Hazardous Communications Audit

Do you have any MSDS's?
(individual must be able to physically point out the MSDS's for their area)

Do you have any hazardous materials in your work area? (They should be able to locate their inventory of hazardous materials)

Is there a hazardous inventory? if yes, a copy of your inventory needs to be included with this audit report.

Has the inventory been reviewed within the last calendar year?

Is there a written hazardous communication program for their work area?

Is each container labeled properly? (At minimum product identity, hazard warning, PPE, target organs, manufacturer name, address and emergency phone number)

Do they know where to obtain an MSDS if needed? (MSDS Online, Safety Compliance Office)

Are proper personal protective devices available and used when handling corrosive, flammable and carcinogenic substances?

Are chemicals stored properly? (Not under sinks)

Are volumes of chemicals consistent with usage? It is dangerous to store large volumes of hazardous chemicals. Chemicals should be discarded if not used within 6 months.

Have any new chemicals or processes been introduced in the past year?

Have employees been trained on the appropriate use of PPE?

Have employees been trained on how to handle a spill and is a spill kit available?

Enter any comments or issues here

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Please send this form to Safety Compliance Office MS-04-142:

Phone # 254-724-3708, Fax # 254-724-4883


Keep a copy for your records Revised 3/26/2012

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.