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Plumbing Hazard Checklist

This procedure gives you the complete checklist to ensure the safety of your employees. It checks the general safety of the location, tools used and where these are stored. Safety precautions must be strictly adhered to because if they are not, some employees can put all other employees at risk. Work place accidents translate into days missed for work, reduced productivity, and lost profits. Use this checklist as a guide during construction, and reduce your costs associated with the repair of Building Code deficiencies.
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10/24/2021

Plumbing Hazard Checklist

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This procedure gives you the complete checklist to ensure the safety of your employees. It checks the general safety of the location, tools used and where these are stored. Safety precautions must be strictly adhered to because if they are not, some employees can put all other employees at risk. Work place accidents translate into days missed for work, reduced productivity, and lost profits. Use this checklist as a guide during construction, and reduce your costs associated with the repair of Building Code deficiencies.
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  • This list is not exhaustive and over time new hazards may come to be. The space at the bottom is for you to add your own identified hazards. Please notify the OH&S department so the checklist can be updated with these additions. Answering 'no' to any of the following questions indicates a need for corrective action to be taken.

  • Hazard & Location

  • General safety

  • Are electrical safety procedures posted and enforced? Are protocols in place for PPE? Are there signs of safety rules posted? Is there adequate training? Are there any “no food or drink” signs? Is there an eyewash station located there?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • COMMENTS:

  • PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION

  • DATE ACTION COMPLETED

  • Bench Grinder

  • Are tool rest gap set to proper height? Is the grinder stone in good condition? Is a face shield located at grinder?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • COMMENTS:

  • PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION

  • DATE ACTION COMPLETED

  • Pipe cutter

  • COMMENTS:

  • - Is safety training and supervision provided?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION

  • DATE ACTION COMPLETED

  • Pipe and general storage

  • All pipes stored in appropriate racks? Are all materials stored in a safe and proper manner?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Comments:

  • PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION

  • DATE ACTION COMPLETED

  • Hand Tools

  • Are all hand tools in good condition? Are they stored in a safe manner when not in use? Is there safety training in their use?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Comments:

  • PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION

  • DATE ACTION COMPLETED

  • Gas cylinders

  • Are all gas cylinders clearly labeled? Are they stored in proper secure location? Is MSDS available for all gas cylinders? Is safety training provided?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Comments:

  • PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION

  • DATE ACTION COMPLETED

  • Flammables

  • Are all flammables stored outdoors in a proper approved flammable cabinet? Are all flammables clearly labeled? Is MSDS available for all flammables?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Comments:

  • PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION

  • DATE ACTION COMPLETED

  • Soldering

  • Is there adequate training and supervision? Is there sufficient ventilation?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Comments:

  • PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION

  • DATE ACTION COMPLETED

  • Chemicals

  • Are chemicals clearly labeled? Are they stored in a safe and proper storage cabinet?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Comments:

  • PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION

  • DATE ACTION COMPLETED

  • Floors

  • Are all floor area clear and free of grease/ other spills? There are no flammables lying around on the floor?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Comments:

  • PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION

  • DATE ACTION COMPLETED

  • Eyewash

  • Is the eyewash easily accessible? Does the eyewash work properly?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Comments:

  • PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION

  • DATE ACTION COMPLETED

  • Ladders

  • Has ladder been inspected before use? Is there a spotter for persons on ladder? Is the ladder tied off when over 10 ft.?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Comments:

  • PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION

  • DATE ACTION COMPLETED

  • General Issues to Always Look For

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