ADMINISTRATIVE

  • OSHA 300A Summary Posted? (Feb-April)

  • Federal & State labor posters displayed on site?

  • Weekly safety meetings and Inspections displayed at job-site?

  • Emergency action plan posted?

  • Workers Compensation Physicians Panel Posted?

  • Job specific safety data sheets in binder with current index?

  • OSHA 1926 construction regulations on site?

  • Potable drinking water available?

  • First aid kit accessible and properly identified?

HOUSEKEEPING 1926.25

  • Work areas neat?

  • 1926.25(a) - During the course of construction, alteration, or repairs, form and scrap lumber with protruding nails, and all other debris, shall be kept cleared from work areas, passageways, and stairs, in and around buildings or other structures.
    1926.25(b) - Combustible scrap and debris shall be removed at regular intervals during the course of construction. Safe means shall be provided to facilitate such removal.

  • Projecting nails or screws bent over or removed?

  • 1926.25(a) - During the course of construction, alteration, or repairs, form and scrap lumber with protruding nails, and all other debris, shall be kept cleared from work areas, passageways, and stairs, in and around buildings or other structures.
    1926.25(b) - Combustible scrap and debris shall be removed at regular intervals during the course of construction. Safe means shall be provided to facilitate such removal.

  • Waste containers provided, used, and emptied when full?

  • 1926.25(c) - Containers shall be provided for the collection and separation of waste, trash, oily and used rags, and other refuse. Containers used for garbage and other oily, flammable, or hazardous wastes, such as caustics, acids, harmful dusts, etc. shall be equipped with covers. Garbage and other waste shall be disposed of at frequent and regular intervals.

  • Passageways and walkways clear?

  • 1926.25(a) - During the course of construction, alteration, or repairs, form and scrap lumber with protruding nails, and all other debris, shall be kept cleared from work areas, passageways, and stairs, in and around buildings or other structures.
    1926.25(b) - Combustible scrap and debris shall be removed at regular intervals during the course of construction. Safe means shall be provided to facilitate such removal.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT 1926.95

  • Hard hats being worn?

  • 1926.100(a) - Employees working in areas where there is a possible danger of head injury from impact, or from falling or flying objects, or from electrical shock and burns, shall be protected by protective helmets.

  • Safety glasses being worn when required?

  • 1926.102(a)(1) - Employees shall be provided with eye and face protection equipment when machines or operations present potential eye or face injury from physical, chemical, or radiation agents.

  • Respirators being used?

  • Respirators being used on voluntary basis and all respirable hazards are below OSHA's Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)?

  • Respirator user cleared by a licensed healthcare professional?

  • Fit test completed on specific type and size respirator being used?

  • Hearing protection being worn when required?

  • 1926.101(a) - Wherever it is not feasible to reduce the noise levels or duration of exposures to those specified in Table D-2, Permissible Noise Exposures, in 1926.52, ear protective devices shall be provided and used.

  • Traffic vests or high visibility clothing material being worn?

FIRE PREVENTION 1926.150

  • Are fire extinguishers located within 100 feet of each area?

  • 1926.150(c)(1)(i) - A fire extinguisher, rated not less than 2A, shall be provided for each 3,000 square feet of the protected building area, or major fraction thereof. Travel distance from any point of the protected area to the nearest fire extinguisher shall not exceed 100 feet.
    1926.150(c)(1)(iv) -One or more fire extinguishers, rated not less than 2A, shall be provided on each floor. In multistory buildings, at least one fire extinguisher shall be located adjacent to stairway

  • Fire Extinguishers inspected monthly and accessible?

  • 1926.(c)(1)(viii) -

  • "No Smoking" posted and enforced near flammables?

  • 1926.151(a)(3) - Smoking shall be prohibited at or in the vicinity of operations which constitute a fire hazard, and shall be conspicuously posted: "No Smoking or Open Flame."

  • Fuels properly stored?

  • 1926.152(a)(2) - Flammable liquids shall not be stored in areas used for exits, stairways, or normally used for the safe passage of people.

MATERIAL HANDLING 1926.250

  • Material stored out of access ways and so they can not fall over?

  • 1926.250(a)(1) - All materials stored in tiers shall be stacked, racked, blocked, interlocked, or otherwise secured to prevent sliding, falling or collapse.

  • Employees using proper lifting techniques?

  • Chemical containers properly labeled?

TOOLS, HAND & POWER 1926.300

  • Tools free of damage?

  • Guards in place on machines and tools?

