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Checklist – Construction Site Cleaning Checklist

Keeping a construction site clean can help reduce hazards. Use this construction site cleaning checklist during and after a project.

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Ground and Floors

1.1 Do you wish to check site ground and floors at this inspection?

1.2. Are all bait boxes attached?

1.3. Have trip hazards including uneven steps, potholes and uneven surfaces been eliminated?

1.4. Is debris and rubbish correctly removed and disposed in appropriate receptacles?

1.5. Are trenches covered?

1.6 Are ramps secure and adequately stabilized?

Access and Movement

2.1 Do you wish to check site access and movement at this inspection?

2.2 Are stairways and passageways free of obstructions, materials, supplies and clutter?

2.3 Are all working areas safe for access and movement by workers?

2.4 Access routes are generally orderly with hazards minimized?

2.5 Are driveways and footpaths clear of materials?

2.6 Are scaffolds clear of debris and material?

Working Areas

3.1 Do you wish to check work area housekeeping at this inspection?

3.2 Are working surfaces clean, tidy and free of liquid spills and waste?

3.3 Are work surfaces cleaned as trades work?

3.4 Are work areas free from excess materials and other hazards such as incomplete works that may pose a safety risk?

3.5 Are work areas free of excessive dust and grit?

Delivery and Storage

4.1 Do you wish to check site material storage and deliveries at this inspection?

4.2 Is there a designated area for deliveries?

4.3 Are all deliveries placed into appropriate storage?

4.4 Is equipment stored in designated areas when not in use?

4.5 Are storage areas kept free of unnecessary materials?

4.6 Are storage areas tidy and orderly?

4.7 Are items stacked appropriately (as to not create risk when adding or retrieving)?

Rubbish & Waste

5.1 Do you wish to check site rubbish and waste housekeeping at this inspection?

5.2 Are adequate bins and skips provided on site?

5.3 Are bins and skips emptied regularly?

5.4 Rubbish bins on site are being used (no loose rubbish) and are not overflowing?

5.5 Are waste items being disposed of correctly in accordance with the nature of the waste?

5.6 Are hazardous waste items stored and disposed of correctly?

General & Common Areas

6.1 Do you wish to check site common areas and general housekeeping at this inspection?

6.2 Common and office areas and generally tidy?

6.3 Are site common areas free of rubbish and waste?

6.4 Floors of common and office areas free of trip hazards?

6.5 Toilets are clean and functional?

6.6 Site is generally orderly and tidy?




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