Are Handrails, Catwalks, flooring, and steps solid and in good repair?
Is support structure free from damage and rot?
Are the berms / guardrails in the facility adequate for the type of mobile equipment traveling the road?
Are all moving machine parts guarded to protect employees from accidental contact while the machine is in operation?
Are guards constructed to withstand the normal vibration, shock, and wear during operation? Guards constructed so they do not create a hazard and area secured in place.
Do the guards allow for machine lubing, inspection, adjustment and repair?
Do all unguarded conveyors with adjacent travel ways have an emergency stop cord and/or railing and are they inspected regularly?
Are all j-boxes, conduit, breaker panels, electrical cords, etc. free from any defects? Defects include broken conduit, knockout holes in panels and boxes, missing screws in cover plates, cut or frayed insulation on flexible cable, permanently mounted extension cords, flexible cords that are exposed to mechanical damage.
Are all parts of the plant properly grounded?
Are all fall exposures adequately protected?
Are guardrails / handrails adequately constructed and where required toe boards installed?
Do all ladders portable / fixed comply with the standards?
Are all work areas, isles, and pathways clear of obstructions and slip/trip hazards?
Are storage areas neat and orderly?
Is access to electrical panels, emergency eye wash/ showers and fire extinguishers kept clear?
Are all fire extinguishers strategically located, readily accessible, plainly marked, and maintained in fire-ready conditions?
Are all fire extinguishers inspected visually to determine that they are fully charged and operable?
Are they current with their annual certifications?
Is fire extinguisher signage in place?
Are flammable cabinets in use and / or available in sufficient quantities for the storage of flammables?
Housekeeping - Are chemicals in approved containers, clear approach, illumination, ignition sources in the vicinity?
Are oxygen and acetylene properly stored? (Gauges removed, 20ft distance between each other or 5ft high/30min fire rated barrier, chained to prevent cylinders from falling)
Is labeling of containers (primary and secondary) consistent with the Global harmonization Standards?
Is there correct signage for areas where falling material occurs?
Is there proper signage of flammables (i.e. no smoking, flammable materials)?
Is there proper signage in and around the facility for equipment (10 mph, SLOW, traffic patterns)?
Are all permit required confined spaces identified and properly labeled?
Are there adequate first-aid materials including a stretcher and blanket? Are the supplies in the first aid cabinet kept up to date?
Are all eyewash stations placed in appropriate locations and checked on a monthly basis? (Neutralizing agents shall be readily available for first aid treatment of corrosive chemical spillage or leakage)
Mobile Equipment and Pre_Opp's
Are all safety features present and in good repair?
Has the equipment operator been tasked trained on the equipment being operated?
Do handheld tools have guarding in place?
Are hand tools properly insulated and grounded?
Are hand tools equipped with momentary switches and are lock on switches disabled?
Is there a grounding assurance program (continuity and resistance) for electrical cords and portable handheld devices at the site? Does the site utilize GFCI's?
Is there a confined space inventory list which documents the locations and hazards of each of the confined spaces at the site?
Are fire Extinguisher inspections up to date and current with their monthly certifications?
Are SDS's available to all employees and located in a central location that is easily identifiable?
Pick a random employee - does he/she know how to use SDS Binderworks to look up an SDS?
Is the plant manager and miner rep designated and proper paperwork filed?
Have all safety issues in the scale house or the area around it been corrected?
Is there proper paperwork for all 7000-1 Accident Reports, 7000-2 Quarterly Reports, and 2000-7 Leal Identity Reports?
Is there an emergency crisis control personnel/telephone contact list, emergency contact/telephone list,and a list of the independent contractor list with their training records?
Is there training records for employees training in first aid/CPR?
Is there daily examination reports of work areas?
Is there an evacuation plan and location?
Is there a written safety program for HazCom, Fall Protection, Confined Space, and Lock Out Tag Out?
Are there visitor sign-in sheets and site specific training records for those who need it?
Are there new miner training record, annual refresher employee training records, and task training records where required?
Is there a hearing conservation program?
Are all other safety hazards addressed? (Any recommendations should be entered here)