37.4. Office/Shop Computer and Automatic Data Processing Equipment (ADPE) Checklist.

  • 37.4.1. Are hazards engineered out, isolated, guarded against or a safer chemical used whenever<br>possible before considering the use of PPE? (Reference 37.1.1)

  • 37.4.2. Are electrostatic discharge (ESD) sensitive equipment computers, printers and data<br>processing equipment protected as needed to prevent damage from static electricity? (Reference<br>37.1.4)

  • 37.4.3. Do supervisors prohibit eating and drinking in hazardous work areas? (Reference 37.2.2)

  • 37.4.4. Is sufficient cooling air available for computers, printers and related equipment? (Reference<br>37.2.3)

  • 37.4.5. Is the area around computers, printers and related equipment kept clean to prevent buildup of<br>paper and other materials which could pose a fire hazard or restrict cooling airflow and cause<br>excessive temperatures which could damage equipment or pose a fire hazard? (Reference 37.2.3)

  • 37.4.6. Are cooling fans, filters and heat sinks in computers, printers and related equipment checked<br>at least annually, by qualified personnel, for lint and dust buildup which could cause overheating or<br>fire? (Reference 37.2.4)

  • 37.4.7. Are cords and cables placed such that they do not pose a fire hazard or a tripping hazard to<br>personnel? (Reference 37.2.5)

  • 37.4.8. Are used laptop batteries disposed of IAW direction from the installation Environmental<br>Management office? (Reference 37.2.7)

  • 37.4.9. Are power taps and extension cords prohibited from use with high current items, such as<br>coffee makers, microwave ovens, heaters, food preparation equipment, etc.? (Reference 37.2.8)

  • 37.4.10. Does equipment plugged into power taps exceed the capacity of the power tap or facility<br>wiring? (Reference 37.2.8)

  • 37.4.11. Are all aisle ways within data processing rooms clearly defined and kept free of<br>obstructions? (Reference 37.3.3)

  • 37.4.12. Are suitable noncombustible containers used for scraps and wastes as they accumulate?<br>(Reference 37.3.4)

  • 37.4.13. Are building floors, especially raised floors in data processing rooms, kept smooth, clean<br>and free of obstructions and slippery materials? (Reference 37.3.6.1)

  • 37.4.14. Are floor loading capacities identified and posted? (Reference 37.3.6.2)

  • 37.4.15. Are rooms with conductive floors cleaned and maintained with products which will not<br>adversely affect the conductivity of the floor? (Reference 37.3.6.3)

  • 37.4.16. Are sub-floors under raised floors in data processing rooms cleaned periodically, but not<br>less than once every 60 days, unless extended by the FES Flight? (Reference 37.3.6.4)

  • 37.4.17. Is storage prohibited in sub-floor areas? (Reference 37.3.6.4)

  • 37.4.18. Is the area beneath raised floors cleaned if any spilled material penetrates the raised floor?<br>(Reference 37.3.6.5)

  • 37.4.19. Are signs prohibiting food or drinks posted at each entrance to data processing rooms and at<br>each remote terminal location? (Reference 37.3.11)

  • 37.4.20. If supervisors determine food and drink are authorized in data entry equipment rooms, is<br>such authorization posted in each data entry room or area? (Reference 37.3.11)

  • 37.4.21. Is storage of materials above suspended ceilings prohibited? (Reference 37.3.12)

  • 37.4.22. Are plainly marked emergency control switches installed in all data processing rooms and<br>located at designated exit doors? (Reference 37.3.13)

  • 37.4.23. Does the FES Flight approve the location, method and quantity of tapes, disk packs and<br>other data storage media stored in a facility? (Reference 37.3.16)

  • 37.4.24. Are battery-operated emergency lighting units immediately repaired or replaced when<br>found to be defective or inoperative? (Reference 37.3.21)

  • 37.4.25. Are illuminated exit signs provided for each exit and passageway? (Reference 37.3.22)

  • 37.4.26. Has a survey of each data processing facility been completed by the installation CE to<br>determine if a water hazard exists? (Reference 37.3.23.2)

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