• Which area are you assigned to inspect?

Zone 1: Office

Office Area (both upstairs and downstairs)

  • Are cords and wires tied up/taped down to prevent a trip hazard?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the material on cabinets and shelves stored safely? Ensure no heavy items are stored on top of shelves and items are not within 18” of a sprinkler head.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are carpets and floors in good condition to prevent trips and falls?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are stairs free from trip hazards?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are lights and light fixtures working properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are any ceiling tiles missing or do any need to be replaced due to damage?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check the emergency evacuation maps - these are located at every emergency entrance. Is the last revision date 10/18/19?

  • What is the risk level?

Restrooms (Plant + Office)

  • Is the restroom clean and tidy? Please take pictures if the housekeeping is inadequate.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the locks on the stalls working properly? Are the toilet paper dispensers in good condition? Please take notes if anything needs to be repaired.

  • What is the risk level

  • Are the taps working properly? Are the sinks draining properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are any ceiling tiles missing or do any need to be replaced due to damage?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are lights and light fixtures working properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Do the recycling bins contain any non-recyclable material?

  • Please take a photo for the recycling wall of shame if there are items that are non-recyclable in the bin. Make note of which restroom the photo is from.

First Aid Room (See HR if you do not have access)

  • Is the safety data sheet binder on the door?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is there a first aider list on the door? Are all first aid certificates current?

  • What s the risk level?

  • Is the first aid room accessible and clean? is there a pillow and blanket available for use?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the eye wash station clean and working properly? Test by pulling off the caps, pulling the center button and turning on the water. Please make sure you re-set everything before leaving the first aid room!

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the emergency cart present? Is the tamper proof seal still in place? Look for a grey toolbox near the cot with a yellow zip tie holding it closed.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the monthly first aid room inspection sheet completed by the Occupational Health Nurse? It should be posted on the front of the lower cabinets.

  • What is the risk level?

Safety Board (Communication Hallway)

  • Are the JHSC minutes and inspections posted and current (within the last month?)

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are JHSC meeting dates and members’ names posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is a copy of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and WHMIS regulation posted? Look for the green book.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the following documents available on the board:
    - Dortec Workplace Violence and Workplace Harassment Policies
    - “Health and Safety at Work” poster
    - JHSC, Management and Supervisor annual inspection schedules
    - WSIB Form 82 (“In Case of Injury at Work)

  • What is the risk level?

Cafeteria

  • Do the recycling bins contain any non-recyclable material?

  • Please take a photo for the recycling wall of shame if there are items that are non-recyclable in the bin. Make note of which restroom the photo is from.

  • Are electrical cords in good condition? Check for damaged or frayed wires.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are walkways free from trip hazards?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the cafeteria clean and tidy?

  • What is the risk level?

Zone 2: South-west Production Area

General Questions

  • Lights and light fixtures working properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Can you see the ceiling piping labels?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are floors clean and free from obstructions or trip hazards? Totes should not be blocking the aisles and cords and matting should not cause trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Do the recycling bins contain any non-recyclable material?

  • Please take a photo for the recycling wall of shame if there are items that are non-recyclable in the bin. Make note of which restroom the photo is from.

  • If there are any ladders nearby, are they stored properly? they should be chained or hung to prevent falling over. Are ladder inspection tags present? These should be filled out every time someone uses the ladder.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees wearing appropriate personal protective equipment? at minimum, employees should have safety shoes and safety glasses.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees following the hair and jewelry policy?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If maintenance or engineering is working on a machine, are proper lockout procedures being followed? Ask the maintenance or engineering team member

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check that all fire extinguishers are accessible. Please move any items that are blocking fire extinguishers.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Do employees have any ergonomics concerns? If yes, please take a photo of the station and make note of employee’s name, clock number and the line/station.

Production/Assembly Area:

  • Are the daily pre-start inspection sheets completed and signed for the shift? These are located on the line’s communication board in an orange folder. If an inspection sheet is not signed, please follow up with the team leader and make a note of it in the inspection.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the walkway in and around the work cells a minimum of 18 inches wide?

