DRILL PATTERN PREP: Are drill areas signed off as per site requirement, with adequate floor condition and clearance for drill design?
Are all drill patterns properly delineated as per site procedure?
Is there excessive dust in the work area?
Drill pattern has a designated parking area off the pattern.
Is work taking place in a high risk zone. i.e.: undulated ground conditions
Have pre-start check’s been completed on all equipment being used?
Is high wall in an adequately safe condition - Rock fall areas identified and controls in place.
Have lighting plant been setup for upcoming nightshift?
Access tracks are compliant for SME, HV's & LV's
Drill consumables stored & handled correctly while in use.
Are all windrows of adequate height?
Are all blast patterns properly delineated / Blue lights present for sleeping shots?
All personnel competent to perform task they are assigned?
Blast crew have SIGNED OFF load sheets before loading commences.
Has the blast pattern been dipped and logged for depth before loading commences?
Have blast board notifications been completed before shift and are they correct?
Is there a delineated parking area being used for explosives vehicles in use?
Have clear instructions given to the explosive truck operator and safe access to blast pattern made available?
Have pre-start checks been completed on all equipment being used?
Authorised Shotfirer is present when loading / explosives are handled?
Stemming pile is suitably located, to specification and contamination free.
Access tracks are compliant for MPU & Stemming IT.
Have Blast Guards been allocated and issued with a clearance map?
All Personnel conducted BAC testing prior to shift.
Has every person been properly trained to do the job they are doing?
Is PPE being worn as prescribed?
For non routine work with NO Procedure, has a THA / JHA been completed?
Are all Witnessed isolations completed according to procedure?
Are all work groups on site aware of Blasting time?
Working above and below controls are in place (if required).
Are there any adverse weather conditions?
Fire Extinguishers accessible?
Rubbish bins emptied
All Parking bays compliant with site standard.
Work conducted in the yard has adequate delineation and signage in place?
All Bulk liquids in appropriate Bunding?
Electrical equipment in use tags are compliant?
Lifting equipment in use, are tags compliant?
SME - HV & LV's parked in designated parking areas.