Checklist – Safety Walk
A safety walkthrough checklist, also known as a management walkthrough, puts managers in the field to observe work in progress and identify opportunities to improve the safety of that job with the workers involved.
1.1. Use this audit to assess the following aspects of this site as safe, at risk, or not applicable. The unsure response indicates that attention is required to bring the elements to a satisfactory level. Notes and photos should be attached where appropriate, particularly to items at risk.
2.1. Do you want to examine the work areas in this safety walk?
2.2. General housekeeping (clean, tidy, dust free)
2.3. Walkways (free of debris and obstructions)
2.4. Work surfaces (clutter and dust free)
2.5 Sides or Holes (safety shields or covered)
2.6 Impalement hazards (none present or properly marked)
2.7 Storage / deposit of materials (clean and tidy)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
3.1 Do you want to examine the PPE in this safety walk?
3.2. Helmets (available, worn by crew and in safe condition)
3.3. Safety glasses with side shields (available, worn by crew and in safe condition)
3.4. Face shield/goggles (available, worn by crew and in safe condition)
3.5. Respiratory protection (available, used by the crew and in safe conditions)
3.6 Hearing protection (available, used by the crew and in safe conditions)
3.7 Appropriate clothing (in safe conditions)
3.8 Gloves (available, worn by crew and in safe condition)
3.9 Foot protection (fit for the task, used by the crew and in safe conditions)
Fall protection equipment
4.1. Want to check out fall protection gear on this safety walk?
4.2. Inspected fall protection equipment inspected periodically and before use
4.3. Appropriate for the task and used correctly by the crew when appropriate
4.4. Suitable Anchor Points
5.1. Do you want to examine the stairs in this safety walk?
5.2. Stairs are well maintained and in satisfactory condition.
5.3. Ladder base, base and configuration are standard
5.4. Right ladder for the task
Tools and equipment
6.1. Do you want to examine tools and equipment on this safety walk?
6.2. General condition of the tools.
6.3. Tool and equipment inspections are conducted and recorded
6.4. The right tools are used for the tasks.
6.5 Crew members are trained to be proficient with the appropriate tools for their job tasks.
7.1 Do you want to examine the excavations on this safety walk?
7.2 Access/egress is secure and exit frequency is acceptable
7.3 Shoring/armouring/tilting is safe
7.4 Barricades are in place as needed
7.5 Loot pile
8.1 Do you want to examine electrical safety in this safety walk?
8.2 Ground fault circuit interrupters in use
8.3 Extension cords do not cause tripping hazards or are used inappropriately
8.4 Power tools are undamaged and used properly for their purpose.
9.1 Do you want to verify the staff and this security walk?
9.2 Behavior is orderly and professional.
9.3 Clear communication is possible without the need to shout
9.4 Proper lifting technique demonstrated
10.1 Do you want to verify the safety knowledge of the work team in this inspection?
10.2 Approach at least one team member and record their responses to the following. Make it clear that this is not an evaluation of the team members themselves, but of the safety procedures on site.
10.3 Clear communication is possible without shouting Has the team member attended a pre-launch meeting or briefing in the last week?
10.4 Can the team member describe the correct process to follow in an emergency situation?
10.5 Can the worker identify three hazards that they may encounter on their jobs today?
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