2.1 Must be answered to export audit

1. Employee Welfare

1.1 First aid/blood borne pathogens kit with spray bottle (1:5 ratio bleach to water) and supplies are current and up to date

1.2 Eye wash station is easily accessible, properly functioning, and portable self-contained eyewash is not expired.

1.3 No smoking signs posted and no smoking in the building

2. Procedures

2.1 List a near hit that occurred throughout the week. A near hit is defined as an unplanned event that did not result in injury, illness, or damage – but had the potential to do so. Only a fortunate break in the chain of events prevented an injury, fatality or damage.

2.2 Weekly toolbox trainings are conducted with all yard employees and submitted every Wednesday.

2.3 Startup kit information posted (OSHA posters, EEO, etc.)

2.4 SDS are up to date and readily available

2.5 List the date of the next Emergency Evacuation Procedure Rehearsal (to be conducted every 6 months). October 1st and April 1st or the Friday closet to these dates if the date falls on a weekend.
3. Access

3.1 Proper illumination is in all areas is maintained and adequate (5 foot candles for general access)

3.2 Emergency exits identified and labeled

3.3 ABC fire extinguishers available within 75' of travel distance, clearly visible, inspected monthly, annually, and hydrostatic test is completed every 6 years

3.4 Fire extinguisher no greater than 50' where flammable liquids of 5 gallons or more are stored

3.5 Walking/Working surfaces are free of trip/slip/fall hazards. (Including water, cords, and debris near doorways/stairways)

3.6 Is Housekeeping in safe and sanitary condition?

4. Chemical, Fuel and HazCom

4.1 Bulk fuel stored in approved, secured areas with spill containment, spill kit and fire extinguisher in place

4.2 Bonding used during transfer of flammable fuel from bulk fuel container

4.4 Fire extinguisher located no less than 25' but no more than 75' from bulk fuel container

4.5 Compressed gas cylinders stored upright and secured with valve caps in place

4.6 Oxygen/fuel cylinders are separated when not in use, a minimum distance of 20' or installed with a manufactured/rated fire wall at least 5' high have a fire-resistance rating of at least one-half hour.

4.7 All chemicals have proper GHS labeling and associated Safety Data Sheets readily available

5. PPE

5.1 PPE is worn when performing tasks that has the potential to expose eye and face hazards. Including prescription eye wear that meets ANSI Z87.1 standard with side shields

6. Tools

6.1 Tools and equipment are in safe condition and maintained regularly with functioning guards and cords are free from damages to insulation.

7. Electrical

7.1 Extension cords are rated for outdoor use and have hard or extra hard markings (S, ST, STJ)

7.2 Extension cords and tool cords that have been damaged are removed from service

7.3 All electrical cabinets and panels have a minimum of 36'' of clearance that is free from materials and debris. The width of working space in front is the width of the equipment or 30'', whichever is greater.

8. Step Ladder/Extension Ladder

8.1 Are ladders in good condition without any loose ,cracked, bent, or missing steps, rails, top shelf, and spreader bar. Bracing, shoes, and rivits are intact

8.2 Extension ladder hardware, rope, and pulley are in good condition

9. Scaffolding

9.1 All components are in good condition including frame, cross bracing, guardrails, pins, and casters

9.2 Scaffolding is sent with pre-use inspection tag

9.3 Planks are free from cracks no longer than the width of the plank

10. Fall protection and Rigging Equipment

10.1 All fall protection equipment has labels intact, inspection are current, date of first use marked and impact indicator

10.2 Full body harness's have labels, hardware, webbing, and stitching free of corrosion, cuts, burns, holes, paint contamination, excessive wear, heat/UV damage. All harnesses equipped with suspension trauma straps.

10.3 SRLs, shock absorbing lanyard's, horizontal lifeline, and vertical lifeline; material, housing, connectors are free of excessive wear, corrosion, pitting, fraying, broken stitching, etc.

10.4 Raptor main components and retrieval winch system are in good condition. Manual and directions are attached. Free of corrosion, bent, and damage parts.

10.5 Raptor is inspected per manufacturer recommendations prior to being sent out. i.e. engagement arm mechanism, winch, and brakes are working

10.6 Raptor is equipped with rescue retrieval equipment and is in working order

10.7 Chains, slings, anchor connectors are in good condition and have permanently affixed and legible identification markings as prescribed by the manufacturer, and that indicate the recommended safe working load

10.8 Alloy steel chain have permanently affixed durable identification stating size, grade, rated capacity, and reach. Inspected on an annual basis.

11. Mechanical Equipment (Fork Lifts, Skid Steer, etc.)

11.1 All mechanical equipment has been inspected with a pre use inspection and documented

11.2 All components are in good working order and being used properly (seat belts, gates, etc.)

11.3 Equipment operated by qualified, trained operators

Other Issues/Notes

Other Issues

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.