1.0 - Previous inspection

  • 1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?

  • 1.2 - Are there no outstanding actions?

2.0 - Fire Prevention / Building Code

  • 2.1 - Evacuation plan displayed & understood by all employees (in area)

  • 2.2 - Evacuation procedures practised regularly? (2 times a year)

  • 2.3 - Fire alarm system functioning correctly? Can be heard from all area/s

  • 2.4 - Where required are emergency shutdown procedures in place.

  • 2.5 - Are all fire extinguishers inspected monthly and recharged within the last 12 months?

  • 2.6 - Are all fire extinguishers accessible, 36" or adequate clearance, mounted 3-5' above ground level and their locations clearly marked?

  • 2.7 - Is the proper clearance maintained below sprinkler heads?

  • 2.8 - Contingency plan contains emergency coordinators current names with current phone numbers

  • 2.9 - Hazardous materials are stored on concrete or other hard, solid, impervious surfaces; storage and containment areas in good repair AND free from debris.

  • 2.10 - Aisle clear and free of obstructions?

  • 2.11 - Electrical panels/transformers maintained clear of obstructions; 36' in each direction. Electrical panels labeled to identify power warning and arc flash hazards; panel doors are closed circuit breakers/switches labeled to identify corresponding equipment.

  • 2.12 - Extinguishers are mounted in the following locations; at the propane tank area; at the battery charging area.

  • 2. 13 - Fire sprinklers are apparently in good repair. Fire sprinklers are clear of obstructions - minimum distance from sprinkler deflectors to items beneath is 18 inches.

  • 2.14 - No other concerns found

3.0 Personal Protective Equipment

  • 3.1 - Is the required PPE being used? (Foot protection/Safety glasses/bump caps/vests)

  • 3.2 - Is the safety harness and lanyard for the forklift cage in good condition?

  • 3.3 - Is the PPE cleaned and maintained in proper sanitary conditions.

4.0 Hazardous Material

  • 4.1 - Eating and drinking are not permitted in areas where hazardous material is used or stored

  • 4.2 - Hazardous material storage containers labeled in accordance with hazardous communication standards: Manufacture name, chemical or product name as used on Safety Data Sheet and hazard warnings

  • 4.3 - SDSs available for all (non-consumer products) hazardous material present, and SDSs are less than 3 years old or the version from the manufacturer is the most recent version if older than 3 years.

  • 4.4 - Compressor condensate accumulated in a closed container. Container properly labeled (see Hazardous Waste Group).

  • 4.5 - No other concerns found

5.0 Universal Waste

  • 5.1 - Aerosol cans: drum, carbon or pail placed and labeled for accumulation of all used aerosol cans. No aerosol cans are being placed in the dumpster.

  • 5.2 - Fluorescent tubes: accumulated in boxes if not broken; broken tubes accumulated in drums or pails.

  • 5.3 - Batteries/capacitors/lighting ballasts: drum, carboy or pail placed and labeled for accumulation of all used batteries. No batteries, ballast, or capacitors are being placed in the dumpster.

6.0 Health, Safety

  • 6.1 - Locokout/tagout procedures being implemented

  • 6.2 - Hot Work permits are being implemented

  • 6.3 - Contractor safety program is being followed: are contractors informed of company safety policies and requirements?

  • 6.4 - Pressure vessel permits are posted near the air tanks/compressors?

  • 6.5 - Quarterly evacuation drills are being conducted and documented.

7.0 Office

  • 7.1 - All OSHA notices posted?

  • 7.2 - Emergency evacuation plan is posted in appropriate areas?

  • 7.5 - Are aisles, halls, exits and other traffic areas clear and unobstructed?

  • 7.3 - All work areas clean and uncluttered?

  • 7.4 - Are floors, carpets, and other walkways in good repair and free of tripping hazards?

  • 7.6 - Are appropriate first aid supplies available and readily accessible?

  • 7.8 - Is all wiring located overhead or under floor to eliminate the possibility of trips and falls?

8.0 Storage Racks

  • 8.1 - Any bent or damaged legs?

