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.


Lower Lay 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 available on site for the activity? Has it been briefed out and signed for? Is it generic or specific to the section being laid?

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

Have all Operatives been inducted to the Project and completed the received EUSR Safety Passport 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.)

Do all items of lifting equipment have the correct and up to date certification?

Are weekly checks carried out on the sidebooms and other lifting equipment and are these recorded?

Do all items of lifting accessories such as slings, hooks, shackles etc. have up to date examination records?

If the Contractor has a colour coding system in place are the foremen, slinger/banksman and operators aware of the correct colour?

Who has overall responsibility for the lifting operation? Can this person be easily identified?

Has the British Standard relating to sidebooms been referred to in the planning of the activity? E.g. no. of booms, capacity, lift radius, spacing etc.

Is the lift occurring in a controlled manner i.e. side booms not lifting tracks.

Are persons excluded from being between the pipe and the trench during lifting activities?

Has the excavation and support systems been inspected before any entry took place? Is this recorded?

Is there safe access and egress into and out of the trench for all persons on site?

Are ladders stacked/fixed correctly and are long enough out of the excavation?

Are all items of plant and machinery including excavated spoil sufficiently far back from the edge of the trench?

Are there any overhead hazards affecting the lift? Are the controls sufficient?


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Project Manager'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.