WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO?

  • TIME BRIEFING CONDUCTED / RECONDUCTED:

  • Are the procedures and work scope understood?

  • Are there written Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for this activity? If YES then list!

  • If this job meets the definition of a high hazard job, then a JSA must be used in conjunction with this checklist for the Pre-job briefing.

  • JSA #'s :

  • Have the Foreman / lead-person and crew/team analyzed the work assignment for safety hazards?

  • Are the roles of the workers/task leader identified?

  • For energized (HOT) Work: the "Manager's Checklist for Energized Work" shall be completed.

  • DAILY DISCUSSION:

WHAT IS THE WORST THING THAT COULD HAPPEN?

  • Have the safety hazards been identified and ways to control these hazards discussed for each task?

  • Have the electrical clearance procedures been discussed?

  • Have Safety Grounding Procedures been discussed, including the hazards of induced voltage?

  • Have other safety considerations been identified and discussed?

  • Is there a significant potential for personnel injury?

  • Are Rescue plans in place: Means of contacting emergency agencies, a list of phone numbers, and a description of worksite locations? Police, Fire, emergency numbers posted?

  • Have there been additional discussions held about significant changes, which might affect safety, occurring during the course of the work being performed?

  • Have minimum approach distances to energized lines and equipment been discussed?

  • DAILY DISCUSSION:

WHAT ARE THE CRITICAL STEPS?

  • What actions could result in impacts to the transmission system if an accidental contact should occur to an energized circuit?

  • What steps could result in exposure of individuals to hazards?

  • DAILY DISCUSSION:

WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO,ESPECIALLY AT THOSE CRITICAL STEPS, TO MAKE SURE THAT A MISTAKE DOESN'T HAPPEN?

  • Insured that communication lines where clearly understood.

  • Insured that a work plan or procedure was in place? If YES list below or NO explain.

  • WorkPlan # or Reason for NO written plan?

  • Identified the barriers or defenses to be depended on?

  • Time Out (understood to STOP when unsure).

  • Reminded the crew that all TVA Safety Manual requirements including Energy Delivery Safe Work Practices are to be followed at all times.

  • All procedures are to be followed as written or are to be revised first. (not to proceed if procedures are not accurate)

  • Identified the criteria for suspending work activities?

  • DAILY DISCUSSION:

WHAT ARE THE ERROR-LIKELY SITUATIONS?

  • Is there a potential for distractions and if yes? How will the be Minimized?

  • Is this a first time job function being performed?

  • Is this the first working day after days off?

  • Are there other error precursors (task demands, work environment, individual capability, human nature?

  • Are procedures new or recently revised?

  • Are personnel familiar with the task?

  • Has time / schedule / out-of-service time been considered?

  • DAILY DISCUSSION:

WHAT ARE OUR SAFETY CONCERNS?

  • Clearance-boundaries have been walked down and discussed with the team members?

  • Special electrical equipment (glow stick, mats, high voltage gloves, grounds, jumpers, for outdoor / conductive environments)?

  • Adequate scaffolding / ladders / rigging available and in proper working order? (including all annual inspections)

  • Have all environmental, chemical and health related hazards been identified and appropriate actions taken?

  • PPE (hard hats, safety glasses, fall protection equipment, gloves hearing protection, face shields and Fire Retardant clothing) available for use as required?

  • High temperature extremes and potential employee exposure discussed?

  • If you have Asbestos material is it properly identified and are proper work methods in place? (only trained employees are to handling asbestos)

  • Do you have any identified or potential Confined Spaces to enter and are proper precautions being taken? (Confined Space training required for entry)

  • DAILY DISCUSSION:

OPERATING EXPERIENCE ( related industry events either internal or external to TVA)

  • Discussed applicable recent industry events and/or Lessons Learned?

  • DAILY DISCUSSION:

GENERAL

  • Are the performers task qualified to do the task and are they current?

  • Are the proper tools available to perform the task(s)?

  • Is inspected rigging equipment available and has the proper right equipment been selected to perform the task(s)?

  • Is proper flagging material available for use and application identified?

  • Have we considered housekeeping, area cleanliness, and posting requirements for the job?

  • Are aerial lifts, cranes, forklifts, bucket trucks and other such equipment being inspected and documented at least daily before use?

  • Are there any special requirements associated with this work activity?

  • Are all Hold Orders, Caution Orders or other points of clearances been obtained & In place before performing this activity? If YES list.

  • HOLD ORDER #

  • Are Qualified personnel available to perform Hold Points?

  • Are all Hot Sticks and Protective Safety Grounds in good working order with proper annual inspection identification on them?

  • Is there sensitive equipment in the area that needs to be considered before, during and/or after the work activity?

  • Are there limitations on radio and cell phone use before, during and/or after this work activity'

  • Have issues related to the environment been discussed? (weather, terrain, time-of-day, dust, noise, lighting etc.).

  • DAILY DISCUSSION:

  • Responsible Foreman/Supervisor/Employee Conducting Briefing: RETAIN 30 Days or until the work order/package is closed.

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