Aerial Lifts (Scissor & Boom)

  • Chains latched, Employees wearing Fall Protection & are Lift being kept away from floor holes & deviations?

  • Other?

Confined Spaces

  • Was the Pre-Entry Checklist completed, the air monitor calibrated, other equipment in place, employees trained & is the permit completed and posted?

  • Other?


  • Is the crane inspected and is the inspection in the cab, 10' clearance from electrical lines, qualified signal person, outriggers extended & swing radius protected?

  • Other


  • Is all temporary electrical installed properly and inspected (panels closed, off the ground, etc.)?

  • Are GFCI's being used, cords free from defects & are workers staying away from overhead power

  • Other?

Fire Prevention

  • Is there a fire extinguisher at the hot work being performed, inspected annually & monthly, fire extinguishers placed every 100' & are combustibles & flammables 35' away or covered with a FR Blanket?

  • Are fuels and Oxygen cylinders kept 20' apart or separated by a 5' half hour firewall or equivalent & do storage ares have proper signage (No Smoking or Open Flame)?

  • Other?

First Aid

  • Are there first aid kits readily available to employees, are they stocked appropriately & is someone first aid/CPR trained?

  • Other?

Floor Hole, Wall Openings & Rooftops

  • Are Holes > 2" covered, marked with "hole", handrails in place (200 lbs), floor deviation protected & on rooftops is there a means of fall prevention?

  • Other?

Hazard Communication

  • Are Safety Data Sheets (SDS's) available or accessible & are all substances labeled?

  • Other?

Housekeeping & General Conditions

  • Are there adequate trash containers available, exits/stairs clear & walkways free of slips & trips?

  • Other?

Job Site Documentation

  • Are SPA's/Tool Box Talks being completed, a Safety Manual on site & is there a Dr. Panel posted?

  • Other?


  • Are ladders free from defects & being used properly?

  • Other?


  • Is there adequate lighting & are bulbs fully protected?

  • Other?


  • Are employees trained in the application & removal of locks & tags?

  • Are locks and tags being applied correctly?

Overhead Hoisting Equipment

  • Does the equipment have the annual inspection completed & in good working order?

  • Other?

Rigging & Rigging Equipment

  • Is the manufacturer name and capacity clearly marked on the rigging?

  • Are tag lines being used & are softeners being used on sharp edges?

  • Other?

Personal Protective Equipment

Hard hats

  • Are employees wearing hard hats?

Eye Protection & Face Protection

  • Are employees wearing safety glasses with side shields?

  • Are employees wearing face shields and safety glasses while grinding or chipping?

Hand Protection

  • Are employees wearing the proper hand protection?

Fall Protection

  • Has the fall protection equipment been inspected by a competent person?

  • Is the equipment installed properly to prevent employees from free-falling more than 6 feet or hitting the level below?


  • Are employees medically qualified to wear the respirator?


  • Is the OSHA 300A Log posted (February 1 to April 30)?

  • Are the federal, state & local postings & emergency #'s posted?

Powered Industrial Trucks

  • Are seat belts being worn, the back up alarm working & pre-inspections being performed?

  • Other?


  • Was the scaffolding built by a Competent Person & inspected daily?

  • Other?


  • Are handrails provide at stairs with 4 or more steps & are steps provided at access points > 19"?

  • Other?

Sub Contractors

  • Was the Sub Contractor Orientation Done for all new Subs?

  • Are Sub Contractors working safely?

Tools & Equipment

  • Are tools in proper working order?

  • Do grinders have guards and handles on?

  • Other?


  • Has the Competent Person classified the soil?

  • Is there proper protection in place at excavations > 5'(i.e. shoring/sloping/benching)?

  • Is there proper egress in out of excavations > 4' (ladders every 25')?

  • Are spoils kept at least 2' back from the edge of the excavation?

  • Are daily inspections being completed by the Competent Person?


  • Does the vehicle have an inspected fire extinguisher, emergency triangles, camera & accident reporting kit?

Welding, Compressed Gas Cylinders, and Cutting & Burning

  • Are weld leads and gas hoses free from defects?

  • Are boots covers in place over lead connections?

  • Are welding screens being used to protect others form UV exposures?

  • Other?


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