Contractor Safety Evaluation Checklist

Contractor Safety Evaluation Checklist to assess if hazards and controls are taken into account based on Contractors scope of work in line with OSHA.

Contractor Safety Evaluation Checklist



Hand And Power Tools

1. Does the work scope require traffic or pedestrian disruptions, such as blocking or partially blocking any roadway, walkway, or driveway?


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2. Has the contractor submitted the following items:Traffic and Pedestrian Plan


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3. Has the contractor submitted the following items:Training Records for Flaggers


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Hazardous Energy Control (Lockout Tag Out)

1. Is there any electrical work done?


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2. Does the electrical work involve working within 42 inches of an energized electrical part (e.g., inside a VFD with an unshielded line side or within 42 inches of an energized crane bus bar)?


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3. Is testing for zero energy conducted as part of the electrical work?


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4. Are troubleshooting and inspection tasks performed during the electrical work?


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5. Are changes made to the facility's electrical system (e.g., replacing breakers or wiring) as part of the electrical work?


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6. Does the work involve working on non-electrical systems that contain hazardous energy : Mechanical


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7. Does the work involve working on non-electrical systems that contain hazardous energy : Pneumatic


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8. Does the work involve working on non-electrical systems that contain hazardous energy : Chemical


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9. Does the work involve working on non-electrical systems that contain hazardous energy : Thermal


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10. Does the work involve working on non-electrical systems that contain hazardous energy : Hydraulic


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11. Does the work involve working on non-electrical systems that contain hazardous energy: Water


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12. Does the work involve working on non-electrical systems that contain hazardous energy : Steam


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13. Does the work involve working on non-electrical systems that contain hazardous energy: Gas


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14. Does this work include service, maintenance, or modification of equipment in which the unexpected energization or start-up of the equipment, or the release of stored energy, could cause injury to people or damage to equipment?


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15. Does work require you to overlock onto an existing LOTO lock to protect from hazardous energy?


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16. Are you removing or opening any electrical equipment covers of electrical equipment such as boxes, panels, disconnect switches, etc?


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17. Is any demolition work done that requires electrical equipment, walls, partitions, building structures, piping systems, ducts, etc.?


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18. Is work done in the travel path of a crane, hoists, or other equipment that presents crush or pinch hazards?


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19. Does your work require installing, repairing, or modifying rotating equipment?


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20. Does your work require the potential exposure to more than 250 volts?


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Elevated Work Platforms

1. Is the Aerial Lift used?


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2. Is the Articulating Boom Lift used?


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3. Is Scissor Lift used?


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4. Is the man-lift used?


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5. Has the contractor submitted training records for each person operating the lift?


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Scaffolding

1. Are the Tubular & Coupler scaffolding used?


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2. Is the scaffolding rolling scaffold used?


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3. Is the mobile scaffold used?


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4. Are Mason/Bricklayers scaffolds used?


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5. Has the contractor submitted the following items for scaffold use: Training records for each person erecting and disassembling scaffolds


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6. Has the contractor submitted the following items for scaffold use: A written fall protection plan (such as the LBNL fall protection matrix)


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7. Has the contractor submitted the following items for scaffold use: Training records for users of fall protection


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8. Has the contractor submitted the following items for scaffold use: Training records for scaffold users


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9. Are the following ladders used on the project identified: 6’ or smaller A-Frame or Platform Ladder


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10. Are the following ladders used on the project identified:6’ to 12’ A-Frame or Platform Ladder


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11. Are the following ladders used on the project identified:12’ or greater A-Frame or Platform Ladder


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12. Are the following ladders used on the project identified:Extension Ladder less than 24


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13. Are the following ladders used on the project identified: Extension Ladder over 24’


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Cranes And Heavy Equipment

1. Is the backhoe used?


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2. Is the front-end loader used?


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3. Is the excavator used?


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4. Is the crane under 3 tons used?


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5. Is the crane over 3 tons used?


