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Shop Safety Self-Inspection Checklist

Use this checklist to conduct self-inspections that help eliminate workplace hazards, maintain safety requirements, and prepare the shop for inspections by the EH&S Safety Manager. This Checklist is not all inclusive and should be modified to reflect the unique hazards that are present in different shops.
MaintainX
07/22/2022

Shop Safety Self-Inspection Checklist

Use this checklist to conduct self-inspections that help eliminate workplace hazards, maintain safety requirements, and prepare the shop for inspections by the EH&S Safety Manager. This Checklist is not all inclusive and should be modified to reflect the unique hazards that are present in different shops.
  • Person Conducting Inspection:

  • Date:

  • Shop Safety Coordinator:

  • Building:

  • Are all administrative documents, i.e., Shop Safety Plan, SOP’s, MyChem inventory, up-to-date and available for review?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are current after hours phone numbers posted?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Do shop users have ready access to SDS/MSDSs?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is shop access limited to trained and authorized personnel?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are appropriate fire department permits current and posted if required?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is someone trained in First Aid and CPR available?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have all shop users received all necessary training for their work in the shop?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is all required PPE (respiratory protection, hearing protection, eye and face protection) available and in good condition for shop users and visitors?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are all shop users wearing long pants, sleeved shirts and appropriate footwear and are loose clothing, hair and jewelry restricted while working in the shop?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are emergency supplies (first aid kit, spill kit) available?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are eyewash/showers accessible within 10 seconds (approximately 50 feet), free of obstructions, and have documented inspections?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have fire extinguishers been inspected in the past year and are they secured and easily accessible?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are fire doors not obstructed or wedged open?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are aisles, exits, fire doors and adjoining hallways free of obstructions?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are extension cords in good condition, appropriately rated and used properly? (No daisy chains and no long term usage).

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is the shop neat and orderly? A place for everything and everything in its place? Clean with no slip, trip or fall hazards?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are all electrical panels accessible and are the circuits properly labeled?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is there adequate, permanent lighting to complete all tasks in the shop safely?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are heavy items stored low enough to prevent falling on people and for lifting safely?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are all chemical and chemical waste containers clearly labeled with their contents and primary hazard(s)?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are hazardous materials properly stored and are storage cabinets properly labeled and secured?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is the amount of flammable liquids outside of storage cabinets under 10 gallons?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are safe walkways and restricted areas clearly marked around shop machinery and dangerous processes?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are top heavy machines, file cabinets and shelving secured?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are all blade, shaft, bit, belt and pulley guards in place to prevent injuries during machine operation?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is stationary shop equipment capable of being locked out for maintenance?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are all shop tools and equipment (powered and unpowered) maintained in a good state of repair (sharp, clean, functional)?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are all gas cylinders secured at all times, and are those not in use with caps in place and appropriately segregated?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
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