• Date of Inspection

  • Type of Work:

  • Location:

Location:

  • Type of Access Equipment:

Competencies.

  • WAH training recieved for operatives.

Competencies

  • Are Pasma Trained operatives installing towers onsite, provide proof.

Site Activities

  • Housekeeping on site, site cordoned off?

  • Are there approved method statements and risk assessments/safe systems of work available for work at height?

  • Method Statement/SSI on site with relevant information for working at heights in place. All Risk assessment on site pertaining to WAH

  • Have all mobile access towers been inspected and scaff tag signed off by a competent person before first use?

  • Are the operatives using the working at height equipment correctly in compliance with the control measures listed in the risk assessment?

  • Are all mobile towers fitted with self-closing hatches?

  • Are mobile access towers positioned with locking wheels or base plates placed on outside of running rails to prevent slipping into suicide pit – are stabilisers fitted for stability?

  • Is there sufficient lighting in and around the scaffold to ensure

  • On track ballast location are base plates in use with sole boards underneath – are stabilisers fitted for stability?

  • Are manufactures installation instructions for mobile towers availible onsite.

  • Where required is there clear and unobstructed access routes around built up mobile towers, podium step ladders and hop-ups?

  • Where the height of the mobile tower scaffold is above the manufacturers’ recommendations (e.g. 3 times the minimum base width), is it properly secured to the structure and/or outriggers used?

  • For podium step ladders are the in-built stabilisers in use; has operative closed gate on working platform?

  • For podium hop-ups and depending on height are stabilisers in use to prevent lateral tipping over of equipment; has operative closed guard rail on working platform?

  • For mobile tower scaffolds – are users accessing it safely via internal stairs/ladders?

  • Are fall prevention/protection devices being used where alternative means of providing protection are not available?

  • For towers partly erected and unattended, do they carry a safety note: ‘incomplete/do not use’?

  • Are platform steps available for track access?

  • If step/ladders are being used, how long is the user actually working on the step/ladder (work using step ladder should not last more than 30minutes at a time and must be stated in the approved works method statement/safe system of work)?

  • Is the step/ladder in good condition visually e.g. undamaged stiles, rungs, feet, platform etc?

  • Is the step/ladder on firm/level ground, where the feet can grip the surface and prevented from slipping/overturning?

  • Is the user overreaching (i.e. not keeping navel within the stiles)?

  • Is the user carrying heavy/awkward items?

  • Is the user maintaining three points of contact whilst working off the ladder?

  • Is the user working from the top three rungs?

  • General Comments:

  • Date:

  • Name:

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