General Safety

  • Is the site clear from any obstruction?

  • Is the site spacious enough to permit the use of carts?

  • Are all workers trained in safe working postures?

  • Are all workers trained in safe lifting techniques, uses, and carrying devices?

  • Are all workers knowledgeable about manual handling policies and procedures?

  • Are rotation or rest breaks used to reduce time in awkward postures?

  • Are there enough workers to do individual workloads?

  • Are all workers instructed to get someone‚Äôs help when lifting heavy materials?

  • Do workers feel free to report muscular symptoms?

Manual Handling

  • Is the lifting technique doesn't require repeated manipulation of the load at a distance from the trunk?

  • Is the work being performed without twisting or overly bending the lower back?

  • Is the work being performed without handling repeatedly from floor level to above shoulder height?

  • Are all materials delivered as close as possible to where they will be used?

  • Are all materials stored at waist height?

  • Are all loads labeled with their weight?

  • Do materials have handles to help carry loads?

  • Are load materials easy to grasp?

  • Are load materials carried over in a short distance?

  • Are there carts, dollies, or other aids readily available for moving materials?

Completion

  • Recommendations

  • Inspector's Full Name and Signature

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