  • What is the risk level

  • Are workstations and barriers free from sharp or broken edges?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If there are any chemicals on the line:
    - Are they stored safely?
    - Are they properly labelled?
    - Are the containers free from leaks?
    - If necessary, are the containers grounded?
    Ask maintenance or the EHS department if you are unsure about a chemical and its use.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are cords, wires, totes, mats, rolling carts and boxes stored safely? Ensure there are no trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are lockout/tagout placards on each line? There should be an information sheet on the main electrical panels with lockout points identified. Each lockout point will also have a label.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are guards and interlock doors in good condition? Check for visible damage.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are flow racks and shelves in good condition? Are they secure from tipping over? Are they in a good location (not obstructing aisles or limiting worker movement?)

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all electrical panels, outlets and boxes accessible? Electrical panels should have a minimum of 3 feet clearance around them. If not, take a photo and indicate what line/cell is affected.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the emergency stops or pulls visible, accessible and easy to engage? Are they within operator reach?

  • What is the risk level?

  • On robot cells: is the Robot Emergency Entrapment procedure posted? Is the robot cell free from rags, loose parts, chemicals or other objects?

  • What is the risk level?

  • On laser cells: is the class 4 laser warning signs posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any other issues or employee concerns? Take detailed notes for HR/EHS to follow up.

  • What is the risk level?

Zone 3: North-West Production Area

General Questions

  • Lights and light fixtures working properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Can you see the ceiling piping labels?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are floors clean and free from obstructions or trip hazards? Totes should not be blocking the aisles and cords and matting should not cause trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Do the recycling bins contain any non-recyclable material?

  • Please take a photo for the recycling wall of shame if there are items that are non-recyclable in the bin. Make note of which restroom the photo is from.

  • If there are any ladders nearby, are they stored properly? they should be chained or hung to prevent falling over. Are ladder inspection tags present? These should be filled out every time someone uses the ladder.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees wearing appropriate personal protective equipment? at minimum, employees should have safety shoes and safety glasses.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees following the hair and jewelry policy?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If maintenance or engineering is working on a machine, are proper lockout procedures being followed? Ask the maintenance or engineering team member

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check that all fire extinguishers are accessible. Please move any items that are blocking fire extinguishers.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Do employees have any ergonomics concerns? If yes, please take a photo of the station and make note of employee’s name, clock number and the line/station.

Production/Assembly Area:

  • Are the daily pre-start inspection sheets completed and signed for the shift? These are located on the line’s communication board in an orange folder. If an inspection sheet is not signed, please follow up with the team leader and make a note of it in the inspection.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the walkway in and around the work cells a minimum of 18 inches wide?

  • What is the risk level

  • Are workstations and barriers free from sharp or broken edges?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If there are any chemicals on the line:
    - Are they stored safely?
    - Are they properly labelled?
    - Are the containers free from leaks?
    - If necessary, are the containers grounded?
    Ask maintenance or the EHS department if you are unsure about a chemical and its use.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are cords, wires, totes, mats, rolling carts and boxes stored safely? Ensure there are no trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are lockout/tagout placards on each line? There should be an information sheet on the main electrical panels with lockout points identified. Each lockout point will also have a label.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are guards and interlock doors in good condition? Check for visible damage.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are flow racks and shelves in good condition? Are they secure from tipping over? Are they in a good location (not obstructing aisles or limiting worker movement?)

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all electrical panels, outlets and boxes accessible? Electrical panels should have a minimum of 3 feet clearance around them. If not, take a photo and indicate what line/cell is affected.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the emergency stops or pulls visible, accessible and easy to engage? Are they within operator reach?

  • What is the risk level?

  • On robot cells: is the Robot Emergency Entrapment procedure posted? Is the robot cell free from rags, loose parts, chemicals or other objects?

  • What is the risk level?

  • On laser cells: is the class 4 laser warning signs posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any other issues or employee concerns? Take detailed notes for HR/EHS to follow up.

  • What is the risk level?

