Audit

1. General Areas

OSHA posters(job safety and health it's the law) properly displayed where employees can see it.

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Floors and aisles clear of all items that could cause slips, trips and falls.

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Stairs are clean and orderly. Stair treads are non slip and in good repair.

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Carpets are well secured to the floor and not worn or frayed.
Floor mats are not curled up and free from wear and tear

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Good housekeeping standard maintained.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.22(a)

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Walkways and exits are free from obstructions.
Exit stairways are not used for storage.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.36(a)(3)

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Exit routes are clearly marked to provide a line of sight to the exit.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.37(b)(4)

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Exit signs are lit and are no less than 6 inches high and 3/4 inches wide.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.37(b)(7)

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Doorway or passage along an exit access that is not used as an exit, marked "not an exit" or similar designation. ("Not an exit" "electrical closet" "store room")
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.37(b)(5)

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2. Electrical

Electrical extension cords should not be used in place of permanent wiring.

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Power strips, surge protectors, and extension cords not "daisy chained." (They should not be plugged into each other for additional outlets; they should be plugged into the wall.

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Wiring is not exposed.

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Cords are not posing a trip hazard.

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Cords are not run through doorways or wall openings.

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Electrical cords are not run under carpets or mats.

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Junction boxes are closed.

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Electrical panels have at least 36 inch access. Live parts of electric equipment operating at 50 volts or more shall be guarded against accidental contact by use of approved cabinets or other forms of approved enclosures.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.303 (g)(1)(vi)(b)

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Appropriate sings and notices are displayed to warn electrical hazard and live parts.

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Transformers, breaker boxes, and rooms marked high voltage were applicable ( systems over 600 volts)

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All unused openings (including conduit knockouts) in electrical enclosures and fittings are closed with appropriate covers, plugs, or plates.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.305(b)(1)

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3. Fire

Fire doors remain closed at all times or are provided with a mechanism to automatically shut the door during an evacuation.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.36(a)(3)

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Emergency evacuation procedures posted.
(R.A.C.E.)
(P.A.S.S.)

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Fire extinguishers are readily accessible with proper signage.
(Maximum 150 feet apart.)
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.157(c)(1)

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Extinguishers have been inspected visually within the past 30 days.

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Sprinkler heads have at least 18 inches of Clearance.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.159(c)(10);NFPA 13

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Sprinkler heads are protected against damage by system location or with metal guards.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.159(c)(8)(iii)

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No sprinkler heads are missing.

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All sprinkler heads are clean.

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4. Hazard Communication

All hazardous material containers have labels containing proper name and warnings.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200(f)(1)

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Flammable materials stored within flammable cabinets labeled "flammable - keep fire away"
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.106(d)(3)(ii)

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Cleaning supplies are not kept in the flammable cabinet.

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Flammable cabinets are in good working order.

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Flammable storage cabinets are not used to store more than their rated capacity.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.106(d)(3)(i)

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Hazardous waste storage locations marked "Danger - Hazardous Waste"

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SDS in a localized place where it is easy to access by all employees.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200(g)(1)

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SDS binder is up to date with Safety Data Sheets.

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Hazardous chemical inventory accurate and up to date.

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5. Safety Equipment.

Eyewash stations available and unobstructed.
With in ten feet of area with hazardous chemicals.

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Eyewash stations have been inspected this month.

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First aid kits adequately stocked and accessible.

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Any equipment that has physical hazards has proper guards and fixtures.

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PPE available.

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Glasses and Gloves

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Electrical gloves.

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Hard Hat and Face Shield

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Hearing protection available in high nose areas.

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Arc Suit

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All PPE is not damaged, worn, or torn.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.132(e)

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6.Ladders

Ladders are maintained in good condition.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.26(c)(iv)

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Manufacturer's labels and warnings are present and visible on the ladder.

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Appropriate ladders are available for the tasks completed at this location.

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Ladders have non slip safety feet.

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Ladders are inspected by a competent person for visible defects on a periodic basis and after any occurrence that could affect it.

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Ladders with only nonconductive side rails shall be used when exposed to energized parts.

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7. Hand tools

No broken or fractured handles on tools.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.242(a)

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Appropriate handles on all tools. (No homemade handles)
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.242(a)

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Tools are not worn or bent.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.242(a)

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Power tools have the appropriate shields, guards, or attachments as recommended by the manufacturer.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.243

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No tools have mushroomed heads? If they do they are replaced immediately.

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8. Lockout Tagout

Employee is required to lock and tag when the employee removes or bypass a guard or safety device, when an employee is required to place any part of his or her body into an area of a machine or piece of equipment or where an associated danger zone exists during operating. Also if there is electrical hazards.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147(a)(2)(ii)(A)
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147(a)(2)(ii)(B)

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Lockout Tagout devices shall be easily identified, shall be the only devices used for lockout, shall be not used for any other purpose.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(5)(ii)

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Lockout Tagout devices shall be durable.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(5)(ii)(A)

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Lockout Tagout devices shall be capable of withstanding the environment to which they are exposed for the maximum period of time that exposure is expected.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(5)(ii)(A)(1)

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Tags shall not deteriorate when used in corrosive environments such as areas where chemicals are handled or stored.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(5)(ii)(A)(3)

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Lockout and Tagout devices shall be standardized within the facility in at least one of the following criteria: color, shape, or size.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(5)(ii)(8)

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Lockout devices shall be substantial enough to prevent removal without the use of excessive force or unusual techniques, such as with the use of bolt cutters or other metal cutting.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(5)(ii)(C)(1)

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9. Fall Protection.

Employees at this facility are not exposed to the roof or work 4 feet or more above unguarded walking surface?

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Are all holes into which a worker can accidentally walk by, guarded by use of a railing and toe board?

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Are guardrails and toe boards used around every open sided platform, floor or runway that is 4 feet or higher off the ground?

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Are other means of fall protection (safety harness and line, safety nets, or hand railings) used?

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10. Compressed gas cylinders.

Gas cylinders are labeled to clearly identify the contained gas.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.101(b)

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All empty gas cylinders are being stored and separated from full containers.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.101(b)

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All gas cylinders are being stored in the upright position using the wall supported storage technique or in a rack or cage.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.101(b)

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All cylinders are placed so they are protected from passing or falling objects.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.101(b)

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Valve protectors are always placed on cylinders when the cylinders are not used or connected.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.101(b)

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11. Confined Space

Employees are not required to enter confined spaces?

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12. Doors

Doors are closing at good speed (all doors - sliders, revolvers, fire doors, stairwells)

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Doors are not too heavy and open easily.

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There are no trip hazards in the doorways.(lip on carpet, frayed carpet, etc.)

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Additional Concerns.

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.