Audit

MEDICAL AND FIRST AID

Are First-Aid Kits accessible and identified?

Are Bloodborne Pathogen kits available?

Are daily logs for First-Aid present and up to date?

Are First-Aid kits inspected weekly?

HAZARD COMMUNICATION

Are SDS books on-site and available?

Do all employees know where the SDS books are located?

SITE SAFETY PLAN

Is a site map available?

Site plan is posted?

Are emergency phone numbers posted?

FEDERAL POSTERS

Are posters located in a conspicuous location?

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OSHA Health and Safety

Equal Employment Opportunity

OSHA 300 Summary ( February 1st - April 30th only)

EMERGENCY PLAN

Have muster points be established?

Do all employees know the location of muster points?

Has an emergency signal been established?

Are proper exit signs and routes available and posted?

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Are Safety Glasses being worn on site?

Are Hard Hats Worn on site?

Have levels of personal protective equipment been established?

Do all employees know their level of protection?

Are there sufficient quantities of PPE on-site?

TASK HAZARD ANALYSIS

Has a THA be filled out?

Has the THA been filled out properly?

Has a THA been filled out with thought in each step of the task?

Does the THA cover all task to be performed?

Has the THA been reviewed and signed by each employee?

Is the THA reviewed after lunch and necessary changes made?

FIRE PREVENTION

Smoking prohibited in restricted areas?

Flammable storage containers available?

Fire extinguisher located near flammable storage?

Is flammable storage properly marked?

FIRE PROTECTION

Are sufficient fire extinguishers available?

Do all employees know the location of fire extinguishers?

Are fire extinguishers inspected and in proper working order?

Are flammable and combustable materials segregated from ignition sources?

WELDING AND CUTTING

Are fire extinguishers present at welding and cutting operations?

Has a hot work permit been obtained?

Are proper helmets, glasses, and gloves being used for welding and cutting?

Are welding machines properly grounded?

Are only trained employees permitted to operate welding and cutting equipment?

HAND AND POWER TOOLS

Are tools inspected before each use?

Are tools being used properly?

Are all required guards and covers in place?

Is proper PPE being used for the tool?

MATERIALS HANDLING

Are materials stacked and stored as to prevent sliding or collapsing?

Are all containers labeled as to their contents?

Are all chemicals, flammables, and combustibles stored in approved containers?

Are all flammables and combustibles stored in non-smoking areas?

Are mechanical means utilized to move material when necessary?

Are tripping and puncture hazards identified and labeled?

ELECTRICAL

Are grounds applied?

Is there an assured grounding program

Are warning signs exhibited on high voltage equipment?

Is electrical equipment and wiring properly guarded?

Are extension cords and cables guarded and maintained in good condition?

Are extension cords and temporary power cords kept out of wet areas?

Are cords protected from traffic?

Are proper lockout/tagout procedures in place?

Are GFCI's being used properly?

Are energized electrical parts protected?

WALKING AND WORKING SURFACES

Are access-ways, stairs, ramps, and ladders clean of ice, mud, snow, or debris?

Are stairways and floor openings properly guarded?

Do all guardrails meet OSHA standards?

Are ladders inspected and properly secured?

Is housekeeping in good order and up to site standards?

SCAFFOLDING

Is scaffolding placed on a flat, firm surface?

Are scaffold planks free of mud, ice, grease, etc?

Is scaffolding inspected before each use ?

Does scaffold planking overlap a minimum of 12 inches?

Are all pins in place and wheels locked?

EXCAVATIONS

Has soil been properly classified?

Are ladders used in trenches over 4 feet deep?

Are trenches/excavations deeper than 5 feet properly sloped, benched, or shored?

Are spoil piles placed, at a minimum, 24 inches from the trench/excavation?

Has the operator received competent person excavation training?

Are guardrails or fences placed around trenches/excavations near pedestrian or vehicle thoroughfares?

HEAVY EQUIPMENT

Is equipment being operated only by trained operators?

Has a daily inspection been performed?

Are back-up alarms installed and working properly?

Is equipment being operated in a safe manner?

Is equipment shut down before fueling or maintenance?

CONFINED SPACE ENTRY

Has the space been properly classified?

Are only trained personnel working as a supervisor, entrant, or attendent?

Has all equipment been inspected prior to use?

If permit required, is a safety representative on-site?

Have all air monitors been calibrated and have a certificate of calibration?

Are spaces ventilated and checked for atmospheric hazards prior to entry?

If permit required, is the permit filled out properly and authorized?

RIGGING AND FLAGGING

Have all employees involved been trained and have a Rigging and Flagging certification card?

Has a lift plan been prepared, including JSA?

Has the lift plan been reviewed with all involved employees?

Have yearly/daily crane inspections and operators certification been verified with copies made and retained?

Has all rigging material been inspected prior to use?

Are slings padded or protected from sharp edges?

Do employees keep clear of suspended loads?

Is a tag line used on each load?

COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDERS

Are cylinders stored in well-ventilated areas?

Are no smoking signs posted in the cylinder storage areas?

Are all cylinders stored and secured in an upright position?

Are cylinders protected from damage?

Are all cylinder caps in place when stored?

Are regulators removed and replaced with the cap if not used in a 24 hour period?

Are fuel gas and O2 cylinders stored a minimum of 20 feet apart or by other approved methods?

EQUIPMENT INSPECTION

Has all equipment( scissor lift, boom lift, fork lift) been inspected prior to use?

Is equipment clean, and in good working order?

Has the operator been trained and has a current certification card?

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What is the current phase of the job?

Employees are working how many hours per week?
How many sub contract employees are on this job?

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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.