Safety Start Up Meetings

  • Site work - Civil Werx - scheduled for 7/21/15

  • Site Utilities - Reliant Construction - scheduled for 7/21/15

  • Landscaping - US Landscape - scheduled for 1/4/16

  • Concrete - Precision Concrete - scheduled for 7/21/15

  • Masonry - TBD - TBD

  • Steel - AmFab/Nexus - scheduled for 7/21/15

  • Millwork - Herron and O'Herron - scheduled for 1/6/16

  • Firestop - Firestop Commercial - scheduled for 12/2/15

  • Sprayed Fireproofing - Division 7 - scheduled for 11/2/15

  • Roofing - Technicoat - scheduled for 12/28/15

  • EIFS - Performance Builders - scheduled for 12/1/15

  • Glass and Glazing - Bawden Arch. Glass - scheduled for 12/2/15

  • Drywall & Paint - Affordable Concepts - scheduled for 7/21/15

  • Soft Flooring - Cutcher's Flooring - scheduled for 1/7/16

  • Tile Flooring - Pro Spectra - scheduled for 1/6/16

  • Kitchen Equipment - Tri-Mark - scheduled for 2/9/16

  • P-Tube - Swisslog - scheduled for 1/25/16

  • HVAC - Southland - scheduled for 7/21/15

  • Plumbing - Gallagher Plumbing - scheduled for 7/21/15

  • Electrical - Mojave - scheduled for 7/21/15

  • Fire Alarm - Siemens - scheduled for 1/11/16


  • Copy of current OSHA standards, B&G Safety manual on site

  • Have all new hires completed the new hire orientation?

  • Weekly tool box meeting held for B&G and subs?

  • Copy of B&G job specific Safety plan on site and up to date?

  • Emergency evacuation plan in place?

  • Foreman's JSA's completed and adequate for tasks being performed?


  • At least two B&G employees trained in first aid/CPR on site?

  • Are first aid supplies adequate?


  • OSHA 300 form being completed/posted?

  • Safety and health poster posted?

  • Emergency telephone numbers posted?

  • Medical clinic posted?


  • Copy of written program (B&G & Sub)

  • List of hazard materials on site (B&G & Sub)

  • MSDS current for all contractors on site

  • Labels on containers


  • Traffic plan per MUTCD, local, county or state inspections.

  • Advance warning signs

  • Trained flaggers used when directing traffic w/proper PPE, proper stop/slow sign and flagger ahead signs warning approaching traffic.


  • Overhead protection at entrances where overhead work on-going?


  • Public protection adequate including warning signs?


  • Housekeeping: aisles clean, scrap removed, no protruding nails.

  • Adequate supply of water or water jugs, cups and trash containers?

  • Adequate toilet facilities and clean?


  • Head,eye, face, and hand protection worn?

  • Respiratory protection worn when needed/required?

  • Written program:
    medical evaluations completed?
    Documentation of fit test and training for respirators?

  • Safety harnesses, lifelines and lanyard worn when needed/required?


  • Fire extinguishers/stand pipe installed
    clear access?
    Fire extinguishers identified, charged and inspected monthly?

  • Flammable & combustible liquids in approved containers only?

  • "No smoking" posted and enforced where needed?

  • Fuel tanks protected and min 20 ft from bldgs w/ 20B fire exiting w/in 50 ft?


  • Guarding of live parts by cabinets or other enclosures?

  • Warning signs posted (Danger high voltage)?

  • GFCI receptacle used including when using permanent power?

  • GFCI's tested w/ test documented?

  • Temporary lighting adequate and bulbs protected?

  • Breaker boxes and switches properly labeled?

  • Lockout/Tagout being used?

  • Extension cords?


  • Proper tool being used for job?

  • All tools inspected at least daily?

  • Damaged tools repaired or replaced promptly?

  • Are tools being used properly?

  • Guards in place?

  • Pneumatic tools/air hoses have proper safeguards, secured connections?

  • Powder Actuated Tools:
    Operators trained/spot check cards?
    Tools and charges protected from unauthorized use?


  • Stairway/ladder/ramp used where 19 inch break in elev.

  • Stairways clean and free of trip hazards w/ adequate lighting?

  • Handrails in stairways and guardrails at landing?

  • Metal pan stairs poured, filled or barricaded from use?

  • Ladders properly secured to prevent slipping, sliding or falling?

  • Do straight ladders extend 36" above top of landing?

  • Offset protection at top ladder entrance?

  • Stepladders fully open when in use; no standing on top two steps?

  • Metal ladders not used around electrical hazards?

  • Trestle ladders not used?

  • Proper maintenance and storage of ladders?


