Audit

Comments

General

Posters and safety signs/ warnings?

JSA Completed Correctly?

Equipment Inspection Logs Completed?

Crew Certifications correct/ up to date?

Safety meetings held daily?

First-aid kit available and adequately stocked?

Rescue Kit Properly Positioned?

Site Specific Rescue Plan Completed?

Accident reporting procedure established?

Emergency telephone numbers posted?

Hospital directions posted?

Housekeeping and Sanitation

General housekeeping of work area(s)?

Containers to handle normal waste?

Passageways and walkways clear?

Adequate lighting?

Waste containers provided and used?

Portable toilets adequate and clean?

Adequate drinking water supply and cups?

Nails, boards, debris removed and stacked neatly?

Eyewash facilities available?

Hazard Communication

Written program on-site?

Employees trained?

SDSs on file and available?

Material properly stored and labeled?

Chemical inventory list on site and available?

Labels legible?

Fire Prevention

Adequate number and type of fire extinguisher(s) available?

Fire prevention/extinguisher training accomplished?

Fire extinguisher inspections accomplished (monthly/periodically)?

Phone number of fire department posted?

Fire extinguisher(s) provided on appropriate equipment?

Are flammable liquids in approved containers and correctly labeled?

Are flammable liquids properly stored?

Fuel supplies protected from accidental impact?

“No smoking” signs posted and enforced?

Electrical Safety

Electrical devices have current inspection and coding?

Electrical equipment properly maintained?

Equipment properly grounded?

GFCI used and tested where required?

Electrical dangers posted?

Personal Protective Equipment

Daily Inspection of PFAS/ PPE?

Employees issued PPE where needed?

Is PPE being used?

Employees trained in the use of PPE?

Adequate fall protection provided?

Eye protection/Face protection?

Hearing protection?

Respirators and masks?

Head protection?

Hand and foot protection?

Hand and Power Tools

Ropes Inspected?

Rigging Gear Inspected?

Capstan Inspected?

Proper tool used for the job?

Handles free of cracks and attached to tool properly?

Inspections and proper maintenance accomplished prior to use?

Tools neatly stored, safely carried?

Good housekeeping where tools are used?

Tools grounded properly or double insulated?

Guards in place and used correctly?

Damaged or malfunctioning tools tagged out until repaired or replaced?

Tools protected from unauthorized use?

Competent instruction and supervision?

Cords included in electrical inspection?

Ladder Safety

Ladders inspected and in good condition?

Ladders used properly for type of exposure?

Ladders secured to prevent slipping, sliding, or falling?

Do side rails extend 36” above top of landing?

Are ladders spliced?

Rungs or cleats not over 12” on center?

Proper maintenance and storage?

Are ladders painted?

Do fixed ladders in excess of 20’ have fall protection?

Are ladders of sufficient strength for the task?

Cranes and Derricks

Are annual inspections completed?

Are operators certified and physical exams current?

Are daily inspections completed by operators?

Outriggers used?

Power lines deactivated, removed, or warning signs posted warning of at least 10’ clearance from overhead power lines (voltages 50,000 volts or below)?

Proper loading for capacity at lifting radius?

Operation in accordance with manufacturer’s instruction?

Competent person inspecting crane?

Equipment properly lubricated and maintained?

Load testing accomplished?

Signal person qualified and used where needed?

Riggers qualified?

Heavy Equipment

Regular inspection and maintenance?

Seat belts provided and used in equipment with ROPS?

Backup alarms working and audible?

Slow-moving-vehicle emblem attached to rear of equipment operating at less than 25 mph?

No employees riding equipment without proper seating?

Lights, brakes, warning signals operative?

Wheels chocked when necessary?

Haul roads well maintained and laid out properly?

Equipment properly secured when not in use?

Motor Vehicles

Regular inspection and maintenance?

Qualified operators?

Local and state laws observed?

Brakes, lights, warning devices operative?

Weight limits and load stress controlled?

Personnel carried in correct manner?

All glass in good condition?

Backup signals provided?

Fire extinguisher(s) installed?

Seat belts worn?

Tie-down straps or chains inspected?

Are all vehicles checked at the beginning of each shift?

Steel Erection

Hard hats, safety shoes, gloves, and other PPE used?

Taglines for controlling loads?

Fire hazards covered and barricaded?

Hoisting apparatus checked?

Adequate fall protection?

Concrete Construction

Forms properly installed and braced?

Shoring adequate, plumbed, and cross-braced?

Proper curing period and procedures used?

Adequate PPE?

Caps on rebar?

Nails and stripped form material removed from area?

Work Zone Safety

Adequate warning signs and markers?

Equipment not blocking right-of-way?

Traffic control through construction site?

Dust control used?

Adequate lighting?

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.