• Document No.

  • Audit Title

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel


  • Pre-Start checklist completed?<br>

  • Fault reporting completed?

  • Vehicle clean and free from rubbish?

  • Address of Site
  • Photo

Manual Handling of Equipment

  • Group lifting technique used?

  • Mechanical aids used when needed?

  • Operator trained and competent?

  • Equipment is safe for use?

  • Slings are in good condition and inspected?

  • Faults Reported?


  • Take 5 completed?

  • JSA completed, read, understood and signed by all?

  • Work Permit obtained and completed?

  • Confined Space Permit obtained and completed?

  • Hot Work Permit obtained and completed?

Site Access

  • Follow all site rules for vehicle access?

  • Speed limits adhered to?

  • Spotter used when reversing?

  • Personal observations used when moving?


  • No broken plugs, sockets or switches?

  • No frayed or damaged leads?

  • Portable Power Tools in good condition?

  • No temporary leads on floor?

  • RCD used?

  • Equipment, leads tested and tagged?

Set Up

  • 3points of contact maintained when mounting / dismounting vehicle/ ladders and stairs?

  • Vehicle parked in appropriate position as close to the work area as practicable?

  • Barriers in place with information labels attached?

  • Signage in place?


  • All personnel have correct PPE for the task?

  • Staff competent in correct use of PPE?

Hazardous Substances

  • MSDS available for chemicals being used?

  • Containers clearly labelled?

  • Adequate ventilation and extraction?

  • Disposal of helical waste defined?

Confined Spaces

  • Confined Space check listed completed?

  • Atmosphere testing current?

  • Site lock out procedure followed?

  • Job rotation in confined space adequate?

  • Sentry in place and aware of responsibilities?

Outdoor Areas

  • Procedures in place to reduce work in the sun and heat?

  • Adequate PPE and equipment?


  • Clean

  • Adequately guarded?

  • Operators trained and competent?

  • Adequate space around machine?

  • Noise levels controlled?

  • Fumes and exhaust controlled?


  • Staff tag fitted and signed?

  • Operated by licensed operator?

First Aid

  • Kits appropriate for location?

  • Kits easy to access?

  • Accident records maintained?

Fire Extinguishers

  • Fire extinguisher clearly marked and regularly serviced?

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