestrians segregated from moving vehicles and plant?

  • Does the site layout match the plan?

  • Are storage areas identified?

  • Are loading areas identified?

  • Have one way or turning points been identified?

  • Are procedures in place for the unloading of vehicles to prevent fall from vehicles?

  • Are seat belts being used?

Waste Management

  • Is a waste management plan in place and suitable?

  • Ensure the plan is signed by all including the client/client representative?

  • Is the plan being maintained?

  • Is it being reviewed on a regular basis?

  • Is the hierarchy of waste control being applied on site - are operatives aware of the disposal process?

  • Are bins clearly labelled?

  • Are all waste carries and transfer stations records available?

  • Are waste transfare notes available and correctly filled in?

  • Is the process communicated via induction?

Welfare Facilities

  • Ensure a facility is provided to change, dry and store clothing.

  • Mess facilities should include a place where workers can sit, make hot drinks and prepare food.

  • Mess facilities shall be of sufficient size for the number of employees on site and are provided with heating/cooling;

  • Ensure access to the welfare facilities are accessible to all persons on the site.

  • Ensure a supply of wholesome drinking water and cups are provided.

  • Ensure that all drinking water supplies are appropriately signed.

  • Ensure sufficient toilets are readily available, maintained, kept clean & are properly lit.

  • Note - A connection with mains drainage is always preferable to that of a chemical toilet.

  • Are toilets connected to the main sewer?

  • Ensure there are washbasins, hot and cold running water, soap and towels.<br>

  • Ensure that the washbasins are large enough to wash up to the elbow and are kept clean.<br>

  • Where the nature of the work demands it, showers shall be provided.

  • Are showers provided?

  • Are welfare facilities cleaned on a daily basis?

Working at Height

  • Check whether the work can be undertaken without working at height.

  • Check that access equipment is erected by competent persons and checked before use.

  • Ensure safe access and egress have been provided to areas.

  • Roof Work

  • Ensure that edge protection is provided to stop people or materials falling.

  • Check that during industrial roofing, nets are provided to stop people falling from the leading edge of the roof.

  • Ensure safety nets have been hung correctly.

  • Ensure that precautions have been taken to stop people falling through fragile materials when working on roofs, e.g.: by providing barriers, covers or working platforms.

  • Ensure roof ladders are used in accordance with best practice requirements.

  • Ensure that people are kept away from areas below the roof work.

  • Ladders - Ladders should be used at an angle of 1:4 (75 degrees).

  • Ensure that ladders are in good condition, are not split, warped or have damaged rungs etc.

  • Check whether ladders are suitable for the purpose - only for short term work or for gaining access to another area.

  • Check that ladders rest against a solid level surface and that this is not a fragile or insecure material.

  • Check that ladders are secured to prevent them slipping sideways or backwards.

  • Check that ladders rise a sufficient height above their landing place (approx. 1m or 5 rungs).

Working on or near Water

  • Check all access passages and working platforms are clear and free from obstructions.

  • Are Pontoons correctly loaded and securely moored.

  • Are embark and landing points provided.

  • Check appropriate use of safety nets and that they are securely fastened.

  • Ensure that buoyancy/life saving equipment is available and accessible.

  • Ensure workers know how to raise the alarm and that they are aware of the procedures are in place if an incident in water occurs.

  • Where appropriate ensure a manned rescue boat is provided.

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