  • Is scaffold equipment in good working order?

  • Inspected by competent person daily before use?

  • Erected on solid, level footing?

  • Guardrails on open sided and end more than 6 ft above the ground?

  • 2x4 top rail, mid-rail & toe board?

  • Tightly planked platform for full width and secured in place?

  • Is the scaffold plump and square, with cross-bracing?

  • Access ladder provided?

  • Maximum height = four (4) times minimum base diminsion?

  • Suspended scaffold

  • Hooks, clamps, outriggers properly anchored and tiebacks installed?

  • Counterweights attached to outriggers with weights marked?

  • Tiebacks have rigging thimble with loop, secured with min. 3 fist grip clamps?

  • Independent lifeline for each worker on platform, rope protected abrasion?

  • Safety dept. notified if welding is to take place on suspended scaffold?


  • Floor opening covered/guardrails in place?

  • Open-sided floors/wall opening have guardrails & toe boards?

  • Roof edge adequately guarded?

  • Leading edge protection & signage utilized where required?

  • 100% fall tie off for all heights above 6 ft with proper anchor points?

  • All horizontal lifeline systems engineered?


  • All personnel tied off?

  • Safety chains in place on scissors lifts?

  • Employee training verified?

  • Glazing kits used when setting glass?


  • Slings and chains , hooks and eyes in good condition and tagged/marked?

  • Equipment firmly supported?

  • Outriggers used if needed and proper cribbing in place?

  • Power lines inactive, removed or at a safe distance?

  • Hoist operator trained? Check for card?

  • Signalmen where needed & hand/verbal signals understood? Hand signal poster?

  • Are inspection and maintenance logs maintained/current (this includes hoists)?

  • Crane annual certification on file? This includes B&G and sub equipment?

  • Load charts posted in cab? Proper loading for capacity at lifting radius?

  • Fire extinguisher installed (cranes and hoists)?


  • Regular inspection and maintenance logs complete?

  • Lights, brakes, horn, back up alarm operative?

  • Haul roads well maintained and laid out properly?

  • Seat belts being used?

  • Fire extinguisher installed?


  • Materials properly stored or stacked?

  • Stacks on firm footings not too high?

  • Are loads lifted correctly? Proper number of men or equipment used?

  • Material secured if high winds approaching?

  • Use trash chute for debris drop over 20 feet?

  • Adequate scraping arounds stored stacked material?


  • Comp. person(s) designated?

  • Underground utilities located/private service used if neccessary?

  • Are adjacent structures including roads/sidewalks properly shored/supported?

  • Is excavation properly sloped, shored or trench box used?

  • Tabulated data for trench box on site?

  • Means if egress within 25 feet?

  • Spoils back min. Of 2 feet?

  • Material i.e... Pipe, not stored at trench edge?

  • Is equipment a safe distance from edge of excavation?

  • Fall protection/barricading adequate?

  • Daily documented inspections or if condition change?


  • Screens and shields used where necessary?

  • Goggles, gloves, proper clothing worn?

  • Electrical equipment grounded?

  • Welding leads and gases hoses protected and in good condition?

  • Fire extinguishers or proper type nearby?

  • Inspection of fire hazards?

  • Gas cylinders secured and upright. Fuel cylinders at least 20 ft from oxygen?

  • Are cylinder caps in use?

  • Fire watch used where needed/required?


  • Letter of commencement provided of steel erector?

  • Erection floor solidly planked or decked or safety net within 25 feet?

  • Safety railing (1/2 wire rope) at perimeter?

  • Cable guardrails has no more than 3inches deflection and flagged every 6ft.

  • Floor and other opening covered and barricaded?

  • Ladders, stairs, or other access provided?

  • Other trades protected from overhead hazards or schedule arrangements made?

  • Tag lines used?


  • If red letter of commencement provided to steel erector including mortar in masonry?

  • Vertically protruding rebar capped?

  • Forms properly installed and braced?

  • Adequate shoring, plumbed and cross braced?

  • Route planned for concrete trucks? Plumping equipment properly supported?

  • Controls in place to limit silica exposure - water, vacuum tools, etc...

  • Limited access zone around masonry walls?

  • Masonry walls over 8ft adequately braced?

  • No dry cutting of black/concrete w/o adequate eng controls?

  • Safety hoisting equipment/material?

  • Hand washing station for hexavalent chromium from portland cement?


  • Have potential confined space been identified?

  • Had safety Dep. been notified of potential confined spaces?

  • Permit required? Completed?

  • Atmosphere tested?

  • Workers properly trained?

  • Ventilation needed?

  • Retrieval devices required?


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