Site Documentation

  • 1. A current version of the Project Safety Plan is on site?

  • 2. A site Environmental Management Plan is in place?

  • 3. All employees and (sub)contractor personnel on site have completed Site-Specific Inductions?

  • 4. Toolbox / daily pre-start meetings are occurring and have been signed off?

  • 5. Toolbox / daily pre-start meetings include (sub)contractors?

  • 6. Safety issues raised at daily pre-start or toolbox meetings have been noted and addressed?

  • 7. Site safety inspections have been carried out according to a schedule?

  • 8. Have Corrective Actions from prior internal or external safety audits / assessments been addressed?

  • 9. Near Miss Reports are regularly reported and findings / actions discussed?

  • 10. Daily Pre-start check sheets been completed for plant including all subcontractor provided and hired plant?

  • 11. Hazard Registers and Work Method Statements are up-to-date and have been discussed with site personnel & signed by all present?

  • 12. TMP is in place & has been reviewed & updated as required. (ie. Restricted Access, exclusion zones, traffic control). STMS is on Standby?

  • 13. Is there a Work Permit process in place? (E.g. Confined Space, working at Heights, Trenching, Hot Work)?

  • 13.1. Have Permits to Work been completed and are they up to date?

  • 14. There are up to date project specific Safe Work Method Statements / Job Safety Analysis in place for all high risk tasks on site?

  • 15. The SWMS / JSA are reviewed, signed and understood by those undertaking tasks?

  • 16. All (sub)contractor works is undertaken under a SWMS/JSA?

  • 17. All (sub)contractor SWMS / JSA reviewed by & signed off by the Site Manager / Project Manager or HSE Officer?

  • 18. SDS sheets and register on site?

  • 19. Health monitoring required - exposure to hazardous substances?

  • 20. Company policies, committee meeting minutes, emergency evacuation, etc notices are posted for all to see?

Site and Facilities

  • 21. Is there any work in Confined Space?

  • 22. Is there any Hot Work being performed? (Welding / spark emitting)

  • 23. Is Work at Heights being performed? (where one could fall and suffer an injury?)

  • 24. Excavations /Trenching works being performed?

  • 25. Underground / Overhead services clearly identified if present prior to work starting?

  • 26. All plant operators on site licenced, competent and fit for work?

  • 28. Emergency Response Plan in place and understood and have Emergency Assembly Areas been identified?

  • 29. Are emergency contact numbers easily available to personnel on site?

  • 30. Stocked First Aid kits & a minimum of 1 certified first aider on site? (ensure that the kit supplies within "used by date")

  • 31. Fire extinguishers on site, well signed and been serviced and tagged in the last 12 months? (include plant extinguishers).

  • 32. Hazardous substances and dangerous goods clearly identified (labels) and correctly stored?

  • 33. PPE review - all personnel including subcontractors wearing the minimum and appropriate PPE for the job?

  • 34. Site layout effective & allow effective access & egress to site & work zones, crib hut/portable building setup to Safety Environmental Management Plan?

  • 35. Site signage appropriate - visible, accurate?

  • 36. Vehicle movement plan, including parking arrangements for plant / equipment, segregation of pedestrians effective?

  • 37. Site facilities appropriate - fresh drinking water, toilets, shade, extreme weather protection?

  • 38. Has plant refueling and servicing location been identified, prepared and bunded where required?

  • 39. Are all lifting chains on site certified and tagged with SWL listed on the register? Tag out non complying chains and remove from use. Lifting equipment inspected & tagged in past 6 moths?

  • 40. Are all plant/equipment fit for purpose, have compliance plates, registered, ROPS, FOPS, audible alarms, flashing lights & are used within manufacturer's requirements? Tag out non complying plant/equipment & remove from use.

  • 41. Electrical equipment have been tagged and tested (not expired)?

  • 42. Extension leads, cables, hoses, etc are set up appropriately ( off ground and free from potential damage)?

  • 43. RCD'S in use on portable generators and for portable electrical equipment?

  • 44. Potential or likely sources of ignition near flammable liquids or gas?

  • 45. Site been assessed for potential or likely exposure to infectious substances (needle sticks)?

  • 46. Has the fire danger rating been considered and appropriate controls put in place?

Environmental Requirements

  • 47. Are there any special Environmental / Cultural Heritage considerations for this project?

  • 48. Have site personnel been made aware of environmental restricted areas and controls?

  • 49. Have appropriate material / waste / spoil stockpiles / disposal bins been identified, present & risk assessed?

  • 50. Are spill kits required, available on site with instructions for use and operators trained in their use/application?

  • 51. Evidence of unreported incidents - environmental (spills, emissions, noise, impact on native vegetation or wildlife habitat), property damage or personnel injury?

Sign - off and Comments

  • Other Observations?

  • Signature of person inspecting

  • Signature of supervisor on site

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