Main Contrator Safety Plan (part 3)

  • Is there a Material Safety Data Sheets attached to the SSSP in relation to the tasks being completed ?

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Site Facilities and Amenities

  • Is there adequate site fencing?

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  • Is there adequate site signage?

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  • Are first aid kits in place & well stocked?

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  • Are there adequate toilet facilities sufficient for site Workers?

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  • Are toilet areas clean & tidy?

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  • Are appropriate fire extinguishers charged & current (Serviced 12 monthly)

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Housekeeping

  • Are work areas clean & tidy?

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  • Are access ways clear? (including stairways)

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  • Are materials stacked safely?

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  • Have hazardous substances and chemicals been adequately controlled/stored?

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  • Have combustable materials and substances been adequately controlled/stored?

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  • Have all vertical reinforcing steel bars been capped by client?

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  • Are slips & trips hazards controlled?

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Environmental Safety

  • Is Dust controlled?

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  • Is Construction Waste being controlled?

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  • Is Construction Noise being controlled?

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Step Ladders

  • Are stepladders set up on firm level gound?

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  • Are stepladders in good condition?

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  • Are workers using step ladders correctly?

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Standard Ladders

  • Are ladders of industrial standard (complying with AS/NZ 1892.1:1996)?

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  • Are Workers using ladders correctly?

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  • Are ladders set up on firm level ground?

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  • Are ladders secured? (base and/or top)

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  • Is ladder set at correct angle? (4 up to 1 out)

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  • Are ladders in good condition?

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  • Do ladders project 1m above step off point?

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Fall Prevention

  • Are fall hazards controlled?

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  • Are fall edges fitted with guardrails/toeboards?

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  • Are holes & floor penetrations covered and marked?

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  • Are stairways fitted with handrails?

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Harness Use

  • Are restraint systems being used in preference to fall arrest systems?

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  • Have Employees undertaken training for harness use?

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  • Is the fall arrest system suitable for the work requirements?

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  • Was all equipment checked prior to use?

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  • Are harnesses correctly fitted?

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  • Is equipment in serviceable condition?

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  • Is there rescue plan in place? (See sssp.)

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Elevated Work Platforms (EWP)

  • Is EWP set up on firm level ground?

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  • Are outriggers fully extended?

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  • Has area at base of EWP been isolated/coned ?

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  • Is EWP at least 4m from power lines?

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  • Are safety harnesses being worn in boom mounted buckets?

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  • Has EWP been inspected & certified within last 6 months?

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Mobile Scaffold

  • Is mobile scaffold suitable for the job?

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  • Is mobile scaffold set up on firm level ground?

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  • Are wheels locked?

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  • Are working levels fully decked & secure?

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  • Is access from within the scaffold frame?

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  • Are outriggers fitted where required?

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Standing Scaffold

  • Has scaffold been erected by Certified Scaffolder?

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  • Is scaf-tag/acu-log scaffold register up to date?

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  • Are ladders on scaffold secured?

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  • Does ladder extend 1m past step off? (or suitable hand holds)

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  • Is there suitable access to scaffold platforms?

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  • Are work platforms adequate?

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  • Are there guardrails / fall protection adequate?

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  • Is there an intermediate rail in place?

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  • Is a toeboard in place?

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  • Is there debris netting in place?

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Suspended Scaffold (Swing stage)

  • Are roof suspension rigs secured against movement?

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  • Are Workers connected to independent safety line or other engineered anchor system?

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  • Are warning notices and barricades at ground level?

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Hazardous Substances

  • Are chemicals stored in proper containers?

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Has mandatory PPE for site been specified and signage posted?

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  • Are hard hats being worn where required?

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  • Are safety glasses/goggles being worn where required?

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  • Are respirators or masks being worn where required?

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  • Is hearing protection being worn where required?

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  • Are appropriate gloves being worn where required?

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  • Is protective clothing being worn where required?

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  • Is high visibility clothing being worn where required?

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  • Is safety footwear being worn where required?

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Electricity

  • Are electrical tools and leads visually inspected for faults prior to use?

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  • Are electrical leads and tools free from defects and damage?

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  • Are electrical tools and leads tagged quarterly?

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  • Are protected power outlets being used on site (e.g. lifeguards or RCDs)?

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  • Are lifeguard units tagged & tested ?

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  • Are electrical tools and leads industrial rated, tagged & tested ?

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  • Does temporary festoon lighting have moulded line sockets?

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  • Are electrical leads clear of pathways and stairs?

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  • Are electrical leads clear of water?

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Welding and Gas Cutting

  • Are gas bottles secured in use and/or stored correctly?

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  • Do gas sets have flash black arrestors?

