Audit Information

  • Transmission Services Gas

    UK MDG Transmission Services Gas

    Project Health and Safety Inspection Checklist

  • To be completed by Project Supervisor or Nominated person weekly from the start of construction work on site. Completed forms are to be kept readily available (preferably on site) for the duration of construction works, after which time shall form part of the CDM Health & Safety file.

  • Contract No:

  • Project Title:

  • Week No.

  • Date

Lifting Activities

  • Any H&S actions identified shall be entered onto Audit/Inspection Action Log and brought to the urgent attention of the appropriate personnel as soon as possible. Contractor/Project Manager to be notified of actions required/taken.

  • S = Satisfactory, U = Unsatisfactory, O = Observation, NA = Not Applicable

  • Is there a Method Statement/ Risk Assessment/ Permit to Work available on site for the activity? Has it been briefed out and signed for?

  • Are the Emergency Procedures available on site? Are all operatives aware of them?

  • Have all Operatives been inducted to the Project and received E& US training?

  • Are the welfare facilities adequate and is there appropriate first aid provision on site? (Numbers of Appointed persons/ First Aiders, location/ contents of kit)

  • Is the correct P.P.E. for the task being worn? (Check condition, age, storage, training)

  • Is the site tidy and free from trip hazards and is there safe access and egress available for all?

  • Are all operatives competent to perform the task? (Check CITB, CSCS cards, training records etc.)

  • What liaison with third parties has taken place?

  • Have all services been identified, located and proven? (C.A.T., plans, trial holes) ground penetrating radar)

  • Have foreign services been identified, located and marked up? (Plans available including depth)

  • Is there more than one marker post used so that the direction of the service is obvious?

  • Was a CAT used before and during the excavation?

  • Have overhead warning signs and poles been erected near electric cables?

  • Has any topsoil been placed below overheads?

  • Have all exposed services been adequately supported/ protected? (Not used as hand/ footholds)

  • Is it clear to all involved when hand-digging must be undertaken and mechanical means must not be used?

  • Has the excavation been designed? (Consider hole, access for vehicles, position of plant and spoil)

  • Is the excavation likely to affect any neighbouring structures?

  • Are/ were banksmen used for the excavators?

  • Is the excavation adequately signed and guarded?

  • Is the excavation adequately supported/ battered back and in a safe condition?

  • If supported, has an F91 inspection been carried out satisfactorily for the excavation?

  • Is the excavated material positioned at a sufficient distance from the excavation?

  • Are any ladders that are in use adequate? (Length, condition, tied, footed, angle)

  • Are any items on the trench side likely to fall into the hole?

  • Is the excavation free from water? Are pumps discharging a sufficient distance from the excavation, is a permit to pump in place?

  • Is atmospheric monitoring in place? (Calibration, risk assessment, competency of users)

  • Do all items of plant on site have the appropriate supporting documentation? (certificates, inspections)

  • Is there safe access to the site? E.g. to and from road, across farm land etc.


  • Auditor's Signature

  • Project Manager's Signature

  • Date

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