Life safety

Do smoke/fire doors close and latch properly?

Fire doors designated with BMP labels?

Unobstructed closure of smoke/fire doors?

Unobstructed access to fire extinguishers?

Monthly fire extinguisher checks noted?

Unobstructed view of fire alarm pull station?

Stairwells clear of storage and properly lit?

18" clearance in sprinkled areas?

24" clearance in non-sprinkled areas?

Unobstructed path of egress?

Exit lights lit?

Fire diamond posted?

Audio visual page charts up-to-date?


Alarm system checked?

Infection control

Shipping containers?

Linen/linen cart properly covered?

Clean medical equipment bagged and tagged?

Sharps containers overly filled?

Waterless hand sanitizers dated?

Items stored on floor?

Staff food and drink in undesignated areas?

Virex bottles in designated areas only? (2-nursery. 1- blood bank. 1-sleep lab)


Handwritten signs found?

Signage issues?

Misc. issues

Ceiling tiles in good condition?

Walls in good condition and free of holes?

Floor surfaces clean and free of cracks?

Slip, trip, or fall hazards?

Unauthorized items under sink?

Appropriate positive/negative air pressures? (Clean-positive soiled-negative)


Oxygen stored correctly?

Equipment safety

Extension cords?

Electrical checks on small appliances?

Locked electrical panels?

Access to electrical panels blocked?

Food/nutrition areas

Open food containers dated properly?

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.