1.0 - Previous Inspection

1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed.

1.2 - Are there no outstanding actions?

2. Plant, Equipment and Machinery.

2.1. Unsafe or damaged plant/equipment? (including missing or damaged guards)

2.2. Incorrect plant /equipment for job?

2.3. Unsafe or incompatible attachments used with plant/equipment?

2.4. Unlicensed operators?

2.5. Lack of safe work instructions?

2.6. Lack of training in safe operation, clean-up and maintenance?

2.7. Lack of inspection regimes (eg pre starts etc?)

3. Hazardous Manual Tasks

3.1. Lack of identification hazardous manual tasks?

3.2. Lack of assessment of hazardous manual tasks?

3.3 Inadequate risk controls? (examples: no job rotation, lighter loads, trolleys, lifting equipment, etc)

3.4. Lack of training in risk controls and safe lifting/ team lifting techniques?

4. Hazardous Chemical (including fuel and oil, pesticides and herbicides)

4.1. Unsafe storage location? (e.g. flammables near ignition sources, spills could enter stormwater drains, etc)

4.2. Incompatible chemicals stored near each other?

4.3. Inadequate spill containment equipment?

4.4. Safety Data Sheets/MSDS not accessible on site?

4.5. Lack of emergency procedures for injury/spills/fire etc?

4.6. Excessive quantities stored on site or in vehicles?

4.7. Insufficient ventilation?

4.8. Insufficient, or incorrect, PPE?

4.9. Unsuitable storage containers? (unlabeled or stored in food containers)

4.10. Unused substances disposed correctly.

5. Emergency Response & First Aid

5.1. Are there formal emergency plans for site?

5.2. Emergency procedures displayed at site?

5.3. Are all staff inducted and aware of emergency plans?

5.4. Are first aid kits & aid equipment available and on site?

5.5. Are formally trained First Aiders available to staff on site?

5.6. Emergency numbers displayed?

6. Traffic Management

6.1. Is a Traffic Management Plan (TMP) required and in place?

6.2. Are trained Traffic Management personnel on site?
(contractors and visitors)

6.3. Are there controls for TMP? (physical barriers, bollards, speed limits, flashing lights, spotters, etc)

7. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

7.1 Is PPE in use for all site staff (including sun protection)

7.2. Is there a system to issue, inspect, replace and monitor PPE?

8. Work Environment

8.1. Are adequate amenities available for staff on site? (toilets, wash areas, lunch rooms, etc)

8.2. Is there adequate noise/ vibration control?

14. Environmental Hazards

14.1. Is there an Environmental Management plan (EMP) in place for this site?

14.2. Is a dust suppression system required and in place?

14.3. Are adequate systems in place to prevent contaminants entering storm water drains?

14.4. Are water re-use systems in place?

15. Administrative Procedures

15.1. Is there a Site Safety Plan in place?

15.2. Is there a site specific induction for workers, contractors, visitors?

15.3. Are adequate supervisory arrangements in place?

15.4. Do site staff have the correct training, licenses, skills, experience?

15.5. Are Safe Work Method Statements (SWSM) for high- risk work in place?

15.6. Is there a system in place to review SWMS as needed?

15.7. Are incident notification procedures in place?

15.8. Are routine inspections, monitoring, audits undertaken?

15.9. Are there consultative arrangements?

Sign Off
On site representative
Auditor's signature
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.