Zone 4: Central-East Production Area

General Questions

  • Lights and light fixtures working properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Can you see the ceiling piping labels?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are floors clean and free from obstructions or trip hazards? Totes should not be blocking the aisles and cords and matting should not cause trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Do the recycling bins contain any non-recyclable material?

  • Please take a photo for the recycling wall of shame if there are items that are non-recyclable in the bin. Make note of which restroom the photo is from.

  • If there are any ladders nearby, are they stored properly? they should be chained or hung to prevent falling over. Are ladder inspection tags present? These should be filled out every time someone uses the ladder.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees wearing appropriate personal protective equipment? at minimum, employees should have safety shoes and safety glasses.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees following the hair and jewelry policy?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If maintenance or engineering is working on a machine, are proper lockout procedures being followed? Ask the maintenance or engineering team member

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check that all fire extinguishers are accessible. Please move any items that are blocking fire extinguishers.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Do employees have any ergonomics concerns? If yes, please take a photo of the station and make note of employee’s name, clock number and the line/station.

Production/Assembly Area:

  • Are the daily pre-start inspection sheets completed and signed for the shift? These are located on the line’s communication board in an orange folder. If an inspection sheet is not signed, please follow up with the team leader and make a note of it in the inspection.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the walkway in and around the work cells a minimum of 18 inches wide?

  • What is the risk level

  • Are workstations and barriers free from sharp or broken edges?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If there are any chemicals on the line:
    - Are they stored safely?
    - Are they properly labelled?
    - Are the containers free from leaks?
    - If necessary, are the containers grounded?
    Ask maintenance or the EHS department if you are unsure about a chemical and its use.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are cords, wires, totes, mats, rolling carts and boxes stored safely? Ensure there are no trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are lockout/tagout placards on each line? There should be an information sheet on the main electrical panels with lockout points identified. Each lockout point will also have a label.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are guards and interlock doors in good condition? Check for visible damage.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are flow racks and shelves in good condition? Are they secure from tipping over? Are they in a good location (not obstructing aisles or limiting worker movement?)

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all electrical panels, outlets and boxes accessible? Electrical panels should have a minimum of 3 feet clearance around them. If not, take a photo and indicate what line/cell is affected.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the emergency stops or pulls visible, accessible and easy to engage? Are they within operator reach?

  • What is the risk level?

  • On robot cells: is the Robot Emergency Entrapment procedure posted? Is the robot cell free from rags, loose parts, chemicals or other objects?

  • What is the risk level?

  • On laser cells: is the class 4 laser warning signs posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any other issues or employee concerns? Take detailed notes for HR/EHS to follow up.

  • What is the risk level?

Zone 5: East Production Area

General Questions

  • Lights and light fixtures working properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Can you see the ceiling piping labels?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are floors clean and free from obstructions or trip hazards? Totes should not be blocking the aisles and cords and matting should not cause trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Do the recycling bins contain any non-recyclable material?

  • Please take a photo for the recycling wall of shame if there are items that are non-recyclable in the bin. Make note of which restroom the photo is from.

  • If there are any ladders nearby, are they stored properly? they should be chained or hung to prevent falling over. Are ladder inspection tags present? These should be filled out every time someone uses the ladder.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees wearing appropriate personal protective equipment? at minimum, employees should have safety shoes and safety glasses.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees following the hair and jewelry policy?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If maintenance or engineering is working on a machine, are proper lockout procedures being followed? Ask the maintenance or engineering team member

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check that all fire extinguishers are accessible. Please move any items that are blocking fire extinguishers.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Do employees have any ergonomics concerns? If yes, please take a photo of the station and make note of employee’s name, clock number and the line/station.

Production/Assembly Area:

  • Are the daily pre-start inspection sheets completed and signed for the shift? These are located on the line’s communication board in an orange folder. If an inspection sheet is not signed, please follow up with the team leader and make a note of it in the inspection.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the walkway in and around the work cells a minimum of 18 inches wide?

