Evidence of induction

Is the contractor displaying a valid UniSA Contractors ID obtained from FM Assist

Organisation of the Site

Work areas are barricaded to prevent non-authorised access?

Clear access/egress is available for UniSA staff/students around the work area?

Site/work area is free from rubbish and obstructions?

Openings in floors, trenches etc are covered or barricaded?

Adequate signage is displayed for the given task


Electrical equipment - power tools, leads etc are tested and tagged?


Portable RCD's are used where required?

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Leads, plugs sockets and switches appear to be in good condition (no exposed wires, no mechanical damage)?


Insulated ladders are used near live exposed electrical equipment?

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Prevention of falls from height

Elevated work platforms have handles and kickboards?

Harnesses with lanyards are being used?

No evidence of damage to ladders?

Material storage

Building materials are stored within the confines of the work area?

Personal Protective Equipment

Relevant personal protective equipment is being used?

Equipment General

Contractors using appropriate equipment/tools to carry out prescribed work?


Relevant personnel have current licences to carry out prescribed work


Site Safety Management Plan - for projects 250k+

Is there a SSMP available?

Does the SSMP appear adequate?

Does the contractor appear to be working in conformance to the SSMP


In your observations is the contractor meeting their obligations as assessed in the criteria?

Have identified non-conformance(s) observations been discussed with the contractor?

Has the contractor agreed to the observations

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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.