Fabrication Shop & Yard

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Are safety glasses with side shields being worn while working?

  • Are gloves being worn while working?

  • Are face shields & safety glasses being worn while grinding & chipping)?


  • Are walkways free from slip/trip hazards?

  • Is the lighting adequate?

  • Are materials properly stored & secured?

  • Are quantities of flammable substances < 25 gallons?

  • Are fire extinguishers present & inspected (monthly & annually)?

  • Are all chemicals labeled (manufacturer, substance & hazard warning)?

  • Are steps ladders being used in the open position?

  • Are employees staying off the top two steps of step ladders?

  • Are powered industrial truck operators trained & certified?

  • Are employees operating powered industrial trucks wearing their seatbelts?

  • Are loads secured on powered industrial trucks?

  • Are the handrails in place at docks > 4'?

  • Are electrical cords in good condition ( ground prongs in place, no tears in the jacket, etc.)?

  • Are welding leads in good condition?

  • Are gas hoses free from defects?

  • Is point of operation exhaust being used?

  • Is the rigging equipment in good condition?

  • Is the manufacturer & load rating visible on the rigging?

  • Are compressed gas cylinders upright & secured?

  • Are compressed gas cylinders upright, secured, capped & separated when not in use?

  • Do Oxy/Act rigs have flashback arresstors?

  • Is the first aid kit adequately stocked?

  • Are machines guards in place at the point of operation?

  • Are overhead hoists inspected annually?

  • Are overhead hoists in proper working condition?

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