• Client / Site

  • Region

  • Contractor/s

  • Job Description

  • Date

  • Time

1. Site Risk Management

  • Is a relevant SWMS available and a Site Risk Assessment (JSA) completed for the work?

  • Has the JSA been signed and dated daily and the SWMS identified?

  • Have sub-contractors (e.g. Traffic Management) been inducted onto the site and signed onto the JSA?

  • Has the Traffic/Pedestrian Management Plan been identified/created and available on site and documented on the JSA?

  • Overall, is the JSA adequate for the worksite?

  • Does the JSA meet the KPI standard?

2. Personnel Protective Equipment

  • Is approved PPE clothing worn and is wrist to ankle coverage maintained?

  • Is approved safety footwear worn?

  • Is other appropriate PPE utilised and in good condition? (e.g. hard hats, hearing and eye protection)?

3. Traffic and Pedestrian Management

  • Has the appropriate Traffic and Pedestrian Management Plan been identified, and does it meet all requirements?

  • Does the actual traffic/pedestrian layout reflect the Traffic/Pedestrian Management Plan?

  • Is pedestrian traffic safely controlled through the worksite?

  • Are traffic signs and devices legible and undamaged?

  • Are suitable barriers provided to protect the public from the work site?

  • Where site is to be left overnight, are adequate protection measures, lighting and night guidance provided?

  • Are traffic management personnel wearing high visibility PPE?

4. Forms/Documentation

  • Is there a job file available on site?

  • Does the job file contain a daily job sheet / work instruction?

  • Is a hot work permit required and are there any hot work restrictions?

  • Does the job file contain any CES information where required?

5. Skills and Competency

  • Do all personnel have Passports on site?

  • Is all training and are all authorisations current for the functional role of the Passport holder?

  • Are all personnel licensed/registered for their functional role?

  • Are apprentices adequately supervised?

  • Does the training meet the KPI standard?

6. Vehicles/Plant

  • Are all plant operators licensed as required?

  • Are logbooks available for all plant on site and have they been maintained appropriately?

  • Are EWPs within the electrical test due date?

  • Are EWPs within the weight test due date?

  • Have pre-start checklists been completed?

  • Are all vehicles on site registered?

  • Are all vehicles/plant within their service range?

  • What is the general condition of the vehicles/plant (cleanliness)?

  • Is all equipment carried on vehicles adequately secured?

  • Is there appropriate identification on contractor vehicles?

7. First Aid

  • Is there an intact First Aid kit?

  • Is the kits location marked on the vehicle?

  • Do the contents appear to be complete, in good condition and within expiry dates

8. Tools and Equipment: Testing and Condition

  • Are all electrical tools and PETE items within their test date range?

  • Is all electrical test and measurement equipment in test date?

  • Has any test equipment been modified? (e.g. probes extended)

  • Are HV operating gloves and mats in test date?

  • Are HV sticks in test date?

  • Are the gas bottles within expiry date and stored appropriately?

9. Environment and Hazardous Goods

  • Are environmental risks and controls identified on the JSA?

  • Are the environmental controls identified on the JSA being implemented on site?

  • Are all fuels and/or chemicals properly marked?

  • Are all fuels and/or chemicals stored in containers that are in good condition (i.e. no leaks present)?

  • Are erosion and/or sediment control structures in place and stable?

  • Are erosion and/or sediment control structures located between source (i.e. spoil) and receptor (i.e. drain)?

  • If applicable (i.e. if works will take longer than 24hrs), is waste (inc. soil) stored suitably (i.e. sealed, covered, bunded)?

  • Is the waste area well maintained and tidy?

  • Does any mobile plant have adequate drip tray coverage?

  • Is noisy plant and machinery switched off when not in use?

  • Are dust generating activities (i.e. cutting), being managed correctly i.e. water hoses attached to cutting equipment?

  • Are the drip lines of any trees on site free of large/heavy equipment?

  • Is bushfire mitigation equipment available (e.g. knapsack, rakes, permits)

10. Working at Heights

  • Is the correct fall prevention equipment used?

  • Are harnesses, pole belts, lanyards and any other fall prevention equipment in test date?

  • Are Rescue Kits available, in test and in position?

  • Are ladders in use in an adequate condition?

  • Are ladders in use setup correctly?

11. Worksite/Work Practices

  • Effective Safety Observers in place?