  • 1926.300(b)(1) - When power operated tools are designed to accommodate guards, they shall be equipped with such guards when in use.

  • Correct tool being used for job at hand?

  • Operators of powder actuated tools trained?

  • 1926.302(e)(1) - Only employees who have been trained in the operation of the particular tool in use shall be allowed to operate a powder-actuated tool.

WELDING AND CUTTING 1926.350

  • Are welding or cutting operations being completed on site?

  • Gas cylinders are stored upright and secured?

  • 1926.350(a)(9) - Compressed gas cylinders shall be secured in an upright position at all times except, if necessary, for short periods of time while cylinders are actually being hoisted or carried.

  • Oxygen cylinders separated from fuels by 20 feet or fire wall?

  • 1926.350(a)(10) - Oxygen cylinders in storage shall be separated from fuel-gas cylinders or combustible materials (especially oil or grease), a minimum distance of 20 feet (6.1 m) or by a noncombustible barrier at least 5 feet (1.5 m) high having a fire-resistance rating of at least one-half hour.

  • Fire extinguishers readily available?

  • 1926.352(d) - Suitable fire extinguishing equipment shall be immediately available in the work area and shall be maintained in a state of readiness for instant use.

  • Welding screens being used?

  • 1926.351(e) - Shielding. Whenever practicable, all arc welding and cutting operations shall be shielded by noncombustible or flameproof screens which will protect employees and other persons working in the vicinity from the direct rays of the arc.

  • Fire watch present during hotwork and 1 hour after completion?

ELECTRICAL 1926.400

  • Extension cords with bare wires or missing ground prongs taken out of service?

  • 1926.416(e)(1) - Worn or frayed electric cords or cables shall not be used.

  • Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI) being used?

  • 1926.404(b)(1)(ii) - Ground-fault circuit interrupters. All 120-volt, single-phase 15- and 20-ampere receptacle outlets on construction sites, which are not a part of the permanent wiring of the building or structure and which are in use by employees, shall have approved ground-fault circuit interrupters for personnel protection.

  • Adequate temporary lighting?

  • 1926.56(a) - General. Construction areas, ramps, runways, corridors, offices, shops, and storage areas shall be lighted to not less 5 foot-candles of illumination.

  • Are panel boxes properly secured?

  • Circuits being worked on are properly Locked and Tagged?

  • Are exterior panels, outlets, and switches weatherproof?

  • Are there any exposed live electrical parts?

SCAFFOLDING 1926.450

  • Is scaffolding being used on site?

  • All scaffolding inspected daily and tag signed?

  • 1926.451(f)(3) - Scaffolds and scaffold components shall be inspected for visual defects by a competent person before each work shift, and after any occurrence which could effect the scaffolds structural integrity.

  • Erected with mud sills and screw jacks installed , or wheels locked when in use?

  • 1926.451.(c)(2) - supported scaffold poles, legs, posts, frames, and uprights shall bear on base plates and mud sills or other adequate firm foundation.
    1926451(c)(2)(i) - Footings shall be level, rigid, and capable of supporting a loaded scaffold without settling or displacement.
    1926.451(c)(2)(ii) - Unstable objects shall not be used to support scaffolds or platforms.
    1926.451(c)(2)(iv) - Front-end loaders and similar pieces of equipment shall not be used to support scaffold platforms unless they have been specifically designed by the manufacturer for such use.
    1926.451(c)(2)(v) - Fork-lifts shall not be used to support scaffold platforms unless the entire platform is attached to the fork and the fork-lift is not moved horizontally while the platform is occupied

  • Tied to structure as required?

  • 1926.451(c)(1)(ii) - Guys, ties, and braces shall be installed according to the scaffold manufacturer's recommendations or at the closest horizontal member to the 4:1 height and be repeated vertically at locations of horizontal members every 20 feet (6.1 m) or less thereafter for scaffolds 3 feet (0.91 m) wide or less, and every 26 feet (7.9 m) or less thereafter for scaffolds greater than 3 feet (0.91 m) wide. The top guy, tie or brace of completed scaffolds shall be placed no further than the 4:1 height from the top. Such guys, ties and braces shall be installed at each end of the scaffold and at horizontal intervals not to exceed 30 feet (9.1 m) (measured from one end [not both] towards the other).

  • Guardrails, mid-rails, toe boards and screens in place above 10 ft?

  • 1926.451(g)(1) - Each employee on a scaffold more than 10 feet above a lower level shall be protected from falling to a lower level. (refer to the fall protection section for more information about guardrail details.)