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6. Is the forklift used?


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7. Has the contractor submitted the following items for crane or heavy equipment: Crane's current annual inspection certification


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8. Has the contractor submitted the following items for crane or heavy equipment: Crane quadrennial proof load test certification


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9. Has the contractor submitted the following items for crane or heavy equipment: Crane operator’s license


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10. Has the contractor submitted the following items for crane or heavy equipment: Backhoe, Front End Loader, Excavator proof of competency


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11. Has the contractor submitted the following items for crane or heavy equipment: Forklift operator certification/license


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Fire Protection And Prevention

1. Does work include open flames such as torches, welders, grinders, tar pots, or any other tool or process/procedure that could cause sparks or open flames?


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2. Is work performed near combustible storage containers?


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3. Is there on-site refueling of equipment?


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4. Is a fire watch trained in fire extinguishers and emergency procedures for the work performed?


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5. Has the contractor submitted for hot work activities?


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Steel Erection And Assembly

1. Is steel erection part of this work scope?


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2. Has the contractor submitted the following items for Steel Erection and Assembly: Site-Specific Erection plan


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3. Has the contractor submitted the following items for Steel Erection and Assembly: Fall protection work plan (per ANSI/ASSE Z359)


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Hazardous Substances Or Materials

1. Does work involve any chemicals, such as paints, solvents, adhesives, epoxy coatings, fuels, or other hazardous materials?


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2. Are all personnel using these materials trained in safe handling?


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3. Is there an emergency eyewash and shower in the immediate work area? If “NO”, is a portable eyewash station, capable of providing 15 minutes of continuous water flow, provided (handheld squeeze bottle type is not allowed)?


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4. Are employees potentially exposed to airborne concentrations of hazardous gas, fume, dust, or mist?


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5. Are SDS(s) available to the workers onsite?


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6. Are respirators required?


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7. Is the type of respiratory protection used described?


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Permit-Required Confined Space Entry

1. Does the scope of your work require you to be working in a confined space where physical or atmospheric hazards (i.e. Flammable or Toxic) may be present?


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2. Has the contractor submitted the following items for Confined Space Entry: Contractor’s Confined Space Program


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3. Has the contractor submitted the following items for Confined Space Entry: Example Alternate Method, Reclassification, and Permit-required Confined Space Entry Permits


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4. Has the contractor submitted the following items for Confined Space Entry: Training records


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Welding / Hot Cutting

1. Does the work involve welding/cutting steel on a painted surface?


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2. Does the work involve welding/cutting stainless steel?


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3. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on non-lead-containing surfaces (new steel construction):Respiratory Protection Program


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4. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on non-lead-containing surfaces (new steel construction):Qualitatively fit tested ½ mask negative pressure respirator with fit test records


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5. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on non-lead-containing surfaces (new steel construction):Medical approval to wear respirators


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6. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on non-lead-containing surfaces (new steel construction):Respiratory protection training records


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7. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on lead-containing surfaces (where lead paint exists or has been abated): Respiratory Protection Program


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8. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on lead-containing surfaces (where lead paint exists or has been abated): Quantitatively tested full face-piece Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) and fit test records


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9. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on lead-containing surfaces (where lead paint exists or has been abated): Medical approval to wear respirators


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10. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on lead-containing surfaces (where lead paint exists or has been abated): Blood lead baseline sample results (excluding employee SSNs)


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11. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on lead-containing surfaces (where lead paint exists or has been abated): Documentation that workers have received lead awareness training


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12. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on lead-containing surfaces (where lead paint exists or has been abated): Respiratory protection training records


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13. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on stainless steel: Respiratory Protection Program


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14. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on stainless steel:Quantitatively fit tested, full face-piece negative pressure respirator, and fit test records.


