Induction Details

  • Are all staff inducted to be on site and displaying their contractor ID?

  • Optional: Take photo of work site

1. Working at Heights

  • 1.1. Have all risks of fall been identified? (including voids, pits, and trenches)

  • 1.2. Are all the identified controls implemented?

2. Plant and Equipment

  • 2.1. Is all plant/equipment in good working order (including missing or damaged guards)?

  • 2.2. Is the correct plant /equipment being used for job? (e.g. grinding discs for cutting)

  • 2.4. Are all persons qualified and competent to operate equipment?

  • 2.8. Is all equipment on site in Service? (Are leads tagged, have harnesses been tagged)

3. Scaffolds

  • 3.2. Is the scaffold complete and are appropriate scafftags attached where required?

  • 3.5. Are Safe Work Loads (SWL) displayed and adhered to? (tools, stored materials, number of persons)

4. Ladders

  • 4.1. Have ladders been inspected/ maintained?

  • 4.2. Is ladder set up safely and secured ( e.g is the ladder tied off, is there a stable base footing the ladder?)

  • 4.3. Is the Ladder suitable for job? (e.g. metal ladder used for electrical work)

5. Hazardous Chemical (including fuel and oil)

  • 5.1. Are all chemicals stored in a safe location? (e.g. flammables near ignition sources, spills could enter stormwater drains, etc)

  • 5.2. Is there adequate spill containment equipment?

  • 5.3. Are Safety Data Sheets accessible on site and available?

  • 5.4. Is there emergency procedures for injury/spills/fire etc?

  • 5.5. Is there sufficient and correct, PPE?

  • 5.6. Is the equipment in suitable storage containers? (unlabeled or stored in food containers)

6. Emergency Response

  • 6.1. Are the Emergency procedures known to all and documented?

  • 6.2. Is there available first aid kits for site?

  • 6.3. Are there formally trained First Aiders for all shifts?

7. Traffic Management

  • 7.1. Is there an adequate Traffic Management Plan (TMP) in place?

  • 7.2. Are all persons on site aware of the TMP?
    (contractors and visitors)

  • 7.3. Are there sufficient controls available for TMP? (physical barriers, bollards, speed limits, flashing lights, spotters, etc)

8. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • 8.1. Is there adequate PPE (including sun protection)

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

  • 8.3. Is there training in the safe use, clean-up and inspection of PPE?

9. Work Environment

  • 9.1. Are staff aware of appropriate amenities? (toilets, wash areas, lunch rooms, etc)

  • 9.2. Is there sufficient lighting for the works?

  • 9.3. Is there adequate housekeeping?

  • 9.4. Is there adequate noise/ vibration control?

10. Electrical Hazards

  • 10.1. Are all electrical leads safe ( not damaged, in test date or tested)?

  • 10.2. Is there RCD protection?

  • 10.3. Are Leads placed appropriately ( not on ground or on metal structures)?

  • 10.4. Are there Lock-out/tag-out (LOTO) procedures for electrical equipment and have they been implemented where required?

11. Environmental Hazards

  • 11.1. Is there an adequate dust control system?

  • 11.2. Is there adequate controls in place for run-off/ environmental spills

12. Administrative Procedures

  • 12.1. Have the necessary permits (Council, EPA, WHS, also Hot Works, Confined Space etc) been obtained?

  • 12.2. Have all inductions been completed for workers, contractors, visitors?

  • 12.3. Are there adequate Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) for high- risk work?

  • 12.4. Are there adequate systems to review SWMS as needed?

Corrective Actions

  • Enter any corrective actions that will be undertaken

  • Enter any additional comments or positive Observations.

Sign Off

  • On site representative

  • Auditor's signature

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