Audit

1. Site Administration

1a. Have all employees, subcontractor employees, and visitors completed the site orientation process and been issued a job sticker?

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1b. Are all required Job Posters (OSHA, IDOT, DOL, etc), Ethics Notifications, and Emergency Numbers conspicuously posted?

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1c. Are the Site Safety Manual and SDS/Hazcom Book current and readily available?

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1d. Are First-Aid Kits readily available, stocked, and contents not expired?

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1e. Are First-Aid/CPR trained personnel available on-site?

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1f. Are Pre-Task Plans and/or Take-5 Books being completed on a daily and as necessary basis?

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1g. Are weekly Toolbox Talks/Safety Trainings being held and documented?

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1h. Are stretch and flex exercises being performed prior to the start of work and as necessary daily?

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1i. Is the site entrance/exit clearly identified and all informational signage(i.e. No Trespassing, PPE requirements, Office Location, etc.) in place?

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1j. Is required informational and warning signage in place throughout the project? (i.e. EXIT, NO EXIT, Fire Extinguisher, Floor Numbers, etc)

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2. Personal Protective Equipment

2a. Is all required company supplied PPE stocked on-site and readily available?

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2b. Were all observed personnel wearing the required PPE at time of audit?

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3. Fall Protection

3a. Have all identified fall from height hazards been controlled?

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3b. Was all observed fall arrest equipment, such as, harnesses, SRLs, lanyards, and anchorages free from obvious damage and appear to be in working order?

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3c. Were all observed guard rails (wood or cable) in place, built, and maintained according to standards?

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3d. Were all observed holes 2" or greater in their smallest dimension securely covered and clearly marked "HOLE"?

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3e. Are Look-out Platforms being utilized on this site?

3e-1. Have all structural installation plans bee reviewed, approved, and followed for Look-out installation?

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3e-2. Has the Look-out been maintained in accordance with JMCC policy?
1. All guard rails, toe boards, and netting are in place
2. SRL's are in place
3. Warning, Capacity, and Allowable Access signs are posted secured and in good condition

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3f. Were all observed impalement hazards both vertical and horizontal protected?
(rebar, conduit, pipe, nails, etc)

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4. Electrical

4a. Have all known exposures to high voltage been controlled?

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4b. Did all observed breaker boxes have secure doors and were clearly marked/labeled with voltage present?

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4c. Were all observed extension cords and power tools free from physical damage such as faults in insulation, missing grounds, missing guards, faulty triggers, etc?

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4d. Did all observed electrical boxes, switches, and receptacle have tight fitting cover or plates, have all "Knock Outs" or holes covered protected or sealed, and have weatherproofing where needed?

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4e. Were all observed electrical receptacles protected by GFCI?

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4f. Did all observed electrical rooms have doors, signage, and were secured to prevent unauthorized access?

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4g. Have measures been taken to prevent exposure to and contact with overhead power lines if present? (i.e. warning signs, markers, insulators)

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5. HOT Work (Welding, cutting, burning, torch)

5a. Was there any work requiring a "Hot Work Permit" being performed?

5a-1. Were proper permits obtained before starting the work?

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5a-2. Was the observed hot work being performed being done in accordance with the terms of the permit? (Permit posted, fire extinguishing meathod present, fire watch utilized, area clean and flammables protected if present)

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6. Fire Prevention

6a. Were fire extinguishers on site clearly visible and being maintained?

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6b. Were all observed flammable liquids in approved containers such as gas cans with spring loaded closures and flame arresters, and stored in an acceptable manner when not in use?

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6c. Were all observed compressed gas cylinder being stored, handled, used, and transported correctly?

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7. Ladders and Scaffold

7a. Were any ladders observed to be in use or available for use on site?

7a-1. Were ladders in use or available for use observed to be free of any obvious defects, damage, or excessive wear; have all warning, instruction and capacity labels visible and legible; and be positioned, used, secured, and stored correctly?

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7a-2. Were any observed job built ladders built in accordance with ANSI standards?

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7a-3. Are ladder access and landing areas free from debris and other hazards?

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7b. Was any supported or suspended scaffold observed to be in use or available for use on site?

7b-1. Was the scaffold observed to be free of any obvious defects or deficiencies?

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7b-2. Was the scaffold built by, being inspected by, and being used by qualified persons with valid scaffold certifications?

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8. Housekeeping

8a. Were all walkways, stairways, ladder accesses, and work areas observed to be maintained in a clean and passable fashion?

