A workplace inspection is a necessary and critical part of the health and safety program. Department Heads or Supervisors are responsible for conducting workplace inspections regularly to ensure any potential hazards that could cause illness or injury are eliminated or controlled for their crew. The workplace should be inspected closely for the purpose of:
- identifying and recording potential and actual hazards associated with locations, buildings, equipment, environment, processes, and practices
- identifying any hazards which require immediate attention, whether they are unsafe conditions or unsafe acts
- ensuring that existing hazard controls are functioning adequately
The Production Safety Compliance Report (Form 2) and the Construction, PreRigging, & Strike Safety Compliance Report (Form 3) are used to inspect work areas for potential hazards that can cause injury or illness. These reports should be completed on a daily basis at each stage and/or location. After the compliance reports are completed, any potential hazard or hazardous situation should be reported as soon as possible so that prompt corrective action can be taken.
A copy of the Locations / Production Office Hazard Assessment Checklist (Form 4) should also be reviewed for potential hazards already identified by the Locations Department.
All inspection checklists and reports will be submitted and retained by the Production Office Coordinator. These documents may be requested for review by Cal/OSHA or Federal OSHA inspectors. The inspection reports must also be copied to the Production Safety Consultant via Scenechronize, email or hard copy.