  • Proper access provided?

  • 1926.451(e)(1) - When scaffold platforms are more that 2 feet above or below a point of access, portable ladders, hook-on ladders, attachable ladders, stair towers, stairway type ladders, ramps, walkways, integral prefabricated scaffold access(ladders build into the frame), or direct access from another scaffold, structure, personnel hoist, or similar surface shall be used. CROSS-BRACES SHALL NOT BE USED AS MEANS OF ACCESS.

  • Scaffold Platform is fully planked?

  • 1926.451(b)(1) - Each platform on all working levels of a scaffold shall be fully planked or decked between the front uprights and the guardrail supports.
    1926.451(b)(1)(i) - Each scaffold platform unit(plank) shall be installed so that the space between adjacent units and the space between the platform and upright is no more than 1 inch wide, except to fit around uprights when side (outrigger) brackets are used.

  • Area below scaffold protected from falling objects or blocked to prevent access?

  • 1926.451(h)(2)(i) - The area below the scaffold to which objects can fall shall be barricaded, and employees shall not be permitted to enter the hazard area.

  • Are aerial lifts being used on site?

  • Daily pre-operational inspections performed and documented?

  • Fall arrest systems used on boom or articulating lifts?

  • 1926.453(b)(2)(v) - A fall protection harness shall be worn and a lanyard attached to the boom or basket when working from an aerial lift.

  • Operators trained?

FALL PROTECTION 1926.500

  • Safety rails and cables secured properly?

  • 1926.502(b)(1) - Top edge height of top rails, or equivalent guardrail system members, shall be 42 inches (1.1 m) plus or minus 3 inches (8 cm) above the walking/working level. When conditions warrant, the height of the top edge may exceed the 45-inch height, provided the guardrail system meets all other criteria of this paragraph.

  • Tradesman exposed to fall hazards of 6 ft or greater protected?

  • 1926.501(b)(1) - "Unprotected sides and edges." Each employee on a walking/working surface (horizontal and vertical surface) with an unprotected side or edge which is 6 feet (1.8 m) or more above a lower level shall be protected from falling by the use of guardrail systems, safety net systems, or personal fall arrest systems.

  • Safety harnesses worn properly and inspected before use?

  • It is vitally important that chest straps are positioned in the mid-chest area, and back D-rings located in the middle of the back between the shoulder blades. Both in addition to the leg straps must be tightened for a snug fit. If a chest strap is not fastened properly, it can slide up around a worker’s neck after a fall.
    1926.502(d)(21) - Personal fall arrest systems shall be inspected prior to each use for wear, damage and other deterioration, and defective components shall be removed from service.

  • Area below work protected or blocked to prevent access?

  • 1926.502(j) - Toeboards, when used as falling object protection, shall be erected along the edge of the overhead walking/working surface for a distance sufficient to protect employees below.
    1926.502(j)(2) - Toe boards shall be capable of withstanding, without failure, a force of at least 50 pounds (222 N) applied in any downward or outward direction at any point along the toeboard.
    1926.502(j)(3) - Toe boards shall be a minimum of 3 1/2 inches (9 cm) in vertical height from their top edge to the level of the walking/working surface. They shall have not more than 1/4 inch (0.6 cm) clearance above the walking/working surface. They shall be solid or have openings not over 1 inch (2.5 cm) in greatest dimension.
    1926.502(j)(4) - Where tools, equipment, or materials are piled higher than the top edge of a toeboard, paneling or screening shall be erected from the walking/working surface or toeboard to the top of a guardrail system's top rail or midrail, for a distance sufficient to protect employees below.
    1926.502(j)(5) - Guardrail systems, when used as falling object protection, shall have all openings small enough to prevent passage of potential falling objects.
    1926.502(j)(6) - During the performance of overhand bricklaying and related work:
    1926.502(j)(6)(i) - No materials or equipment except masonry and mortar shall be stored within 4 feet (1.2 m) of the working edge.
    1926.502(j)(6)(ii) - Excess mortar, broken or scattered masonry units, and all other materials and debris shall be kept clear from the work area by removal at regular intervals.
    1926.502(j)(7) - During the performance of roofing work:
    1926.502(j)(7)(i) - Materials and equipment shall not be stored within 6 feet (1.8 m) of a roof edge unless guardrails are erected at the edge.
    1926.502(j)(7)(ii) - Materials which are piled, grouped, or stacked near a roof edge shall be stable and self-supporting.
    1926.502(j)(8) - Canopies, when used as falling object protection, shall be strong enough to prevent collapse and to prevent penetration by any objects which may fall onto the canopy.

