1.0 EMPLOYEES

  • 1.1 Are all workers trained in safe procedures when working with hazardous chemicals? 29CFR 1910.1200 (h)(3)

  • 1.2 Are all employees wearing appropriate PPE? 1910.132 (f)(2)

  • 1.3 Are all employees aware of emergency procedures in case of an incident involving hazardous chemicals? 29 CRF 1910.38 (f)

  • 1.4 Are all employees aware of the
    Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL)? 29CFR 1910.1200 (h)(3)

  • 1.5 Do employees follow safe handling instruction of hazardous chemicals? 29 CFR 1910. 1200 (h)(2)(iii)

  • 1.6 Do employees wash their hands before and after handling chemicals? SOP-COR-0013

2.0 WORKING AREA

  • 2.1 Is there an exhaust fan or open window for adequate ventilation, when using hazardous chemicals? 1910.1200(g)(2)(viii)

  • 2.2 Are eye-wash fountains and safety showers provided in areas where corrosive chemicals are handled? 29 CFR 1910.151 (c)

  • 2.3 Is the working area clean and tidy? 29 CFR 1910.141(a)(3)

  • 2.4 Are exit doors unobstructed? 29 CFR 1910.37 (a)(3)

  • 2.5 Are chemical spill kits available with instructions on how to use them? GOJO ICP

  • 2.6 Are respirators stored in a convenient, clean and sanitary location, and are they adequate for emergencies? 1910.132(f)(1)(v)

3.0 HANDLING

  • 3.1 Are all chemical containers clearly labeled? 29 CFR 1910.1200(f)(6)(ii)

  • 3.2 Are all chemical container lids tightly sealed? 21 CFR 211.80 (b)

  • 3.3 Are all chemical containers free from dents and in good condition? SOP-QCC-0038

  • 3.4 Is all packaging free from leakage? SOP-QCC-0038

4.0 STORAGE

  • 4.1 Are hazardous chemicals stored properly? 1910.1200(g)(2)(vii)

  • 4.2 Is access limited to authorized personnel only? SOP-OPM-1039

  • 4.3 Are minimum quantities of chemicals stored in the work area?

  • 4.4 Are stored liquid chemicals in a suitable bund? 29 CFR 1910.106 (e)(2)(iii)

  • 4.5 Is illumination sufficient?  ANSI Standard A11.1-1965, R1970, Practice for Industrial Lighting.

  • 4.6 Is signage specific as to what is to be stored in each area? ANSI Z535-2011 (R2017)

  • 4.7 Are aisles unobstructed? 1910.22(a)(1)

  • 4.8 Are appropriate fire extinguishers available? 29 CFR 1910.157 (c)

  • 5.0 DISPOSAL
  • 5.1 Are waste chemicals labeled as waste and stored in a suitable location until final disposal? GOJO Haz Waste Disposal Policy

  • 5.2 Are containers tightly closed? 21 CFR 211.80 (b)

  • 5.3 Are standard operating procedures being followed when cleaning up chemical spills? GOJO ICP

  • 5.4 Are “Hazardous Waste” signs in place and clearly visible? GOJO Haz Waste Disposal Procedure

  • 5.5 Are waste chemicals disposed of promptly? GOJO Haz Waste Disposal Policy

  • 5.6 Are all waste containers stored in waste storage area? GOJO Haz Waste Disposal Policy

  • 5.7 Are records kept of the chemicals disposed of? GOJO Haz Waste Disposal Policy

COMPLETION

  • Any other observations or recommendations

  • Inspector's Name and Signature

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