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  • Is the Summary of Occupational Illnesses and Injuries posted February thru April? 29 CFR 1904.35<br> <br>

  • Is the required OSHA workplace poster displayed in a prominent location where all employees are likely to see it? OSH Act 1970

  • Are emergency telephone numbers posted where they can be readily found in case of emergency? 29 CFR 1910.38


  • Are aisles and passageways kept clear and in good repair? 29 CFR 1910.22(b)(1) H&SC 39.13.2 <br><br>

  • Are walking surfaces kept dry or appropriate means taken to ensure that surfaces are slip-resistant? 29 CFR 1910.22(a)(2) H&SC 39.13.2

  • Is combustible scrap, debris, and waste stored safely and removed from the worksite promptly? 29 CFR 1910.106(e)(9)(iii) H&SC 34.2.8

  • Are covered metal waste cans used for oily and paint-soaked waste? 29 CFR 1910.106(e)(9)(iii) H&SC 27.22e.2.a

  • Are toilets and washing facilities sanitary? 29 CFR 1910.141(d) <br><br><br>

  • Are all work areas adequately lighted? 29 CFR 1910.22(a) H&SC 37.23<br><br><br>

  • Are safety equipment items available, mounted, and current? (e.g., fire extinguishers, smoke and CO detectors, and first aid kits) 29 CFR 1910.157(c)(1) 29 CFR 1910.151(b) H&SC 34.2.1 <br>

  • Are fire extinguishers mounted 4 inches minimum off the ground maximum of 5 feet from the top of extinguisher weighing less then 40 lbs. and 3.5 feet from the top of extinguisher weighing more then 40 lbs. NFPA 10


  • Are aisles and passageways kept clear and in good repair?29 CFR 1910.22(b)(1) H&SC 39.13.2 <br><br><br>

  • Are non-slip materials available in areas with wet surfaces? 29 CFR 1910.22(a)(2) H&SC 39.13 <br><br><br>

  • Is there safe clearance for walking in aisles where vehicles are operating? 29 CFR 1910.176(a) <br><br><br>

  • Are materials or equipment stored so sharp objects can not obstruct the walkway? 29 CFR 1910.22(a)(3) <br><br><br>

  • Are changes of direction or elevations readily identifiable? 29 CFR 1910.22(a) H&SC 39.13.4 H&SC 39.64.3.c <br>

  • Are aisles or walkways that pass near moving or operating machinery, welding operations, or similar operations arranged so employees will not be subjected to hazards? 29 CFR 1910.(b)(1)

  • Are standard guardrails provided wherever aisle or walkway surfaces are elevated more than 4 feet above any adjacent floor or the ground? 29 CFR 1910.23(c)


  • Are openings or holes in the floors or other treading surfaces repaired or otherwise made safe? 29 CFR 1910.23(a) 29 CFR 1910.23(a)(8) <br>

  • Are toe boards (minimum 4 inches) installed around the edges of a permanent floor opening (where persons may pass below the opening)? H&SC 39.13.5

  • Are guards used where openings in floors, porches, abrupt edges of loading docks, etc. are present? H&SC 39.13.5

  • Are grates or similar covers over floor openings, such as floor drains, of such design that the grate spacing will not catch foot traffic or rolling equipment? 29 CFR 1910.123(a)(9) <br>


  • Are standard stair rails and handrails present on all stairways having four or more risers? 29 CFR 1910.23(d)(1) H&SC 39.13.6.c <br>

  • Are all stairways at least 22 inches wide? 29 CFR 1910.24(d)

  • Do stairs have at least 6.5 feet of overhead clearance? 29 CFR 1910.24(i)<br><br><br><br>

  • Do stairs angle no more than 50 degrees and no less than 30 degrees? 29 CFR 1910.24(e)<br><br><br><br>

  • Are step risers on stairs uniform from top to bottom, with no riser spacing greater than 9.5 inches? Are these areas well lit? 29 CFR 1910.24(e) 29 CFR 1910.24(f) H&SC 39.13.6.d<br><br> <br>

  • Are steps on stairs and stairways designed or provided with a slip resistant surface? 29 CFR 1910.24(c) H&SC 39.13.6.a