  • What is the risk level

  • Are workstations and barriers free from sharp or broken edges?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If there are any chemicals on the line:
    - Are they stored safely?
    - Are they properly labelled?
    - Are the containers free from leaks?
    - If necessary, are the containers grounded?
    Ask maintenance or the EHS department if you are unsure about a chemical and its use.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are cords, wires, totes, mats, rolling carts and boxes stored safely? Ensure there are no trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are lockout/tagout placards on each line? There should be an information sheet on the main electrical panels with lockout points identified. Each lockout point will also have a label.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are guards and interlock doors in good condition? Check for visible damage.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are flow racks and shelves in good condition? Are they secure from tipping over? Are they in a good location (not obstructing aisles or limiting worker movement?)

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all electrical panels, outlets and boxes accessible? Electrical panels should have a minimum of 3 feet clearance around them. If not, take a photo and indicate what line/cell is affected.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the emergency stops or pulls visible, accessible and easy to engage? Are they within operator reach?

  • What is the risk level?

  • On robot cells: is the Robot Emergency Entrapment procedure posted? Is the robot cell free from rags, loose parts, chemicals or other objects?

  • What is the risk level?

  • On laser cells: is the class 4 laser warning signs posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any other issues or employee concerns? Take detailed notes for HR/EHS to follow up.

  • What is the risk level?

Zone 6: Warehouse

  • STOP: you must have a high visibility vest to enter the warehouse. Please contact the warehouse supervisor or team leader so you can safely enter the warehouse.

Warehouse Area:

  • Is the battery charging area free from combustibles or cardboard?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the battery charging PPE tidy? Check for missing equipment

  • What is the risk level

  • Does the spill kit have the emergency contact list, spill kit inventory list and spill response plan posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check the eye wash station to make sure it is working properly. Test by pushing on the lever – please make sure to re-set the eye wash station before leaving.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Check that all fire extinguishers are accessible. Please move any items that are blocking fire extinguishers.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are weight limits posted on the end of each rack?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check the sprinkler risers near the greaser barrels (northwest corner of building near the EI shop). Is the sprinkler riser free from obstructions? Ensure it is not leaking and the area is clean

  • What is the risk level?

  • If the barrel greaser is being used, is the material handler wearing hearing protection?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all warehouse employees and warehouse visitors wearing high visibility shirts/vests/straps?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Speak to a lift truck driver – ask to see their forklift license/certification. Remember to take note of the employee’s name and clock number if the certification is out of date.

  • Are daily checks completed for tuggers, electric walkies and lift trucks? Ask the operator to see one and take a photo.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check the yellow flammable cabinet for combustibles and unlabeled chemicals. Confiscate any chemicals that are not labelled and bring them to HR.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the yellow flammable cabinet grounded?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are skids stored safely in the racks? Look for skids that are off-balance or sticking out into the aisle.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any damaged racks? If so, please report it to the warehouse team leader or supervisor so they can tag it out (if necessary).

  • What is the risk level?

Outside:

  • Are the trailer jacks and wheel chocks being used? At minimum, one wheel must be chocked and the trailer jack needs to be placed under the front of the trailer. The stand should be as close as possible to the bottom of the trailer.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the railings, stairs and shipping docks in safe condition? Is the driver entrance sign posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all the scrap bins covered? Ensure there are no pieces of scrap on the ground

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all storage containers stored away from emergency doors, fire routes and equipment? Are they stored safely?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the walkway in good condition? Check for snow, ice or debris on the walkway.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any other issues or employee concerns? Take detailed notes for HR/EHS to follow up.

  • What is the risk level?

Zone 7: Maintenance/Central Stores/EI Shop/Hazardous Waste

Central Stores

  • Check the yellow flammable cabinet:
    •It must be grounded
    •It should only contain flammable substances (no rags, cardboard, plastic etc.)
    •All chemicals should be properly labelled

  • What is the risk level?

  • Does the spill kit have the emergency contact list, spill kit inventory list and spill response plan posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the spill kit accessible?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the racking/shelving in good condition? Check for visible damage

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are any ceiling tiles missing or damaged?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the housekeeping adequate?

  • What is the risk level?

  • At the fire alarm panel (beside the door), is the Fire Chief Binder and megaphone available?

  • What is the risk level?

