Job Site Information

  • Are the OSHA poster and other applicable posters obviously placed on the job site?

  • Was the weekly safety meeting ("tool box talk") held?

  • Is the first aid kit stocked and in a conspicuous, accessible place?

  • Are injury and illness records posted?

  • Are emergency phone numbers posted?


  • Are the working areas generally neat and free of debris?

  • Is waste disposed of regularly?

  • Are sanitary facilities adequate and clean?

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Hard hats are required in areas where overhead hazards exist.

  • Are hard hats being worn in areas where overhead hazards exist?

  • Is proper eye protection used?

  • Is proper hearing protection used?

  • Are proper work shoes and clothing worn?

  • Are seat belts being used in all equipment at all times?

  • Are required safety vests/shirts being worn?

Fire Prevention

  • Has an emergency action plan been developed for the site?

  • Have fire extinguishers been checked

  • Are "No Smoking" signs posted and rules enforced?

  • Is the route for emergency vehicles accessible?

  • Are metal containers being used for gasoline, diesel and kerosene?


  • Are ladders in good condition and have slip-resistant feet and away from electrical exposures?

  • Do ladders extend three-feet above the landing and are being tied off?

  • Are stepladders fully opened when in use?

Fall Inspections

  • Have all floor/wall holes and openings been properly guarded or covered?

  • Have all excavated areas been protected?

  • Where guardrail systems are used, are the top edge height of top rails 42 inches above the walking/working level and mid rails at 21 inches?

  • Are personal fall arrest systems rigged so that an employee can neither fall more than six feet or contact a lower level?

  • Is all rebar and anchor bolts capped?

  • Are safety cables flagged every 6 feet?


  • Are scaffolds properly erected, under the supervision of a competent person?

  • Are scaffolds tagged and inspections being performed daily?

  • Are guardrails, mid rails, and end rails in place?

  • Are scaffolds tied to a structure?

  • Are base plates secured to mud sills using four nails?

Hand & Power Tools

  • Is the correct power tool being used for the job?

  • Have associates been instructed in the correct use of each tool?

  • Are tools inspected for defects?

  • Are damaged tools tagged "Out of Service" and repaired or replaced immediately?

  • Do power tools have the proper grounding?

  • Are all mechanical safeguards in use for power tools?

Heavy Equipment

  • Is equipment regularly inspected and maintained?

  • Are all lights, back up alarms, etc. working?

Electrical Work

  • Are electric panels equipped with required covers and are covers used and labeled?

  • Have overhead and underground power hazards been assessed and eliminated?

  • Are electrical contractors following NFPA 70E standards?

  • Do all electrical cords have ground pins?


  • Is adequate temporary lighting in place in both work and egress areas?

  • Is temporary lighting in good condition?

  • Are covers over bulbs and are bulbs working?

Material Handling and Storage

  • Are materials stored neatly and properly?

  • Are associates lifting loads correctly both manually and with fork lift?

  • Is traffic flow maintained and controlled?

Hoists, Cranes and Derricks

  • Is visual inspection conducted daily (outriggers checked, tracks on solid ground, swing radius barricaded)?

  • Are power lines inactivated, removed or at a distance far enough away?

  • Are signal men used when needed?

Flammable Gases and Liquids

  • Are all containers clearly labeled?

  • Are proper storage practices observed?

  • Are there adequate fire extinguishers nearby?

Traffic Control

  • Are we managing traffic control properly?

  • Are police officers being utilized if applicable?

  • Is pedestrian traffic being monitored and controlled?

  • Are proper traffic devices being used when applicable (safety vest, flags, etc.)?

Hazard Communication

  • Have all contractors submitted site specific MSDS and hazard communication policy?

  • Are all containers containing chemicals properly labeled and readable?

  • Are contractors using proper PPE when using chemicals (per the MSDS and packaging information)?

  • Are contractors being advised of other contractors' chemicals that are being used?

  • Are contractors instructed on where to find the MSDS books of each contractor?

  • Are contractors aware of what procedures to follow if exposed to a hazardous chemical?

Comments, Corrective Actions, and Sign Off

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Additional Information

  • Use this space to explain any discrepant condition(s) found. Follow up and closure of all discrepancies is mandatory.

  • Discrepancy
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  • Location of Discrepancy

  • Responsible Contractor

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