  • 8.2 - Any missing, bent or broken braces?

  • 8.3 - Any bowed / bent cross beams?

  • 8.4 - All retaining clips in place?

  • 8.5 - Any structural supports damaged or missing?

  • 8.6 - All legs bolted to floor?

  • 8.7 - Any broken / loose anchor bolts?

  • 8.8 - Back-to-back rack connectors in place (if required by design)?

  • 8.9 - Racks in proper alignment?

  • 8.10 - Any racks out of vertical plumb?

  • 8.11 - Are storage racks marked with load rating?

9.0 Exterior Perimeter

  • 9.1 - If pallets are stored outside are the stacks stable, no more than 6' high and 50 feet away from the building?

  • 9.2 - Are hydrants maintained and kept clear?

  • 9.3 - Are dock and grounds clean and free of debris?

10 - Environment

  • 10.1 - Empty chemical bottles / containers disposed of according to environmental requirements (eg prescribed waste)

  • 10.2 - All waste being separated

11 - Housekeeping

  • 11.1 - Are aisles marked?

  • 11.2 - Width of aisles are maintained?

  • 11.3 - Is housekeeping maintained?

12 - Exits

  • 12.1 - Are building exits adequate?

  • 12.2 - Are exits properly labeled and illuminated?

  • 12.3 - Are exits blocked?

  • 12.4 - Any emergency power supply?

  • 12.5 - Are exits clear; do they remain unlocked during business hours, are they equipped with single motion hardware?

13 - Ladders

  • 13.1 Are ladders free from sharp edges?

  • 13.2 - Are ladders in good condition and inspected monthly, and have inspection tags?

14 - Air Emissions

  • 14.1 If carbon monoxide is present due to forklifts, heaters, or idling vehicles, are signs posted warning of its presence / danger?

15 - Work Environment

  • 15.1 - Are all work areas properly illuminated?

16 - Material Handling

  • 16.1 - Is there safe clearance for equipment through aisle and doorways?

  • 16.2 - Are aisles designated, permanently marked, and kept clear?

  • 16.3 - Are industrial trucks inspected daily prior to use? (ask operator for daily inspection form)

  • 16.4 - Are seat-belts used with forklifts and harness and lanyards with order pickers or forklift cage?

  • 16.5 - Are trucks shut off and brakes set prior to loading or unloading?

  • 16.6 - Are dock boards in place when loading and unloading?

  • 16.7 - Are trucks and trailers secured from movement during loading and unloading operations? Trailer stands used?

  • 16.8 - Are elevated loading docks properly guarded with dock guardians, accordion gates, or doors kept closed when not in use?

  • 16.9 - Are hand trucks and pallet jacks maintained in safe operating condition?

  • 16.10 - Are containers stored, stacked, blocked and limited in height so they are stable and secure?

17 - Safety Communications

  • 17.1 - Has a designated Safety Communication Board been established for the facility?

  • 17.2 - Does the Safety Communication Board contain the most current Safety Huddle, and Safety Monday Report?

  • 17.3 - Does the Safety Communication Board displays all issued Safety Alerts?

  • 17.4 - Does the Safety Communication Board list members of the Safety Committee, as well as Site Emergency Response Team members?

  • 17.5 - Does the Safety Communication Board include the ORORA Injury and Illness and Prevention Plan. Does it also display the ORORA Safety and Health Policy Statement?

18 - Safety Awareness

  • 18.1 - Survey 3-5 coworkers and ask them to list one of the three most recent Safety Huddle Topics.

  • 18.2 - Ask one member of management or supervisor to tell you how many days the location has been accident free.

  • 18.3 - Survey 3-5 coworkers and ask them to list a member of the locations safety committee.

  • 18.4 - Survey 3-5 coworkers and ask them if they can tell you how long it has been that the Division Manager spoke to them about safety.

  • 18.5 - Ask the DM to tell you the date of the most recent accident / lost time incident and the name of the coworker.

Sign Off

  • On site representative

  • Auditor's signature

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