  • Are stairway handrails located between 30-34 inches above the leading edge of stair treads? 29 CFR 1910.23(e)(5)(ii)

  • Do stairway handrails have at least 3 inches clearance between handrails and the wall or surface they are mounted on? 29 CFR 1910.23(e)(5)(iii)

  • Are stairway handrails capable of withstanding a load of 200 pounds applied in any direction? 29 CFR 1910.23(e)(5)(iv) UBC 1607.3.4

  • Where stairs or stairways exit directly into any area where vehicles may be operated, are adequate barriers and warnings provided to prevent employees from stepping into the path of traffic? 29 CFR 1910.23(c)

  • Are stairways free of defects, rubbish, slippery substances, loose materials, or obstructions that may cause slips, trips, and falls? H&SC 39.13.6b


  • Are signs posted, when appropriate, showing elevated floor load capacity? 29 CFR 1910.22(d) H&SC 39.64.3

  • Are elevated surfaces (more than 4 feet above the floor or ground) provided with standard guardrails? 29 CFR 1910.23(c)

  • Are all elevated surfaces (beneath which people or machinery could be exposed to falling objects) provided with standard toe boards? 29 CFR 1910.23(c)

  • Is a permanent means of access/egress provided to elevated work surfaces? 29 CFR 1910.24(b) <br><br><br>

  • Is material on elevated surfaces piled, stacked, or secured in a manner to prevent it from tipping, falling, collapsing, rolling, or spreading?29 CFR 1910.176(b)


  • Is a fire prevention/evacuation plan prepared for the site? Is an appropriately-detailed scale plan of the site posted in conspicuous location(s) at the site? H&SC 34.11

  • Are all personnel familiar with the plan, and are fire drills scheduled at least twice per year?H&SC 34.11.3<br><br><br>

  • Are the directions to exits, if not immediately apparent, marked with visible signs? 29 CFR 1910.37(b)(4) H&SC 34.11.6

  • Are doors, passageways, or stairways that are neither exits nor access to exits, and which could be mistaken for exits, appropriately marked “NOT AN EXIT,” or “TO BASEMENT,” “STOREROOM,” etc.? 29 CFR 1910.37(b)(5) H&SC 34.11.6.a

  • Are exit signs provided with the word “EXIT” in lettering at least 6 inches high and the stroke of the lettering at least ¾-inch wide? 29 CFR 1910.37(b)(7)

  • Are exit doors able to open from the direction of exit travel without the use of a key or any special knowledge or effort? 29 CFR 1910.36(d) H&SC 34.11.6.b

  • Are exit doors side-hinged? 29 CFR 1910.36(e)

  • Are there sufficient exit routes to permit prompt escape in case of emergency? 29 CFR 1910.36(b) H&SC 34.11.5

  • Are exit routes free of obstructions? 29 CFR 1910.37(a)(3)

  • Are exit accesses at least 28 inches in width? 29 CFR 1910.36(g)


  • Are electrical cords free of splices or taps? 29 CFR 1910.305(g)(2)(ii)

  • Are multiple plug adaptors prohibited? 29 CFR 1910.334(a)(3)(ii)

  • Are all disconnecting switches and circuit breakers each labeled to indicate their use or equipment served? 29 CFR 1910.303(f) H&SC 36.13.11

  • Do circuit breakers clearly indicate whether they are in the “on” or “off” position? 29 CFR 1910.304(e)(1)(vi) <br><br><br>

  • Is adequate clearance provided in front of electrical service panels and disconnects? 29 CFR 1910.303(g)(1)(i) H&SC 36.13.12.a

  • Are all lights located within 7 feet of the floor, or exposed to being struck or damaged, protected? H&SC 37.23a.1

  • Are replacement bulbs within a fixture’s rating? H&SC 37.23a.2

  • Are electrical enclosures such as switches, receptacles, and junction boxes provided with undamaged, tight-fitting covers, or plates, including plugged unused opening (knockouts)? 29 CFR 1910.305(b)(1) 29 CFR 1910.305(b)(2) <br>

  • Are defective components promptly replaced? H&SC 36.13

  • Are electrical outlets prohibited above permanently installed electric heaters? NEC 424.9 <br><br><br><br>

