Workplace clean and orderly
Exits cleared of obstructions and accessible
Stored materials secured and limited in height to prevent collapse
Suitable Warning signs and tags utilized
A hazard assessment has been completed and the appropriate personal protective equipment has been identified for each specific job
Safety training and inspections held for new employees on a regular basis
First Aid (and CPR) trained individuals available for medical emergencies
Personnel familiar with the hazards of chemicals and trade products and have read the applicable Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)
All personnel familiar with documented emergency evacuation plan
Fire extinguisher familiarization provided
Personnel are trained in the proper selection, use and maintenance of personal protective equipment.
Workers trained on and using safe lifting techniques
Emergency exit signs identifiable and readily visible
Fire alarm pull stations and portable fire extinguishers visible and unobstructed
Stairway doors are not kept open (unless equipped with a self-closing device
18 inch vertical clearance maintained from all sprinkler heads
Bookcases, filing cabinets, shelves, racks, cages, storage cabinets, and similar items over four feet tall are all secure
Shelves have lips or other seismic restraints
Portable machines or equipment secured against movement (unless actually being moved) by chains, lockable castors, straps, or other means where appropriate
Top-heavy equipment of apparatus bolted down or secured to withstand accelerations typically expected in an earthquake
Large and heavy objects stored on lower shelves or storage areas
Valuable equipment sensitive to shock damage, such as instruments, computers, and glassware are stored in latched cabinets or otherwise secured to prevent falling.
Storage areas uncluttered - providing clear evacuation routes in the event of an emergency
Cabinets and lockers containing hazardous materials equipped with positive latching or sliding doors.
Clean and working properly
Proper clearances kept from combustibles (paper, cardboard, or combustible liquids)
Approved extension cords, extension cords with breakers, and multiple connectors used properly (e.g., not as fixed wiring)
Frayed or damaged electric cords replaced
Clean and working properly
Proper clearances kept from combustibles
Emergency stop mechanisms identified and in working order
Mechanical safeguards in place and in working order
Personal Protective Equipment
Employees provided with and trained in the proper use and selection of respiratory protection
Employees provided with and using hearing protection for noise hazardous equipment (noise level above 85 dBA)
Employees provided with and using safety goggles/face shields when needed
Employees provided with and using protective clothing (e.g., gloves, coats, aprons, coveralls)
Steel-toed safety shoes worn when required
Do you have any hazardous materials in your work area?
If you have hazardous materials, are the MSDSs available?
If you have hazardous materials, have they been inventoried within the last year?
When transferring chemical materials from the original container to a secondary container are the secondary containers labeled with the proper name and hazard warnings, including target organs affected by an exposure?
Please list any hazardous materials (by name and quantity) missing from any chemical inventories for this work area.
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)