Hallways and stairs are free of obstructions?
Elevator doors open / close properly
Walls and ceilings are free of major damage and stains?
Floors have no damaged carpet or tile, slippery spots, or tripping hazards
Ventilation grills are clean and unobstructed?
Handrails are present and secure in patient rooms, bathrooms, and stairwells
All fire extinguishers have been inspected monthly
Fire extinguishers / pull stations are easily accessible?
Are EXIT signs illumination working and unobstructed?
Self-closing doors are not obstructed or held open with wedges, chairs, etc.?
When fire doors are allowed to close, they close all the way and latch shut?
Only hospital approved extension cords are in use and are not trip hazards or untidy?
The outside of equipment and power cords and plugs have no visible damage?
Utility panels are free from obstructions?
Electrical outlets are free from damage
Medical equipment is properly tagged , PM's have been conducted within the last 12 months?
Gas valves and panels are properly labeled and functioning?
Equipment is stored and stacked properly with 18 inches of clearance below the sprinkler heads?
Boxes or supplies are kept at least 6 inches off of the floor?
Gas cylinders are secured in carts, stands, or chained to the wall
Electrical closets and hazardous areas are kept locked?
Personal items (purses, wallets, keys, etc.) are stored out of sight?
Doors with extra security devices, such as card readers and key pads, are always allowed to close and lock?
Employees are wearing photo ID's (face forward)?
Isolation rooms are properly labeled, functioning, and supplies are readily available outside the door?
Department is clean and dust free?
Are needle / sharp containers less than 2/3rd full and secured to the wall, cabinet, or cart?
Waste containers are available to separate general waste from infectious waste?
Evidence of hand hygiene in ( ) # of employees out of ( ) # observed?
Refrigerator clean and all contents within manufactures expiration date?
Microwave oven is clean
Personal Protective Equipment is readily available where appropriate?
No evidence of storage under the sinks