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8b. Were stored materials observed to be neat, orderly, and secured from displacement ?

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8c. Were there an adequate number of maintained Facilities/Porta-potties and personal hygiene/wash stations on site and accessible to meet requirements and standards?

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8d. Have perimeter protection controls been put into place to prevent the dislodgment of materials, tools and debris?

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8e. Are trash container readily available and maintained?

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9. Cranes (Tower and Mobile)
9a. Were cranes observed to be in use on site?
9a-1. Tower Crane

9a-1a. Have all crane planning and pre-assembly meetings taken place and been documented?

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9a-1b. Was the crane assembled and inspected by competent and qualified personnel per governing regulations and guidelines?

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9a-1c. Is the crane being inspected and maintenance being performed per manufacturers specification?(Daily, Periodic, Annual)

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9a-1d. Are crane communications systems in use and functioning for all foreseen tasks?

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9a-1e. Have security measure been taken to prevent unauthorized access and secure the crane when not in use?

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9a-2. Mobile Crane

9a-2a. Have all crane planning and pre-assembly meetings taken place and been documented?

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9a-2b. Was the crane assembled and inspected by competent and qualified personnel per governing regulations and guidelines?

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9a-2c. Is the crane being inspected and maintenance being performed per manufacturers specification?(Daily, Periodic, Annual)

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9a-2d. Are crane communications systems in use and functioning for all foreseen tasks?

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9a-2e. Have security measure been taken to prevent unauthorized access and secure the crane when not in use?

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9b. When observed did the crane appear to be in good operating condition and being operated in a safe manner with all safety devices in place and with due regard to personnel and surroundings?

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9c. Are any critical lifts being performed?

9c-1. Have all critical lift plans been submitted to and reviewed by all appropriate parties?

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9c-2. Is the lift being performed in accordance with the submitted and reviewed plan?

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10. Mobile and Heavy Equipment (Man Lifts, Telehandlers, Motorized Heavy Equipment)

10a. Was any mobile or heavy equipment observed in use on site today?

10b. Is the equipment being inspected daily by a trained user/competent person and records of those inspections available?

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10c. When observed did the equipment appear to be free from any obvious damage or defects, appear to operating correctly, and appear to be being operated with due regard to personnel and surroundings?

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11. Confined Space

11a. Have all confined spaces on site been identified and their locations made known to all on site personnel?

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11b. Is any work requiring confined space entry being performed at this time?

11b-1. Have all entry and other required permits been acquired prior to entry?

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11b-2. Is the entry being performed in accordance with the terms and requirements of the permit?

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12. Site Specific Conditions
Was any work having circumstances or considerations from the response list observed?
12a. Lead Containing Substances

12a-1. Has formal testing been performed to determine the presence of and level of lead present; and is there a written lead compliance plan in place for the project?

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12a-2. Is all work being performed in accordance with the site lead compliance plan?

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12a-3. Have all personnel been trained on the hazards associated with, health effects of, and the prevention of exposure lead hazards?

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12b. Asbestos Containing Substance

12b-1. Is work on asbestos containing materials being performed by properly trained and qualified personnel?

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12b-2. Is signage in place warning of the asbestos hazard in the area?

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12b-3. Has proper containment with required signage been set up for asbestos work areas?

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12b-4. Have provisions been made for proper disposal of generated waste? (waste properly bagged and in special waste/waste specific containers)

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12c. Silica Containing Substances

12c-1. Is there a silica exposure control plan in place, has that plan been reviewed by all involved parties, and is work being performed in accordance with the plan?

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12c-2. Are barricades and signage in place warning of the presence of a silica hazard?

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12c-3. Are dust control measure such as wetting, HEPA vaccuum, and respiratory protection in place and appear to be functioning?

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12d. Steel Erection

12d-1. Has a written steel erection plan been provided and a pre-erection plan review meeting been held?

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12d-2. Have required concrete strength results been provided to the steel erector prior to the start of erection?

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12d-3. Have any anchor bolts been repaired or modified?

12d-4. Have repairs or modifications been approved by the structural engineer of record?

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12d-5. Has the area beneath the erection been outfitted with signage and barriers to prevent entry and overhead protection provided to prevent falling objects and fire?

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12j. Form Work and Decking

12j-1. Is there a plan in place for form and decking work, has that plan been reviewed by all involved parties, and is work being performed in accordance with the plan?

