Has there been a previous inspection of the department?
Has the the previous inspection been reviewed?
Are there any outstanding correction from the previous audit?
Does the PPE protect the following:
1. Head, including face and eyes
3. Extremities, that is, the arms, legs, feet and hands?
Is all firefighting turnout gear NFPA 1971 "Personal Protective Equipment for Structural Fire Fighting"compliant?
(preform random sampling of 15 set of gear)
Are all fire fighting turnout boots NFPA 1974 "Protective Footwear for Structural Fire Fighting" compliant?
(preform random sampling of 15 set of boots)
Are all fire fighting gloves NFPA 1973 "Gloves for Structural Fire Fighting" compliant?
(preform random sampling of 15 sets)
Are all fire fighting helmets either OSHA 1910.156(e)(5) or NFPA 1972 "Helmets for Structural Fire Fighting" compliant?
Do all Self Container Breathing Apparatus comply with OSHA 1910.134 and NFPA 1981 "Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus"?
(preform random sampling of 75% of SCBA on each truck equipped with them)
Are all life safety ropes & harnesses NFPA 1983 "Standards on Life Safety Rope and Equipment" compliant?
Are all PASS Alarms NFPA 1982 "Standard on Personal Alert Safety Systems" compliant?
(preform with SCBA check)
Is hearing protection available for use during nonemergency use of power tools and other noise emitting devices above the OSHA threshold of 85 dBA?
Is appropriate PPE available?
1. Disposable Examination Gloves
2. Face Shields
3. Surgical Masks
All all personal floatation devices Coast Guard Approved?
Are all helmets approved?
Are all stairways protected with rails and guards in accordance with 1910.23(d)?
Do railing, toe boards and hole covers meet OSHA 1910.23(e) specifications?
Do wooden ladders meet 1910.25 specifications?
(If none on site mark N/A)
Do metal ladders meet 1910.26 specifications?
Do all fix ladders meet 1910.27?
(If none on site mark N/A)
Does scaffolding meet 1910.28?
(If none on site make N/A)
Do manually propelled mobile ladders stands and scaffolds meet 1910.29?
(If none on site mark N/A)
Can the organization demonstrate compliance with NFPA 101-2000?
(If no make N/A and continue with the questions in this section if Yes make "yes" and N/A the rest of the questions.)
Do exit routes meet OSHA 1910.36 standards?
Are all exit signs functional in accordance with OSHA 1910.37?
Does the employer have a written emergency action plan? (OSHA 1910.38)
Does the employer have a Fire Prevention Plan? (OSHA 1910.39)
Are all doors that could be confused as exit doors marked "Not an Exit"?
Does the employer have have Powered Platforms as outlined in 1910.66?
(If none are on location mark N/A)
Does the employer have Vehicle-Mounted elevating and rotating work platforms on location as outlined in 1910.67
(Does not apply to fire appatatus per 1910.67(b)(3)) (If no mark N/A.)
Does the employer have Manlifts on site? (1910.68)
What type of Hazardous Materials Incident response is provided by the department?
Do all responding employees have the appropriate level of training (preform random sampling of 50% of employees)
Is there an Emergency Response Plan for Hazardous Materials Incidents? (Check for required elements below)
Pre-emergency planning and coordination with outside parties?
Personnel roles, lines of authority, and communications?
Emergency recognition and prevention
Safe distance and places of refuge
Site security and control
Evacuation routes and procedures
Emergency medical treatment and first aid
Critique of response and follow-up
PPE and emergency equipment
Are all employees trained on the when, how to use PPE, its care and limitations
Does the employer provide all required PPE to employee at no cost?
Is all face and eye protection ANSI Z87.1 compliant?
Is there a written Respiratory Protection Program in place? (Check for the following elements)
Procedures for selecting respirators in the workplace.
Medical evaluations for employees (at initial assignment and as need per physicians order) 1910.134(e) and prior to initial fit test.