  • In the “Temporary Hazardous Material Storage Area”, check that only aerosols, batteries, paint and ink are stored in the containers.

  • What is the risk level?

Maintenance:

  • Check the yellow flammable cabinet:
    •It must be grounded
    •It should only contain flammable substances (no rags, cardboard, plastic etc.)
    •All chemicals should be properly labelled

  • What is the risk level?

  • Does the spill kit have the emergency contact list, spill kit inventory list and spill response plan posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the spill kit accessible?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the racking/shelving in good condition? Check for visible damage

  • What is the risk level?

  • If there are any ladders nearby, are they stored properly? They should be chained or hung to prevent falling over. Are ladder inspection tags present? These should be filled out every time someone uses that ladder.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the housekeeping adequate?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the pre-use inspection sheets available for the grinders, lathes, and drill presses? Ask a maintenance team member if you are unsure where to find them.

  • What is the risk level?

  • In the welding area, are all the cylinders secured from tipping? Does each cylinder have a proper cylinder cap on it?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Have the chuck keys been removed from the machinery? Chuck keys must be removed from the machine unless someone is adjusting the machine.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the grinder properly guarded? There should be no more than a 3mm gap on a grinding wheel.

  • What is the risk level?

EI Shop/Hazardous Waste Area

  • Check the yellow flammable cabinet:
    •It must be grounded
    •It should only contain flammable substances (no rags, cardboard, plastic etc.)
    •All chemicals should be properly labelled

  • What is the risk level?

  • Does the spill kit have the emergency contact list, spill kit inventory list and spill response plan posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the spill kit accessible?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the racking/shelving in good condition? Check for visible damage

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is all the hazardous waste stored on secondary containment skids?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the aerosol drums and oily rag drums grounded? Check for a grounding wire

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the housekeeping adequate?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If there are any ladders nearby, are they stored properly? They should be chained or hung to prevent falling

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all electrical panels, outlets and boxes accessible? Electrical panels should have a minimum of 3 feet clearance around them. If not, take a photo and indicate what area is non-compliant.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any other issues or employee concerns? Take detailed notes for HR/EHS to follow up.

  • What is the risk level?

Zone 8: Outdoors (Both D1 and D2)

  • STOP: For your own safety, please wear a high visibility vest while walking in the parking lot and around the buildings. You can borrow one from the HR office.

  • Are all sidewalks, driveways and walkways maintained in good condition?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the stairs and railings from D1 to D2 in good condition? Check to make sure the handrail isn’t wobbly, rusted or broken and that the stairs are free from debris/ice.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the stairs and railings from D2 to the overflow parking lot in good condition? Check to make sure the handrail isn’t wobbly, rusted or broken and that the stairs are free from debris/ice.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are any vehicles parked in a no-parking zone? If there is a car parked in a no parking zone, please take a picture of the parking tag #. Common problem areas include:
    •In front of the compactor (big white bin at northwest side of D1)
    •In front of the hazardous waste room door (entrance door beside the compactor)
    •Shipping lanes at back of D1 and D2

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the grounds tidy with no litter or debris?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the propane cages at the back of the buildings closed, locked and properly grounded?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the smoking areas clean with no cigarette butts on the ground? Is an appropriate cigarette butt receptacle available?

  • What is the risk level?

  • In winter: check the salt containers to see if there is salt available. These are blue containers near the entrances of the building.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any other issues or employee concerns? Take detailed notes for HR/EHS to follow up.

  • What is the risk level?

Zone 10: Main Production Area – D2

General Questions

  • Lights and light fixtures working properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are floors clean and free from obstructions or trip hazards? Totes should not be blocking the aisles and cords and matting should not cause trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Do the recycling bins contain any non-recyclable material?

  • Please take a photo for the recycling wall of shame if there are items that are non-recyclable in the bin. Make note of which restroom the photo is from.

