Audit

Housekeeping Checklist.

5.11.1. Are floors and walking surfaces kept free of potential tripping hazards such as tools,
electrical cords, air hoses, materials and liquids? Reference 5.1

5.11.2. Are noncombustible containers with vapor tight and spill proof lids provided for the disposal
of combustible wastes, soiled rags and other flammable materials? Reference 5.2

5.11.3. Are packing materials such as excelsior (fine wood shavings), packing straw and shredded
paper stored in an isolated fire-resistant building? Reference 5.3

5.11.4. Are protruding nails, brads and staples removed from packing materials to prevent injury to
personnel? Reference 5.3

5.11.5. Are aisles and passageways kept clear of stacked materials? Reference 5.6

5.11.6. Is an 18-inch clearance maintained below fire protection sprinkler heads, rafters, joists,
beams and roof trusses when materials are stacked less than 15 feet high? Reference 5.6

5.11.7. Are trash and garbage cans leakproof and adequate in number and size? Reference 5.8.2

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.