• 1. Are all applicable legal requirements identified, maintained and complied with?

  • 2. Has a documented assessment been carried out of the workplace to identify hazards, risks and necessary controls related to storage and handling of hazardous materials?

  • 3. Has a process been established and maintained to effectively communicate information about the dangers of hazardous materials present in the workplace?

  • 4. When necessary to work with hazardous materials, is appropriate PPE used?

  • 5. Is secondary containment provided for liquid hazardous materials?

  • 6. If transferring hazardous materials (such as unloading), are necessary controls used?

  • 7. Are bulk tanks for storage of hazardous materials such that they ensure the safety of personnel and the environment?

  • 8. Are incompatible materials segregated during storage with separate secondary containment areas and other controls as identified by the risk assessment?

  • 9. Are sufficient eyewash and safety showers equipment provided and maintained to meet Company and legal requirements?

  • 10. Has a documented response procedure(s) been established to address likely and worst-case spill and/or release scenarios involving hazardous materials stored and used by the operation?

  • 11. Has equipment to respond to fire and hazardous material spill emergencies been established to ensure all shipments conform to applicable laws and regulations?

  • 12. If employee emergency response teams or spill brigades are designated within the operation, are spill-response drills conducted annually?

  • 13. Where hazardous materials are shipped or transported, has a program been established to ensure all shipments conform to applicable laws and regulations?

  • 14. Is information about hazardous materials communicated to those who will be handling and receiving the materials?

  • 15. Is UN-certified packing used for all shipments of hazardous materials where applicable?

  • 16. Are transport companies assessed to confirm that their drivers and equipment can carry hazardous materials legally, safely and competently

  • 17. Are control measures implemented to prevent airborne ACM exposure to personnel?

  • 18. Does the facility manage flammable liquids as per the Company Flammable Liquids requirements?

  • 19. Is equipment containing radioactive sources managed as per legal and Company requirements?

  • 20. Has a maintenance and inspection program been established to ensure that all physical controls and equipment for the management of hazardous materials is suitable for use?

  • 21. Are affected personnel adequately trained to understand the hazards and to implement necessary controls for hazardous materials?

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