Jobsite Office

Jobsite safety signs

Jobsite safety rules sign

Emergency evacuation plan

List of competent persons

OSHA notice "Job Safety and Health Protection"

Emergency telephone numbers

HAZCOM (MSDS) sign of MSDS books

OSHA 300 log

OSHA partnership agreement

First aid kit stocked

Safety request forms

Map to medical facilities

Systems in Use

Orientation numbering

Drug testing

Job safety analysis (JSA)

Superintendent weekly inspections

Foreman weekly meetings

Foreman weekly toolbox meetings

Subcontractor participation in safety meetings

Project manager's weekly safety audits

HAZCOM training

Storage Area / Container

Lock up containers labeled

List of hazardous chemicals

MSDS for chemicals

PPE for hazardous chemicals

Power tools condition

Extension cords condition

Ladders condition

Fire extinguishers

Fire extinguishers inspected annually

Approved gas cans

Health Issues

Portable water

Toilets - adequate and clean

Waste and operations dumpsters

Tools & Equipment

Fire extinguishers on vehicles

Crane has annual inspection sticker posted

Daily inspection forms on crane

Crane operator certified

Swing radius barricaded

Crane rigging in good condition

Tied off in boom lifts

Fall protection on in scissor lifts

Safety chain latched in scissor lifts

Oxygen and fuel cylinders separated

Compression gas cylinders stored upright

Gas and oxygen regulators proper

Cylinder valve caps

Torches and hoses

Power tools guards

Power cords grounded

Extension cords free of damage


Trash picked up and disposed

Aisles and passageways clear

Combustibles removed regularly

Overall cleanliness

Stairs clear

Trench Safety

Barricades - protection from falls

Exit ladders every 25 feet

Competent person present

Soil testing

Spoils back at least two feet from the sides

Benching, shoring, or trench box




Handrails and toe boards

Erection and use

Competent person on site

User training

Independent fixed ladder attached

Fall Protection

Body harnesses fitted properly

Lifelines in place and secured to a suitable anchorage

Rope grabs properly secured to lifelines

Ladder fall protection system

Fall protection carabiners and hooks double locking

Self retracting lifelines secured some the worker

Shock absorbers used on lifelines

Open sided floors or platforms above 6' protected

Runways above four feet protected

Openings in floor

Holes covered two inches or larger

Warning signs

Handrails built properly (42" +/-3")

Stair handrails and pans

Building ladders have offset handrails

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Hard hats

Foot protection

Eye protection

Hearing protection

Hand protection

Other PPE


Ground fault circuit interrupters

Condition of electrical cords

Electrical cords free of walkways

Electrical cords free of water

Adequate lighting

Guards on temporary lighting

Temporary lights (suspended non-conductive material)

Electrical danger signs


Used properly


Extension ladders 36" above floor

Extension ladders secure

Extension ladders 4 to 1 pitch

Ropes on extension ladders for handling material

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.