Job Information

OSHA 300 forms complete and posted from February 1 - April 30

Team Huddles up to date and complete?

OSHA and DOL posters posted?

Emergency phone numbers posted?

"Safety Time -Outs" performed?

Safety Data Sheets filed and accessible?

Work areas properly signed and barricaded?

Traffic control zones set up properly and maintained?


Work areas neat?

Projecting nails and screws bent over or removed?

Waste containers provided and being used?

Passageways and walkways clear?

Fire Prevention

Adequate fire extinguishers , checked and accessible?

"No smoking"signs posted and enforced near flammables?


Extension cords with bare wires or missing ground plugs taken out of service?

Ground fault circuit interrupters being used?

Temporary lighting where needed and compliant?

Terminal boxes equipped with required covers?

Hand,Power & Powder Actuated Tools

Hand tools inspected regularly?

Guards in place on machines?

Correct tool being used for the job at hand?

Operators of powder actuated tools trained?

Fall Protection

Safety rails and cables secured properly?

Safety harness worn properly?

Employees exposed to fall hazards tied off?

Employees below protected from falling objects?


Ladders extended at least 36" above landing?

Ladders are secure to prevent slipping,sliding or falling?

Ladders with split or missing rungs taken out of service?

Stepladders used in fully open postion?

No step at top two rungs of stepladder?


All scaffold inspected daily?

Erected on sound rigid footing?

Tied to structure as required?

Guardrails,intermediate rails ,toe boards and screens in place?

Planking sound and sturdy?

Proper access provided?

Employees below protected from falling objects?

Floor & Wall Openings

All floor opening planked over or barricaded?

Perimeter protection in place?

Deck planks secure?

Materials stored away from edge?

Trenches,Excavation & Shoring

Compentent person identified and present?

Excavations are shored and slopped back?

Materials are stored at least 2' away from trench?

Ladders provided every 25' in trench?

Equipment is at safe distance from edge of trench or excavation?

Confined Space

Permits filled out?

Air monitoring taking place?

Attendant in place and focused on task?

Rescue/ retrieval system in place?

Material Handling

Materials properly stored and stacked?

Employees using proper lifting techiques?

Tag lines used to guide loads?

Machinery equipped with back up alarm and functioning properly?

Proper number of workers for each operation?

Welding And Burning

Gas cylinders stored up right and capped?

Proper separating distance between fuels and oxygen?

Goggles, sheild and proper PPE used?

Fire extinguishers readily available?

Hoses in good condition?


Outriggers extended and swing radius barricade in place?

Operator is familiar with load chart?

Hand signal charts on crane?

Crane operators log up to date?

Employees kept from under suspended loads?

Chains and slings inspected and tagged as required?

Overhead hazards marked and proper clearance maintained?

Mobile Equipment(Manlifts, Forklifts ect.)

Equipment inspected and maintained?

Operators trained for specific equipment?

Operators manual, safety manual and warning labels in place?

Concrete Construction

Employees are protected from cement dust?

Wash station readily accessible?

Designated concrete wash out area being utilized?

Rebar bent over or capped to prevent impalement hazard?

Personal Protective Equipment

Hard hats being worn?

Safety glasses being worn?

Respirators used when required? Proper respirator documentation availible?

Hearing protection being worn where required?

Traffic vests or high visibility clothing material being worn?

Task specific PPE worn as required?

General Comments:

Safety Representative
Project Manager/ Superintendent
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.