  • Adequate cover utilised? (e.g. mats, LV covers, HV covers, etc.)

  • Are Safe Approach Distances maintained?

  • Are service heights compliant?

  • Sag is correct and clear of trees?

  • Is the service correctly terminated and its weight held by the clamp and hooks?

  • Are service tails or pole box leads adequately supported by under arm brackets?

  • Neutral tags fitted at pole, pit and house ends?

  • Meters straight

  • Meters and metering equipment sealed?

  • Correct labelling? (e.g. house, unit, or Photovoltaic Embedded Generators installed)

  • Are appropriate tests being carried out? (e.g. megger, NST, polarity, check, load, phase sequence)

  • Conduit straight up pole and cable lengths correct?

  • Correct conduit, fusing, conductor size and connections?

  • Cable attached to correct side of pole? (away from traffic)

  • Number of saddles?

  • Correct labelling on FMJB?

  • Is pole label attached "Underground in the Vicinity"?

  • Pit and pole guards installed to standard?

  • Concrete cut around pit and paving reinstated?

  • Cable length correct in pit?

  • Cable ends capped in pit?

  • Lanterns straight and level?

  • Bracket installed to construction manual specifications?

  • Correct cable used? (UV rating)

  • Work site left clean and reinstated with top soil (where required)

12. Hazards Identified

  • Biological - Potential for harm caused by exposure to biological hazards, e.g. flora , fauna, marine, bacteria, livestock, flu

  • Climate - Potential for harm or damage to equipment/ assets resulting from exposure to an extreme climatic event e.g. drought, fire, flood, winds, rain, snow, lightning, fog

  • Electrical - Potential for harm or damage equipment/ assets resulting from exposure to electrical sources e.g. HV, LV, ELV, induction, static, magnetic fields

  • Manual Handling / Ergonomics - Potential for harm associated with physical stress on the human body i.e. exertion, excessive repetitive movement; poor posture e.g. load handling, bending, twisting, repetitive workplace task

  • Gravity - Potential for harm or damage equipment/ assets resulting from a person/object falling or moving unexpectedly e.g. fall at level / heights/ depth, falling object, slope stability

  • Land / Water - Potential impact on the natural environment due to the use/ management of land / water e.g. modification/change to natural environment, pollution, land closure, vegetation clearing, water diversion

  • Mechanical - Potential for harm or damage to equipment/ assets resulting from exposure to sources of mechanical energy e.g. cutting, grinding, rotating equipment, projectile, pinch point, stored energy

  • Behavioural Actions - Potential for harm to people and equipment/assets associated with undesired behavioural actions e.g. not following policies/procedures, wilful misbehaviour, alcohol/drug use, fatigue, shift work

  • Pressure - Potential for harm to people and equipment/assets associated with the sudden release of a source of pressure e.g. compressed air or gas , hydraulics

  • Radiation - Potential for harm to people and equipment/assets associated with exposure to or contact with radiation waves from either natural or manufactured sources e.g. UV, infrared, X-Ray, laser, radioactive dust

  • Compliance /Cultural - Potential for harm to people and equipment/assets associated with not complying with internal, external & legal expectations and social-cultural expectations e.g. legal, business & stakeholder expectations, economic, cultural heritage

  • Noise - Potential for harm resulting from prolonged exposure to excessive noise e.g. noise from continuous sources & via impact

  • Substances - Potential for harm to occur as a result of exposure to chemicals whose properties are normally controlled e.g. asbestos, lead, SF6, Oils, dust (inhalable/respirable). Refer to chemical Inventory if required

  • Fire / Thermal - Potential for harm or damage to person or equipment/ assets resulting from exposure to fire / hot surfaces e.g. fire from ignition of bush land/ equipment, explosion, combustible materials, gas / acetylene torches

  • Vehicle / Transport - Potential for harm or damage to person or equipment/ assets resulting from the use/operation of vehicles or any mode of transpiration e.g. vehicles, aircraft, construction and maintenance vehicles including cranes and forklifts

  • Waste - Potential impact on the environment due to the inadequate management/disposal of waste e.g. hazardous/prescribed waste (e.g.: asbestos, oil, contaminated water), non hazardous waste, office paper/cardboard, biological

  • Work Environment - Potential for harm resulting from hazards associated with workplace conditions e.g. housekeeping, inadequate design, impact to pedestrian (broken ground, slippery conditions, demarcation), ventilation, confined space, travel health

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