Fire Hazards

  • Fire extinguishers: serviced, tagged, accessible

  • Exits: marked, accessible, clear of obstructions

  • Exit signs: illuminated

  • Evacuation routes posted

  • Solvents, flammables: appropriate cabinet, storage neat, properly labeled

  • Compressed gas cylinders: secured

  • Alarms: clear of obstructions

  • Exits/corridors: minimum 3 foot clearance

  • Electrical cords/plugs/outlets: in good condition

  • Wall outlet and junction box: covers in place

  • Escutcheon caps in place

  • No wires or extension cords under carpets/rugs, through doorways, or placd in other traffic areas

  • No space heaters/no microwaves in offices

  • No halogen lighting

  • Sprinklers - head in proper position, undamaged, free of obstructions

  • Other

Floors and Housekeeping

  • Surface:nails, splinters, breaks

  • Openings (permanent & temporary): guarding

  • Wet, slippery

  • Aisles/walkways: free of trip and fall hazards

  • Storage hazards

  • Free of foreign objects, no tripping hazards

  • Carpeting: secure, non-buckled, non-frayed

  • No inherently slippery areas

  • Floor elevation differences & step-ups discernable

  • Electrical floor outlets covered when not in use

  • Cleaning materials- safely stored

  • Storage: nothing within 18 inches of ceiling or within 18 inches of sprinkler heads

  • Ceiling tiles: clean, no signs of roof leaks

  • Other

Stairways

  • Lighting adequate

  • Emergency lighting

  • Treads/Surface: firm, level, not excessively worn or slippery, clean

  • Handrails: adequate and secure

  • Free of storage

  • Other

Ramps

  • Surfaces: unobstructed, non-slip

  • Handrails: adequate and secure

  • Other

Entrances

  • Outside approachway: unbroken, non-slip, even surface

  • Weather protection (rain mats, etc)

  • Entrance way: well illuminated

  • Doors: freely outswinging

  • Unobstructed, clear travelway

  • Proper lighting

  • Other

Office Equipment

  • Electrical cords: grounded and are not a trip hazard

  • Outlets not overloaded

  • Surge protector/extension cord: proper use no daisy chaining

  • Extension cords, phone cords & cables: properly routed or covered to avoid trip/fall hazards

  • No sharp edges, points or splinters on furniture

  • File/storage cabinets, bookshelves and other items over 5 feet in height: properly anchored/secured

  • Other

Signs

  • Signs/awnings: good condition, secured

  • Other

Elevators

  • Car levels with 1/2" of landing

  • Car lighting adequate

  • Alarm bell functions

  • Emergency telephone provided & functional

  • Inspection certificate posted and up-to-date

  • Car interior free of wall openings and tripping

  • Elevator area free of obstructions

  • Other

Electrical/Mechanical rooms

  • Doorway: unobstructed and clean

  • Room or area not used for storage

  • Lighting adequate

  • Other

Exterior

  • Sidewalk/walkways- unbroken, non-slip, even

  • Doors- freely outswinging

  • Building exterior free of debris

  • Walks/driveways:unobstructed

  • Parking lot: bumper blocks painted & secured, walkways in good condition, adequately lighted, paved surface unbroken

  • Other

General Conditions

  • First Aid Kit: present and filled

  • AED: signage posted, accessible, clear of obstructions.

  • No air freshners

  • Proper light throughout workplace

  • Other

Other

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