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Monthly Safety Inspection Checklist




  • All chemicals on site are listed on the location's Authorized Chemicals List

  • Inventory of hazardous chemicals is current (within one year)

  • All containers are properly labeled with product identified and hazard warning

  • MSDS are readily available for each hazardous material on inventory

  • Chemicals stored properly: Insecticides, detergents/sanitizes and caustics/acids

  • Proper personal protective equipment used when handling chemicals (see MSDS)

  • Chemical hazard communication training received by all employees and documentation in personnel files (current within one year)


  • Step ladder of sufficient height to reach top of storage without standing on the top 2 steps

  • All ladders are in good condition

  • Lighting is adequate

  • Please explain.

Exits/Fire Protection

  • Exit routes unobstructed

  • Exits clearly marked with illuminated signs

  • Please be sure to provide a photo by using the "Media" button.

  • Emergency lighting provided for all occupied areas and tested monthly

  • Emergency evacuation plans posted

  • All doors in exit path kept closed

  • Adequate number of exits provided

  • Do all emergency exit doors have "panic" bars

  • Handrails provided on all stairs/ramps

Fire Protection

  • Fire extinguishers are properly mounted, accessible and maintained

  • All fire alarms are unobstructed

  • Fire doors are in proper operational condition and unobstructed

  • Do employees know how to report a fire

  • All employees familiar with the location of portable extinguishers, manual controls on extinguishing systems and fire alarms

  • Minimum of 18" clearance under sprinkler heads


  • All child restraints on shopping carts are in good condition and in working order

  • How many need to be fixed/replaced

  • Please include any photos of broken/non-working child restraints

  • All floors are clear of debris and dry

  • Aisles clear and floors clean

  • Wet floor signs being used properly

  • All areas free of excessive trash/storage

  • Work sites are clean and orderly

  • Sharp edges identified and eliminated

  • Bump hazards are eliminated

  • Falling hazards are eliminated

  • Walk off mats are used where needed

  • All mats are in good condition

  • Shelves and racks are of adequate strength and are secured


  • Electrical panels have a minimum 36" of unobstructed work space in front & are closed

  • Switches and circuit breakers are marked to indicate equipment/areas controlled

  • All electrical cords are in good condition

  • Extension cords are not used in lieu of permanently installed fixed wiring

  • Cover plates, switches, outlets, etc. are in good condition

  • Equipment is grounded or double insulated

  • Ground plugs on equipment in good condition

Personal Protective Equipment & Training

  • Eye, face and hand personal protection equipment is available and in good condition

  • Employees frequently receive training on correct lifting techniques


  • A current and complete Goodwill Safety Manual is readily accessible in the manager's office

First Aid Kit

  • Are all first aid ointments (including eyewash) within the expiration date?

  • First Aid Kit readily available and stocked

  • Please indicate with a checkmark the first aid items that you need.

  • 1 First Aid Guide

  • 1 Absorbent Compress, 4x8 in. minimum

  • 16 Adhesive Bandages, 1x3 in.

  • How many do you need?

  • 1 Adhesive Tape 2.5 yd.

  • 10 Antiseptic applications

  • How many do you need?

  • 6 Burn Treatment applications, 1/32 oz. each

  • How many do you need?

  • 4 Sterile Pads, 3x3 in. minimum

  • How many do you need?

  • 2 Pair Medical Exam Gloves

  • 1 Triangular Bandage, 40x40x56 in. minimum

  • 6 Antibiotic Treatment Applications

  • How many do you need?

  • Alcohol Prep Pads

  • How many do you need?

  • Conforming gauze roll bandage, 2"

  • Please be sure to provide any other related photos here.

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  • Please contact Dane McGraw @ ext 4605 if any immediate concerns are found or you have additional questions.

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