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  • Is there a Hot Work Procedure/Permit System?

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  • Are there welding screens and/or signs in place?

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  • Is there an appropriate extinguisher at the work area?

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Asbestos (part 1)

  • Is Asbestos Removal in accordance with DoL Guidelines?

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  • Is there a Supervisor with a Certificate of Competence for Restricted Work?

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  • Is there an Asbestos Removal Plan on site?

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  • Has access to work area been restricted?

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  • Has adequate signage been posted at work area?

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  • Is there adequate containment of partical drift?

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Asbestos (part 2)

  • Is there adequate air extraction with HEPA filter?

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  • Is air monitoring for contamination being performed?

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Noise

  • Is noise level for operations/site being measured?

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  • Is Worker exposure to noise being monitored?

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  • Have work operations been arranged to reduce exposure to noise hazards?

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  • Has plant and equipment been configured to reduce noise?

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  • Are Workers wearing hearing protection on site?

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  • Is hearing loss of Workers being moniitored?

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Sun Exposure

  • Is shade cover or screens over work areas where practicable?

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  • Are Employees wearing clothing to prevent sun exposure?

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  • Is there a sun screen on site of the broad spectrum range?

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  • Does the sun screen on site provide a sun protection factor of 30 or more?

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  • Are Workers on site applying sun screen to exposed skin areas?

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Confined Space

  • Is there a Confined Space Management (CSM) plan on site?

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  • Is there a competently trained CSM Supervisor on site?

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  • Have all Workers been trained to work in a Confined Space (CS)?

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  • Is an Entry Permit System in use to manage CS work?

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  • Is a monitoring person stationed outside the CS while work in progress?

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  • Have all services associated with CS been disconnected or isolated (lockout tagout)?

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  • Does the CSM Plan describe the Emergency Rescue Procedures?

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  • Is Emergency Rescue Equipment available at or near the entry?

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  • Is emergency breathing apparatus available at or near the entry?

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  • Before entry to CS is atmospheric testing carried out?

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  • During work in CS is atmospheric testing carried out?

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Demolition

  • Is there a Demolition plan that complies best practice standard?

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  • Is there an Engineer's Report/advice?

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  • Is there a Demolition Supervisor on site?

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  • Is there site security fencing?

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  • Is there signage for demolition activities?

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  • Is there gantry/overhead protection for the public?

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  • Have all building services been disconnected?

Cement and Concrete

  • Are Concrete Workers trained and competent?

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  • Are Cement Workers protected from contact with wet cement?

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  • Is concrete pump boom area isolated from Workers being underneath?

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  • Is clean water on site readily available?

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Evacuations and Trenches

  • Have underground services been located? (plans, service location)

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  • Are excavations battered, braced or supported? (trenches >1.5m deep)

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  • Is there adequate shoring, trenchshields, sheetpiles before entry into excavations?

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  • Is their edge protection to prevent falls?

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  • Is there safe ladder access to excavation?

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  • Does job method avoid work in unsupported trenches?

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  • Is materials & spoil stored to prevent edge collapse? (600mm)

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  • Are vehicles & plant at distance to prevent collapse?

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  • Is a "stop block" used for tipping vehicles?

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Traffic Management

  • Is there a temporary Traffic Management Plan (TMP) on site?

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  • Has the TMP been approved by the Road Controlling Authority?

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  • Are the Traffice Mangagement (TM) measures and signage set up as per the TMP?

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  • Is TM supervised by a qualified (STMS)?

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  • Is there a Traffice Controller (TC ) on site?

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Transport and Mobile Mechanised Plant

  • Are Drivers/Operators trained?

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  • Are vehicles securely loaded?

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  • Are reversing vehicles controlled?

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  • Are vehicle warning signs displayed?

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  • Does mobile plant have roll over protective structure?

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  • Is protective structure in good repair?

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  • Is seat belt effective and in good repair?

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Falsework/Formwork

  • Has the propping been designed & inspected by a Competent Person?

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  • Has falsework and formwork been checked by a Competent Person before pour?

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  • Is there adequate bearing on all supports?

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  • Are support frames/props plumb?

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  • Are frames/props appropriately braced and/or tied?

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  • Are the correct pins used in props?

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  • Are forkheads used for bearer support?

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  • Are forkheads wedged centrally?

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  • Are screwjacks within maximum extension allowed?

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  • Have falls from falsework and formwork been controlled?

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Machinery

  • Is machinery in good operating condition?

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  • Are guards secured, operable & in good order?

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  • Does machinery have current test certificate?

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  • Do bench saws have a riving knife & hood guard

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  • Does compressed air have matched & secured connections?

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Notes and Observations not covered by Audit

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  • Audit completion

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