Floors & Aisles

  • Floor and aisles are free of slip & trip hazards?

  • Designated walkways are plainly marked & free of stored or staged material?

  • Are non exit doors labeled?

  • Is fire equipment accessible and not blocked?

  • Are fire exit signs properly lighted?

  • Are evacuation maps posted?

  • Storage locations are identified and the proper items are being stored there?

  • Portable equipment such as fans, heater, etc., and cords operating these devices installed to not cause a trip hazard ?

Machinery & Equipment

  • Are all safety devices in place and functioning properly (interlocks, fences, light curtains, guards, etc.)?

  • The danger zones on or around machinery properly marked & identified?

  • Have all machines been properly maintenanced according to manufacturers requirements?

  • Does the machinery have its lockout tagout procedure posted?

  • Are Work Instructions posted for all jobs?

  • Have all of the daily inspection checklists been completed for mobile equipment?

  • Is the machinery and equipment maintained in a neat & clean condition?

Material Handling & Storage

  • Are items stacked & stored in such a way to prevent them from falling over?

  • Are hazardous chemicals stored away from high traffic areas & in designated locations?

  • When lifting devices are used (slings, chains, forklift attachments) are they inspected & documented beforehand?

  • Are the handles on handcarts properly labeled with PUSH ONLY?

  • Is the weight limit on shelving posted?

Shipping Docks

  • Trailers are properly chocked?

  • Jackstands in place under front center of live load trailers?

  • Glad Hands Locks/Salvo system/Dock Locks operate properly according to SOP?

  • Docks are painted according to Dock Standard?

  • Dock cones and Lane Cones are in proper place and in good condition?

  • Dock chains or Dock gate are in place?

Maintenance Shop/Parts Room

  • Is flammable liquids cabinet orderly and door closed?

  • Is the floor area in front of electrical panels clear and assessable?

  • Are gas cylinders properly chained to the wall (if not in use)?

  • Is floor of main shop area neat and orderly?

  • Are fire extinguishers present in main shop and maintained?

  • Are guards in place on all hand tools being used?

  • Are TM's assigned specific areas to 5S after their shift?

Management

  • Is management visible on the floor? Who and how much?

  • Are TM's provided with adequate cleaning supplies?

  • Are cleaning supplies located and identified to their proper storage location?

  • Are hand tools and equipment stored in their proper locations? Is location identified?

  • Are TM's assigned specific areas to 5S after their shift?

Employee Observation

  • Are employees wearing all required personal protective equipment properly?

  • Is employee conducting work according to standard work instructions (WIS) or Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)?

  • Do you observe any employee doing an unsafe behavior?

  • Are employees using proper tool for the job?

  • Can employees identify the key safety hazard and protective procedure for the task they are conducting?

  • Are employees utilizing safe ergonomic practices?

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