  • All holes are covered, secured, and marked?

  • 1926.500(b) - "Hole" means a gap or void 2 inches or more in its least dimension, in a floor, roof, or other walking/ working surface.
    1926.501(b)(4) - Employees on a walking/ working surface shall be protected from falling through holes (including skylights) more that 6 feet above lower levels, by personal fall arrest systems, covers, or guardrail system erected around such holes.
    1926.502(i)(2) - All covers shall be capable of supporting, without failure, at least twice the weight of employees, equipment, and materials that may be imposed on the cover at any one time.
    1926.502(i)(4) - All covers shall be color coded or shall be marked with the word "HOLE" or "COVER" to provide warning of the hazard.

  • Materials stored away from edge?

EQUIPMENT/VEHICLES 1926.600

  • Daily pre-operational inspections performed and documented?

  • Vehicles are equipped with back-up alarms that are working properly?

  • 1926.601(b)(3) - All vehicles shall be equipped with an adequate audible warning device at the operator's station and in an operable condition.

  • Seat belts worn when provided?

  • Free rigging techniques being used?

  • Free rigging is the direct attachment to or placement of rigging equipment (slings, shackles, rings, etc.) onto the tines of a powered industrial truck for a below-the-tines lift. This type of lift does not use an approved lifting attachment. Although free rigging is a common practice, it could affect the capacity and safe operation of a powered industrial truck. 29 CFR 1910.178(a)(4) requires that "Modifications and additions which affect the capacity and safe operation shall not be performed by the customer or user without manufacturers prior written approval. Capacity, operation, and maintenance instruction plates, tags, or decals shall be changed accordingly." In addition, 1910.178(o)(1) requires that "Only stable or safely arranged loads shall be handled. Caution shall be exercised when handling off-center loads which cannot be centered."

EXCAVATIONS 1926.650

  • Are there any excavations on the Jobsite?

  • Competent person identified and present?

  • 1926.651(k)(1) - Daily inspections of excavations, the adjacent areas, and protective systems shall be made by a competent person for evidence of a situation that could result in possible cave-ins, indications of failure of protective systems, hazardous atmospheres, or other hazardous conditions. An inspection shall be conducted by the competent person prior to the start of work and as needed throughout the shift. Inspections shall also be made after every rainstorm or other hazard increasing occurrence. These inspections are only required when employee exposure can be reasonably anticipated.

  • Excavations 5' or greater in depth are shored, sloped or benched?

  • SOLID OR ROCK TYPE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE SLOPES (H:V)(<20FT)
    STABLE ROCK.............................. VERTICAL (90)
    TYPE A.......................................... 3/4:1 (53)
    TYPE B.......................................... 1:1 (45)
    TYPE C.......................................... 1 1/2 : 1 (34)

  • Materials are stored at least 2' away from trench?

  • 1926.651(j)(2) - Employees shall be protected from excavated or other materials or equipment that could pose a hazard by falling or rolling into excavations. Protection shall be provided by placing and keeping such materials or equipment at least 2 feet (.61 m) from the edge of excavations, or by the use of retaining devices that are sufficient to prevent materials or equipment from falling or rolling into excavations, or by a combination of both if necessary.

  • Extension or straight ladders provided within 25' of personnel in trench?

  • 1926.651(c)(2) - Means of egress from trench excavations. A stairway, ladder, ramp or other safe means of egress shall be located in trench excavations that are 4 feet (1.22 m) or more in depth so as to require no more than 25 feet (7.62 m) of lateral travel for employees.

  • Equipment is at a safe distance from edge of trench or excavation?

  • 1926.651(f) - Warning system for mobile equipment. When mobile equipment is operated adjacent to an excavation, or when such equipment is required to approach the edge of an excavation, and the operator does not have a clear and direct view of the edge of the excavation, a warning system shall be utilized such as barricades, hand or mechanical signals, or stop logs. If possible, the grade should be away from the excavation.

  • Underground utilities marked?

  • 1926.651(b)(2) - Utility companies or owners shall be contacted within established or customary local response times, advised of the proposed work, and asked to establish the location of the utility underground installations prior to the start of actual excavation. When utility companies or owners cannot respond to a request to locate underground utility installations within 24 hours (unless a longer period is required by state or local law), or cannot establish the exact location of these installations, the employer may proceed, provided the employer does so with caution, and provided detection equipment or other acceptable means to locate utility installations are used.

