Has the project been classified for safety risk?

For MAJOR contracts, has a site safety plan been developed? Is the plan specific to the site? (e.g. site contacts/permits/hazard and risk register etc.)

Has the project been classified for environmental aspects and impacts?

For SIGNIFICANT environmental classification, have the aspects been fully assessed and an environmental management plan ( EMP ) implemented?

Are measures implemented at the site to prevent spills of chemicals, release of gases to atmosphere as a result of planned works?

For manned sites, is there records of safety or tool box meetings held at the site?

Is there a safety/environmental risk assessment for the planned scope of works?

Is there a First Aid kit on site and/or access to customer first aid kits? Is there a designated and trained First Aider?

Are site safety and environmental emergency procedures clearly displayed in controlled work areas?

Have incidents and injuries occurring at the site been reported to the 24 hour injury line and entered into the Event Tracking System (ETS) or recorded as Safety Observations (SOS).? Have incidents and injuries been actioned appropriately?

Have all workers been site inducted?

Is a safety/environmental risk assessment/SWMS/JSEA for each subcontractor available? Are assessments current?

Have safety/environmental risk assessments/JSEA’s /SWMS’s for employee works been reviewed and signed – are they current?

Have workers performing high risk tasks, such as roof access/confined space entry/harness use received face to face competency training?

Have workplace inspections been undertaken for managed/controlled work areas?

Does the general condition & housekeeping of our work areas reflect the company and customer expectations?


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.