• Q1. Does your Risk Assessment process cover all anticipated working at height situations?

  • Q2. Are all employees who are required to work at height and those who supervise them trained and competent. (Records required)?

  • Q3. Is there a list showing all personnel permitted to work at height on potentially hazardous tasks?

  • Q4. Is all working at height access and safety equipment identified and tested (with records available) at least annually to ensure it is suitable and fit for purpose?

  • Q5. Does all work at height have a known Safe Working Procedure or is subject to a Permit to Work?

  • Q6. Do you have established emergency and rescue procedures to assist those who have to work at height?

  • Q7. Do all Employees and Contractors who have to work at height have a Permit to Work that identifies safety control measures?

  • Q8. Do control measures for activities on the roof systematically prioritize collective protection?

  • Q9. Do you monitor, audit and review your arrangements for working at height?


  • Q10. Is a named person responsible for reviewing all working at height arrangements (program administrator)?



  • Q11. Is there a procedure for employees to report any hazards such as medical conditions, adverse weather conditions, or faulty equipment they may encounter?



  • Q12. Is sufficient fall prevention (or as a last resort- fall arrest) equipment and training supplied where people have to work at height?

  • Q13. Are the users of safety harness trained (how to check it, how to wear, adjust and connect it, how to store it, ...) ?


  • Q14. Are the concerned employees trained to use safely a ladder?


  • Q15. Have all roofs, elevated walkways, and platforms been assessed as safe or unsafe?

  • Q16. Are the skylights (on roof) protected?

  • Q17. Have all roofs, elevated walkways, and platforms been maintained to prevent corrosion of structural components (paint, leak repair, etc.)?

  • Q18. Are all roof and other high risk elevated work area access points “secured” with the display of the specific rules access on the Roof at each access?

  • Q19. A roof map of the elevated structures and roofs has been created and regularly update indicating which areas are safe, which areas are unsafe?

  • Q20. Are all roofs with fragile materials, with load bearing restrictions, or questionable structural integrity clearly identified and is access physically and visually restricted?


  • Q21. Are the operators of mobile access platforms trained by authorised instructors and licensed to operate the equipment?


  • Q22. Is fall arrest equipment available and used by all personnel on mobile access equipment?



  • Q23. Are ladders and step ladders (A-frame) only used by personnel who have been trained in their permitted application and use?

  • Q24. Are all temporary access platforms (scaffolding) erected by trained, and authorised personnel?



  • Q25. Do all erected temporary access platforms display a sign that clearly indicates if they are safe or unsafe to use?

  • Q26. Do vertical ladders have a fitted safety cage if they are over 2.5 metres in height. If they are positioned at height is additional protection fitted if a fall is possible?



  • Q27. Do platforms and walkways at height have suitable substantial barriers at least 1100mm above the platform?



  • Q28. Have all stairways over 3 steps been fitted with suitable handrails?



  • Q29. Have all personnel working at height on vehicles a safe operating procedure which includes safe access?



  • Q30. Is there a procedure to safeguard personnel working below those working at height? For example barricades to prevent access?




  • Q31. Is the maximum distance of a potential fall protected by a fall arrest system- 2 metres or less?




Closure

  • Tertanda, Auditor

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