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

Contractual Requirements

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 contractual requirement for the control and management of temporary works
From -

The Client

The Principle Contractor

Sub Contractors

Are the control of temporary works and relevant documents (e.g. Temporary Works procedure) checked at the tender stage?

Temporary Works Procedure

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

Is there an approved temporary works procedure in place?

Is the procedure approved, signed and dated by all parties? E.g. TWC, author, ect.

Is there a simple flow process showing the TW procedure from start to finish?

Does the procedure define through examples and list the categories of temporary works?

Do the design checks and inspection requirements comply with the categories listed in BS5975?

Does the procedure require a design brief to be collated & submitted?

Are any categories of temporary works required to be designed by competent designers? (state)

Does the procedure require designs of temporary works to be checked and signed off by independent competent persons? (which)

Are other categories (e.g. deemed low risk) of temporary works managed and controlled to ensure that risks to personnel are minimised? (e.g. built to Manufacturer’s instructions, RAMS – are they available on site)

Does the procedure specify requirements for controlling changes to the design of temporary works (pre or post construction)?

Does the procedure require the designer to identify risk and hazards and any other special requirements? (e.g. do they define inspection requirements/ frequencies on their designs)

Does the procedure stipulate that construction or installation of temporary works should not commence until design requirements have been signed off?

Does the procedure state that it is necessary to ensure that installation of any temporary works will be installed in accordance with the approved design?

Is there a requirement within the procedure for formal process such as a permit to load / dismantle the temporary works?

Does the procedure stipulate that dismantling of the works must be formally authorised?

Does the procedure specify that all temporary works must be checked and /or inspected?

Does it assign responsibility for supervision/inspection?

Does the procedure specify the frequency of inspections of temporary works, and is a record kept of all inspections?

Is the procedure available on site & briefed (recorded) to the relevant persons e.g. TWS

Roles & Responsibilities

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

Is there an organogram which shows allocation of responsibility for management and control of temporary works?

Is the organogram for management and control of temporary works, current & up to date?

Does the organogram capture sub contractors & designers?

Is there a list defining the various roles, responsibilities of individuals involved in the control and management of temporary works?

Is there a nominated person responsible for ensuring that temporary works design brief has been be collated & submitted? (who)

Is the task of checking that the designs have been approved and signed off captured in the roles & responsibilities section? (Who)

Is there a nominated person responsible for ensuring that temporary works are installed as per the approved design or stipulated requirement? (Who)

Is there a nominated person responsible for progressing and authorising requested changes in TW designs? (Who)

Who is responsible for issuing the authorisation when loading & dismantling the temporary works and is the authorisation recorded?

Temporary Works Register

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

Is there a temporary works register in place?

Does it include all temporary works, and is it up to date?

Does it record the classifications of the temporary works?

Does it record the status of design and construction approval, including any approved changes?

Does the TW register reference design drawing & their numbers?

Does the TW register also reference design Briefs (document numbers)

Is the register reviewed, updated and circulated on a regular basis?

Audits & Inspections

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

Does the Client have a requirement to audit the Contractor’s procedure for the management and control of temporary works?

Is there a nominated person responsible for carrying out and recording the inspections?

Is there a checklist for inspections and are the results recorded?

Are identified actions checked for implementation and cleared / closed out?

Does the scope of the inspection require the inspector to check for the presence of associated or adjacent activities which could pose a threat to the safety of the temporary works?

Does the scope of the inspection require the inspector to check for changes in environmental (ground and weather) conditions?

Competence

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

Is there a named temporary works coordinator appointed in writing to TSG prior to works commencing?

Are there named temporary works supervisors appointed in writing to TSG prior to works commencing?

Who is responsible for the competence checks on the temporary works nominated individuals?

Has the competence of the temporary works personnel been verified (specific to the field of works been undertaken (e.g. scaffolding / civil’s / electrical ect) - are the training records available to confirm this?

Is there a process in place with regards to temporary works for the control & competence of sub-contractors?

Has the Principle/ Main works contractor carried out competence checks on any sub-contractors with regards to TW competence?

Is there a nominated person (e.g. the TWC) responsible for appointing and checking the competency of temporary works designers?

Is there a nominated person responsible for checking the competence of the independent checker?

Is there a nominated person responsible for checking that the designs have been approved and signed off?

Is the workforce briefed/instructed regarding the safety requirements of temporary works and, in particular that changes, modifications or additions of any kind are strictly forbidden without formal authorisation via the temporary works coordinator?

Signature

Auditor's Signature
Project Manager's Signature
Date
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.