  • Do you require all electrical work to be performed by a licensed contractor in compliance with NEC and OSHA rules? 29 CFR 1910.303(b)(1) H&SC 36.1 and 36.12

  • Are electrical appliances such as vacuum cleaners, portable heaters, and vending machines grounded? 29 CFR 1910.304(f)(5)

  • Do all extension cords have a grounding conductor? 29 CFR 1910.334(a)(3) <br><br><br><br><br>

  • Are extension cords protected from abrasion, crushing, kinking, and pulling? H&SC 36.13.6 <br><br><br><br>

  • Are exposed wiring and cords with frayed or deteriorated insulation repaired or replaced promptly? 29 CFR 1910.334(a)(2)(I) 29 CFR 1910.303(b)(iii) <br>


  • Does your HVAC system provide at least the quantity of outdoor air designed into the system at the time the building was constructed? H&SC 37.12

  • Is preventive maintenance performed as recommended by the manufacturer, and records kept with the equipment? H&SC 37.12.3

  • Are chimneys, flues, and masonry inspected at least annually? H&SC 34.33 <br><br><br><br>

  • Are air filters inspected monthly and changed as needed, or as recommended by the manufacturer? H&SC 37.12.7

  • Are indoor air quality complaints investigated with results effectively communicated to employees? MLA, Article 27.6

  • Are pipelines transporting hazardous substances through above-ground piping identified? H&SC 38.12b <br><br><br><br>

  • Are gas appliances accessible for inspection and service? UPC 511.0 H&SC 39.9 <br><br><br><br>

  • Are temperature/pressure relief valves and drains installed on all water heaters? UPC 608.3 and 608.5 H&SC 39.9

  • Are water heaters anchored or strapped (within upper one-third of tank) for seismic protection? UPC 510.5 H&SC 39.9

  • Are gas water heaters and connectors protected from physical damage (e.g., in garages)? UPC 510.3 H&SC 39.9

  • Are gas system shutoffs identified, and readily accessible? UPC 1211.4 and 1211.18 H&SC 37.12.6 <br><br><br><br>

  • Are water system shutoffs identified, accessible and operable? Local Regulation<br><br><br><br>


  • Is the work area’s ventilation system appropriate for the work being performed? H&SC 39.74a.1 <br><br><br>

  • Is the possible presence of asbestos determined prior to the beginning of any repair, demolition, construction, or reconstruction work? 29 CFR 1910.1001(j)(2) H&SC 61.81

  • Are employees warned of the presence and hazards of asbestos-containing materials where required? 29 CFR 1910.1001(j)(2)(iii) H&SC 61.81

  • Is all water provided for drinking, washing, and cooking potable? Include copies of latest required water test(s). Local Regulation

  • Are all outlets for water, not suitable for drinking, clearly identified? 29 CFR 1910.141(b)(2)(i) H&SC 39.83.1.e

  • Are hazardous substances identified that may cause harm by inhalation, ingestion, skin absorption, or contact (e.g., lead-based paint)? 29 CFR 1910.145(e)(4) 29 CFR 1910.145(f)(4)-(f)(8) <br>

  • Are employees made aware of hazards involved with the various chemicals they may be exposed to in their work environment, such as ammonia, chlorine, epoxies, and caustics? (Right-to-know) 29 CFR 1910.1200(e) 29 CFR 1910.1200(h) H&SC 61.11<br>


  • Are bulk drums of flammable liquids grounded and bonded to containers during dispensing? 29 CFR 1910.106(e)(6)(ii) H&SC 61.51e.1.c

  • Are flammable and combustible liquids stored in approved cabinets or storage buildings? 29 CFR 1910.106(d)(3) H&SC 34.2.4

  • Are bulk drums of flammable liquids grounded and bonded to containers during dispensing? 29 CFR 1910.106(e)(6)(ii) H&SC 61.51e.1.c

  • Are storage cabinets labeled “Flammable- Keep Fire Away”? H&SC 61.51d.4.a<br><br><br><br><br>

  • Are liquefied petroleum storage tanks guarded to prevent damage from vehicles? 29 CFR 1910.110(h)(6)(ii)(b)

  • Are fuel-gas and oxygen cylinders securely separated by a minimum 20-foot distance, fire-resistant barriers, or other means when stored? 29 CFR 1910.253(b)(4)

