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Shop/Industrial Safety Inspection Checklist

This checklist can help you identify already existing or potentially hazardous conditions and recommend corrective action that could address each issue at hand.
MaintainX
07/21/2022

Shop/Industrial Safety Inspection Checklist

This checklist can help you identify already existing or potentially hazardous conditions and recommend corrective action that could address each issue at hand.
  • Organization:

  • Department:

  • Date:

  • Contact:

  • Title:

  • Office Phone

  • General Safety

  • Shop work and storage area clean and orderly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Exits are identified.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Trip hazards have been eliminated (cords, hoses, etc.)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Stationary machines anchored to the floor.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Working areas for machines clear of obstructions.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Storage below 18” of sprinklers.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Floor clean from spills and absorbent

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Exits /corridors are clear, no obstruction or trip hazards.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Evacuation plans available and practiced at least annually

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Fire Warden has been appointed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are employees restricted from eating and drinking in work areas.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are JHA’s present/posted

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Emergency/Safety Equipment

  • Showers/Eyewash inspected weekly? Is there clear access?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Spill kit/absorbent available

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Fire Extinguisher present/inspected monthly.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All emergency equipment distinctly labled/marked

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is an (AED) automated external defibrillator available

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is there trained personnel available for the use and to inspect AED’s

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Other:

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Proper safety glasses/goggles/face shield available

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Proper gloves available. (nitrile, leather)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Hearing protection available

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Hard hats available.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are approved respirators provided for regular or emergency use

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is appropriate foot protection required where there is risk of foot injuries

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • PPE is stored properly, cleaned and inspected before each use

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Fall protection harnesses and lanyards are serviceable /inspected prior to use?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Other:

  • Electrical Safety

  • All breaker panels and emergency shut-offs labeled

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • 36” clearance around circuit breaker panels

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Electrical panels are covered

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Exposed wiring and frayed/ deteriorated cords repaired/replaced promptly, free of splices and taps

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All cord connected, electrically operated tools and equipment, effectively grounded

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • No extension cords used in place of permanent wiring

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Electrical cords across walk ways protected/ covered

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • GFCI’s used in wet areas (showers, sinks)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are employees prohibited to work alone on energized lines over 600V

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Other:

  • Shop Equipment Safety

  • Barrier guards on moving machinery parts

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Point-of-operation and pinch points guarded

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Belts/ Pulley enclosed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Abrasive wheels given ring test

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Bench grinders(1/8” tool rest, ¼” tongue guard)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Broken or fractured handles on hand tools replaced promptly.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Guards in place over belts, pulleys, chains, sprockets, and similar equipment

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Lower portion of blades guarded

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Safety zones around shop equipment

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ladders are serviceable and appropriate for the type of work

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Gas cylinders stored upright/secure

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Gas cylinders segregated (Flammables, oxidizers) while in storage. (5 ft fire wall or 20ft distance)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Fan blades guarded(1/2” opening)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Anti-kickback protection on woodworking machinery

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Anti-restart on woodworking machines

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • On/ off switch accessible w/o reaching across point of operation

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Other:

  • Chemical Management

  • Current inventory available.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Chemicals properly segregated

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Chemicals properly stored.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Flammables stored in NFPA approved cabinets.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Chemicals properly labeled.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • MSDS access available.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • No smoking signs posted and observed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are employees provided training on local policies and procedures

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Other

  • Hazardous Waste Disposal

  • Storage area is identified

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All waste is labeled properly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Waste is properly segregated

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Secondary containment is used

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All containers are closed/sealed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Proper containers are used

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Weekly inspections are conducted

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is Waste disposed of properly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is Training provided to employees

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Other:

  • Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)

  • Is machinery or equipment capable of movement, required to be de-energized, disengaged and locked out when ever required

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are all equipment control valve handles provided with mean for LOTO

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are individually keyed safety locks provided to employees

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Does the lock-procedure require the that stored energy be released or blocked before equipment is locked out for repair

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is there a sufficient amount of signs, tags and safety padlocks available

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Other

  • Confined Space

  • Are employees subject to work in a confined space

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Does the space require a permit?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are confined spaces thoroughly emptied of any corrosive or hazardous substances before entry

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is either natural or chemical ventilation provided prior to entry

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is the confined space continuously tested or monitored during the conduct of work

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is the standby employee properly trained and equipped to handle an emergency

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Universal Waste disposed properly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is Training provided to employees

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Other

  • Assigned Vehicles

  • Are GOV’s clean and roadworthy

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Safety Meetings

  • Monthly shop safety meetings

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • New employee indoctrinations complete

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

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