• This audit is in conjunction with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993
    (No. 85 of 1993) and CONSTRUCTION REGULATIONS, 2003. Please refer to it should you have any disputes and when closing out deviations.

Safety Management System

  • Proof of notification of construction work

  • Letter of good-standing valid

  • Health & Safety policy signed by CEO

  • Safety plan approved by project manager

  • Site instruction

  • Deviation close-out date

Legal appointments

  • CR 5(1)(k)
    Principal Contractor

  • Section 16(1)
    CEO (Resolution)

  • Section 8 (1)
    Construction Manager


  • CR 8 (7)
    Construction Supervisor


  • CR 8 (2)
    Assistant Construction Supervisor


  • CR 8(5)
    Safety Officer


  • CR 9 (1)
    Competent Person: Risk Assessments


  • Section 17(1)
    Health & Safety Representative (Employee Rep.)


  • Section 19(3)
    H&S Committee Member (Management Rep.)


  • GAR 9(2)
    Incident Investigator


  • GSR 3
    First Aider (>10 employees; 1:50 or part thereof)


  • EMR 9(4)
    Portable Electrical Tools Inspector


  • Internal Std./Specs
    Hand Tools Inspector


  • CR / FR
    Welfare Facilities Inspector


  • DMR 18
    Lifting Equipment Inspector


  • DMR 18
    Lifting Machine Operator


  • GSR 13A
    Ladder Inspector


  • HCSR 5(1)
    Hazardous Chemical Substances Co-ordinator


  • NEMA
    Environmental Co-ordinator


  • Site instruction

  • Deviation close-out date

Checklist & Registers

  • First Aid Dressings
    Continuous

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    Continuous


  • Excavations


  • Health & Safety Representative
    Monthly


  • Health & Safety Meeting Minutes
    Monthly


  • Fire Equipment
    Monthly


  • First Aid Box Checklist
    Monthly


  • Facilities
    Monthly


  • Ladders
    Monthly


  • Portable Electrical Equipment
    Monthly


  • Stacking & Storage
    Monthly


  • Hand Tools
    Monthly


  • Evacuation Drill
    Annual


  • Hazardous Substances
    Annual


Incident & accident management

  • General incident report forms available

  • Annexure 1 form

  • Annexure 2 Form

  • Incidents & accident reported

  • Site instruction

  • Deviations close-out date

Emergency Management

  • Emergency numbers available

  • Emergency procedures available

  • Strike emergency plan available

  • Snake bite emergency plan available

  • Site instruction

  • Deviation close-out date

Training

  • Inductions completed

  • First Aider

  • Fire fighter

  • Safety rep

  • Site instruction

  • Deviation close-out date

Sub-contractor management

  • Sub-contractors on site

  • 37.2 agreement signed/ CR 7(1)(c)(I) signed

  • Sub-contractor audit conducted

  • Site instruction

  • Deviation close-out date

Communication

  • Toolbox talks conducted

  • Monthly safety meetings conducted

  • Safety plan communicated

  • OHS Act & construction regulations visible

  • Site instruction

  • Deviation close-out date

Site Conditions

  • 1:30 Male & Female ablutions

  • Ablutions serviced regularly

  • Drinking water available

  • Sufficient skips & bins available

  • Adequate fire extinguishers

  • Adequate first aid box

  • Accommodation provided off site

  • Site instruction

  • Deviation close-out date

Housekeeping

  • Lay down areas demarcated

  • Rubble removed regularly.

  • House-keeping maintained

  • Site instruction

  • Deviation close-out day

Personal protective equipment

  • Hard hats

  • Overalls

  • Iron tip leather boots

  • Reflector vests

  • Task specific PPE worn

  • Site instruction

  • Deviation close-out date

Heavy plant & vehicles

  • Plant & Machinery safe working order

  • Machinery & Vehicles licensed

  • Operators competent

  • Operator legally appointed

  • Medicals completed

  • Checklist completed

  • Risk assessment

  • Safe work procedure communicated

  • Site instruction

  • Deviation Close-out date

Road Signage

  • Speed Signs

  • Work in Progress

  • Site Instruction

  • Deviation Close Out Date

Excavations

  • Excavations Safe

  • Excavation supervisor legally appointed

  • Excavation checklist completed

  • Excavation risk assessment communicated

  • Excavation safe work procedures communicated

  • Site instruction

  • Deviation close-out date

Site instructions

  • Add media

Other findings

  • Findings

  • Corrective Action

Conclusion

  • Previous Scoring

  • Previous Deviations closed-out

  • Number of employees

  • Number of females

  • Number of youth

  • Number of accidents

  • Minor injuries

  • Name of new risk assessments

  • Number of Risk assessments to date

  • Site compliant

  • Conclusion

  • Site manager: I acknowledge that I understand this site audit and site instructions. I will correct all deviations in the specified time frame.

  • Site safety representative: I acknowledge that I understand this site audit and site instructions. I will correct all deviations in the specified time frame.

  • RESS Auditor

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