Audit

Ceiling tiles are in place, not stained, cracked, or broken.

Sprinkler escutcheon are in plance and properly seated.

Are lights working properly?

Are cables and wire neatly secured and out of the way under desks and work areas?

Are power strips / surge suppressors mounted above the floor?

Is storage < 18” below sprinkler heads?

Are alcohol foam hand sanitizer dispensers installed in the proper locations?

Are floors clean and free of slip hazards?

Are needle / sharp boxes full?

Are construction barriers properly sealed to limit spread of dust and smoke?

Are all patients sleeping room doors unobstructed (doors can close & latch)?

Are corridors clear of non-movable items and all carts on one side of corridor?

Are fire extinguishers & hose cabinets unobstructed?

Are fire extinguisher inspections current?

Are doors / doorframes free of written combination for push-button security locks?

Are doors in egress routes locked?

Are childproof outlets installed in pediatric areas and public areas (waiting rooms, public hallways, etc)?

Are walls free from holes?

Are all compressed gas tanks secured in a rack or holder?

Are all smoke & fire doors unobstructed?

Do all smoke & fire doors latch & close properly (top, bottom, and center)?

Are all areas / rooms (fixtures/surfaces, vents) clean and free of dust accumulation?

Is the gap on all fire / smoke doors < 1/8” between doors?

Are all doors free of wedges and obstructions (waste baskets, etc.)?

Are all stairwells free of stored items and no penetrations in walls?

Is emergency equipment connected to red outlets?

Are clean / dirty supplies, equip., etc. appropriately separated in utility rooms?

Are EXIT signs illumination working?

Is the Emergency Egress route clearly marked?

Are stairwell passage lights working?

Are MEDGAS (O2, vacuum, etc) valves unobstructed by equipment / carts and appropriately labeled?

Are all electric breaker boxes locked?

Are all employees, physicians and contractors wearing ID Badges?

Are all chemicals/containers labeled?

Is there excessive trash and linen in soiled utility rooms?

Are medical equipment tags current on all required unit equipment?

Are any clinical alarms silenced, muffled (tape/gauze) or turned off?

Are any door latches taped or stuffed to prevent latching?

Are there > 12 compressed gas cylinders Stored in any single smoke compartment?

Additional Comments.

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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.