  • Any hazardous atmospheres identified and monitored?

  • 1926.651(g)(1)(i) - Where oxygen deficiency (atmospheres containing less than 19.5 percent oxygen) or a hazardous atmosphere exists or could reasonably be expected to exist, such as in excavations in landfill areas or excavations in areas where hazardous substances are stored nearby, the atmospheres in the excavation shall be tested before employees enter excavations greater than 4 feet (1.22 m) in depth.

CONCRETE & MASONRY 1926.700

  • Are concrete operations being completed on site?

  • Employees are protected from cement dust?

  • Limited access zone established where masonry walls are being erected?

  • 1926.706(a) - A limited access zone shall be established whenever a masonry wall is being constructed. The limited access zone shall conform to the following.
    1926.706(a)(1) - The limited access zone shall be established prior to the start of construction of the wall.
    1926.706(a)(2) - The limited access zone shall be equal to the height of the wall to reconstructed plus four feet, and shall run the entire length of the wall.
    1926.706(a)(3) - The limited access zone shall be established on the side of the wall which will be unscaffolded.
    1926.706(a)(4) - The limited access zone shall be restricted to entry by employees actively engaged in constructing the wall. No other employees shall be permitted to enter the zone.
    1926.706(a)(5) - The limited access zone shall remain in place until the wall is adequately supported to prevent overturning and to prevent collapse unless the height of wall is over eight feet, in which case, the limited access zone shall remain in place until the requirements of paragraph (b) of this section have been met.
    1926.706(b) - All masonry walls over eight feet in height shall be adequately braced to prevent overturning and to prevent collapse unless the wall is adequately supported so that it will not overturn or collapse. The bracing shall remain in place until permanent supporting elements of the structure are in place.

  • Are all vertical rebar and concrete pins covered?

  • 1926.701(b) - Reinforcing steel. All protruding reinforcing steel, onto and into which employees could fall, shall be guarded to eliminate the hazard of impalement.

STAIRS & LADDERS 1926.1050

  • Extension/ job-made ladders extended at least 3' above landing?

  • 1926.1053(b)(1) - When portable ladders are used for access to an upper landing surface the ladder side-rails shall extend at least 3 feet above the upper landing surface to which the ladder is used to gain access; or, when such an extension is not possible because of its length, then the ladder shall be secured at its top to a rigid support that will not defect, and a grasping device, such as a grab-rail, shall be provided to assist employees in mounting and dismounting the ladder. In no case shall the extension ladder be such that the ladder deflection under a load would, by itself, cause the ladder to slip off its support.

  • Extension /job-made ladders secured to prevent movement?

  • Ladders shall be braced or tied off at the base and top to prevent it from being displaced by workplace activities or traffic. Leave all tie-off devices in place until they must be removed before taking the ladder down.

  • Damaged ladders on site?

  • 1926.1053(b)(15) - Ladders shall be inspected by a competent person for visual defects on a periodic basis and after an occurrence that could effect their safe use.
    1926.1053(b)(16) - Portable ladders with structural defects, such as, but not limited to, missing rungs, cleats, or steps, broken or split rails, corroded components, or faulty or defective components , shall either be immediately marked in a manner that readily identifies them as defective, or be tagged with "do not use" or similar language, and shall be withdrawn from service until repaired.

  • Step ladders used corretly?

  • 1926.1053(a)(8) - A metal spreader or locking device shall be provided on each step ladder to hold the front and back sections in an open position when the ladder is being used.

  • Metal pan stairs filled before use?

  • 1926.1052(b)(1)Except during stairway construction, foot traffic is prohibited on stairways with pan stairs where the treads and/or landings are to be filled in with concrete or other material at a later date, unless the stairs are temporarily fitted with wood or other solid material at least to the top edge of each pan. Such temporary treads and landings shall be replaced when worn below the level of the top edge of the pan.

  • Stair rail installed on stairways having four or more risers or rising more than 30 inches?

  • 1926.1052(c)(1) Stairways having four or more risers or rising more than 30 inches (76 cm), whichever is less, shall be equipped with: 1926.1052(c)(1)(i) At least one handrail; and 1926.1052(c)(1)(ii) One stairrail system along each unprotected side or edge. 1926.1052(c)(7) When the top edge of a stairrail system also serves as a handrail, the height of the top edge shall be not more than 37 inches (94 cm) nor less than 36 inches (91.5 cm) from the upper surface of the stairrail system to the surface of the tread, in line with the face of the riser at the forward edge of the tread.

