EPG 4.2 Flora fauna
No refueling within 50 m of a watercourse
No spillage of fuels, oils or other haz. Substances into water evident?
Areas identified as environmentally significant or designated operation prescription zones are clearly marked?
Provide detail why area is not delineated
Has machinery entered boggy areas suitable for green and gold frogs or giant freshwater crayfish?
Add details of infringement
Add details and description of photograph
Disturbance within 5 m of any identified MNES avoided
Provide explanation of breach
Clearing felled into construction corridor?
Epacris taped off?
No machinery, cars or materials under drip lines of trees?
Topsoil not stored against trees or under drip lines?
Toolbox meeting held to outline potential habitat requirements for GGF, quoll, Tasmanian devil, wedge tailed eagle, masked owl, burrowing crayfish and giant freshwater crayfish.
Animal proof fences installed when operations not in progress?
Cleared weeds, when removed are piled to provide temporary shelter for bandicoots?
Wedge tailed eagle nest survey required?
Masked owl habitat present?
Protective no-go marked?
Creek crossings not impeding flow by placement of barriers, changing water velocity or removal of habitat
Crayfish removal completed
Sealed bins used for waste?
Silt traps effective?
Revegetation healthy and site regenerating?
EPG 4.12 Creek crossings
Pipeline construction parallel to drains and waterways.
Pipeline crosses waterway at perpendicular?
Has soil been stockpiled or machinery entered within 2 m from the edge of drains or waterways?
Have trees or trees or shrubs been cleared from adjacent waterways during construction?
Provide details of clearing, authority provided and remediation works to be undertaken.
Is an incident report required?
Incident report to be completed by:
Construction is undertaken during dry conditions?
Provide details of impacts if any and attach photo.
Is sediment netting being used?
Machinery are only crossing at designated points?
Waterway and drainage crossings and pipeline construction in close proximity to waterways, drainages or dams are to be inspected weekly and immediately following any significant storm events.
EPG 4.13 erosion
Site erosion and sediment audit
- sediment fence
- roll over mound
- riparian vegetation
- rip rap
- cur vegetation
- cut off drain
- straw bales
- sediment pond
Site traffic is not causing erosion
Soil is not been lost due to wind and water erosion
River banks are stable
Dam or waterway at immediate threat?
Is an emergency response required?
Reinstate erosion and sediment contrls
Additional control measures required?
Detail responses to be undertaken
Detail additional controls to be applied
Provide details of notification and requests
General observations of activities being undertaken.
EPG 4.14 Aboriginal
Contractor has undiscovered artifact plan available on site and staff are familiar with it.
Known sites are protected with appropriate buffers and protective fencing?
Buffer zones have not been impacted?
Provide explanation of impact on buffer zones.
New site identified
Enter description and actions proposed or taken
Acknowledgement of site location.
EPG 4.17 Weed control
Target : no spread of noxious weeds, infectious plant disease and fungal infestation within the site or from one site to another or to adjoining land.
No importation of infectious plant diseases from another geographic region.
- crack willow
- canary broom
- Spanish Heath
- slender thistle
- Elisha's tears
- tuts an
- swamp grass
Vehicle wash down site
Have site restrictions been adhered to?
Provide explanation of breach
Vehicles being washed down prior to exit from sites identified as containing introduced flora species? And in accordance with Tasmanian field hygiene manual to prevent the spread of freshwater pests and pathogens?
Compliance with infectious plant disease controls?
Evidence of weeds and foreign plant material in stockpiles
Note weeds present in the stockpile
Provide explanation as to why hygiene protocols are not being applied.
Spot inspection of machinery