Audit

34.10. Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory (PMEL) Checklist.

34.10.1. Is the appropriate PPE used by workers and others in the work area during PMEL
operations? Reference 34.1.3

34.10.2. Are applicable Material Safety Data Sheets available to workers prior to performing a
PMEL operation? Reference 34.1.3

34.10.3. Is the appropriate LEP worn by workers when working with laser equipment? Reference
34.1.3.2

34.10.4. Do workers remove rings, watches or other conductive objects when working on, with or
near energized electrical circuits? Reference 34.2.1.4

34.10.5. Are all items containing mercury properly maintained and safely located to prevent escape
of mercury liquid or vapor? Reference 34.2.3.2.1

34.10.6. Are there approved local procedures for the proper disposal of contaminated mercury and
for handling mercury spills? Reference 34.2.3.2.1

34.10.7. Is adequate ventilation provided for soldering operations to prevent inhalation of gases,
fumes, and vapors? Reference 34.2.3.3

34.10.8. Are stored gas cylinders properly identified, handled, secured and stored? Reference 34.2.4

34.10.9. Are flammable and combustible liquids properly handled, stored and used? Reference
34.2.6

34.10.10. Have workers received ionizing and non-ionizing radiation safety training from the
Radiation Safety Officer? Reference 34.3.1.3

34.10.11. Are fire extinguishers readily accessible, in serviceable condition, and clearly visible?
Reference 34.3.1.5

34.10.12. Are all exits clearly identified, posted with signs, kept unlocked, easily accessible, and
clear paths of egress provided? Reference 34.3.1.6

34.10.13. Have all workers been adequately trained in the use of all new chemicals, machines or
processes? Reference 34.3.1.9

34.10.14. Do only authorized maintenance workers perform repair work on equipment with
defective interlocks? Reference 34.5.7.3

34.10.15. Is a safety observer present when personnel are exposed to or working on energized high
voltage circuits? Reference 34.5.7.4

34.10.16. Do all personnel know the location and on-off operation of the main electrical power
distribution panels in their work area? Reference 34.5.11

34.10.17. Do all persons handling radioactive material, including anyone who contacts a radioactive
device, wash their hands and face before eating, drinking or smoking and upon leaving contaminated
work area? Reference 34.6.5

34.10.18. Are positive measures established to prevent unauthorized entry into high radiation areas?
Reference 34.6.7

34.10.19. Are proper precautions taken to minimize the danger of CRT handling and disposal
hazards? Reference 34.7

34.10.20. Are only approved and authorized solvents used for cleaning? Reference 34.8.2

34.10.21. Are insulated tools available for use on energized equipment? Reference 34.9.1

34.10.22. Do personnel disconnect ground wrist straps when they are exposed to or working on
energized equipment? Reference 34.9.3

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.