  • If there are any ladders near by, are they stored properly? they should be chained or hung to prevent falling over. Are ladder inspection tags present? These should be filled out every time someone uses the ladder.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees wearing appropriate personal protective equipment? at minimum, employees should have safety shoes and safety glasses.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees following the hair and jewelry policy?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If maintenance or engineering is working on a machine, are proper lockout procedures being followed? Ask the maintenance or engineering team member

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check that all fire extinguishers are accessible. Please move any items that are blocking fire extinguishers.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Do employees have any ergonomics concerns? If yes, please take a photo of the station and make note of employee’s name, clock number and the line/station.

Production/Assembly Area:

  • Are the daily pre-start inspection sheets completed and signed for the shift? These are located on the line’s communication board in an orange folder. If an inspection sheet is not signed, please follow up with the team leader and make a note of it in the inspection.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the walkway in and around the work cells a minimum of 18 inches wide?

  • What is the risk level

  • Are workstations and barriers free from sharp or broken edges?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If there are any chemicals on the line:
    - Are they stored safely?
    - Are they properly labelled?
    - Are the containers free from leaks?
    - If necessary, are the containers grounded?
    Ask maintenance or the EHS department if you are unsure about a chemical and its use.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are cords, wires, totes, mats, rolling carts and boxes stored safely? Ensure there are no trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are lockout/tagout placards on each line? There should be an information sheet on the main electrical panels with lockout points identified. Each lockout point will also have a label.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are guards and interlock doors in good condition? Check for visible damage.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are flow racks and shelves in good condition? Are they secure from tipping over? Are they in a good location (not obstructing aisles or limiting worker movement?)

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all electrical panels, outlets and boxes accessible? Electrical panels should have a minimum of 3 feet clearance around them. If not, take a photo and indicate what line/cell is affected.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the emergency stops or pulls visible, accessible and easy to engage? Are they within operator reach?

  • What is the risk level?

  • On robot cells: is the Robot Emergency Entrapment procedure posted? Is the robot cell free from rags, loose parts, chemicals or other objects?

  • What is the risk level?

  • On laser cells: is the class 4 laser warning signs posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any other issues or employee concerns? Take detailed notes for HR/EHS to follow up.

  • What is the risk level?

Zone 11: ECU Room

General Questions

  • Lights and light fixtures working properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Can you see the ceiling piping labels?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are floors clean and free from obstructions or trip hazards? Totes should not be blocking the aisles and cords and matting should not cause trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Do the recycling bins contain any non-recyclable material?

  • Please take a photo for the recycling wall of shame if there are items that are non-recyclable in the bin. Make note of which restroom the photo is from.

  • If there are any ladders near by, are they stored properly? they should be chained or hung to prevent falling over. Are ladder inspection tags present? These should be filled out every time someone uses the ladder.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees wearing appropriate personal protective equipment? at minimum, employees should have safety shoes and safety glasses.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees following the hair and jewelry policy?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If maintenance or engineering is working on a machine, are proper lockout procedures being followed? Ask the maintenance or engineering team member

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check that all fire extinguishers are accessible. Please move any items that are blocking fire extinguishers.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Do employees have any ergonomics concerns? If yes, please take a photo of the station and make note of employee’s name, clock number and the line/station.

Production/Assembly Area:

  • Are the daily pre-start inspection sheets completed and signed for the shift? These are located on the line’s communication board in an orange folder. If an inspection sheet is not signed, please follow up with the team leader and make a note of it in the inspection.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the walkway in and around the work cells a minimum of 18 inches wide?

  • What is the risk level

  • Are workstations and barriers free from sharp or broken edges?

  • What is the risk level?

  • If there are any chemicals on the line:
    - Are they stored safely?
    - Are they properly labelled?
    - Are the containers free from leaks?
    - If necessary, are the containers grounded?
    Ask maintenance or the EHS department if you are unsure about a chemical and its use.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are cords, wires, totes, mats, rolling carts and boxes stored safely? Ensure there are no trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are lockout/tagout placards on each line? There should be an information sheet on the main electrical panels with lockout points identified. Each lockout point will also have a label.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are guards and interlock doors in good condition? Check for visible damage.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are flow racks and shelves in good condition? Are they secure from tipping over? Are they in a good location (not obstructing aisles or limiting worker movement?)