  • Are fire extinguishers provided for the type of materials they will extinguish, and placed in areas where they are to be used?<br>CLASS A: Ordinary combustible materials fires; <br>CLASS B: Flammable liquid, gas, or grease fires; <br>CLASS C: Energized-electrical equipment fires.<br>29 CFR 1910.157(d) H&SC 35.11a<br><br>

  • Are portable fire extinguishers located, mounted, and readily accessible to employees at each work location? 29 CFR 1910.157(c)

  • Are all fire extinguishers serviced, maintained, and tagged at intervals not to exceed one year? 29 CFR 1910.157(e)(3)

  • Are “NO SMOKING” signs posted in areas where flammable or combustible materials are used/or stored? H&SC 39.64

  • Are “NO SMOKING” signs posted on liquefied petroleum gas tanks? Everyday HazMat Training Guide pg. 89 NFPA 58<br>

  • Is gasoline kept in Safety Cans? Plastic cans are not allowed for any amount over 1 gallon unless you are with the fire crews. PMS 442 IATG 29 CFR 1910.106(d)(2)(iii)(b) 29 CFR 1926.152(a):<br>

  • Are fire extinguishers mounted so that employees do not have to travel more than 75 feet for a Class A fire or 50 feet for a Class B fire? 29 CFR 1910.157(d)(2) 29 CFR 1910.157(d)(4)<br>

  • Are all flammable and combustible liquids stored in labeled, approved containers, tanks, or drums? 29 CFR 1910.1200(f)(5) 29 CFR 1910.106(d)(2)<br>

  • Are all flammable liquids kept in closed containers when not in use? 29 CFR 1910.106(d) <br><br><br>


  • Are materials stored so as to not create hazards to employees? 29 CFR 1910.176(b) <br><br><br><br>

  • Are eye wash stations provided (15 min./min flow) in areas where caustics (battery charging or corrosive liquids) are used? 29 CFR 1910.151(c)

  • Are hazardous materials prohibited from being stored in refrigerators used for storing food? 29 CFR 1910.141(g)(2)

  • Are load limits conspicuously posted on storage shelves, bins, and racks? H&SC 39.64.3<br><br><br><br>

  • Are materials stored in a manner to prevent sprain or strain injuries to employees when retrieving them? H&SC 39.64

  • Is there safe clearance for equipment through aisles and doorways? Are materials stored so as to allow safe passage of workers? 29 CFR 1910.176(a) H&SC 39.64.3b(3)

  • Are securing chains, ropes, chokers or slings of adequate strength/condition for the job performed? H&SC 39.64.3f

  • Do your chain, synthetic web, and wire rope slings have permanently affixed ID tags, stating size, grade, rate capacity? 29 CFR 1910.184(e)(1) 29 CFR 1910.184(h)(1) 29 CFR 1910.184(f)(1)<br>


  • Are all tools and equipment present on site in good working condition? 29 CFR 1910.242(a) H&SC 41.04a.2

  • Are hand tools such as chisels or punches (that develop mushroomed heads) reconditioned or replaced as necessary? 29 CFR 1910.242(a) H&SC 41.13.2<br>

  • Are broken or fractured handles on hammers, pulaskis, etc. replaced promptly? 29 CFR 1910.242(a) H&SC 41.13.4<br>

  • Are tool handles wedged tightly in the head of all tools? 29 CFR 1910.242(a) H&SC 41.13.4<br><br><br><br> <br>

  • Are tool-cutting edges kept sharp? H&SC 41.13.2<br><br><br><br> <br>

  • Are jacks checked periodically to assure that they are in good operating condition? 29 CFR 1910.242(a) H&SC 42.1.8<br>


  • Are grinders, saws, and similar equipment provided with appropriate safety guards? 29 CFR 1910.243 H&SC 43.51.7

  • Are power tools used with the shield or guard recommended by the manufacturer? 29 CFR 1910.243(a) H&SC 43.12.2

  • Are portable circular saws equipped with guards above and below the base shoe? 29 CFR 1910.243(a) H&SC 43.51.a.1

  • Are rotating or moving parts of equipment such as sanders guarded at nip points to prevent physical contact? 29 CFR 1910.243(a)(3) H&SC 43.51a.6.a

