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Cut inspection time by 50% Uncover more issues and solve them 4x faster Select from over 4000 expert-proofed templates Construction Jobsite Safe Audit General Work Environment Are all work area clean and dry? Yes No N/A Trash removed daily? Yes No N/A Are aisles, walkways, doorways, and exit routes kept clear and unobstructed? Yes No N/A Are toilets and washing facilities provide, kept clean, and safe? Yes No N/A Are all MSDS on site in an area that is readily accessible to all employees? Yes No N/A Are measures in place to protect the public from exposure to work activities and equipment? Yes No N/A Are required postings readily available to all employees in the workplace? Yes No N/A Are monthly and weekly "tool box" safety meetings held and documented with sign in sheets? Was a copy forwarded to the safety department? Yes No N/A Was a SWMP audit done? BMP's are adequate and are in place? Yes No N/A Is material piled, stacked, or racked in a manner to prevent it from tipping, falling, collapsing, rolling, or spreading? Yes No N/A First Aid and Emergency Equipment Are emergency telephone numbers posted on the job site? Yes No N/A Is there at least one person on site trained in first aid and CPR? Yes No N/A Are first aid kits easily accessible, inspected, and stocked at least monthly? Yes No N/A Are there any exit doors that open into streets or other high traffic areas? Are adequate warnings provided to alert employees of the hazard? Yes No N/A Fire Protection and Prevention Is there at lease one ABC fire extinguisher for every 3000 sq ft of work area? Yes No N/A Are fire extinguishers clearly visible and unobstructed at all times? Yes No N/A Are fire extinguishers inspected monthly for proper tags, pins, hoses not cracked or plugged, fully charged, and tags up to date? Yes No N/A Are fuel gas cylinders and oxygen cylinders secured, separated by 20 feet or have fire resistant barriers while in storage? Yes No N/A Fall Protection Are holes and other floor openings guarded by a grate, cover, guardrail, or equivalent on all sides (except at entrances to stairways or ladders)? Yes No N/A Are there stairrails or handrails on all stairways having four or more steps? Yes No N/A Are railings provided on ramps? Yes No N/A Do all elevated surfaces have guardrails at least 42 inches high? Yes No N/A Are all elevated surfaces equipped with a safe means of access? Yes No N/A Are fall protection harnesses and lanyards used by every employee working 6 feet or higher above the ground or on steeply pitched roofs, 6/12 or greater? Yes No N/A Are fall protection harnesses and lanyards a minimum of 1/2 inch nylon or equivalent, and short enough to prevent employees from falling more than 6 ft? Yes No N/A Are lifelines (lanyards) secure above the point of operation to an anchor point that will withstand 5,000 pounds of force for each attached worker? Yes No N/A Are harness, lanyards, and other fall protection equipment inspected prior to use? Yes No N/A Where a job site has protruding steel rebar below the work level, are the steel rebar protected by covers to prevent impaled injuries? Yes No N/A Portable Ladders Are all ladders maintained in good condition and inspected before each use? Are broken and defective ladders taken out of service immediately? Yes No N/A Are ladders being used for their designed purpose only? (Step ladders/Extension ladders) Yes No N/A Are ladders being used beyond their maximum intended load? Yes No N/A Are ladder rungs/steps slip-resistant and free of dirt, grease, oil, ice, snow, etc? Yes No N/A Are employees facing the ladder when climbing up and down? Yes No N/A Are employees standing below the top 2 steps when using step ladders? Yes No N/A When ladders are used to gain access to elevated platforms, does the ladder always extend at least 3 feet above the elevated surface, and secured properly? Yes No N/A Are ladders placed on dry, stable footing, and properly secured? Yes No N/A Materials - Handling, Storage, Use, and Disposal Are compressed gas cylinders (propane etc.) secured and stored properly, and blocked from traffic and vehicle hazards? (Utilize Jersey barriers) Yes No N/A Are concrete batch/plants/mixing facilities properly inspected for electrical and other potential hazards or damage? Yes No N/A Scaffolding Are scaffolds set up