Manufacturing Workplace Safety Walk

Audit

Instructions

Progress through the following sections, answering each question. When an item is non-compliant, be sure to add notes and photos as evidence.

Housekeeping

Work and storage areas are clean and tidy?

Work stations are well organized and no trip hazards are present?

Circulation paths are kept clear of any items?

Emergency equipment (eyewash, fire extinguishers) is constantly accessible.

Emergency routes and emergency doors are kept clear of any item and fully accessible. Emergency doors are not locked.

Equipments and tools (chains, textile slings, electrical hand tools, etc.) are appropriately stored?

Safety Signage

Signs indicating required Personal Protective Equipments are in place.

Signs indicating eyewash/safety shower, emergency exits, fire extinguishers, etc. are in place?

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

PPE are appropriately stored when not in use and kept in good condition?

Environment

Liquid chemicals are stored on secondary containment?

Flammable chemicals are stored in flammable cabinets (or in a dedicated storage room in case of high volume) when not in use?

Waste area is safely maintained?

Warnings, Signs and Barricades

Pits, overhead work, maintenance activities are properly identified and protected.

Maintenance

Equipments (lighting fixtures, machine guarding, barriers, etc.) are maintained in good working condition and in place.

Foot Protection

Steel-toed safety shoes are used as required?

Hand Protection

Gloves are used as required?

Eye/face Protection

Safety goggles or face shield are used as required?

Haring protection

Ear protections is used in identified high noise areas?

Respiratory Protection

Respiratory protection is used as required, particularly in high fume and high dust areas?

Ergonomics

Workers avoid encounter repetitive awkward positioning, excessive or overhead reaching, or continuous bending and twisting?

Tools, Equipment and Machines

Tools, equipment and machines are operating properly?

Tools, equipment and machines are inspected regularly?

Appropriate safety guards are in place?
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Electrical wiring and cabling in good condition?

Overall Notes

What is the overall condition of the workplace?

Enter any general findings or comments

Are any safety concerns present that require immediate attention?

Ensure all safety issues are noted in the audit above, with associated corrective actions created

Accomplishments
Log below any examples of excellent work practices that were noted on this safety walk.

Team Member Name

Good work practice:

Sign Off

I declare that the audit above was conducted and completed accurately.

Full name and signature of auditor

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Audit

Instructions

Progress through the following sections, answering each question. When an item is non-compliant, be sure to add notes and photos as evidence.

Housekeeping

Work and storage areas are clean and tidy?

Work stations are well organized and no trip hazards are present?

Circulation paths are kept clear of any items?

Emergency equipment (eyewash, fire extinguishers) is constantly accessible.

Emergency routes and emergency doors are kept clear of any item and fully accessible. Emergency doors are not locked.

Equipments and tools (chains, textile slings, electrical hand tools, etc.) are appropriately stored?

Safety Signage

Signs indicating required Personal Protective Equipments are in place.

Signs indicating eyewash/safety shower, emergency exits, fire extinguishers, etc. are in place?

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

PPE are appropriately stored when not in use and kept in good condition?

Environment

Liquid chemicals are stored on secondary containment?

Flammable chemicals are stored in flammable cabinets (or in a dedicated storage room in case of high volume) when not in use?

Waste area is safely maintained?

Warnings, Signs and Barricades

Pits, overhead work, maintenance activities are properly identified and protected.

Maintenance

Equipments (lighting fixtures, machine guarding, barriers, etc.) are maintained in good working condition and in place.

Foot Protection

Steel-toed safety shoes are used as required?

Hand Protection

Gloves are used as required?

Eye/face Protection

Safety goggles or face shield are used as required?

Haring protection

Ear protections is used in identified high noise areas?

Respiratory Protection

Respiratory protection is used as required, particularly in high fume and high dust areas?

Ergonomics

Workers avoid encounter repetitive awkward positioning, excessive or overhead reaching, or continuous bending and twisting?

Tools, Equipment and Machines

Tools, equipment and machines are operating properly?

Tools, equipment and machines are inspected regularly?

Appropriate safety guards are in place?
.

Electrical wiring and cabling in good condition?

Overall Notes

What is the overall condition of the workplace?

Enter any general findings or comments

Are any safety concerns present that require immediate attention?

Ensure all safety issues are noted in the audit above, with associated corrective actions created

Accomplishments
Log below any examples of excellent work practices that were noted on this safety walk.

Team Member Name

Good work practice:

Sign Off

I declare that the audit above was conducted and completed accurately.

Full name and signature of auditor