• Description of work to be performed

  • List down the name of employees working on machines

  • Choose the type of guards

PRE-OPERATION CHECKS

MACHINE GUARDS

  • Are all machine guards in good condition?

  • Do machine guards prevent workers hands, arms, and other body parts from making contact with dangerous moving parts of machine?

  • Are all machine guards firmly secured and not easily removed?

  • REFERENCE: Machine guards that are secured and cannot be easily removed
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  • Do machine guards ensure that no objects fall into the moving parts?

  • Do machine guards permit safe, comfortable, and relatively easy operation of the machine?

  • Are all pulleys and belts on working level properly guarded?

  • Are all moving chains and gears properly guarded?

  • Are all fan blades protected with a guard with opening not larger than the standard size?

  • Can the machine be oiled without removing the machine guards?

  • Does the machinery automatically shut down when machine guard is removed?

  • Do machine guards prevent operators to access machinery while in operation?

  • Do machine guards protect against hazards to the rear and sides of machinery?

  • Is warning sign placed around the machine?

TRAINING

  • Are all operators trained on how machine guards work?

  • Do operators have the necessary education and training in how to use the guards?

  • Do operators know the procedure when guards are damaged, missing or inadequate?

  • Are all operators trained on how and under what circumstances guards can be removed?

PEOPLE

  • Are all employees wearing appropriate PPE?

  • Do employees follow safe handling instruction using machineries?

  • Are all employees aware of emergency procedures in case of an accident involving machinery?

  • Is adequate supervision provided to ensure that employees are following safe machine operating procedures?

POST-OPERATION

  • Are all machine guards in good condition?

  • Is lock-out tag placed when removing machine guard?

  • Are all machine updates were escalated to a supervisor?

  • Are all incidents reported to a supervisor?

COMPLETION

  • Observation or recommendations

  • Overall assessment

  • Inspector's Name and Signature

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