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all electrical panels, outlets and boxes accessible? Electrical panels should have a minimum of 3 feet clearance around them. If not, take a photo and indicate what line/cell is affected.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the emergency stops or pulls visible, accessible and easy to engage? Are they within operator reach?

  • What is the risk level?

  • On robot cells: is the Robot Emergency Entrapment procedure posted? Is the robot cell free from rags, loose parts, chemicals or other objects?

  • What is the risk level?

  • On laser cells: is the class 4 laser warning signs posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any other issues or employee concerns? Take detailed notes for HR/EHS to follow up.

  • What is the risk level?

Zone 12: 12: D2 Prototype, Quality, Cafeterias, Office

Prototype & Quality Offices

  • Lights and light fixtures working properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are floors clean and free from obstructions or trip hazards? Totes should not be blocking the aisles and cords and matting should not cause trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Do the recycling bins contain any non-recyclable material?

  • Please take a photo for the recycling wall of shame if there are items that are non-recyclable in the bin. Make note of which restroom the photo is from.

  • If there are any ladders nearby, are they stored properly? they should be chained or hung to prevent falling over. Are ladder inspection tags present? These should be filled out every time someone uses the ladder.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees wearing appropriate personal protective equipment? At minimum, employees should have safety shoes and safety glasses.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees following the hair and jewelry policy?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the material on cabinets and shelves stored safely? Ensure no heavy items are stored on top of shelves and items are not within 18” of a sprinkler head.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Do employees have any ergonomics concerns? If yes, please take a photo of the station and make note of employee’s name, clock number and the task in question.

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

Office Area (both upstairs and downstairs)

  • Are cords and wires tied up/taped down to prevent a trip hazard?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the material on cabinets and shelves stored safely? Ensure no heavy items are stored on top of shelves and items are not within 18” of a sprinkler head.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the material on cabinets and shelves stored safely? Ensure no heavy items are stored on top of shelves and items are at least 18" below the sprinkler head.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are carpets and floors in good condition to prevent trips and falls?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are stairs free from trip hazards?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are lights and light fixtures working properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are any ceiling tiles missing or do any need to be replaced due to damage?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check the emergency evacuation maps - these are located at every emergency entrance. Is the last revision date 10/18/19?

  • What is the risk level?

Restrooms (Plant + Office)

  • Is the restroom clean and tidy? Please take pictures if the housekeeping is inadequate.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the locks on the stalls working properly? Are the toilet paper dispensers in good condition? Please take notes if anything needs to be repaired.

  • What is the risk level

  • Are the taps working properly? Are the sinks draining properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are any ceiling tiles missing or do any need to be replaced due to damage?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are lights and light fixtures working properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Do the recycling bins contain any non-recyclable material?

  • Please take a photo for the recycling wall of shame if there are items that are non-recyclable in the bin. Make note of which restroom the photo is from.

First Aid Room (See HR if you do not have access)

  • Is the safety data sheet binder on the door?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is there a first aider list on the door? Are all first aid certificates current?

  • What s the risk level?

  • Is the first aid room accessible and clean? is there a pillow and blanket available for use?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the eye wash station clean and working properly? Test by pulling off the caps, pulling the center button and turning on the water. Please make sure you re-set everything before leaving the first aid room!

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the emergency cart present? Is the tamper proof seal still in place? Look for a grey toolbox near the cot with a yellow zip tie holding it closed.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the monthly first aid room inspection sheet completed by the Occupational Health Nurse? It should be posted on the front of the lower cabinets.

  • What is the risk level?

Safety Board (Communication Hallway)

  • Are the JHSC minutes and inspections posted and current (within the last month?)

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are JHSC meeting dates and members’ names posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is a copy of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and WHMIS regulation posted? Look for the green book.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the following documents available on the board:
    - Dortec Workplace Violence and Workplace Harassment Policies
    - “Health and Safety at Work” poster
    - JHSC, Management and Supervisor annual inspection schedules
    - WSIB Form 82 (“In Case of Injury at Work)

  • What is the risk level?

Cafeteria

  • Do the recycling bins contain any non-recyclable material?

