Audit Overview

Audit Team:



Type of Activity observed

Agreement to observe with crew concerned

Activity Planning
Toolbox meeting held
All crew involved attended toolbox
Full description of the operation given by task leader
Tasks and responsibilities assigned
Environmental conditions assessed (MOPO Matrix Of Permitted Operations)
Simultaneous Operations considered (SIMOPS)
Risk Assessment reviewed (Job Hazard Analysis)
Permit to Work in place if restricted activity
Lock out / Tag out in place if required (LOTO )


Work Environment
Good housekeeping in work area
Physical barriers in place (chains, barriers, warning lights, notices)
Walkways and escape routes clear
Adequate lighting
Ladders and work platforms rigged correctly


Personal Protective Equipment
Ears & Eyes
Face & Respitory
Hands & Arms
Feet & Legs
Coveralls or Work Wear


Well being
Rest and re-hydration breaks
Warm up exercises before manual tasks
Working at a safe pace
Sun screen available and used


Position of People
Caught in or between
Striking against
Falling on, off, between or into
Overhead loads
Lines of recoil (equipment under tension)


Changing position
Adjusting PPE
Stopping Work ( Step back)
Hiding & dodging
Escape routes


Tools and Equipment
Right for the job
Used correctly
In a safe condition
Changing tools
Tools signed out (Work at height, sensitive equipment)


Process Control
Procedures adequate
Procedures reviewed periodically
Emergency plans in place
Debrief with crew observed

Agreements made:

Actions agreed:

Recognition for good performance

Safe to continue operation

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.