Are there safeguards at the point of operation?
Are there any exposed moving parts (chains, belts, gears, fly-wheels, etc.)?
Are there any other exposed mechanical parts that might be sharp or otherwise hazardous (screws, bolts, edges, etc.)?
Is the machine properly anchored to the ground or other structures as needed?
Was the machine set-up according to applicable codes and standards?
Is the machine grounded properly?
Does the power supply have suitable fuses and protection?
Are all electrical connections tight?
Are there any shock hazards from open connections?
Are any hazardous wires or other electrical components suitably labeled?
Is the floor free of any cords where workers need to move?
Are workers protected against noise from the machine?
Is the environment conducive to safe worker functioning (temperature, humidity, radiation, etc.)?
Is lighting enough to operate the machine safely?
Is the floor dry and safer for worker motion?
Are required ergonomic features in place (arm rests, keyboard height, display height and angle)?
Has the proper protective equipment been provided? What additional equipment is needed...
Maintenance and Repair
Is there a maintenance log present at the machine? Maintain X PM schedule
Is there a master cut-off switch to stop functioning of the machinery?
Are starting and stopping controls in place and reachable?
Have starting and stopping controls been tested?
Are there safeguards against any hazardous materials (lubricants, chemicals, scrap materials, etc.)?
Are the safeguards suitable for workers of all sizes?
Is appropriate emergency response equipment available? What additional equipment is needed...
Is there a first aid kit (including an eyewash station) available?
Personnel responsible for this safety check
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Source: Proterra (Community Member)