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Machine Safety Checklist

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10/24/2021

Machine Safety Checklist

38 steps
  • Mechanical Hazards

  • Are there safeguards at the point of operation?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are there any exposed moving parts (chains, belts, gears, fly-wheels, etc.)?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are there any other exposed mechanical parts that might be sharp or otherwise hazardous (screws, bolts, edges, etc.)?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Is the machine properly anchored to the ground or other structures as needed?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are the right limit switches installed to stop operation when a limit is exceeded?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Electrical Hazards

  • Was the machine set-up according to applicable codes and standards?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Is the machine grounded properly?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Does the power supply have suitable fuses and protection?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are all electrical connections tight?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are there any shock hazards from open connections?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are any hazardous wires or other electrical components suitably labeled?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Is the floor free of any cords where workers need to move?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Other Hazards

  • Are workers protected against noise from the machine?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Is the environment conducive to safe worker functioning (temperature, humidity, radiation, etc.)?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Is lighting enough to operate the machine safely?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Is the floor dry and safer for worker motion?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are required ergonomic features in place (arm rests, keyboard height, display height and angle)?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Protective Equipment

  • Has the proper protective equipment been provided? What additional equipment is needed...

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Have the workers been trained in proper use of the protective equipment?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are workers dressed properly to operate the machinery safely (no jewelry, no loose clothing, proper footwear, hair tied back, etc.)?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Maintenance and Repair

  • Is there a maintenance log present at the machine?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Is the maintenance log up to date?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are workers trained in how to review maintenance information to ensure that the machine is ready to use?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are maintenance workers trained in safe procedures such as disconnecting the machine from power sources?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Safeguards

  • Is there a master cut-off switch to stop functioning of the machinery?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are starting and stopping controls in place and reachable?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Have starting and stopping controls been tested?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are there safeguards against any hazardous materials (lubricants, chemicals, scrap materials, etc.)?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are the safeguards suitable for workers of all sizes?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Is appropriate emergency response equipment available? What additional equipment is needed...

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Is there a first aid kit (including an eyewash station) available?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Training

  • Have all workers present been trained to use the machine properly?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Have all workers present been trained on the safety features of the machine (safeguards, start/stop controls, etc.)?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Have all workers present been trained in the proper response for safety issues that might arise?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Is the machine’s operating manual and other documentation present and current?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are operating procedures documented at the machine location?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are the electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic diagrams for the machine available and up to date?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Are all operating manuals and documentation in the languages understood by the workers?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

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