  • Are all cord-connected, electrically-operated tools and equipment effectively grounded or of the approved double- insulated type? 29 CFR 1910.243(a)(5) H&SC 43.12.1.k

  • Are effective guards in place over belts, pulleys, chains, and sprockets on equipment such as concrete mixers, air compressors, and the like? 29 CFR 1910.219(d) 29 CFR 1910.219(e)

  • Are portable fans provided with full guards having openings of 1/2-inch or less? 29 CFR 1910.21(a)(5) <br><br><br><br>

  • If hoisting equipment is used for lifting heavy objects, are hoist ratings and conditions appropriate for the task? H&SC 42.1.11

  • Are portable, waterproof ground-fault circuit interrupters (provided on all temporary electrical 15, 20, and 30 ampere circuits) used for outside construction/maintenance? H&SC 36.13

  • Are pneumatic and hydraulic hoses on power-operated tools checked regularly for deterioration or damage? H&SC 43.31.1.b


  • Is all machinery and equipment clean and properly maintained? H&SC 43.12 H&SC 43.51.19 <br><br><br>

  • Is sufficient clearance provided around machines for safe operations, set up and servicing, material handling, and waste removal? 29 CFR 1910.213(s)(6) H&SC 39.74.5, 7<br>

  • Is equipment and machinery securely placed and anchored when necessary to prevent tipping or other movement that could result in personal injury? 29 CFR 1910.212(b) H&SC 39.74.4

  • Is there a power shut-off switch within reach of the operator’s position at each machine? 29 CFR 1910.213(b)(1) H&SC 43.51.10

  • Are foot-operated switches guarded to prevent accidental actuation by personnel or falling objects? 29 CFR 1910.218(b)(2)

  • Are operating controls clearly identified and readily accessible? 29 CFR 1910.213(b)(4)<br><br><br><br>

  • Are all belts, pulleys, gears, shafts, and moving parts properly guarded? Are guards and safety devices functional, adjusted, and in place? 29 CFR 1910.213(a)(9) 29 CFR 1910.219(d) 29 CFR 1910.219(e) H&SC 39.74.6 H&SC 39.74b.3<br>

  • Are provisions made to prevent machines from automatically starting when power is restored (following a power failure or shut-down)? 29 CFR 1910.213(b)(3) H&SC 43.51.12

  • Are saws used for ripping equipped with anti-kickback devices and spreaders? 29 CFR 1910.213(c)(2) 29 CFR 1910.213(c)(3) H&SC 43.51 <br>

  • Are radial arm saws guarded and so arranged that the cutting head will gently return to the back of the table when released? 29 CFR 1910.213(h)(4) H&SC 43.51a.3.f(2)


  • Is the work rest used and kept adjusted to within 1/8-inch of the wheel? 29 CFR 1910.215(a)(4)<br>H&SC 43.72.4 <br>

  • Is the adjustable tongue on the top side of grinder used and kept adjusted to w/i 1/4-inch of the wheel? 29 CFR 1910.215(b)(9) H&SC 43.72.6 <br>

  • Do side guards cover the spindle end, nut, flange projections, and 75 percent of the abrasive wheel diameter? 29 CFR 1910.215(a)(2) 29 CFR 1910.215(b)(3)<br>

  • Are bench and pedestal grinders permanently mounted? 29 CFR 1910.21(b) H&SC 43.72.9<br><br><br><br> <br>

  • Is eye and hearing protection always worn when grinding? H&SC 43.71 H&SC 43.72.8<br><br><br><br> <br>

  • Is the maximum RPM rating of each abrasive wheel compatible with the RPM rating of the grinder motor? 29 CFR 1910. H&SC 43.72.2<br>

  • Before mounting new abrasive wheels, are they visually inspected and ring tested? 29 CFR 1910.215(d) H&SC 43.72.1<br>

  • Are abrasive wheels kept free from oil and properly dressed? H&SC 43.72.10<br><br><br><br>


  • Are compressors equipped with pressure-relief valves and pressure gauges? 29 CFR 1910.169(b)(3)<br><br><br>

