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Gymnasium Facility Safety 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 Facility Safety 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.
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  • GYMNASIUM SPACE

  • Free of stored furniture/boxes/ equipment along perimeter walls & corners

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Floors are clean and dry?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Floors are clear of objects which may be tripping/slipping hazards.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Floor plates are secure in floor, hooks and plate in good condition & flush with floor?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Floor plates for removable posts are flush with the floor?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Hooks, pulleys and ratchet in good condition on netting equipment?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Items stored standing up are secured to the wall?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are all entrance and exits free of obstructions?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Does the hardware on all inside and outside doors work properly?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are there no doorknobs or protruding handles on the gym side of the door?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are indoor and outdoor stairs clear of obstacles? (ice in winter)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are indoor and outdoor stair treads in good condition?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are railings secured?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ceiling tiles and mesh on lights are secure?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Immovable obstructions are padded?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Walls are free of protruding hooks and nails?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All outlets, switches, registers etc. which pose an unreasonable hazard must be padded of flush with wall surface.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Bleachers are free of protruding nails, splinters and cracked wood:

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Collapsible bleachers should be stored flush with wall, secured and stable?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are pinch/squeeze points on bleachers remedied as best as possible?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are the people responsible for moving bleachers aware of the hazards?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Mats are free of tears and wearing?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • The foam in mats is in good condition?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Velcro fasteners continue to stick

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Signs posted indicating that eye protection is mandatory for racket ball courts?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All equipment is in good repair and working order?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Any equipment that isn’t suitable for use is flagged, repaired, or removed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Items in storage room are properly stored?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • First aid kit that is properly stocked is available at all times?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Somebody with First Aid training is on premises during all events?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Proper procedures are followed when an injury occurs? (first aid record, injury report form  OH&S)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is temperature, lighting, and ventilation adequate?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are ropes or barricades used to block persons from going behind/underneath bleachers when in use?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are sufficient precautions taken to prevent injury when using the baseball cage? (rope, signs, cage in good repair)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Do persons working within the facility understand their safety responsibilities?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • WEIGHT ROOM

  • Is there adequate space for proper use of all equipment?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is drinking water available?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is temperature and ventilation adequate?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is equipment assembled by those who are trained to do so, and following precise manufacturer recommendations?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is equipment secured to floor where needed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are free weights stored properly?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are cleaning materials available for equipment after use?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is faulty or broken equipment flagged or removed immediately?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are specific facility rules posted so that users are aware of what is expected of them?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are mirrors and shelves adequately secured to the wall?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is flooring in good repair?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are mats in good repair?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are ceiling tiles in good repair?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is lighting adequate?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is the weight room supervised at all times?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is equipment regularly inspected for loose bolts, smooth operation, worn cables or straps etc?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • FIRE SAFETY

  • Is there an effective fire alarm?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is the fire alarm tested at least every three months?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is the fire alarm functioning correctly?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are fire exits clearly marked and easily identifiable?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are fire exits free from obstruction?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are emergency procedures displayed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are building evacuation routes prominently displayed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are the telephone numbers of emergency services clearly displayed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are there fire evacuation practices at least twice yearly?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are all building occupants aware of what action takes place in an emergency?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have fire wardens been appointed and trained?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are fire extinguishers available and accessible?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are the fire extinguishers suitable to the type of fire that may occur [Carbon dioxide for electrical fires]?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are fire extinguishers serviced regularly?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are smoke detectors installed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is a fire sprinkler system installed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are fire sprinklers unobstructed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are hose reels available and connected to water supply?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are hose cupboards free of unnecessary items?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is access to the hose reels unobstructed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Does regular housekeeping reduce rubbish and combustible material accumulation?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are flammable materials properly stored?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
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