PPE & Safe Work Practices

  • PPE correctly worn per posting and task

  • Safety shoes (Required unless doctors note on file)

  • Hearing protection (if required)

  • Gloves (if required)

  • Other required PPE?

Lifting Devices

  • Rail, Hoist, and lifting devices have rated capacity

  • Inspection tag located on hoist pendant

  • Can operator explain daily inspection performed as listed on inspection tag?

  • Inspect chain slings for wear and damage.

  • Do fiber slings have capacity and inspection tags

  • Do below the hook devices (furnace lifting trees, furnace baskets etc.) have capacity and inspection tags

  • Suspended loads must be attended

  • Suspended loads must never be lifted over employees

Safety Shower / Eye Wash Station

  • Located where acids / bases (corrosives) used.

  • Inspected weekly, not blocked

Emergency Exits

  • Aisles and emergency exits not blocked

Electrical

  • Voltage indicated on electrical control enclosures, power cabinets,, junction boxes etc.

  • Arc Flash label present on electrical control enclosures, power cabinets, junction boxes etc.

  • Clearance in front of electrical enclosures36" (0-150v) and 42" (151-600v)

  • Chords are free from frays and damage

  • Electrical enclosures are secured with wire, mechanical interlock, sealed, bolted, screwed, tie wrapped or padlocked requireing the use of a key or tool to gain entry

  • Extension cords only allowed for temporary situations <90 days. must be inspected annually

  • GFCI's required on portable electric tools and in areas where wetness or damage to cord is possible

  • Are knockout plugs present on all electrical enclosures

PIV's

  • Daily walk around being completed prior to each shift used.

  • PIV Badge - Training & Medical Exam current

  • Seatbelt used whenever forklift operated

Flammable Cabinets

  • Only flammable liquids in cabinet (no paper, wood or plastic stored in cabinet)

  • Cabinets undamaged

  • No more than 3 cabinets within 100 square feet

Environmental

  • Stacks and drains labeled

  • POG - Clean & labeled correctly

  • POG lid latched

  • POG sign form e507 posted

  • No more than 55 gallons of hazardous waste stored at POG

  • Are day cans emptied one daily

Machine Guarding

  • Machines anchored (if machine can walk or move)

  • Is point of operation (grinding wheel, etc.) protected such that inadvertent contact is prevented?

  • Flywheels, gears, shafts, pulleys, belts, gears, sprockets, chains and couplings guarded to protect employees

  • E-stop button present

Walking / Working surfaces

  • Abrupt changes in elevation shall not exceed 1/4 inch

  • Free from nails and gaps

Fire Extinguishers

  • Monthly Inspection completed / Verify completely charged

Confined space

  • Marked with proper signage (permit required sign or non permit required sign

HAZCOM

  • All containers labeled. (Original container with Manufacturers Label or secondary container with HMIS label)

  • Does employee know how to access an MSDS for a chemical used?

Lockout / Tagout

  • Is machine specific energy control procedure present (owner M. Cline)

  • Are LOTO labels present

Blending Tools

  • Are safety latches present on all compressed air powered grinding tools

Compressed Air Nozzles

  • Are nozzles labeled as OSHA compliant. (regulate air pressure to 30psi or less)

Compressed Gas Cylinder Storage

  • Are cylinders identified with a durable label that clearly identifies the cylinder contents and gives a brief description of the potential hazard?

  • Cylinders secured with chain, lab strap or hard stock device located on the upper one third of the cylinder

  • Nesting methods for storage are prohibited. Acceptable means of storage include individual chains or straps, holding racks, cylinder carts etc.

  • Flammable gasses shall be stored at least 20 feet from oxidizers and any other source of ignition or separated by an approved firewall

ACE

  • Monitor turned on?

  • Linearity chart current?

  • And on light on at gateway

  • Waterfall chart on schedule or up to day

  • Takt time posted / understood?

  • Daily walk around signed off?

  • 6s audits & newspaper are current

  • Observe if standard work is being followed

  • Area clean & organized (less than 1 day of dirt)?

  • Aisles and emergency exits not blocked?

Do the employees know: (Interview a few people)

  • Takt time?

  • Which processes are certified?

  • Where the skilled matrix is located?

  • When is thier ACE meeting or QCPC meeting?

  • Who enters the TB's

  • Where their Value Stream Map is located

  • Machine class (A, B, or C)

  • What do they do if they find a problem (QCPC ticket and notify lead)

  • How do they know what to work on next? (FIFO and or waterfall chart)

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