• All machine guards/covers are in place

  • Appropriate PPE being worn, gloves being worn if needed

  • Eyeglasses worn when using strappers

  • Lock out tags being worn/used

  • No unauthorised personnel in restricted areas

  • No unauthorised access to electrical cabinets, cabinets locked shut

  • Electrical tag and test within test date, including power tools

  • No horseplay, no mucking around

  • Look for completed start of day checksheet (1st shift only)

  • Two people for any heavy lifts not done by forklift

  • Workers at assigned tasks

  • No trip hazards from boards or air-hoses (good housekeeping)

  • Tools put away, not lying in walkways

  • Forklifts and trucks operated safely, pedestrians checked for

  • Pedestrian workers watching for forklifts and trucks

  • Truck drivers always on same side of truck as forklift

  • Emergency stops clearly marked on all equipment

  • Start of day checks being done

  • Check new-starter inductions have been done

  • SWPs have been done by new-starters

  • New-starters agree that SWPs have been done and understood

  • New-starter D&A test done

  • New-starter understands manual handling hazards for task

  • Competencies on SWPs for new-starters have been checked

  • Fire hoses in good condition and rolled up

  • Fire extinguishers covered and tested - within last year

  • First aid kit has enough gear to handle small cuts/abrasions while waiting for ambulance

  • Enough lighting to do the job? Workers not standing with controls in shadow?

  • Enough air movement, mechanical fans in place? Safety eye-glasses being used?

  • Workers licenced for mobile plant, or competencies checked on individual equipment

  • Safety belts on forklifts used where fitted

  • Slings and chains tested and tagged

  • No unlabelled chemicals

  • Oxy-acetylene bottles chained to trolley or wall

  • No horseplay with compressed air observed

  • Other observations if applicable:

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