34.10. Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory (PMEL) Checklist

Is the appropriate PPE used by workers and others in the work area during PMEL operations? AFI 91-203 para. 34.1.3

Are applicable SDS available to workers prior to performing a PMEL operation? AFI 91-203 para. 34.1.3

Is the appropriate LEP worn by workers when working with laser equipment? AFI 91-203 para.

Do workers remove rings, watches or other conductive objects when working on, with or near energized electrical circuits? AFI 91-203 para.

Are all items containing mercury properly maintained and safely located to prevent escape of mercury liquid or vapor? AFI 91-203 para.

Are there approved local procedures for the proper disposal of contaminated mercury and for handling mercury spills? AFI. 91-203 para.

Is adequate ventilation provided for soldering operations to prevent inhalation of gases, fumes, and vapors? AFI 91-203 para.

Are stored gas cylinders properly identified, handled, secured and stored? AFI 91-203 para. 34.2.4

Are flammable and combustible liquids properly handled, stored and used? AFI 91-203 para. 34.2.6

Have workers received ionizing and non-ionizing radiation safety training from the Radiation Safety Officer? AFI 91-203 para.

Are fire extinguishers readily accessible, in serviceable condition, and clearly visible? AFI 91-203 para.

Are all exits clearly identified, posted with signs, kept unlocked, easily accessible, and clear paths of egress provided? AFI 91-203 para.

Have all workers been adequately trained in the use of all new chemicals, machines or processes? AFI 91-203 para.

Do only authorized maintenance workers perform repair work on equipment with defective interlocks? AFI 91-203 para.

Is a safety observer present when personnel are exposed to or working on energized high voltage circuits? AFI 91-203 para.

Do all personnel know the location and on-off operation of the main electrical power distribution panels in their work area? AFI 91-203 para. 34.5.11

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? AFI 91-203 para. 34.6.5

Are positive measures established to prevent unauthorized entry into high radiation areas? AFI 91-203 para. 34.6.7

Are proper precautions taken to minimize the danger of CRT handling and disposal hazards? AFI 91-203 para. 34.7

Are only approved and authorized solvents used for cleaning? AFI 91-203 para. 34.8.2

Are insulated tools available for use on energized equipment? AFI 91-203 para. 34.9.1

Do personnel disconnect ground wrist straps when they are exposed to or working on energized equipment? AFI 91-203 para. 34.9.3


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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.