STOP

  • Is this a routine task?

  • STOP, contact your supervisor to see if the task is routine before proceeding.

  • STOP, see your supervisor before proceeding.

  • Am I trained, competent and authorised to perform this task?

  • STOP, contact your supervisor before proceeding.

  • Am I fit to perform this task (Aware, Rested and Alert)?

  • STOP, contact your supervisor before proceeding.

  • Do I understand this task?

  • STOP, contact your supervisor before proceeding.

  • Do I have the correct PPE for the task?

  • STOP, obtain correct PPE before proceeding.

  • Does the customer know that I'm here and what I'm doing?

  • STOP, make contact with the customer before proceeding.

  • Proceed to next section.

LOOK

  • Does the task involve hazardous energy sources?

  • Hazard

  • Can I isolate the hazard?

  • De-energise equipment and isolate.
    Place personal Lock and Tag.
    Test for dead.

  • STOP, contact your supervisor before proceeding.

  • Are there Slip, Trip or Fall hazards in the work area?

  • Can I reduce the hazard to a safe level?

  • Controls

  • STOP, contact your supervisor before proceeding.

  • Are there moving Plant/Equipment hazards in the work area?

  • Can I reduce the hazard to a safe level?

  • Controls

  • STOP, contact your supervisor before proceeding.

  • Does the task involve manual handling?

  • Do I need mechanical aid?

  • Do I have the correct mechanical aid available?
    Am I trained to use it?
    Is it safe to use?

  • STOP, contact your supervisor before proceeding.

  • Use proper manual handling techniques.

  • Does the task require the use of tools?

  • Are the tools required in an appropriate condition to carry out the task safely?
    Is there a current test tag in the case of any electric tools required for the task?

  • STOP, obtain tools which are in the appropriate condition before proceeding.

  • Am I introducing any new hazards to the work area or surrounding areas?

  • Hazard

  • Can I reduce the hazard to a safe level?

  • Controls

  • STOP, contact your supervisor before proceeding.

  • Do I feel safe to proceed with the task?

  • Sign

  • Proceed with the task.

  • STOP, contact your supervisor before proceeding.

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