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Chemical and Product Inventory Safety Inspection Checklist

Use this checklist to help you comprehend the concerns of your workforce and supervisors, gain greater insights and understanding of jobs and tasks that you have limited experience with, identify and monitor hazard controls and determine the root cause of existing and potential hazards.
MaintainX
07/21/2022

Chemical and Product Inventory Safety Inspection Checklist

Use this checklist to help you comprehend the concerns of your workforce and supervisors, gain greater insights and understanding of jobs and tasks that you have limited experience with, identify and monitor hazard controls and determine the root cause of existing and potential hazards.

    Plan appropriately. When doing an inventory, it is useful to have a floor plan where to mark the areas where chemicals or products are used or stored. Set a path to follow so that there are no missed products or locations.

    Ideally, the inventory should be conducted by a team of two persons (one can write and the other can handle the products if needed). Consider the specifics of the area you will be inspecting and wear the personal protection equipment required in that area.

  • Inspection Completed By:

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  • Date:

  • Location or Building Name:

  • Before the inventory begins:

  • Has a means of communication been established in case of a problem (e.g., exposure, spill, breakage, fire, etc.)?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are spill response materials available? Are they appropriate for the products expected to be found?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Do team members know how to deal with any “unknown” products they may find?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have team members know and understood what to do if they find a potentially hazardous situation?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have team members been trained in how to use emergency equipment such as an eyewash station or deluge shower?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Does the team have the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE)? Depending on the products anticipated, you may need gloves made of the appropriate chemical-resistant material, glasses or goggles, chemical resistant clothing (aprons, etc.) and/or foot protection (for example: safety shoes/boots or chemical resistant safety shoes/boots as required for the area).

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • When conducting the inventory:

  • During the inventory:

  • If you encounter a situation that needs to be addressed immediately, such as a spill, leak or the presence of ignition sources, follow the emergency notification protocol in your workplace.

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