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15. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on stainless steel:Medical approval to wear respirators


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16. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on stainless steel:Documentation of hexavalent chromium training


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17. Has the contractor submitted the following items for welding or hot cutting on stainless steel:Respiratory protection training records


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Lead Paint

1. Does the work involve sanding, grinding, scraping, brazing, cutting, welding, removing, or otherwise disturbing painted surfaces so particles may become airborne?


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2. Has the contractor submitted the following items for lead paint removal: JHA for lead paint removal


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3. Has the contractor submitted the following items for lead paint removal:Site-Specific Lead Compliance Plan


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4. Has the contractor submitted the following items for lead paint removal:Respiratory Protection Program


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5. Has the contractor submitted the following items for lead paint removal:Company’s Lead Compliance Program


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6. Has the contractor submitted the following items for lead paint removal:Department of Public Health Lead Worker & Supervisor Training


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7. Are the following certificates submitted: The Full face-piece negative pressure respirator with quantitative fit test


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8. Are the following certificates submitted:Medical approvals for respirator use


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9. Are the following certificates submitted:Respiratory protection training records


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Asbestos

1. Does the work require asbestos removal or disturbance?


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2. Does the work require a 10-day notification to (BAAQMD) for renovations involving RACM greater than or equal to 100 linear feet 100 sq. ft, or 35 cu ft before renovations?


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3. Has the contractor submitted the following items for asbestos removal:Site-Specific Asbestos Compliance Plan


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4. Has the contractor submitted the following items for asbestos removal:JHA addressing asbestos hazards


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5. Has the contractor submitted the following items for asbestos removal:Respiratory Protection Program


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6. Has the contractor submitted the following items for asbestos removal:Subcontractor’s Asbestos Program


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7. Has the contractor submitted the following items for asbestos removal:Asbestos Worker Training Certificates


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8. Has the contractor submitted the following items for asbestos removal:Medical approvals & fit test records for respirator use


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9. Has the contractor submitted the following items for asbestos removal:Respiratory protection training record


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Application Of Paint And Other Coatings

1. Does the scope of your work include sanding, scraping, grinding, washing, or other prep activities?


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2. Is the paint/coating applied by spraying?


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3. Is the paint/coating applied by rolling?


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4. Has the contractor submitted the following items for painting and application of other coatings: JHA detailing the work plan


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5. Has the contractor submitted the following items for painting and application of other coatings: Respiratory Protection Program


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6. Has the contractor submitted the following items for painting and application of other coatings: Qualitative respirator fit test records


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7. Has the contractor submitted the following items for painting and application of other coatings: Medical approval to wear respirators


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8. Has the contractor submitted the following items for painting and application of other coatings: Respiratory protection training records


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9. Has the contractor submitted the following items for painting and application of other coatings: Minimum of ½ mask, air-purifying respirator (Full face piece, air-purifying, or Powered Air Purifying Respirators may be required depending on the product, task, and environmental factors).


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Sanitation

1. Does the scope of work require the contractor to provide temporary washing facilities and toilets?


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Silica Dust

1. Does work involve jack-hammering, roto-hammering, drilling, grinding, or crystalline silica that might create silica dust?


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2. Does work involve wet slab or wall concrete cutting, drilling, and coring or cutting/sanding drywall or joint compound?


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3. Has the subcontractor submitted the following items:JHA describing silica hazards and controls


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4. Has the subcontractor submitted the following items:Subcontractor’s Respirator Protection Program


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5. Has the subcontractor submitted the following items:For indoor work: Quantitatively fit tested full face-piece, air-purifying respirator along with fit test records


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6. Has the subcontractor submitted the following items:For outdoor work: Qualitatively fit tested ½ mask negative pressure respirator along with fit test records


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7. Has the subcontractor submitted the following items:Medical approval to wear respirators


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8. Has the subcontractor submitted the following items:Respiratory protection training records


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9. Has the subcontractor submitted the following items: Documentation of silica hazard awareness training


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Heat-Related Illness Program

1. Is heat-related illness a potential hazard for this scope of work?


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2. Is a heat-related illness prevention program in place per Cal/OSHA requirements?


