Section 7.01 - Employer Posting & Record Keeping

Section 7.01 - Employer Posting & Record Keeping

  • Are signs concerning room capacities, floor loading, biohazards, or other harmful radiation or substances posted where appropriate?

  • Is the Summary of Occupational Illnesses and Injuries posted appropriately.

  • Are all occupational injuries or illnesses, except minor injuries requiring only first aid, being recorded as required on the required forms?

  • Are employee medical records and records of employee exposure to hazardous substance or harmful physical agents up-to-date and in compliance with current OSHA standards?

  • Are employee training records kept and accessible for review by employees, when required by OSHA standard?

  • Have arrangements been made to maintain required records for the legal period of time for each specific type record?

  • Are operating permits and records up -to- date for such items as elevators, liquefied petroleum gas tanks, etc.?

  • Are the required OSHA or other applicable workplace posters displayed in a prominent location where all employees are likely to see them?

  • Where employees may be exposed to any toxic substances or harmful physical agents, has appropriate information concerning employee access to medical and exposure records been posted or otherwise made readily available to affected employees?

  • Are emergency telephone numbers posted where they can be readily found in case of emergency?

Section 7.02 - Safety & Health Program

Section 7.02 - Safety & Health Program

  • Is there a documented, preventative maintenance program in place?

  • Are department managers and supervisors accountable for specific safety and health activities?

  • Are the general manager and department managers actively involved in the safety and health program?

  • Are site inspections (audits) conducted on a regular basis?

  • Is documentation of safety inspections and corrections maintained?

  • Is there a system for communicating safety and health concerns to/from employees?

  • Is there a safety committee?

  • Are safety committee meeting records maintained?

  • Are procedures/policies in place to identify and correct unsafe acts; reinforce safe operating procedures; report mechanical defects and for employees to report hazardous conditions?

  • Are safety committee members, key employees, and upper management provided training in safety and health subjects?

  • Is there a written accident investigation program including reporting procedures for accidents, illnesses and near misses?

  • Are all accidents investigated?

  • Is there a training program for accident investigators?

  • Are there written training materials for accident investigation training?

  • Are all incidents (near-misses) investigated?

  • Are employees disciplined for unsafe safety or health acts?

  • Are all incidents (near-misses) investigated?

  • Is there an ongoing safety training program?

  • Is training provided in both general and specific work practices?

  • Is there a written site-specific safety and health policy?

  • Are there site specific safety policies and procedures?

  • Are the site-specific policies and procedures updated as appropriate?

  • Is there a current certified Personal Protective Equipment Hazard Assessment?

  • Is there a person who is responsible and has authority for overall activities of the safety program?

  • Are daily safety checklists completed?

  • Is there a documented hazard analysis or risk assessment program?

  • Are safety and health roles and responsibilities defined (i.e. department heads, supervisors, safety committee and employees?)

  • Is there a return to work program?

Section 7.03 - Gen Work Environment

Section 7.03 - Gen Work Environment

  • Are all worksites clean, sanitary, and orderly?

  • Are work surfaces kept dry or appropriate means taken to assure the surfaces are slip resistant?

  • Are all spilled hazardous materials or liquids, including blood and other potentially infectious materials, cleaned up immediately and according to proper procedures?

  • Are accumulations of combustible dust routinely removed from elevated surfaces including the overhead structure of buildings, etc.?

  • Is combustible dust cleaned up with a vacuum system to prevent the dust going into suspension?

  • Is metallic or conductive dust prevented from entering or accumulating on or around electrical enclosures or equipment?

  • Are covered metal waste cans used for oily and paint soaked waste?

  • Are all oil and gas fired devices equipped with flame failure controls that will prevent flow of fuel if pilots or main burners are not working?

  • Are work areas adequately illuminated?

  • Are all toilets and washing facilities clean and sanitary?

  • Are hoses and cords managed so as to avoid creating trip hazards?

Section 7.04 - First Aid

Section 7.04 - First Aid

Section 7.05 - Fire Protection

Section 7.05 - Fire Protection

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