Audit

10.15. Office Safety Checklist.

10.15.1. Are all floor areas kept clean, dry and free of refuse? Reference 10.2.2.1

10.15.2. Are telephone and electrical cords located where they do not pose a tripping hazard?
Reference 10.2.2.1

10.15.3. Are all defects, such as floor tiles, broken steps, torn carpet or curled mats identified until
repaired or replaced? Reference 10.2.2.2

10.15.4. Are stepstools or ladders used to access anything above shoulder level? Reference 10.2.2.4

10.15.5. Are office ergonomics considered when attempting to fit the job to the person? Reference
10.3

10.15.6. Is team lifting considered when lifting heavy or awkward objects? Reference 10.4

10.15.7. Are heavy materials stored in the bottom of file cabinets? Reference 10.5.5.1

10.15.8. Are frayed electrical cords, broken electrical wires and outlet covers repaired or removed
from service immediately? Reference 10.5.7.1

10.15.9. Are heating appliances, such as coffee makers, plugged directly into a facility outlet and
unplugged at the end of the work shift? Reference 10.5.7.3

10.15.10. Is access to fuses, circuit breakers and electrical controls clear and unobstructed?
Reference 10.5.7.6

10.15.11. Are flammable and combustible liquids stored in office occupancies limited to that
required for maintenance and operation of building and equipment? Reference 10.8.4.1

10.15.12. Are rags or cloth containing flammable or combustible liquid residue deposited in
approved self-closing metal waste containers immediately after use? Reference 10.8.4.3

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.