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Fire extinguisher(s): available & inspected

Smoke/fire doors: not locked/obstructed. Doors with self-closures not propped open – except for maintenance, repair or cleaning and where fully attended. All doors must open 90º (i.e. no storage behind doors).

Exits signage: identified, properly illuminated & directional arrows correct.

Egress corridors: Clear and unobstructed

Electrical rooms: No items stored (ladders ok)

Hazardous rooms: Must be locked/secured (EVS closets, mechanical, soiled utility, electrical, telecom)

Emergency Items: No obstructed Fire Pull Boxes, Fire Extinguishers, or electrical boxes. Minimum 3’ in front of these items.

Alcohol Based hand rubs: Properly installed. Not directly over or <4" from side of dispenser to side of electrical source.

18” ceiling storage: No storage within 18” of ceiling.

Stairwells: Free of obstructions & handrails properly installed; if applicable

Electrical cords, extension cords: Check cords and plugs to ensure no damage, frays, kinks. Cords not to be trip hazard, draped over furniture, equipment, etc. Power strips to be UL listed.

Walking surface: Free of trip/slip hazards

Hazardous materials: handled, stored & labeled properly

Emergency eyewash and shower equipment: Where required, must be present, and have clear & unobstructed path. Signage required. Completed weekly log for eyewash stations & showers – must be Orlando Health log. No evident damage. Bottle systems are not compliant.

Portable space heaters: Prohibited in all Orlando Health properties. Note the location of any space heaters found.

Badge worn above waist: ALL badges must be visible & worn above the waist, cannot be worn under lab coat unless in lab work area.

Spill Kits: Present where required.

PPE: Team members observed wearing proper PPE, where required.

Sidewalks, drives, and parking lots: Free of hazards

Outside lighting: Sufficient & in working order - ask staff

Landscaping: Free of hazards

Pre-construction Risk Assessment (PCRA): Paperwork & measures in place for projects as required (ILSM & ICRA). Staff Knowledge: Changes to life safety and/or infection prevention precautions.

Sinks: No storage under sinks (cleaning products only permitted under sinks).

Floor: No items stored on floors.

Non-medical equipment: Checked by Engineering

Any other unsafe conditions

Staff Knowledge

Spill Kits: Where kits required, staff knowlegeable on where located, how to use, and obtain replacment.

RAACE & PASS procedures: Staff knowledge of their duties during a Code Red event. Team members MAY NOT use their badges for RAACE & PASS.

Emergency color coded wall chart: Staff knowledge of where they can find immediate information to respond to an established code. Located on the main page on SWIFT & on Safety web-page. Not recommended to be printed as new updates will not be seen.

Emergency Plans/Codes: Staff knowledge of emergency phone # for their facility. Location & how to access emergency operation plans. Knowledge of response to designated code of choice (not Code Red).

MSDS: Staff knowledge of how to locate an MSDS via SWIFT.

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.