CRANES 1926.1400

  • Are cranes being used on site?

  • Outriggers extended and swing radius barricade in place?

  • 1926.1424(a) - Swing radius hazards.
    1926.1424(a)(1) - The requirements in paragraph (a)(2) of this section apply where there are accessible areas in which the equipment's rotating superstructure (whether permanently or temporarily mounted) poses a reasonably foreseeable risk of:
    1926.1424(a)(1)(i) - Striking and injuring an employee; or
    1926.1424(a)(1)(ii) - Pinching/crushing an employee against another part of the equipment or another object.
    1926.1424(a)(2) - To prevent employees from entering these hazard areas, the employer must:
    1926.1424(a)(2)(i) - Train each employee assigned to work on or near the equipment ("authorized personnel") in how to recognize struck-by and pinch/crush hazard areas posed by the rotating superstructure.
    1926.1424(a)(2)(ii) - Erect and maintain control lines, warning lines, railings or similar barriers to mark the boundaries of the hazard areas. Exception: When the employer can demonstrate that it is neither feasible to erect such barriers on the ground nor on the equipment, the hazard areas must be clearly marked by a combination of warning signs (such as "Danger--Swing/Crush Zone") and high visibility markings on the equipment that identify the hazard areas. In addition, the employer must train each employee to understand what these markings signify.

  • Crane operator licensed?

  • 1926.1427(b) - Option (1): Certification by an accredited crane operator testing organization.

  • Hand signal charts on crane?

  • 1926.1422 - Hand signal charts must be either posted on the equipment or conspicuously posted in the vicinity of the hoisting operations.

  • Crane has documentation of valid annual inspection?

  • 1926.1412(f)(7) - Documentation of annual/comprehensive inspection. The following information must be documented, maintained, and retained for a minimum of 12 months, by the employer that conducts the inspection:
    1926.1412(f)(7)(i) - The items checked and the results of the inspection.
    1926.1412(f)(7)(ii) - The name and signature of the person who conducted the inspection and the date.

  • Employees kept from under suspended loads?

  • 1926.1425(b) - While the operator is not moving a suspended load, no employee must be within the fall zone, except for employees:
    1926.1425(b)(1) - Engaged in hooking, unhooking or guiding a load;
    1926.1425(b)(2) - Engaged in the initial attachment of the load to a component or structure; or
    1926.1425(b)(3) - Operating a concrete hopper or concrete bucket.
    1926.1401 - Fall zone means the area (including but not limited to the area directly beneath the load) in which it is reasonably foreseeable that partially or completely suspended materials could fall in the event of an accident.

  • Slings damaged or missing/illegible tags?

  • 1926.251(a)(6) - "Inspections." Each day before being used, the sling and all fastenings and attachments shall be inspected for damage or defects by a competent person designated by the employer. Additional inspections shall be performed during sling use, where service conditions warrant. Damaged or defective slings shall be immediately removed from service.
    1926.251(b)(6)(i) - In addition to the inspection required by other paragraphs of this section, a thorough periodic inspection of alloy steel chain slings in use shall be made on a regular basis, to be determined on the basis of (A) frequency of sling use; (B) severity of service conditions; (C) nature of lifts being made; and (D) experience gained on the service life of slings used in similar circumstances. Such inspections shall in no event be at intervals greater than once every 12 months.
    1926.251(b)(1) - Welded alloy steel chain slings shall have permanently affixed durable identification stating size, grade, rated capacity, and sling manufacturer.
    1926.251(c)(1) - Employers must not use improved plow-steel wire rope and wire-rope slings with loads in excess of the rated capacities (i.e., working load limits) indicated on the sling by permanently affixed and legible identification markings prescribed by the manufacturer.

  • Employees handling loads trained in rigging and signaling?

  • 1926.1428(a) - The employer of the signal person must ensure that each signal person meets the Qualification Requirements (paragraph (c) of this section) prior to giving any signals. This requirement must be met by using either a third party qualified evaluator or employers qualified evaluator.
    1926.1404(r)(1) - The rigging work is done by a qualified rigger.
    1926.1425(c) - When employees are engaged in hooking, unhooking, or guiding the load, or in the initial connection of a load to a component or structure and are within the fall zone, all of the following criteria must be met:
    1926.1404(c)(3) – The material must be rigged by a qualified rigger

  • Tag lines being used to control loads?

COMMENTS

  • Other unsafe acts or practices observed?

SIGNATURE

  • Person Completing Inspection

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