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Ergonomics Program

1. Does the Contractor have an Ergonomics Program in place?


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Radiation And Laser Safety

1. Are radioactive materials/sources used?


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2. Is one working on a Class 3B or Class 4 laser?


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3. Is one working on a microwave source greater than 5mW/cm2?


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Site Safety Representative

1. Who is the site safety representative?


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Cal/OSHA Competent & Qualified Person(s):

1. What is the name of the asbestos-competent person?


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2. What is the name of the lead competent person?


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3. What is the name of the crane competent person?


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4. What is the name of the confined space entry supervisor?


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5. What is the name of the demolition competent person?


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6. What is the name of the electrical LOTO-qualified person(s)?


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7. What is the name of energized electrical qualified electrical worker(s)?


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8. What is the name of the excavation & trenching competent person?


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9. What are the names of all protection competent persons?


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10. What are the names of all protection-qualified persons?


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11. What is the name of the adder competent person?


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12. What is the name of the scaffold-competent person?


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13. What is the name of a steel erection person?


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Personal Protective Equipment

1. Are full-face shields available?


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2. Are chemical splash goggles on hand?


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3. Are welder's hood and goggles, leather gloves provided?


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4. Are steel-toed boots accessible?


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5. Are work gloves supplied?


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6. Are ear plugs or ear muffs provided?


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Fall Protection

1. Is active or passive fall protection required whenever the worker is above 4 feet for maintenance or above 6 feet for construction work?


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2. Has the subcontractor submitted the fall protection work plan and training records?


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Electrical PPE

1. Is head protection available?


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2. Is eye and face protection available?


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3. Are rubber-insulating gloves provided?


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4. Are rubber-insulating sleeves accessible?


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5. Are leather protectors available?


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6. Is dielectric footwear provided?


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7. Are flame-resistant (FR)clothing provided?


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8. Are FR face protection products available?


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9. Is FR outerwear (Raingear, etc.) provided?


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Respiratory Protection

1. Did the subcontractor submit the following documentation for respirator use:Respiratory Protection Plan


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2. Did the subcontractor submit the following documentation for respirator use:Medical Surveillance Release (with personal information removed)


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3. Did the subcontractor submit the following documentation for respirator use:Quantitative Fit Test Records


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4. Did the subcontractor submit the following documentation for respirator use:Qualitative Fit Test Records


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5. Did the subcontractor submit the following documentation for respirator use:Training Records


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Hand And Power Tools

1. Does the work involve the use of electrically powered tools?


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2. Does the work involve the use of pneumatically powered tools?


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3. Does the work performed on this project involve the use of powder-actuated tools?


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4. Has the contractor submitted the training records for powder-actuated tools?


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Hand And Power Tools

1. Does the work scope require making penetrations into walls, ceilings, or floors deeper than 1 5/8”?


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2. Does the work scope require excavating, trenching, digging, or otherwise penetrating the ground (including the use of stakes or poles) deeper than 1 5/8”?


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3. Does the work scope require penetrating any concrete surface at any depth?


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4. Are building surfaces or structures penetrated and evaluated for lead and asbestos?


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Hand And Power Tools

1. Does the work scope involve any excavation up to 5 feet deep?


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2. Does the work scope involve any excavation deeper than 5 feet?


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3. Does the work scope involve sanitary sewer line repair or replacement?


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4. Does the work scope include storm sewer line repair or replacement?


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5. Has the contractor submitted the following items for Excavation and Trenching: Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) detailing the Shoring Plan?


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6. Has the contractor submitted the following items for Excavation and Trenching: Training Records?


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Hand And Power Tools

1. Has the contractor signed off on the Isolation Plan for electrical, gas, water, steam, or other utilities?


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2. Has the contractor submitted an isolation plan along with a standard operating procedure (SOP) for a startup for the Demolition Plan?


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