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Is the access path at least 3 feet wide?

Is the access path clear of any obstructions from the worksite to the street at all times?


Is there a fire extinguisher with current certification on site?

Are all gas containers a metal (safety can) with a spring lid and flash arrestor present?


Are all tools stored in a dry safe place when not in use?

Are all manufacturers safety devices (such as saw guards) in place and operational?

Are all tools being operated with their design limitations?

Air compressed hoses cracking or bulging? Are all connections secured?


Are crossbraces on both sides of frames?

Are ladders or makeshift devices being used to increase height of scaffolding?

Are access ladders provided? Crossbraces cannot be used for access.

Are guardrails present on open sides and ends at heights of 10 feet or more?

Are upper frames secured to lower frames?

Is scaffolding erected, moved, dismantled or altered under the supervision of a competent person?

Are base plates present on all frames? Are screwjacks present on all frames when needed to level the scaffold?

Is the distance from the platforms to the face of work under 14 inches?

Are work platforms fully decked? (All boards in place)

Are toeboards present over entries and when someone is working below?

Are mudsills present if scaffolding is on sand or soil?

Are scaffolding working surfaces level, with poles, legs, and uprights plumb?


Are respirators being worn when exposed to dust, mist, vapors, fumes, fibers, etc...when required?

Are hard hats ANSI approved and properly maintained?

Are hard hats being worn by all workers once construction has begun on the home site?

Is eye protection being worn by all employees?


Does all temporary power have GFCI protected outlets?

Are all splits from the main power source water tight?

Are all extension cords construction grade and adequate for construction?

Are all defective and broken components replaced immediately? (I.e. cords with breaks, frays, missing ground prongs)

If a cord cover is damaged or frayed is heat shrinkable tubing used to repair. (Note: ELECTRICAL TAPE CAN NOT BE USED).


Are job built ladders present?

Are aluminum being used near power lines? Keep this ladders at least 10 feet from power lines.

Are extension ladders secured when used for access?

Are extension ladders set 1 foot away from the wall for every 4 feet up?

Are employees using the ladder correctly?

Are ladders maintained in good condition? Defective ladders must be removed from service.

Do extension ladders extend 3 feet above point of contact when used for access?


Do all employees have gloves and boots on when working with wet concrete?

Is protruding rebar covered with rebar caps or bent over?


Are openings that could lead to a fall of six (6) feet or more must be guarded or protected?

Are guard rails inspected on a daily basis?


Is the written fall protection plan kept on site?

Is Stacker Bracket fall protection system in use?

If used do the Stacker Brackets have a top, middle and bottom guardrail that is properly installed and lapped? (This includes the use of end gates if applicable)

If used are the Stacker Brackets properly spaced and installed in compliance with manufactures specifications?

If used are the Stacker Brackets properly lapped at full hip corners with a 45 degree application, eliminating need for end gates?

Is personal fall arrest system (Harness and lifeline) in use?

Is the PFAS anchor properly installed? (I.e. properly nailed into structure)

Is the PFAS lanyard properly used to maintain proper free fall distance?

Are the workers properly wearing their harnesses?


Has scrap and debris has been removed from the jobsite at regular intervals?

Are there any tripping hazards (Cords, concrete, lumber, hoses and so on)

Are nails, wire tires and other sharp objects removed (or bent) from lumber at the time of stripping or dismantling?


Are the outriggers fully extended, placed on a firm surface (i.e. Pads), and is the swing radius roped off?

Are rigging practices safe? (i.e. tag lines used, not lifting over people, proper angles, condition of slings)



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