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Gymnasium Facilities Inspection Checklist

Poorly-maintained equipment, machinery and infrastructure can be dangerous and could lead to serious injuries. Use this checklist so that you can ensure the safety the facility.
MaintainX
07/22/2022

Gymnasium Facilities Inspection Checklist

Poorly-maintained equipment, machinery and infrastructure can be dangerous and could lead to serious injuries. Use this checklist so that you can ensure the safety the facility.
  • Site Name:

  • Inspection date:

  • Inspected by:

  • Adjustable Stage

  • Rollers run smoothly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Locking mechanism secure

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Archery Net Assembly

  • Cable and bracket are in good conditions

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Basketball Backstop

  • Backboards in good condition

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Cable and attachment from backboard to wall secure

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Rims attached and straight

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Velcro strips on walls behind backboards in good condition to hold mats

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Winch condition not located directly below a wall-mounted backboard

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Foam at base of backboard attached

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Wall padding securely attached

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Condition of pulleys and cables

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Benches

  • Top and supports free from cracks and splinters

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Benches stable, not loose

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Bleachers

  • Secured to wall

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Seats and risers free from cracks and splinters

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Ceiling

  • Tiles and panels in place

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Lights, diffusers, fans, speakers and their guards attached

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Change Rooms

  • Free of objects that create a hazard (for example, tables, chairs, pianos)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Floor provides safe traction

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Benches free from cracks and splinters

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Chinning Bars and Pegboards

  • Attachment is secure to wall

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Adjustable parts in good condition

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Peg holes and pegs in good condition

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Climbing Walls – Permanent

  • Guide wires secure

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Wall anchors secure

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Platforms properly secured

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Entrance/Exits

  • Free of obstructions

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • No doorknobs/protruding handles on gym side of door

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Doors open away from gym area

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Exit signs in working order

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Fitness Centre/Weight Room

  • Chin-up/dip bars secure

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Pulleys not frayed on weight machines

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Weights secure on machines

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Padding on benches not torn

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Tops/seats on benches secure

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Floor padding in good repair

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Free-weights welds secure

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Cycles, step machines, treadmills in proper working order

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Floors

  • Clean and dry

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Provide good traction

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Clear of objects which may cause tripping/slipping

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Sockets covered and flush with floor

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Plates flush with floor and in good condition

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Folding Doors, Suspended Curtain

  • Switches or controls working as designed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Run smoothly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Fabric in good condition (check for rips and tears)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Storage pocket clean of equipment

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Gymnasium Space

  • Free of “stored” furniture, boxes, equipment along perimeter walls and corners

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Ropes

  • Not frayed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Stairs

  • Clear of obstacles

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Treads in good condition

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Railings secure

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Free of protruding nails, cracks and splinters

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Storage Room

  • Floor clean and walking area clear of equipment

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Equipment stored on designated shelves

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Volleyball/badminton poles secure to prevent injuries from tripping and falling from poles

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

  • Walls

  • All outlets/switches/registers/etc. which pose a hazard must be padded or flush with wall surface

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Free of protruding hooks, nails, etc.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Protective wall mat covers free of tears/wearing

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Mat trips secured to wall, Velcro in good condition

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Covers on fire alarm stations

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Follow Up/Action/Next Steps:

Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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