Identified a physician to preform medical evaluations either by using OSHA Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire 1910.134 Appendix C
Has the physician provided a written medical determination for each employee on their ability to wear respirator?
Have each respirator trained employee been fit tested for each make and model respirator that can be used in the department? (quantitative fit testing for SCBA or qualitative fit testing for cartridge respirators and filtering face peices)
Does the breathing air used meet the Grade D breathing air description outlined by ANSI / Compressed Gas Association Commodity Specification, G-7-1989
Date of last certificate of analysis
Are all medical evaluation records retained in accordance with 1910.1020?
Are all fit testing records maintained in accordance to 1910.134(m)(2)?
Do all helmets meet ANSI Z81.1?
Does all protective foot wear meet ANSI Z41 Standards?
Are gloves selected based on the protection they will provide the employee?
Is the facility as clean as the work will allow?
Are the floors well maintained and in a dry condition?
Are floors free from protruding nails, splinters, loose boards, and unnecessary holes and openings?
Are all waste receptacles constructed so they do not leak and can be thoroughly cleaned in a sanitary condition?
Does the facility have potable water?
Are all non-potable water water sources labeled?
Does the facility have adequate toilet facilities?
Does each lavatory have hot and cold or tepid running water?
Is soap and or similar cleansing agents available?
Do the lavatories have hand towels or other materials for hand drying available?
Do the showers have hot and cold water feeding to a common discharge line?
Are eating areas disignated?
Are wastes containers constructed of smooth, corrosion resistant, easily cleanable or disposable material?
Are all food services operations carried out in accordance with sound hygienic principles?
Are there any permit-required confined spaces on the premisis?
Does the department respond on to confined space emergencies in a rescue capacity?
Does the department have first aid kits readily available?
Do the first aid kits meet at a minimum ANSI Z308.1
Are portable fire extinguishers appropriately throughout the building?
Class A within 75 feet of travel
Class B within 50 feet of travel
Class C within the same distances as Class A and B
Class D within 75 feet of combustable metals
Are all portable fire extinguishers inspected monthly?
Are all fire extinguishers inspected annually by the vendor?
Do all stored pressure dry chemical extinguishers have current 12 year hydrostatic test or 6 year maintenance check?
Are all portable fire extinguishers within current hydrostatic testing? (Refer to table L-1 OSHA 1910.157)
Have all employees been trained on the use of portable fire extinguisher?
Have employees received annual refresher training?
Is all maintenance in the sprinkler system performed by qualified personnel?
Are all drain valves frequently check on a regular basis?
Do all air receivers have pressure gages installed?
Are all pressure gages readily visible?
Does the air receiver have a spring loaded safety valve?
Are all safety valves tested and frequently and in regular intervals.
Are all safety valves in good conditions?
Do portable power tools have point of operation guards on them where possible?
Do all machines have guards in place to prevent employee injury?
Are all free standing machines anchored to prevent "walking"?
Are all tools including in this section in a safe condition and in good working order?
Are all safety switches in working order?
Do all circular saws greater the 2 inches in diameter have a constant pressure safety switch?
Are all manufacturers guards in place?
Are all applicable rating plates legible? (Max Load Ratings)
Is all portable electrical equipment in good condition?
Are all extension cords free of damage?
Does the department have a Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan?
Does the department have appropriate engineering and workplace control for prevent exposure?
Does the department have appropriate PPE available to employees?
Does the department have appropriate decontamination procedures in place for employees and equipment?
Does the department offer Hepatitis B Vaccinations to its employees on a regular basis?
Are Hepatitis B Vaccination Wavers on file for those who do not have vaccination records on file?
Does the department have a written hazard communication program?
Are all chemical containers labeled either with the manufacturers label or an appropriate label identifying the contents and hazards of the container?
Does the department have MSDS / SDS for all chemicals used within the facility?
Have employees been trained on the 2012 Global Harmonization for Hazard Communication Standards?
Have all employees been training at the time of there initial assignment and every two years thereafter?