  • Are compressor air intakes installed and equipped to ensure that only clean, uncontaminated air enters the compressor? 29 CFR 1910.169(b)(2)

  • Are supply lines, hoses, and connections inspected regularly? H&SC 43.31 <br><br><br><br>

  • Are high pressure hoses and connections in good repair? H&SC 43.31 <br><br><br><br>

  • Are drain valves opened frequently to prevent the accumulation of liquid in the tank? H&SC 43.21 <br><br><br>

  • Are safety devices on compressed-air systems checked frequently? 29 CFR 1910.169(b)(3)(iv) <br><br><br>

  • Are records of tank drainings and safety valve checks maintained? H&SC 43.21<br><br><br><br>

  • Are compressors operated and lubricated according to the manufacturer’s recommendations? H&SC 43.21

  • Are signs posted to warn of the automatic starting feature of the compressors? H&SC 43.21<br><br><br><br>

  • Is the belt drive system totally enclosed to provide protection on the front, back, top, and sides? 29 CFR 1910.219(d)(1)

  • Is it strictly prohibited to direct compressed air toward a person? H&SC 43.31 <br><br><br><br>

  • Are employees prohibited from using compressed air at over 29 PSI for cleaning purposes unless they use an approved nozzle with pressure relief and chip guard? H&SC 43.31


  • Has a hazardous energy control program been established where applicable? H&SC 38.13<br><br><br><br>

  • Has appropriate training been provided to authorized employees? 29 CFR 1910.147(c)<br>H&SC 38.3.1.a <br>

  • Is all machinery or equipment (capable of movement) required to be de-energized or disengaged and locked out during cleaning, servicing, adjusting, or setting-up operations? 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(1) 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(2)(i)<br>

  • Does the lockout/tagout procedure require stored energy (i.e., mechanical, hydraulic, air) be released or blocked before equipment is locked out for repairs? 29 CFR 1910.147(d)(5)

  • Are appropriate employees provided with protective materials and hardware for control of hazardous energy? 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(5)

  • Are lockout and tagout devices identifiable to the employee applying them? 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(5)(ii)(D) <br><br><br>

  • Do tagout devices include a legend warning against hazardous conditions if the equipment is energized? 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(5)(iii)

  • Are employees required to check the safety of the lockout by attempting to start up after making sure no one is exposed? 29 CFR 1910.147(d)(6)


  • Is the use of ladders limited to temporary uses wherever possible? H&SC 33.11 <br><br><br><br>

  • Are all ladders inspected for defects before use each day and after any occurrence that could damage the ladder? H&SC 33.11a

  • Are all ladders in good condition, joints between steps and side rails tight, all hardware and fittings securely attached, and moveable parts operating freely without binding or undue play? 29 CFR 1910.25(d)(1)(i) 29 CFR 1910.26(c) <br>

  • Are nonskid safety feet on all ladders except step ladders? 29 CFR 1910.25(d)(2)(xix) <br><br><br><br>

  • When portable rung ladders are used to access elevated surfaces, does the ladder always extend at least 3 feet above that surface? 29 CFR 1910.26(a)(1)(iii)

  • Are the rungs of metal ladders uniformly spaced at 12 inches, center to center? 29 CFR 1910.26(a)(1)(iii)


  • Are cylinders with water-weight capacity over 30 pounds equipped (with means for connecting a valve protector or device, or with a collar or recess) to protect the valve? 29 CFR 1910.253(b)(1)(iv)

  • Are cylinders legibly marked to clearly identify the gas contained? 29 CFR 1910.253(b)1)(ii) <br><br><br><br><br>

  • Are compressed-gas cylinders stored in an area, protected from external heat sources (flames, intense radiant heat, electric arcs or high-temperature lines)? 29 CFR 1910.253(b)(2)(i)

  • Are cylinders located or stored in well-ventilated dry areas where they will not be damaged by passing or falling objects, struck by vehicles, or be subject to tampering by unauthorized persons? 29 CFR 1910.253(b)(2)(ii) H&SC 61.62 <br>

  • Are cylinders stored or transported in a manner to prevent them from creating a hazard by tipping, falling, or rolling? 29 CFR 1910.253(b)(5)(iii)(B)

  • Are valve protectors always placed on cylinders when they are not in use or connected for use? 29 CFR 1910.253(b)(2)(iv)

