• Please list any safety improvements since last assessment.

Emergency

  • Are all emergency exits lights clearly visible, functioning correctly, properly lit up, and clear of obstructions?

  • Are emergency exits free of obstacles?

  • Are all fire extinguishers accessible, clearly visible, and recently inspected?

  • Are all 1st Aid Kits accessible and properly stocked?

  • Are eye wash stations capped and working properly when tested? Are emergency showers clean and accessible?

  • Are tornado areas identified, accessible, and clear of obstacles?

  • Are spill kits available and properly stocked?

General

  • Are all employees wearing required PPE? (This includes ANSI rated eyewear in the plant and yard, and hearing protection in the winder area)

  • General housecleaning: Is the area clean and in good order?

  • Are all walkways, floors, and stairs clear of objects, obstructions, spills, and slip/trip hazards?

  • Are wastes properly segregated?

  • Are all secondary containers properly labeled?

  • Are water heaters and furnaces clear of obstructions (3' min) and any flammable/combustible objects? (also check customer service storage closet)

  • Are all equipment and machine guards in place and in good condition?

  • Are all manufacturing and warehouse doors, gates, and chains in good condition and properly closed, secured, or latched? (include especially upper level closures)

  • Are floors, outdoor areas, equipment, and other surfaces clear of any excessive dust, dirt, rust, or loose materials?

  • Are propane valves locked in the off position?

  • There are no unusually strong odors or decrease in air quality today.

  • There are no visible emissions coming from the plant or any associated building or tank.

Electricity

  • Are all electrical panels properly closed, secured, and labeled/tagged (LOTO, if applicable)?

  • Are all areas in front of electrical enclosures (36") clear of obstructions?

  • Are all electrical cords safe and in good condition (not frayed,exposed, or damaged, and not creating a trip hazard)?

  • Are lights off in unoccupied areas and unused equipment powered down?

Storage

  • Are all racks and shelving units secure, safe, and properly loaded?

  • Are all hazardous materials and haz mat wastes labeled and stored in proper areas/containers?

  • Are all liquid/gas cylinders in good condition and properly secured and capped? Are they properly segregated?

  • Are all tanks and waste barrels under retention? Are they showing any sign of leaking or damage?

  • Are all materials safely stored, not stacked too high, and not posing a fall over risk?

  • Are flam cabinets neat, organized, free of spills and rusty parts or containers? Are the tops clear of all items?

  • Are flam cabinets grounded, below rated capacities, and have an updated inventory list posted?

Vehicles and Pedestrians

  • Are pedestrian lanes clearly marked, unfaded, free of objects, obstacles, and debris?

  • Are traffic lanes and storm drains in good condition, free of obstacles and debris including ice or water?

  • Are lift drivers operating at an appropriate speed, honoring stop signs and slowing/honking at intersections or when reversing?

  • Are external truck operators driving at an appropriate speed, wearing reflective clothing, and using proper load/unload safety measures? (Orange barrel and airline lock for full truck load. Wheel chocks and orange barrel for LTL)

Specific Checks

  • Shipping Inspector: Are the silo access areas (ladders, etc) secured? Are shut off valves near silos in good condition? Look for cracks, breaks and corrosion.

  • Shipping Inspector: Are the silos, asphalt pump house, and retention pond areas tidy and free of leaks, debris, and emissions?

  • Production, Resisto Warehouse Inspectors: Emergency sprinkler system locked in on position?

  • Maintenance Inspector: Are grinder wheels the required distance from grinder tables?

Miscellaneous

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