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Beginner's Guide to Property and Guest Safety: Post-Covid

The global pandemic has shifted the travel landscape, bringing safety and property condition front and center for managers, guests and owners, municipalities and staff. This checklist focuses on steps to ensure basic safety and assumes additional procedures will be followed to routinely inspect the quality of the property.
MaintainX
07/19/2022

Beginner's Guide to Property and Guest Safety: Post-Covid

The global pandemic has shifted the travel landscape, bringing safety and property condition front and center for managers, guests and owners, municipalities and staff. This checklist focuses on steps to ensure basic safety and assumes additional procedures will be followed to routinely inspect the quality of the property.

    General Interior

  • Ensure smoke alarms and CO detectors are installed correctly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Confirm there is a basic first-aid kit available for guests

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure there is a card or flyer prominently displayed with important safety informa9on

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure all locks, doors and windows are func9onal

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have fireplaces, stoves, chimneys and vents been inspected in the last year?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Do chemicals, cleaning products, and paints follow guidance from the EPA and CDC?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Look for any ligh9ng issues or other hazardous items that could cause trips and falls

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • s the water heater func=oning correctly?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Confirm all handrails are secure

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Kitchen

  • Confirm there is at least one fire ex=nguisher near the kitchen

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Bedrooms

  • Are there two means of egress in each bedroom?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Do bedrooms more than 20 feet above the ground have folding escape ladders?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Confirm bunk beds meet 2007 Federal Safety Guidelines

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Confirm all furniture is mounted and secured

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • General Exterior

  • Confirm the property address marker is visible during the day and night

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Make sure there are no hazardous elements in the walkway or driveway

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Visit the property at night for a detailed review of the exterior lighGng

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Deck

  • Make sure the guardrails are up to code

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Confirm the handrails are configured correctly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Check for rot or split spots

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Confirm that deck furniture or hot tubs are placed away from railings

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Grill & Fire Pit

  • Ensure fire pits are posi?oned up to code

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ensure gas and charcoal grills are posiDoned up to code

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Pool & Hot Tub

  • Ensure pools and hot tubs are up to code

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

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