8.19.1. Are electrical receptacles and cover plates free from dangerous cracks and secured in place?
Reference 8.2

8.19.2. Are receptacles located in damp or wet locations protected by GFCI breakers or receptacles?
Reference 8.2

8.19.3. Is the prohibition of multiple plug adapters enforced to prevent overloading electrical
circuits? Reference 8.2.1

8.19.4. Are cords that show signs of fraying, cracking, wearing or damage removed from service?

8.19.5. Are electrical extension cords used as outlined in the NEC and not used as a substitute for
fixed wiring? Reference

8.19.6. Are electrical extension cords not run through holes in ceilings, walls, floors, doorways,
windows or similar openings? Reference

8.19.7. Unless their purpose is evident, are circuit breakers and fuse boxes legibly marked to indicate
their purpose? Reference 8.5

8.19.8. Are circuit breakers, disconnect switches and fuses located so that they are not exposed to
physical damage or in the vicinity of easily ignitable material? Reference 8.5.2

8.19.9. Are electrical outlets, switches and junction boxes in good condition and free of defects?
Reference 8.6

8.19.10. Do workers remove jewelry, such as rings, earrings, bracelets and watches, and secure
metal framed eyeglasses with a band or cord when they work on or near live electrical equipment?
Reference 8.8

8.19.11. Do workers ensure electrical circuits are de-energized, and locked out and tagged IAW
Chapter 21, Hazardous Energy Control (Lockout and Tagout), prior to performing repairs on
energized electrical equipment? Reference 8.9.1

8.19.12. Are only qualified operators who are designated in writing by the supervisor allowed to
work on electrical installations and equipment? Reference 8.9.2

8.19.13. Are electrical receptacles located within six (6) feet of any water source equipped with a
GFCI? Reference 8.9.9

8.19.14. Are machines safeguarded to protect workers during undervoltage situations in the event of
a power interruption? Reference 8.16

8.19.15. Are equipment interlocks working properly and not disconnected or bypassed by operators?
Reference 8.17.2

8.19.16. Is equipment de-energized where possible before personnel perform any maintenance
actions? Reference 8.18.1

8.19.17. Is a safety observer present when working on energized electrical circuits and equipment
IAW AFI 32-1064 and UFC 3-560-01? Reference 8.18.1

8.19.18. Are rubber insulating blankets or other suitable PPE and guards used when working
adjacent to energized circuits? Reference

8.19.19. Do personnel working on energized equipment over 50 volts wear long sleeved, ATPVrated
clothing containing no synthetic fibers? Reference

8.19.20. Do personnel who operate or service electrical switch-gear of voltage greater than 15 kV
wear an appropriately ATPV-rated blast suit with hood and polycarbonate face shield? Reference

8.19.21. When air-operated equipment, either pressure or vacuum, is used around energized parts, is
the equipment nozzle made of non-conductive material and any pressurized air moisture free?

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.