Information

  • Document No.

  • Audit Title

  • Site/Location

  • Conducted on

  • Site Supervisor

Risk Assessment

  • Have potential or existing hazards been identified and the risks assessed of anyone falling from heights?

  • Have alternative ways of carrying out the work been considered?

  • Have all practical steps been taken to prevent falls?

  • Is the ladder appropriate for the task or would another device such as a<br>platform ladder/ scaffold/elevated work platform be more appropriate?

  • Can three points of contact be maintained when using a ladder?

  • Are fall injury prevention systems required and in place?

  • In setting up a fall injury prevention systems is it inspected to ensure sharp edges, pinch points and sources of heat, which could damage the system are identified and rectified?

  • Has it been assessed whether a fall will be arrested before hitting the ground/other structure?

  • Has equipment, anchorage points and access methods been inspected; rated; and are appropriate for the load?

  • There is no risk of falling objects striking people below?

  • There is safe means of access and egress to the work being performed at heights? Stairs, walkways, ladders, mechanical lifts etc are free of obstructions

  • People required to work at height have been provided with adequate information, instruction and training for the work being performed

Sign Off

  • Site Supervisor

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