Confined Space Program

  • Spaces labeled?

  • Evaluate CS rescue equipment as listed on the log - App B

  • Evaluate CS entry and rescue ropes

  • Evaluate CS Atmospheric Monitoring Devices as listed on the log - App C

  • Other

Contractor Safety Program

  • Review new system

  • Review any files of exempted contractors

  • Review self inspection audits

  • Review plant inspections

  • Review orientation records

  • Other

Emergency Response and Action Plan

  • External and Internal locations posted

  • Evacuation maps posted in facility (including revision dates)

  • Evaluate emergency exit signs/lights

  • Egress - exit access, the exit, and the exit route
    Aisle way and exit routes are not blocked and clearly labeled

  • Exit doors - hinged, open in the direction of travel, not blocked

  • Evaluate Emergency Response Equipment (suits, boots, SCBAs, etc.)

  • Other

Electrical Safety Related Work Practices

  • Exposed wiring

  • Improper use of SO cords (wrapped cords, doorways, walls, etc...)

  • 110 panel labeling current and correct (including revision date)

  • Equipment (buckets, cans, disconnects) labeled

  • Fire extinguisher and emergency lighting in panel rooms

  • 3 foot clearance in front of electrical panels

  • GFCI used in wet areas

  • Clean anti-static mats being utilized at panels

  • Missing covers or knock outs

  • Broken or unsecured conduit

  • Sub stations over 600 volts locked

  • No storage of non essential electrical equipment in MCC panel rooms

  • MCC panel rooms locked

  • Infra red scan current and corrective action of identified hot spots - No critical or serious

  • Other

Ergonomic Program

  • Ergonomic improvements on floor

  • Stretching program and place and in use

  • Knife sharpening program

  • Other

Fall Protection and Protection Program

  • Evaluate harness & lanyards (good condition, proper storage, etc...)

  • Designated anchor points - locations

  • Rail car fall protection systems

  • Safety swing gates in place and operational

  • Ladder storage and usage

  • Other

Fire Prevention

  • Fire sprinkler system operational

  • Sprinkler main valve locked in open position

  • Fire extinguisher inspection current

  • Oil storage area clean

  • Flammable and combustible stored properly

  • Sprinkler heads at least 18 inches from material

  • No smoking signs in applicable places

  • Fire alarms are functional

  • Flammable cabinets in good shape

  • Copy of boiler permits

  • Other

Hot Work Permit Program

  • Designated Welding Area posting

  • Welder condition (welders and leads) -production areas

  • Other

Chemical Handling and Storage

  • Eyewash and shower available & operational - correct activation handle

  • Labeling per Hazcom Program

  • PMs for eyewash and shower

  • Central receiving area

  • Piping labeled and identified

  • Chemical specific SOPs have been developed for receiving, handling, PPE, mixing and storage. SOPs are made available to employees.

  • SDS books - updated

  • Other

Industrial Hygiene

  • H2S monitor required postings or markings

  • Carbon Dioxide "in use" postings

  • Radiation signs markings/postings

  • OSHA hearing conservation posting (designated locations)

  • Evaluate Respirators and cartridges (proper storage)

  • Other

Counter Balances, Chains and Chain Hoists

  • Chain in good shape and stamped

  • Cable in good shape and rated

  • Identified rating on hoist and structure

  • Safety chain or cable in place correctly on all balances (including wizard motors)

  • Safety clip on hoist hook

  • Cable clamp installed properly

  • Other

Lockout Tag-out

  • Lockable valves

  • Lockout procedures posted at drive or available

  • Other

Machine Guarding

  • Shaft key ways smooth

  • No set screws protruding above lock collar

  • Shafts not extended more than one half diameter

  • Sensing mechanism and lid on spinning equipment

  • Auger guarding that requires a tool to remove or interlock that shuts equipment down when lid is raised

  • Sprockets and chains totally enclosed

  • Pulley belt drives totally enclosed

  • Coupling guards covered with safety devices

  • Dual handle controls on scissor type devices

  • Safety shield in place, tongue guard (1/4 inch) and tool rest (1/8 inch) on grinders proper adjusted and mounted securely in place

  • Other

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Evaluate employee PPE - based off of PPE check list

  • Randomly inspect PPE for any defects

  • Other

Knife Handling Program

  • Evaluate transportation of knives

  • Designated location for storage of skinning blades and/or proper transporting

  • Other

PIT Program

  • Evaluate driving at safe distance and speed

  • Cautions/warning signs posted

  • Randomly evaluate PIT license

  • Evaluate daily pre shift inspections

  • SOP for fueling/battery charging -posted in designated locations

  • Loading dock policy posted in load out areas

  • Evaluate PIT for working lights, horns, fire extinguisher, etc

  • Other

Rail car, tanker, hopper safety program

  • Evaluate pedestrian warning systems

  • Other

Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor

  • Evaluate freight lifts (doors, limit switches, etc...)

  • Other

Walking Surfaces, Fixed Stairs, Stairways

  • Floors clean and without obstructions

  • Floor openings that drop more than 4 feet have handrails and toe boards

  • Fixed stairs a minimum of 22 inches unless egress.

  • Fixed stair angle less than 50 degrees

  • Stair railing between 30 and 34 inches

  • Stairwells over 88 inches wide need center handrail

  • Stair treads slip resistant and uniform in height and tread

  • Industrial railing 42 inches with 21 inch intermediate and 4 inch toe board

  • Exits and egress marked clearly

  • Floor drain covers securely in place

  • All floor openings greater than 2 inch by 2 inch have covering

  • Other

Maintenance shops

  • Welding curtain available

  • Housekeeping

  • Air regulators for bench air hoses set at 30 pounds or less

  • Tool rest within 1/8 inch of the abrasive wheel

  • Tongue guard within 1/4 inch of wheel

  • Drill presses, fixed grinders, etc... Securely anchored

  • Oxygen and fuel cylinders separated by fire resistant wall or 25 feet apart

  • Compressed cylinders properly secured

  • Welder condition

  • Torch cart condition (back flow regulators, gauges)

  • Hand tools in safe condition

  • Other

Housekeeping

  • Outlying areas (roof, grounds, general production location, etc...)

  • MCC rooms

  • Other

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