Worksite Hazard Identification Checklist

At a work site, there are numerous activities going on and some of them may lead to hazards. A inspection helps in identifying work-related hazards so that adequate controls can be planned and placed. The identification of hazards can be beneficial for the safety of all as well as to maintain compliance.

Electrical
Are all electrical equipment tagged and tested?
Are all plugs, sockets, and switches in good condition?
Are there any loose wires on the floor?
Are all electrical equipment tagged and tested?
Are all plugs, sockets, and switches in good condition?
Are there any loose wires on the floor?
Emergency and Fire Protection
Are emergency egress and access points clearly marked?
Are fire extinguishers in place and adequate?
Are all fire extinguishers on date?
Is there a dedicated emergency officer?
Are emergency evacuation plans clearly visible?
Has a fire drill been conducted recently?
Are fire exits obstruction-free?
Are all workers aware of assembly points?
Are emergency egress and access points clearly marked?
Are fire extinguishers in place and adequate?
Are all fire extinguishers on date?
Is there a dedicated emergency officer?
Are emergency evacuation plans clearly visible?
Has a fire drill been conducted recently?
Are fire exits obstruction-free?
Are all workers aware of assembly points?
Environmental Controls
Are environmental controls addressed in site induction?
Are there relevant controls in SWMS?
Are spill kits available on site?
Are there any high-risk activities on-site?
Are environmental controls addressed in site induction?
Are there relevant controls in SWMS?
Are spill kits available on site?
Are there any high-risk activities on-site?
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Equipment and Machinery
Are emergency stop switches easily accessible?
Are equipment well guarded?
Are all hand tools in good condition?
Is there sufficient space between machinery and equipment?
Are there any nip points that may cause injury?
Are PPE requirements displayed?
Do workers have access to adequate PPE?
Are isolation procedures marked and evident?
Are emergency stop switches easily accessible?
Are equipment well guarded?
Are all hand tools in good condition?
Is there sufficient space between machinery and equipment?
Are there any nip points that may cause injury?
Are PPE requirements displayed?
Do workers have access to adequate PPE?
Are isolation procedures marked and evident?
First Aid
Are eyewash stations available?
Are all first aid kits stocked?
Are workers aware of first aid locations?
Is a first aider available on site?
Are emergency numbers clearly displayed?
Are eyewash stations available?
Are all first aid kits stocked?
Are workers aware of first aid locations?
Is a first aider available on site?
Are emergency numbers clearly displayed?
General
Is prework briefing conducted?
Has the job safety analysis been completed?
Has an SWMS been prepared?
Has the protection and safety officer briefed all workers on work hazards?
Do all workers have the required expertise and qualifications?
Is prework briefing conducted?
Has the job safety analysis been completed?
Has an SWMS been prepared?
Has the protection and safety officer briefed all workers on work hazards?
Do all workers have the required expertise and qualifications?
General Housekeeping
Is there adequate lighting?
Are walkways obstruction-free?
Are emergency lights working?
Are noise levels controlled?
Is ventilation controlled?
Are waste bins located in suitable areas?
Is there adequate lighting?
Are walkways obstruction-free?
Are emergency lights working?
Are noise levels controlled?
Is ventilation controlled?
Are waste bins located in suitable areas?
Hazardous Substances and Dangerous Goods
Have you done a risk assessment for hazardous goods?
Are there sufficient controls in place?
Are all hazardous substances clearly marked?
Are chemical register and safety data sheets available?
Are appropriate storage signs posted?
Have you done a risk assessment for hazardous goods?
Are there sufficient controls in place?
Are all hazardous substances clearly marked?
Are chemical register and safety data sheets available?
Are appropriate storage signs posted?
Mobile Equipment
Does mobile equipment undergo adequate risk assessment?
Is a traffic management system in place?
Do you have a pre-start checklist for all mobile equipment?
Does mobile equipment undergo adequate risk assessment?
Is a traffic management system in place?
Do you have a pre-start checklist for all mobile equipment?

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