Published 27 Oct 2021
What are Construction Checklists for?
Construction Checklists can help contractors optimize the promotion and improvement of workplace safety for everyone involved in the construction site. These checklists are excellent tools that can be used in a variety of safety inspections with the intention to (1) identify potential risks associated with job tasks, (2) perform regular tools and equipment checks, and (3) implement safety measures and protocols for employees to adhere and comply with to prevent injuries and workplace deaths.
It is critical to get your workers ready and prepared for the tasks that they will perform before any type of operation starts. Conducting Staff Induction, Toolbox Talks, and Hazard Identification are essential pre-work safety procedures which can help reduce the risks of workplace injuries and fatalities. iAuditor can be your perfect tool to help guide effective meetings to discuss important safety reminders before work. This pre-work construction checklist include:
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Construction workers are exposed to numerous workplace hazards associated with their daily tasks. Inspectors and safety officials can help by using this set of general safety checklists when performing site walkthroughs to spot potential risks associated with construction such as electrical, fire, physical, and chemical hazards. With the convenience of using mobiles, tablets or iPads, you can share your audit reports with your team real-time and notify your supervisors if problems occur.
A construction site is known to be a complex and high risk environment. Without safety measures in place, dangerous jobs and operations being performed daily may result to numerous injuries and fatalities. These risky jobs include excavation, working at heights, and confined space, among others. Strategic planning and thorough evaluation must be conducted to mitigate possible dangers. Digital checklists can be used to help ensure a hazard-free working area and develop a well-equipped and competent team. iAuditor can help empower safety officials to perform better inspections by sharing carefully constructed and well-thought-out safety inspection checklists.
The construction industry uses a wide range of tools, equipment, and facilities to make work more efficient, this includes ladders, scaffolds, harnesses, cranes, trucks, and power tools. Regular inspections and equipment checks can be performed to ensure that all workers’ equipment are safe and in good working condition. iAuditor offers free digital checklists which can help inspectors note defects, capture photo evidences, and identify items in need of repair or replacement. Templates such as Lock-Out-Tag-Out and Machine Guarding checklists can be used during installation and maintenance works to help prevent electrocutions, lacerations, eye injuries, and other physical injuries.
Emergency procedures should be clearly established and followed in case accidents happen in the workplace. Any organization must ensure that emergency tools such as first aid kits and fire extinguishers are adequate, maintained, and readily available. With iAuditor, actions can be assigned to proper teams or individuals so that urgent matters can be addressed immediately.
ISO certification can serve as a proof of the company’s credibility and compliance with legal requirements and international standards. Browse this collection of ISO certification checklists to help organizations implement and assess the effectiveness of the organization's Quality Management System (QMS) or Environmental Management System (EMS). This collection covers gap analysis and self-assessments in preparation for third-party ISO certifications. iAuditor’s Analytics feature can help organizations assess frequently failed items and evaluate areas for improvement.