Is the workplace clean and tidy? (including work areas, office, and meal / amenity rooms)
Is there easy access to fire fighting equipment?
Are First Aid kits accessible? Are qualified first aiders easily identifiable?
Are all ladders in good condition and securely fixed to prevent movement?
Do the ladders extend at least 1m above landing places?
Are only fibreglass or timber ladders used near electricity?
Are portable electrical equipment / leads tested, tagged and in date?
Are leads and cables in good condition?
Are extension leads supported above work and damp areas?
Are bottles stored upright and secured?
Is the gas cutting equipment / hoses in good condition?
Are compressed air hoses secured with pins / chains?
Are all plant / trucks fitted with functioning reversing alarms?
Are equipment operators licenced and competent to operate the plant / equipment?
Where required, does all plant have the Safe Working Load (SWL) clearly displayed?
Have all operators and associated workers been trained in the requirements of the CSC Traffic?
Is eye protection, hard hats, etc. worn when necessary?
Has appropriate clothing been supplied?
Are appropriate gloves provided to protect hands?
Is hearing protection worn when necessary? (In general, if you need to raise your voice to communicate then hearing protection is probably required)
Is SPF15+ sunscreen, wide hard hat brims, etc. provided for personnel exposed to the sun?
Are sides of excavations (>2 metres) benched, battered, shored or otherwise made safe?
Is safe access available into and out of excavations?
Are excavations adequately barricaded / fenced?
Has the area been checked for buried services?
Are there solid foundations under the scaffolding?
Are handrails, mid-rails and toe boards in place on all scaffolds over 2m?
Are work platforms fully decked out?
Is there safe access to the work platforms?
Are scaffolds inspected regularly by a competent/qualified person? (Are Scafftags in date?)
Are protruding parts of the structure covered to prevent injury?
Are protective screens used during welding operations?
Are welder/grinder/cutter operators using appropriate PPE?
Are surrounding personnel protected against welding/grinding operations?