About this Behaviour Checklist for Working at Height
This behaviour checklist for working at height can be used to assess the understanding and competence of personnel when they are working at height. To manage the risks of a person falling from one level to another a safe system of work must be implemented for any work at height. This safe system should be regularly checked to ensure that the behavioural risk controls are being complied with including:
- Are safety harnesses worn correctly and are lanyards suitable lengths for the work at height?
- Are the workers at height always positively connected to a secure anchorage point?
- Do workers observe ‘exclusion zones’ on scaffolds, working platforms, structures etc.
- Do workers at height use a safe method to access and egress the work area?
- Do workers on ladders maintain three-point contact and are they following all control measures?
Work at Height Systems
- Do workers performing work at heights have the necessary training, competence and experience?
- Do workers understand and follow work method statements, risk assessments and inspection checklists?
- Have the workers completed the necessary permits?
- Is an emergency rescue plan in place and are the workers trained in the rescue plan?
Work at Height Equipment
- Has fall protection, fall-arrest equipment and anchor points been inspected by a competent person?
- The equipment used at height is safe to use and does not create a risk?
- Do portable and fixed ladders comply with the standards?
- Are all ladders effectively erected and secured?
- Are work boxes engineered, designed and appropriately marked according to the standard?
The Work Environment
- Are precautions taken to avoid brittle surface areas or fragile roof areas?
- Has a barricaded and sign-posted exclusion zone been established below the work at height?
- Do all scaffolds, landings, stairs and work areas have suitable edge protection, toe boards and handrails?
- Are holes and penetrations covered and edges safeguarded?
- Have all falling object hazards been effectively controlled?
Why Download this Behaviour Checklist for Working at Height?
- Working at height safely is critical to keep workers from falling and sustaining critical injuries or worse.
- This working at height behaviour checklist considers some key behaviours related to workers, systems, equipment and the work environment.
- The checklist can be used to assist you verify that the fundamental behavioural safety mechanisms are in place when working at height.
With this working at heights permit you will be able to:
- Very easily edit and customize the template to create your own behaviour checklist for working at height.
- Apply your own style, format and brand to the checklist.
- Use it in any industry or sector regardless of size or type of organization.
Availability and Use of this Behaviour Checklist for Working at Height
- This behaviour checklist for working at height is accessible to you right now by clicking the ‘Download Template’ button or the ‘Download Through Checkout’ button.
- No payment is required for this checklist and it will be delivered to you in fully editable Microsoft Word format for immediate and full use in your business.
- There are no subscriptions, contracts or ongoing costs.
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