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12j-2. Were all deck panels observed to be in place and secure? (no open holes or unsecured patches)

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12j-3. Were observed tables, framing, forms and panels clean and free of loose debris prior to hoisting?

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12j-4. Were observed re-shore devices secured, tied back, and tight?

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12j-5. Were self climbing forms observed to be clean and power cables managed and protected?

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12j-6. Were core and shear wall perimeter protection and anchor points observed to be in place?

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12e. Concrete Placement

12e-1. Is there a plan in place for concrete placement, has the plan been reviewed by all involved parties, and is work being performed in accordance with the plan?

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12e-2. Are personnel placing concrete wearing additional required PPE to prevent exposure to concrete? (gloves, splash protective apparel, rubber boots)

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12e-3. Are adequately supplied wash stations and eye wash available?

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12f. Excavation, Trenching, Ground Displacement

12f-1. Has a ground disturbance permit been submitted, reviewed and the excavation being performed in accordance with the provisions of that permit?

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12f-2. Will personnel be entering the excavation?

12f-3. Has the excavation been properly protected by benching, sloping, shielding or shoring?

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12f-4. Is the excavation dry and/or precautionary measures are in place for dewatering?

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12f-5. Are access and egress points present and in accordance with standards?

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12f-3. Is there a plan in place to protect open excavations? (immediate backfill, fence, barricades, handrail, etc)

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12g. Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

12g-1. Is there a written SWPPP and is it readily available for review?

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12g-2. Are require inspections being preformed in accordance with the SWPPP? (weekly, monthly, rain fall event)

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12g-3. Are required BMP's and devices(straw logs, socks, silt fence, catch bags, etc) in place and not in need of maintenance?

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12h. Work Over or On Water

12h-1. Is there a plan in place for work on and over water, has that plan been reviewed by all involved parties, and is work being performed in accordance with that plan?

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12h-2. Are rescue buoys and/or rescue boats on site, in place, and in working order (supplied with rescue equipment for boats)?

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12h-3. Are floatation devices being supplied, inspected, and used correctly?

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12i. Temporary Heat

12i-1. Are gas and power lines and connections in good condition and laid out in a manner which protects both the lines from damage as well as maintains clear access and egress?

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12i-2. Do heaters have sufficient air supply and are atmospheric conditions being monitored to insure so?

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12i-3. Are heaters guarded and positioned far enough from materials, debris and work to prevent fires or damage?

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12m. Rigging

12m-1. Are all personnel performing rigging operations trained in accordance with applicable standards and requirements and have proof of that training on hand?

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12m-2. Did all observed slings and lifting appliances appear to be in good shape and have load limit tags in place and legible?

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12m-3. Were all observed hooks free from obvious deformities and have safety latches as required?

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12k. Demolition

12k-1. Is there a demolition plan in place, has the plan been reviewed by all required parties, and has a pre-demolition meeting been held with all involved parties?

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12k-2. Are dust control measures in place (wetting, negative air filter, etc) and do the measure appear to be effective?

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12g. Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

12g-1. Is there a written SWPPP plan in place and a copy of that plan available for review?

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12g-2. Are regular inspections and post precipitation inspections being performed and documented as per plan?

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12g-3. Are required BMP's and devices (silt fence, straw logs, socks, catch bags, etc) in place and not in need of maintenance?

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12l. Post-Tensioning

12l-1. Is there a post-tensioning plan in place and has the plan been reviewed with all involved parties?

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12l-2. Have all required signs, barricades, and warning devices been put in place prior to the start of operations?

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12n. General Public Protection

12n-1. Does work intersect the public side walk?

12n-1a. Are required signage and barricades in place? (Sidewalk Closed, Warning Overhead Work, Uneven Pavement, etc)

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12n-1b. Are sidewalk canopies in place and maintained (clear walk area, overhead protection complete, lights where required)?

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12n-2. Does work effect the public roadway?

12n-2a. Are required signage and barricades in place?

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12n-2b. Are flaggers in use as required trained and equipped to applicable standards and requirements?

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13. General Duty Safety Observations

13a. Were other observations or miscellaneous findings that pose a potential hazard discovered during the audit process?

Note Observed Condition or Action:

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14. Incidents

14a. Were there any near miss, property damage or personal injury incidents to report today?

Viewpoint Reference Number:

Incident Description:

15. Preventative, Corrective, and Disciplinary Actions

15a. Were there any preventative, corrective, or disciplinary actions not previously noted taken today?

Description of Action Taken:

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