15.6. Grounds, Lawn Care and Mowing Safety Checklist

  • Are all mower discharge chutes guarded with shields or approved grass catchers and appropriate safety messages placed near the discharge opening? AFI 91-203 para. 15.1.1.4

  • Is training of all equipment operators documented? AFI 91-203 para. 15.1.1.6

  • Are operators aware of special precautions to be used when mowing hills or slopes? AFI 91-203 para. 15.2.2.2.3

  • Are slow moving vehicle emblems used when tractors are operated on highways? AFI 91-203 para. 15.2.4.5

  • When using sickle-bar blades, do personnel always position them uphill? AFI 91-203 15.2.4.7

  • Are riders prohibited on tractors, the draw bar or towed equipment except when specifically designed for such use? AFI 91-203 para. 15.2.4.9

  • Are tractors left on inclines braked and blocked? AFI 91-203 para. 15.2.4.11

  • Is the power take-off guard in place? AFI 91-203 para. 15.2.4.12

  • Are a minimum of two (2) workers and an on-site supervisor assigned during tree maintenance involving climbing, working from high reach lift and cutting down trees other than small, low trees? AFI 91-203 para. 15.3.2

  • Are all safety related fall protection and climbing devices inspected prior to use? AFI 91-203 para. 15.3.3

  • Does each climber have at least one life-line and one hand-line? AFI 91-203 para. 15.3.3

  • Is required PPE provided and in use by all workers involved in tree maintenance? AFI 91-203 para. 15.3.4

  • Have supervisors performed a JSA and developed local OIs for tree maintenance operations? AFI 91-203 para. 15.3.5

  • Are herbicides applied per manufacturer‘s instructions and used only by certified personnel? AFI 91-203 para. 15.4.3

  • Is required PPE used by personnel applying herbicides? AFI 91-203 para. 15.4.3

  • Are oxygen and combustible gas levels tested prior to entry to an irrigation pit? AFI 91-203 para. 15.5.2

Signatures

  • Report Routing

  • Supervisor Signature:

  • Notification

  • Superintendent Signature:

  • Notification

  • Commander Signature:

  • Notification

  • Safety Office Signature:

  • Notification

  • Wing Commander Signature:

  • Notification

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