14.6 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Checklist.

  • 14.6.1. Do supervisors ensure PPE is provided, used and maintained in a sanitary, serviceable
    condition? Reference 14.3.2

  • 14.6.2. Do supervisors ensure that required PPE job safety training is documented as required by
    AFI 91-202? Reference 14.3.2

  • 14.6.3. Do supervisors advise workers it is mandatory to comply with PPE requirements on- and offduty?

  • 14.6.4. Do workers notify their supervisors if they have a known medical condition or are taking
    medications that could affect their ability to safely perform a hazardous task or operation? Reference

  • 14.6.5. Are workers provided appropriate eye or face protection when exposed to hazards from
    flying particles, molten metal, liquid chemicals, corrosives, caustics, chemical gases, vapors or
    potentially injurious radiation? Reference 14.4.2

  • 14.6.6. Do management, supervisors and visitors wear appropriate PPE while within a hazardous
    area? Reference 14.4.2

  • 14.6.7. Are protective helmets provided for and used by workers exposed to injury from falling or
    flying objects, bumping head against a fixed object or electrical shock or burns? Reference 14.4.3

  • 14.6.8. Do protective helmets have the manufacturer‘s name, ANSI designation and the class
    identified inside the shell? Reference

  • 14.6.9. Do workers who work around chains, belts, rotating devices, suction devices, blowers, etc.,
    cover their hair to prevent it being caught in machinery? Reference

  • 14.6.10. Is specifically designed hearing protection provided to workers who need it IAW AFOSH
    Standard 48-20? Reference 14.4.4

  • 14.6.11. Is BE contacted for advice on the proper respirator protection to use prior to exposing
    personnel to a potentially hazardous atmosphere? Reference 14.4.5

  • 14.6.12. Is appropriate hand or arm protection provided when a worker‘s hands or arms are exposed
    to hazards? Reference 14.4.7

  • 14.6.13. Are chemical protective gloves worn by personnel handling acids, alkalis, organic solvents
    and other harmful chemicals? Reference

  • 14.6.14. Are workers able to remove gloves without causing skin contamination? Reference

  • 14.6.15. Is contaminated PPE that cannot be decontaminated disposed of in a manner that protects
    employees from exposure to hazards? Reference

  • 14.6.16. Is protective footwear provided and worn when there is a reasonable possibility of foot
    injuries? Reference 14.4.10

  • 14.6.17. Are other protective methods, such as engineering or administrative controls, used to limit
    worker contact with hazardous chemicals before considering PPE use? Reference 14.4.11

  • 14.6.18. Do supervisors select chemical protective clothing based on the performance characteristics
    relative to tasks performed, conditions present, duration of use and potential hazards identified?

  • 14.6.19. Do supervisors review MSDS requirements, then verify proper selection of chemical
    protective clothing with BE before original issue? Reference

  • 14.6.20. Do personnel exposed to vehicle or aircraft traffic during hours of darkness or periods of
    reduced visibility, or as part of construction or maintenance activities, use reflective
    vests/accessories? Reference

  • 14.6.21. Do supervisors ensure proper cold weather clothing is provided and used for working in
    cold temperatures? Reference 14.5.12

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