Audit

Location

Date

Name of Inspector

Time

Operation

Staff on Site and responsibilities

Site Specific Risk Assessment

Is the SSRA correctly filled in?

Is there an emergency plan in place?

Has a working at height justification been undertaken?

Have Covid 19 arrangements and control measures been identified?

Manual Handling

Are good manual handling techniques being undertaken?

Reason?

Method Statement

Is this correctly filled in?

Have Covid-19 / Infectious disease arrangement and control measures been considered?

What should be considered?

Site Organisation

Fuelling Station - 4m away from work zone?

Reason?

Drip tray / plant nappy being used?

Reason?

PPE – available, used correctly etc.

Reason?

PPE - related to Covid-19 / Infectious Disease available, used correctly etc.

Reason?

Correct cordoning

Reason?

Traffic Management

Reason?

Chipper location/ conversion of debris – suitable & safely undertaken?

Reason?

General Organisation – ropes, tidiness, communication

Reason?

Climbing Techniques- good practice?

Reason?

Aerial Rescue Provision

Emergency Plan – who is responsible for what?

-where is it on site? Rescue line? MEWP?

Reason?

W@H justification?

First Aid Provision – correctly stocked and in date? Israeli dressing carried by all staff?

PTO

Effective Communication

Is effective communication being maintained throughout the operation?

Tools and Equipment

Chainsaws comply with FIS 301

Chippers FISA 604 handbook available

Grinders FISA 606 handbook available

Climbing kit checked and serviceable. Would it pass a LOLER examination?

Rigging kit checked and serviceable

Vehicles checked and serviceable

Vehicles loaded and secured correctly

Is the MEWP set up properly and being used safely?

Environmental Considerations (EC’s)

Has a Wildlife R/A been filled out?

Have all EC’s been taken into account? – Fuels /oils stored correctly?

Is there a spill kit on site and an environmental emergency plan?

Biosecurity- has this been considered adequately, if applicable

Certification

Employees adequately qualified for tasks being undertaken?

Driver correctly licensed for vehicle combination?

General Comments

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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.