Work area observation

Uniform: appearance

Equipment: Electrical powered tools

Walking & working surfaces

Floor care: wet floor signs in use

Ladders: proper set-up and usage

Proper footwear for job task

Slips, Trips & Fall hazards

Disposal area: compactors, dumpsters, etc.

Sanitary Drainage Availability - Slop sinks, floor drains

Eye wash/Showers: Battery charging, corrosive chemical exposure (stripping solution)

Personal Protective Equipment

Eye/face protection: safety glasses, goggles, face shield

Hand protection: Disposable gloves, Chemical resistant gloves, winterized gloves

Foot protection: slip resistant shoes, company supplied boots when stripping floors, stableicers for winter wear

Dust masks when required: Sweeping, dusting, raking

Body protection: when working with acids, chemicals, battery charging, etc.

Fall protection: when falls of 6' or greater, aerial lifts

Knee pads: when necessary

Other required PPE

Body Mechanics and Ergonomics

Lifting/Carrying/Pulling/Pushing: Body movement

Trash removal: from baskets, barrels, drums, carts

Disposal of waste: to compactor and/or dumpster

Restroom cleaning: toilets, mirrors, ect.

Tools and equipment

Selection: Proper tool or equipment for job

Condition: Tools and equipment in safe conditions for use

Use: Tool and equipment being used as intented

Mobile equipment: Inspected prior to use, safe ops.

Hazard communication/ chemicals

Hazard Communication Written Program

Chemical inventory list, Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Proper labeling of containers

Compatibility storage - acid/base

Flammable storage cabinets


Is any follow up required?

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Commendable behaviors observed:

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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.