Checklist – Construction Hazard
Construction Hazard Checklist will help your organization to identify common construction site hazards
Working at Heights
1.1. Have all gas checks been carried out?
1.2. Lack of edge protection?
1.3. Unsafe or incomplete edge protection?
Plant and Equipment
2.1. Incorrect plant /equipment for job? (e.g. grinding discs for cutting)
2.2. Unlicensed operators?
2.3. Lack of safe work instructions?
3.1. Unlicensed persons erecting scaffold above 4m?
3.2. Lack of inspection protocol for scaffold?
3.3. Safe Work Load (SWL) exceeded? (tools, stored materials, number of persons)
4.1. Loads lifted over persons, close proximity to obstacles incl. overhead power lines?
4.2. Lack of daily inspection protocol?
4.3. Unsafe or damaged lifting equipment, including ropes, slings, chains, hooks?
4.4. Unlicensed operators?
Harness and Equipment
5.1. Lack of or inadequate formal training for operators?
5.2. Lack of inspection protocol for equipment?
5.3. Incompatible hooks/equipment?
5.4. Unsafe or damaged harness or equipment?
6.1. Unsafe or damaged ladders?
6.2.Unsafe positioning of ladders?
6.3. Ladder not properly secured?
6.4. Ladder unsuitable for job? (e.g. metal ladder used for electrical work)
Hazardous Manual Tasks
7.1. Inadequate risk controls? (examples: no job rotation, lighter loads, trolleys, lifting equipment, etc)
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