• Client / Site

  • Audit Title

  • Prepared by

  • Conducted on

  • Location
  • Personnel

  • Document No.

General Comments

Program Administration

  • OSHA Postings

  • Emergency numbers / contacts posted

  • Safety Programs and Policies on site

  • Safety Talks conducted at least weekly

First Aid and Emergency

  • First aid kit fully stocked

  • Employees aware of personnel trained in first aid?

  • Employees aware of emergency procedures

  • Map to nearest emergency center

Hazard Communication

  • Employees know what an SDS is.

  • SDS for all chemicals used readily available

  • Containers labeled properly.


  • General neat appearance of all work areas

  • Passageways and walkways clear

  • Are liquids and spills removed quickly

  • Tools and materials not in use are put away

  • Adequate lighting

  • Regular site cleanup and trash disposal

  • Materials stored/stacked in orderly and safe manner

Fire Prevention

  • Proper number of Fire Extinguishers provided and inspections done.

  • "No Smoking" posted and enforced near flammable storage areas and tanks.

  • Extinguishers clear of obstructions

  • Combustibles > 10' from building

  • Exits clear of obstructions

  • Approved safety cans for gasoline


  • Required electrical inspections done annually and after each move on mobile plants.

  • Disconnects labeled

  • Terminal boxes equipped with required covers

  • Electrical panels labeled and kept covered when not in use

  • GFCI's in place

  • Lockout procedures utilized

  • All extension cords are 3-wire with ground pin in place and in good condition

  • No power leads across walkways

  • All electric tools and machinery have ground pin in place on power cable

  • Exposed light bulbs equipped with protective cage

Tools, Hand and Power

  • GFCI or grounded

  • All guards in place

  • Handles in good condition - not splintered

  • Tools and cords in good condition

Stairways and Ladders

  • Ladders inspected and in good condition

  • Extensions ladders secured and side rails extended 36" above top of landing

  • Guardrails provided for stairway landings

  • Handrails provided for stairways with four or more risers


  • Inspection of cables, slings, chains, hooks, eyes by competent person

  • Inspection logs maintained

  • Load capacity displayed on hoist.

Welding and Cutting

  • Gas cylinder secured in upright position

  • Gas lines in good condition.

  • Flashback arrestor on torch and regulator ends of hose.

  • Valve protection caps in place when gas not in use

  • Screens, shields, goggles and gloves used

  • Fire extinguisher nearby.


  • General equipment condition (glass, seat, steps, ladders, guarding)

  • Brakes, lights, signals, windshield, tires and horn inspected daily

  • Beacons and backup alarms functioning

  • Fire extinguishers in place and inspected.

  • Seat belts worn

  • Harness being used in aerial lift

  • Documented annual inspection of overhead bin/silo thickness.

  • Pressure vessel inspections up to date.

Fall Protection

  • Floor openings protected/secured/marked

  • Wall openings/roof openings protected/secured/marked

  • Safety harnesses provided and used

  • Guardrails in place and walking surfaces maintained in good condition.

  • Toe boards in place on overhead walkways.


  • Reflective garments worn

  • Hard hats worn

  • Proper foot wear

  • Hearing Protection

  • Eye Protection

  • Gloves being worn

  • Respirators and/or dust mask being utilized

  • Radio Communication between all plant personnel.

  • Machine guarding in place including drive belts and chains on motors.

  • Unusual exposures identified and controlled

Confined Spaces

  • Permitting completed prior to entry.

  • Gas monitor available and calibrated.

  • All confined spaces identified.

  • Entrant wearing harness

  • Attendant performing no other duties

  • Rescue equipment available.

Hazardous Energy Control

  • Hazardous energy control procedures in place and up to date.

  • Procedures followed?

  • Proper lockout devices, tags, and locks onsite.


  • Proper body positions for lifting, pushing, pulling observed.

  • Material handling aids available for heavy and/or awkward items.


  • Secondary Containment for all containers 50 gallons or larger.

  • Spill Kit Available

  • Dust Control Adequate

  • Paved areas kept clean and swept

  • All Tanks labeled with unique tank number, contents, and capacity.

  • Tanks and Piping adequately maintained and leaks controlled.

  • SPCC Plan onsite and up to date.

  • Weekly tank checks completed.

  • Monthly tank and stormwater inspections completed

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