  • Please take a photo for the recycling wall of shame if there are items that are non-recyclable in the bin. Make note of which restroom the photo is from.

  • Are electrical cords in good condition? Check for damaged or frayed wires.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are walkways free from trip hazards?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the cafeteria clean and tidy?

  • What is the risk level?

Zone 13: ECU Maintenance/ECU Receiving

  • Lights and light fixtures working properly?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are floors clean and free from obstructions or trip hazards? Totes should not be blocking the aisles and cords and matting should not cause trip hazards.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Do the recycling bins contain any non-recyclable material?

  • Please take a photo for the recycling wall of shame if there are items that are non-recyclable in the bin. Make note of which restroom the photo is from.

  • If there are any ladders nearby, are they stored properly? they should be chained or hung to prevent falling over. Are ladder inspection tags present? These should be filled out every time someone uses the ladder.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees wearing appropriate personal protective equipment? At minimum, employees should have safety shoes and safety glasses.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are employees following the hair and jewelry policy?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the material on cabinets and shelves stored safely? Ensure no heavy items are stored on top of shelves and items are not within 18” of a sprinkler head.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Check that all fire extinguishers are accessible. Please move any items that are blocking fire extinguishers.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check the yellow flammable cabinet for combustibles and unlabeled chemicals. Confiscate any chemicals that are not labelled and bring them to HR.
    Ask maintenance or the EHS department if you are unsure about a chemical and its use.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the yellow flammable cabinet grounded? Check for a grounding wire

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any other issues or employee concerns? Take detailed notes for HR/EHS to follow up.

  • What is the risk level?

Zone 14: D2 Warehouse

  • STOP: you must have a high visibility vest to enter the warehouse. Please contact the warehouse supervisor or team leader so you can safely enter the warehouse.

Warehouse Area:

  • Is the battery charging area free from combustibles or cardboard?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the battery charging PPE tidy? Check for missing equipment

  • What is the risk level

  • Does the spill kit have the emergency contact list, spill kit inventory list and spill response plan posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check the eye wash station to make sure it is working properly. Test by pushing on the lever – please make sure to re-set the eye wash station before leaving.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Speak to an employee – ask if they have any safety concerns. Remember to take note of the employee’s name, clock number and the line. Please take a picture of the concern (if possible)!

  • Check that all fire extinguishers are accessible. Please move any items that are blocking fire extinguishers.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are weight limits posted on the end of each rack?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check the sprinkler risers near the greaser barrels (northwest corner of building near the EI shop). Is the sprinkler riser free from obstructions? Ensure it is not leaking and the area is clean

  • What is the risk level?

  • If the barrel greaser is being used, is the material handler wearing hearing protection?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all warehouse employees and warehouse visitors wearing high visibility shirts/vests/straps?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Speak to a lift truck driver – ask to see their forklift license/certification. Remember to take note of the employee’s name and clock number if the certification is out of date.

  • Are daily checks completed for tuggers, electric walkies and lift trucks? Ask the operator to see one and take a photo.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Check the yellow flammable cabinet for combustibles and unlabeled chemicals. Confiscate any chemicals that are not labelled and bring them to HR.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the yellow flammable cabinet grounded?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are skids stored safely in the racks? Look for skids that are off-balance or sticking out into the aisle.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any damaged racks? If so, please report it to the warehouse team leader or supervisor so they can tag it out (if necessary).

  • What is the risk level?

Outside:

  • Are the trailer jacks and wheel chocks being used? At minimum, one wheel must be chocked and the trailer jack needs to be placed under the front of the trailer. The stand should be as close as possible to the bottom of the trailer.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are the railings, stairs and shipping docks in safe condition? Is the driver entrance sign posted?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all the scrap bins covered? Ensure there are no pieces of scrap on the ground

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are all storage containers stored away from emergency doors, fire routes and equipment? Are they stored safely?

  • What is the risk level?

  • Is the walkway in good condition? Check for snow, ice or debris on the walkway.

  • What is the risk level?

  • Are there any other issues or employee concerns? Take detailed notes for HR/EHS to follow up.

  • What is the risk level?

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