on level, stable ground with dry footings? Yes No N/A Has the scaffold been assembled and inspected by a competent person? Yes No N/A Was the scaffold inspected prior to use and scaffold tag properly filled out? Yes No N/A Do all scaffolds higher than 4 feet have 42 inch high guardrails and mid rails halfway between the top and platform? Yes No N/A Are scaffolds in good working condition with no damage or missing parts? Yes No N/A Do all planks on scaffolds fit tightly with no open spaces between boards? Yes No N/A Where planks are overlapped are they lapped over the supports? Yes No N/A Do all scaffold planks extend 6-18" beyond the end of the scaffold frame? Yes No N/A Are all ladders or stairs used to access scaffolds either tied or welded to the scaffolds for safe access? Are ladders positioned to provide direct access? Yes No N/A Are materials being stockpiled on scaffold? Are all materials removed from scaffold at the end of the day? Yes No N/A Are open sides of scaffold less than 14 inches from the face of the work? Yes No N/A Are platforms of 10 feet or less extending over their end supports no more than 12 inches? Yes No N/A Are guardrails in place at the open ends of the scaffold? Yes No N/A Has the movement of occupied scaffold been prohibited (unless designed by a registered professional engineer)? Yes No N/A Have toeboards been installed to prevent falling objects? Yes No N/A Is "X" bracing installed on the ends of the scaffold and every third set of post horizontally and every forth runner vertical? Yes No N/A Are all pins installed where required and locked? Yes No N/A Are castors locked during use? Yes No N/A Are castors pinned into the frames or adjustment screws? Yes No N/A Electrical Are all cord-connected, electrically-operated tools and equipment double insulated or effectively grounded? Yes No N/A Are ground-fault circuit interrupters provided on all temporary electrical circuits? Yes No N/A Are all electrical rooms/panels secured and have proper signage? Yes No N/A Do all extension cords have 3-prong plugs and all 3 prongs intact? Yes No N/A Are all electrical cords inspected and in good working condition (i.e. no splices, frays, or the ground prong is removed)? Yes No N/A Are extension cords a No. 12 or larger gauge and properly marked? Yes No N/A Where electrical cords must cross roads, driveways, or walkways, are they protected by solid, weather-resistant bridges to prevent damage to the cords? Yes No N/A Are multiple plug adapters (octopus plugs) prohibited? Yes No N/A Are electrical circuits and equipment shut off, de-energized, and locked out before equipment installation, repairs, maintenance, or servicing? Yes No N/A Are unused switches, receptacles, and junction boxes covered with tight-fitting covers or plates Yes No N/A Trenching and Shoring Are spoils, materials, and equipment set back a minimum of 2 feet from edge of the excavation? Yes No N/A Are barriers in place around excavation area? Yes No N/A Is a means of egress available in all trenches that are 4 feet deep or more Yes No N/A Are means of egress within 25 lateral feet of workers? Yes No N/A Is high visible PPE worn by all employees working in and around trenches? Yes No N/A Are employees protected from loose rock or soil? Yes No N/A If needed are trench boxes/shoring used? Yes No N/A For the soil type is the excavation sloped properly? Yes No N/A Power-Actuated Tools / Hand and Power Tools Are employees who operate power actuated tools properly trained and carry a valid operator's card? Yes No N/A Are power actuated tools inspected for obstructions or defects before use? Yes No N/A Are all tools maintained in safe condition? Yes No N/A Are damaged and defected tools removed from service and repaired or replaced as soon as the damage or defect is found? Yes No N/A Are grinders, saws, and other tools with moving parts, equipped with appropriate safety guards to prevent physical contact with moving parts? Yes No N/A Traffic Control Are proper signs placed on road to alert drivers of construction danger ahead? Yes No N/A Are cones used in the street at least 28" high? Yes No N/A Do flagger stations provide 2 safe means of egress in the event of an emergency? Yes No N/A Have flaggers been properly trained and carry their flagger certification card? Yes No N/A
Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.