• The worksite hazard identification checklist should be completed on all new clients sites

Worksite Observations

  • ESWMS/JSA/Pre-Work Brief

  • 1.1Has Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) for the task/s been identified - Specify Information (If NO Explain)

  • 1.2 Has the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for the task Been Identified?

  • 1.3 Has the the Pre-Work Brief for the Rail Corridor been Complete?

  • 1.4 Have all workers onsite got the correct Qualifications for tasks to be undertaken

  • 1.5 Did the protection officer brief all workers on worksite hazards and controls?

2.0 Fire and Emergency Preparedness

  • 2.1 Are Extinguishers in place and recently serviced?

  • 2.2 Are Emergency egress and access points marked clearly?

  • 2.3 Is an Emergency Co-Ordinator appointed?

  • 2.4 Are Emergency Evacuation signs displayed clearly?

  • 2.5 Are all Employees aware of emergency assembly point and can explain?

  • 2.6 Has a fire Drill been under taken? Please add the date of last Drill.

3.0 Eletrical

  • 3.1 Are all plugs, sockets, switches and leads in good condition?

  • 3.2 Is all electrical equipment tested and tagged?

4.0 Hazardous substances and dangerous goods

  • 4.1 Chemical Register and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) available onsite for hazardous substances?

  • 4.2 Has a Risk Assessment been completed for hazardous goods and are controls in place? Please explain

  • 4.3 Appropriate storage and sign posted where required?

  • 4.4 Have All hazardous substances been clearly marked?

5.0 First Aid

  • 5.1 Are all Cabinets and/or First Aid Kits intact and orderly?

  • 5.2 Are all Employees/Workers aware of location of First Aid equipment?

  • 5.3 Are eye wash Stations or safety showers available?

  • 5.4 Are Emergency Numbers displayed or ready available?

6.0 Floors and Stairs

  • 6.1 Even Surfaces, No Cracks, no loose boards or raised grill, vents or manhole covers?

  • 6.2 Walkways adequately lit and clearly marked?

  • 6.3 Stairs have non-slip surfaces and have hand rails?

7.0 Equipment and Machinery

  • 7.1 Is Equipment adequately guarded?

  • 7.2 Are Emergency stop switches within easy reach?

  • 7.3 Are hand tools in good condition?

  • 7.4 No Nip points or gaps that may cause possible hand/finger injuries?

  • 7.5 Adequate space around equipment and machinery?

  • 7.6 Isolation procedures evident and clearly displayed?

  • 7.7 PPE requirements clearly displayed?

8.0 General Housekeeping

  • 8.1 Adequate lighting?

  • 8.2 Emergency lighting operable?

  • 8.3 Are walkways clear of obstruction?

  • 8.4 Waste bins located at suitable points?

  • 8.5 Noise levels Controlled?

  • 8.6 Ventilation Controlled?

9.0 Mobile Equipment

  • 9.1 Are There pre-start checklists for mobile equipment?

  • 9.2 Are there Risk Assessments carried out on mobile equipment?

  • 9.3 Is there a traffic management system in place to separate mobile equipment from pedestrians?

10.0 Environmental Controls

  • 10.1 Spill kits are available onsite?

  • 10.2 Does site induction include environmental controls addressed in the relevant SWMS?

  • 10.3 Are the relevant environmental controls in the relevant SWMS?


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