General Lab Inspection

  • General Lab Inspection

  • Lab Name:
  • Building:
  • Room Number:

  • Date of Inspection:

  • A. General Safety:

  • Are the general Safety Guidelines posted in the Lab?

  • Are the appropriate safety signs/posters displayed in the lab?

  • Is the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for the chemicals and/or materials available in the lab?

  • Is Personal protective equipment (PPE) available?

  • Is good housekeeping observed? Is the work area kept clean on completion of the experiments at end of the day?

  • Is the Work area free from tripping/slip hazards?

  • Are the lab equipments & machines well organized?

  • Is the list of emergency contacts and information displayed in the lab?

  • B. Electrical Safety:

  • Any exposed wiring or damaged electrical cords?

  • Any missing electrical outlet covers?

  • Are the electrical equipments in good condition?

  • C. Fire Safety:

  • Is Fire extinguisher available, accessible and unobstructed?

  • Are the Fire extinguishers up to date?

  • Is the First aid box available & equipped with necessary items?

  • Is the lab technician trained to use the fire extinguisher?

  • D. Gas Cylinder

  • Unobstructed access is maintained around the gas cylinder for quick response in an emergency?

  • Are there any source of ignition near flammable gas?

  • Does the Gas cylinder have valve protection caps on at all times except when they are secured and connected to dispensing equipment

  • Comments & Additional Findings:

  • Lab Technician:

  • Inspected by:

  • Signature:

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