General Safety

Corridors, fire exits and stairs are free from obstructions?

Walls and ceilings are undamaged and free of stains?

Flooring surfaces are: Intact, undamaged, clean and free of slip/trip hazards?

Eyewash stations are operational and checked regularly?

Emergency pull cords hang 4” off floor and are not wrapped around anything?

Stored supplies are elevated off the floor with solid surface bottom shelving?

Exit signs are illuminated?

Lighting is suitable for area with fixtures lit properly?

Work surfaces clean and undamaged?

Fire Safety

Fire extinguishers are free of obstructions and have been inspected monthly/annually?

Fire pull stations are easily accessible?

Items are properly stored and are a minimum of 18” below ceiling height?

Fire sprinkler heads have no ceiling obstructions, are undamaged and escutcheons have no gaps around them?

Fire rated doors are correctly labeled, self closing, positive latching and not manually held open?

Fire and fire/smoke walls have all penetrations sealed properly? Inspect a minimum of 3 locations.

Med Gas Safety

Medical gas zone valves are properly labeled and unobstructed?

Bulk med gas storage room is clean and all cylinders are secure?

Portable gas cylinders are secured in carts, stands or chained to the wall?

Electrical Safety

Extension cords are not in use?

Power strips are not plugged into other power strips?

Electrical, data and LV closets are clean with no storage?

Electrical panels have schedule posted with no spare breakers in use?

Are electrical outlets free from damage?

Are GFCI outlets used in wet locations?

Are tamper resistant outlets installed in waiting rooms?


Doors with extra security devices (card readers and keypads) are allowed to close and lock?

Are personal items stored and kept out of sight?

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.