  • Are all valves closed off before a cylinder is moved/ empty/ at the completion of each job? 29 CFR 1910.101(a)

  • Are low-pressure fuel-gas cylinders checked periodically for corrosion, general distortion, cracks, or any other defect that might indicate a weakness or render them unfit for service? H&SC 61.62

  • Readily ignitable material such as weeds and long dry grass shall be removed within 10 feet of any container. 29 CFR 1910.110(b)(6)(vi)

  • Containers shall be protected by crash rails or guards to prevent physical damage unless they are so protected by virtue of their location. 29 CFR 1910.110(h)(6)(ii)(b)

  • Piping from tank to building needs to be metal. NFPA 58 6.9.3 and 6.9.4<br>29 CFR 1910.110(13)(ii)(b)(5) 29 CFR1910.110(h)(9)(iii) <br>


  • Do industrial truck operators meet OSHA's 5/99 industrial truck operator training requirements? 29 CFR 1910.178(l) H&SC 44.61

  • Are industrial truck’s inspected by the operator prior to each shift? Attach copies of latest completed inspection form(s). 29 CFR 1910.178(m)(2) H&SC 44.62a.1

  • Are industrial trucks taken out of service when found in need of repair, or in any way unsafe? 29 CFR 1910.178(q)(7) H&SC 44.62a

  • Are operators prohibited from handling loads exceeding the truck’s rated capacity? 29 CFR 1910.178(o)(2) H&SC 44.62a.2

  • Are persons prohibited from standing or passing under the elevated portion of any truck? 29 CFR 1910.178(m)(2) H&SC 44.62a.16

  • Are horns used where vision is obstructed, and backup alarms used when traveling in reverse? H&SC 44.62a

  • Are unattended industrial trucks shut off, loads lowered, and brakes set? 29 CFR 1910.178(m)(5)(i) H&SC 44.62a.17

  • If the truck is equipped with front-end attachments other than factory installed attachments, the user shall request that the truck be marked to identify the attachments and show the approximate weight of the truck and attachment combination at maximum elevation with load laterally centered. 29 CFR 1910.178(a)(5)

  • Modifications and additions which affect capacity and safe operation shall not be performed by the customer or user without manufacturers prior written approval. Capacity, operation, and maintenance instruction plates, tags, or decals shall be changed accordingly. 29 CFR 1910.178(a)(4)

  • The user shall see that all nameplates and markings are in place and are maintained in a legible condition. 29 CFR 1910.178(a)(6)


  • Is there a "Written hazard communication program." that describes labels and other forms of warning, safety data sheets, and employee information and training that will be met? 29 CFR 1910.1200(e)(1)

  • Do you have an inventory list of the chemicals in the work area? 29 CFR 1910.1200(e)(1)(i)<br>H&SC 61.14.1 <br>

  • Have the Forest Employees been informed of the chemicals in their work areas and all non routine tasks? 29 CFR 1910.1200(e)(1)(ii)

  • Do you have a method of informing contractors/contract employees of the chemical hazards in the their work area? 29 CFR 1910.1200(e)(2)

  • Do you have a current Hazardous Material Spill Response Plan, as part of a comprehensive Emergency Action Plan, to manage spills in the office and field? FSM 2100, Ch. 2160

  • Is each container for a hazardous substance (vats, bottles, storage tanks) labeled with product identity and a hazard warning that communicates specific health and physical hazards? 29 CFR 1910.1200(f)(5)

  • Are employees prohibited from handling hazardous chemicals that do not have an SDS? Are SDS’s readily available to employees at all times? H&SC 61.14.2


  • Has the Unit evaluate the workplace to determine if any spaces are permit-required confined spaces. Do you have an inventory list of all of your permit and non-permit spaces? 29 CFR 1910.146(c)(1)

  • Have you posted danger signs or by any other equally effective means, of the existence and location of and the danger posed by the permit spaces. 29 CFR 1910.146(c)(2)

  • In the last year have you had to reclassify a non-permit space to a permit required space, due to changes in the use or configuration that might increase the hazards to entrants? 29 CFR 1910.146(c)(6)

  • Employees do not enter a permit confine space. US Forest Service Policy


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