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Safety Walkthrough Inspection Checklist

This safety walkthrough checklist is a tool that will help provide managers with the ability to get an overall look at safety procedures, behaviors and observed hazards within a building or a department. The checklist is designed to remind employees of which areas to examine and what details are crucial for safety.
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07/21/2022

Safety Walkthrough Inspection Checklist

This safety walkthrough checklist is a tool that will help provide managers with the ability to get an overall look at safety procedures, behaviors and observed hazards within a building or a department. The checklist is designed to remind employees of which areas to examine and what details are crucial for safety.
  • Names of Inspectors:

  • Location Inspected

  • Date

  • Environment

  • Floors are clean, dry (or marked if wet), free of trip hazards

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Lighting is bright, no burned-out bulbs or dim areas

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Signs are posted where required (near certain equipment, on bulletin boards, etc.)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Workers are wearing required PPE

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Entrances, stairwells and stairs, and doorways are clear and well lit

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Air quality is safe

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Noise levels are low, or employees are wearing PPE

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Temperature (not too hot or too cold)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Restrooms functioning and clean, free of hazards

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Waste containers are emptied regularly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Furniture and office equipment are secure from tipping and cabinet doors are closed to prevent injuries/blocking of walkways

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Electrical

  • Electrical cords are in good condition, kept away from walkways and other areas where they could become a tripping hazard; extension cords are used safely

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Electrical tools are stored safely and in good condition

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Electrical panels are accessible, and panels, breakers and junction boxes are completely enclosed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • High voltage rooms and closets are locked

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • GFCIs are located in wet areas and are functioning correctly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Materials

  • Materials are safely stored

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Storage areas are not crowded; shelves, racks and platforms not overloaded; heavier and awkward items are stored low enough to be safely moved from shelving

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ladders have non-slip surfaces; are stored, positioned and used correctly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Other handling equipment, such as forklifts, scissor lifts, bridge plates and carts, are in good condition and serviced as required; operators are trained

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Hazardous Substances

  • Hazardous substances (chemicals, cleaning products, flammables, etc.) are stored safely, properly labeled, used according to guidelines and disposed of properly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Safety data sheets for products are available and accessible

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Tools and Machinery

  • Tools are in good condition and stored properly between uses

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Machines have guards and safety devices, start/stop switches are clearly labeled and lockout procedures are clearly marked

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Procedures are clearly marked Manufacturers’ manuals are available for tools and machines and users have had safety training on equipment use

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Emergency Preparation

  • Fire extinguishers are functioning, accessible, tagged with an inspection date and are of sufficient number and correct type

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Sprinkler heads have proper clearance beneath them

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Working fire alarms and other communication systems are functioning

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Fire doors are clear of debris

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • First aid kits are complete and stored in a known, accessible location

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Emergency procedures are posted (fire evacuation procedures and other emergencies such as tornado warnings)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Eyewash or showers are in working order

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Emergency exits are labeled, clear and accessible

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Exterior

  • Walkways, parking lots, building steps and entrances are clear and safe from snow/ice/water and other debris

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Walkways, curbs and parking lots are free of cracks and heaving that might be a slip/trip/fall hazard

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All areas are well lit; signage indicates entrances and exits

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Security

  • Emergency contact numbers (internal and external) are available

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Safety measures are in place for anyone working alone

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Visitor and contractor rules are clear; procedures are followed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Safety procedures are in place for anyone handling money

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • IT procedures for safety and security are clear to all employees; training and updates provided regularly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Training is in place for workplace violence and harassment

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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