WALKING / WORKING SURFACES

  • All walkways and aisles properly marked, in good repair, clear of material, debris, oil, etc.

  • All working areas in good repair and clear of tripping / slipping hazards; I.e., uneven surfaces, unnecessary material, oil, debris, equipment

  • All floor openings, pits, hatch ways, manholes, open-sided floors, platforms, properly guarded, (with standard railing and toe boards where required). Guarding in good condition.

  • Non-slip mats, grating, or other material used in wet and other similar hazardous areas.

  • Safe load limits marked and observed on all elevated, load-bearing surfaces.

ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT / WIRING

  • All wiring unfrayed and in good condition.

  • All plugs, receptacles, outlets, etc., in good condition.

  • All wiring, test leads, and equipment are properly stored (rolled up) when not in use.

  • All switches / breakers clearly marked as to purpose.

  • Effective lockout procedure established and observed / enforced.

ERGONOMICS

  • Objects can be lifted without compromising good body mechanics.

  • Workstation is designed to accommodate different body types.

  • Everything the employee needs to perform a task is available and easy to handle in the seated work area.

  • Tool and fixture design allows assembly activity to occur within the normal range of arm movement.

MACHINE GUARDING

  • All machines are properly guarded including points of operation.

  • All guards are in place during operation.

  • All moving power transmission parts and nip points are guarded.

PORTABLE POWER TOOLS

  • Tools are in good working condition.

  • Possess wiring and plugs with grounding lug in place

  • Properly guarded, guard in place during use

  • Properly stored when not in use.

HAND TOOLS

  • All handles or in good condition (lacking cracks or flaws)

  • All metal tools are free from distortions such a spalls, mushroomed heads, and rounding of edges or sockets.

  • All tools are used only for that which they were intended.

  • All tools are stored properly when not in use.

HOUSEKEEPING

  • Approved housekeeping practices are observed in the area.

  • Area around machinery free of metal shavings, oil, debris. Tools are stored properly.

  • All equipment, tools, hoses, material, etc., properly stored or stacked.

LADDERS, SCAFFOLDING, STAIRWAYS

  • All ladders in good condition; of sufficient strength for intended use; provided with safety features (I.e. safety feet); tied off when in use.

  • All scaffolding constructed in compliance with accepted standards; in good condition.

  • All ladders / scaffolding stored properly when not in use.

  • Stairways properly constructed, equipped with railing in accordance with standards.

FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS / SOLVENTS / TOXIC SUBSTANCES

  • Handled and used in accordance with safe practices.

  • Containers properly labeled per contents' MSDS.

MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT

  • All cranes and hoists controls, cables, hooks, and safety latches are in good working order.

  • All slings, straps, and lifting devices are in good working condition (if not, REMOVE IT FROM SERVICE).

  • All forklifts are in good working order and have pre-use checklist completed.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

  • All appropriate, effective protective equipment worn in accordance with the hazard present.

  • All protective equipment maintained in good operating condition.

  • Wearing of equipment monitored and enforced by supervision.

  • Stored properly when not in use.

INDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENT

  • Appropriate, effective ventilation in use for all smoke, dust, fumes, odor, etc.

  • Eyewash stations are accessible, tested, cleaned and in good working order.

  • Fire extinguisher / fire hoses are accessible for use.

  • All lighting, including work areas, machining, storage, and exit signs are sufficient and working properly.

SAFE WORK PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES

  • Effective safe procedures communicated to all employees by regular instruction.

  • Frequent safety contacts / emphasis made to employees.

  • All safe working procedures / practices observed, monitored, enforced by supervision as part of their job.

SIGN-OFFS

  • Safety Coordinator

  • Supervisor

  • Area Employee

  • Safety Committee Member

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