1. Review of all required applicable documents.

  • 1.1 Has a Pre Task Plan been needed and presented to safety department?

  • 1.2 Has the tool box talk for the week been documented

  • 1.3 Are SDS sheets available for review.

  • 1.4 Are employee records such as certifications available for review?

  • 1.5 Have equipment inspections been filled out for that day?

  • 1.6 Is the equipment in good working order? If in need of repair tag out and notify maintenance.

2. Working at heights.

  • 2.1 Is there proper and adequate fall protection available?

  • 2.2 Has the fall protection equipment inspection been completed for the quarter?

  • 2.3 Fall risks greater than 4'? Adequate controls are in place.

  • 2.4 Fall protection equipment on site being used properly?

3. Electrical Powered equipment. (Tools, cords etc.)

  • 3.1 Unsafe or damaged electrical equipment? (including missing or damaged guards, missing or damaged handles.)

  • 3.2 Incorrect electrical power tool or attachment for task? ( example; using a grinding disc as a cutting disc)



  • 3.3 Is the tool in good working order.

  • 3.4 Have the electrical tools been inspected for the quarter and have the correct color tape affixed on the cord?

5. Hoisting and Rigging equipment.

  • 5.1 Are load weights known?

  • 5.2 All hoisting equipment and rigging have capacities displayed and legible (SWL)?

  • 5.3 Are chain falls and come-a -longs in good working order, is the safety latch on the hook working properly?

  • 5.4 Are tag lines being used properly?

  • 5.5 Any unsafe or damaged equipment or rigging that needs to be removed from site?
    If so has it been tagged out?

  • 5.6 Has the path in which the material is to be hoisted been cleared of nonessential personnel and obstacles that can be removed?

6. Ladders

  • 6.1 Ladders are in good working order and have been inspected?

  • 6.2 Labels on the ladders are intact and legible?

  • 6.3 Are ladders on stable ground?

  • 6.4 Is the correct ladder being used for the task?

  • 6.5 Step ladders are only used in the open position with the spreader arms locked?

7. Hazardous Chemicals (including fuel and oil)

  • 7.2 Is there a spill containment kit available in the event of a fuel or hydraulic spill.

  • 7.3 Are chemicals being stored in proper containers?

  • 7.1 Are flammable chemicals stored properly/ and away from ignition sources?

8. Welding and Hot Work

  • 8.1 Inspected and charged fire extinguisher available within 25' of the hot work?

  • 8.2 Has the area been cleared of all combustibles and flammables?

  • 8.3 Engine drive welding machines are located in an area adequate to disperse carbon monoxide?

  • 8.4 When electrode holders are not in use they are free of the electrode?

  • 8.5 Welding leads are in good condition?

  • 8.6 Welders are wearing adequate protection from sparks and welding rays?

9. Personal Protective Equipment.

  • 9.1 Employees have adequate PPE.

  • 9.2 Do employees know how to use and understand the limitations of the PPE?

  • 9.3 Employees properly trained in PPE?

10 Emergency Response.

  • 10.1 Is there someone onsite trained and has a current First Aid/ CPR qualification?

  • 10.2 Properly stocked first aid kit is available?

  • 10.3 In the event of an emergency, employees are aware of the muster point and procedure for a head count?

11. General Conditions.

  • 11.1 Is there sufficient toilets and hand washing areas?

  • 11.2 Is there adequate lighting?

  • 11.3 Housekeeping is maintained?

  • 11.4 Are noise levels under the TWA?

  • 11.5 Access and egress paths are free and clear?

12. Mobile Equipment.

  • 12.1 Mobile equipment has a documented inspection for the day?

  • 12.2 Operator has the proper training and verifiable qualification?

  • 12.3 Is the use of a spotter being utilized in tight areas or limited sight distance?

  • 12.4 Capacities such as personnel or weight limit displayed on the machine?

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