Posted OSHA & other Jobsite posters

Safety program & substance abuse manual

HazCom & MSDS sheets - including subcontractors

Emergency numbers/procedures available

Rebar capped as necessary

Jobsite warning signs posted as necessary

Housekeeping & Sanitation

General neatness of working areas & walkways

Sanitary,adequate,clean facilities

Materials properly stored or stacked

Passageway cleared

Adequate supply of drinking water & cups

Adequate lighting

Fire Prevention

Required fire extinguishers in equip properly charged and inspected

Fire watch/fire tarps used while doing hot work

Electrical Safety

GFCI's used where required

Proper guards on temporary lights

Lockout/tagout procedures in place- To include Electric panels guarded with proper labels

Cords routed to prevent safety dangers & damages

Hand Tools & power tools

Proper tools and operator for the job task

Damaged tools repaired or replaced

Properly guarded

PPE used

Hoist, Cranes, & Derricks

Crane inspections properly completed by operator

Qualified operator

Lift areas barricaded & secured

Qualified signal person demonstrating proper signaling practice

Overhead power lines deactivated or marked

Rigging in proper working condition

Heavy Equipment

Regular inspection & maintenance

Lights, brakes, & warning signals operative

Seat belts in good condition and used

Operator trained


Barricading in place during & after work hours

Proper egress provided within 25 ft

Utility lines located: soil type identified

Proper shoring, benching, sloping as required

Materials stored at least 2 feet from edge

Flammable Gasses & Liquid

Approved containers used & clearly identified

Proper storage / Oxy & acetylene tanks separated

Fire extinguisher available and properly charged

Welding & Cutting

Fire extinguisher within 25 ft

Proper PPE being utilized

Gas cylinders properly stored, in or out of use

Oxy acetylene torch sets, regulator, hoses & attachments inspected

Welding cables: leads, connectors, & cable condition

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Safety glasses/face shields/goggles

Hearing protection

Gloves (if needed)

Safety harnesses & lanyards (if needed)

Fall Protection

100% tie off above 6 ft & retrieval plan created

Proper anchorage points

Floor/wall openings covered or guarded

Guardrail systems in place & properly installed

Roof edge protected

Confined Space

Atmospheric testing completed

Permit completed & posted

On-site rescue provided (if needed)

Competent person on-site (if needed)

Entering employees properly trained

Stairways & Ladders

Stairs with 4 or more steps protected by rail

Stairways blocked if unusable

Extension ladders secured 1/4 slope, 3" above landing

Proper use of ladders


All components properly used / free of defects

Mobile scaffolding used as required

Scaffolding at or above 20' guyed tied off to structure

Planks properly installed

Scaffold inspections completed

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.