Job-site Access

  • Job-site Entrance/Exit Easily Identifiable

  • Emergency Procedures Posted/Communicated

  • Walking/Working Surface Suitable/Level

  • Walkways & Driveways Identifiable

  • Project Lay-Down Areas

  • Emergency Exit Routes Defined

Personal Protective Equipment - General Requirements

  • Hard Hats/Bump Cap

  • Safety Glasses or Approved Prescription Glasses with Side-shields

  • Proper Gloves for Task

  • 1. Cloth - Minimum; 2. Leather - Hot Work; 3. Cut-Resistant - Sharp Edges; 4. Rubber - Chemicals

  • Clothing Serviceable

  • Proper Footwear

  • Hearing Protection

  • First-Aid Kits & Eye Washes - Adequate

  • Fire Extinguishers -Adequate

Murphy Safety Activities

  • Job-Site Posters & Emergency Contacts

  • Company Safety Manual, Best Practice Manual, and Material Safety Data Sheets Available

  • Supervisory Weekly Safety Audits - Good Quality, Relevant, & Communicated

  • Daily Pre-task Planning Accurate & Effective

  • PTP Card Knowledge

  • Behavioral Based Safety (BBS)

  • BBS Observations Accomplished Weekly by All Journeymen & Apprentice Level Workers

  • BBS Observation Card Content Good Quality & Relevant

  • All BBS Observations Coached/Reviewed On Same Day

  • Permitting (Hot-Work, Excavation, Confined Space, Work, etc.)

  • Daily Equipment Inspections Completed & Documented (Vehicle, Lifts, Fire Extinguishers, etc.)

  • Training Accomplished (Competent Person, Equipment/Tool Use, MTST, etc.)

  • Weekly Meetings Completed & Effective (Foreman, Safety, etc.)

  • Proper Reporting (IWI, Incidents, Injury, Near-misses, etc.)

Work Area Environmental Conditions

  • Proper Access & Egress

  • Working Surface

  • Lighting Adequate

  • Housekeeping

  • All Hazards Removed/Mitigated

  • Work Area Neat & Organized

  • Garbage/Waste Properly Disposed

  • Hazards Communicated to All Workers in Area

  • Workers in Area Aware and/or Protected from Known Hazards

Tool & Equipment Use - General Requirements

  • Inspected Prior to Use

  • Correct Tool for Job

  • Properly Used

  • Guards Properly Installed/Used

  • GFCI(s) Always In Use

  • Others Protected From Tool/Equipment Created Hazards

  • Tools Removed from Service and Properly Tagged for Repair (When necessary)

Personal Protective Equipment - Task Specific

  • Personal Fall Protection (When necessary, inspected, properly worn, attached to approved tie-off point, etc.)

  • Face-shield (flying debris, overhead drilling, chemical handling, etc.)

  • Respirators or Dust-masks Needed/Used (Fit Tested if Required)

  • Long-Sleeves/Flame Retardant Clothing (Welding, grinding, etc.)

  • Kevlar Gloves/Sleeves (Sharp Edges)

Body Positioning

  • Proper Footing

  • Proper Hand Placement

  • Protected from Pinch-points

  • Aware of Line-of-Fire Hazards

  • Over-Reaching Avoided

Material Handling

  • Use of Mechanical Means When Possible

  • Lifting Equipment Inspected Prior to Use

  • Properly Rated/Sized Equipment Used

  • Safe & Proper Use of Equipment

  • Shackles Used for Multi-Leg Picks

  • Tag lines and/or Push-pull Rods

  • Proper Lifting Technique

Hot Work/Fire Prevention

  • Permit Completed & Posted

  • Fire Extinguisher Present & Inspected

  • Area Free of Flammable/Combustible Material

  • Equipment Inspected & In Good Condition

  • Others Protected from Task Hazards

  • Welding Screens Used

Energy Control/Lock-Out Tag-Out (LOTO)

  • Equipment Properly Isolated/De-energized (Locked-Out, Removed, Depressurized, Blocked, etc.)

  • Energy Isolation Communicated (Tagged)

  • Specialized PPE Needed/Utilized

Elevated Work (Ladders, Lifts, Scaffolding, etc.)

  • Documented Competent Person On Site

  • Workers Properly Trained Before Use

  • Equipment Inspected Before Use

  • Proper Access Maintained

  • Equipment installed Properly/Safely

  • Equipment Used Properly/Safely

  • Overhead Work Communicated to Workers Below (Signage, Ground-man, etc.)

  • Workers Below Protected From Dropped/Falling Objects (Toe-boards, "Danger" Tape, etc.)

  • Additional Fall Protection Required

  • Defective Equipment Promptly Removed from Service

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