Audit

1.0 SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

1. Has safety officer/NCO been appointed in writing? (RAC3)
1960.6 / (a) AR 385-10, Para 1-4m(2)

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Does the appointed safety officer/NCO conduct safety training in the activity and is it documented?

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Has a safety and occupational health council (SOHC) been appointed in writing? (RAC4)
1960.37 / (b)(1) AR 385-10, Para 2-24e

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Does the council meet semiannually (Quarterly for aviation units and aviation facilities)? (RAC4)

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Do the council minutes reflect safety matters discussed (I.e. review of accidents, SOP's, letters, regulations, applied risk management, review previous minutes, report on unsafe conditions, contribute ideas and suggestions for improvement of safety etc.)? Do the minutes of the safety council include action personnel and suspense's assigned to each action item? (RAC4)

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Are written minutes of the meeting provided in proper format to council members and maintained on file in the activity? (RAC 4)
1960.37 / (g) AR 385-10, Para 2-24b

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Is the Commander (Chairman), Safety Officer (Recorder), and Safety NCO a member of the Safety Council? (RCA 4)
AR 385-10, Para 2-24a

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Are appropriate representatives responsible for activities such as operations, supply, administration, maintenance, etc., members of the safety council?

RAC HAZARD Level

9. Does the organization have a written accident prevention plan?
1960.12 / (b) AR 385-10, Para 2-13

RAC HAZARD Level

10. Has the commander employed risk management procedures effectively to preclude unacceptable risks to the safety of personnel and property?
AR 385-10, Para 10-3

RAC HAZARD Level

11. Have all Soldiers completed Risk Management training, and is it documented in RCAS SOH?

RAC HAZARD Level

12. Have all Soldiers completed the Introduction to OSHA training, and is it documented in RCAS SOH?

RAC HAZARD Level

13. Have all Soldiers completed Army Accident Avoidance training, and is it documented in RCAS SOH?

RAC HAZARD Level

14. Have the Commander, 1SG, and Safety Officer/NCO completed the OSHA 10hr class, and is it documented in RCAS SOH?

RAC HAZARD Level

15. Has the Commander completed the Commanders Safety course,and is it documented in RCAS SOH?

RAC HAZARD Level

16. Has the ADSO completed the Additional Duty Safety Officers course, was it completed within 90 days of appointment, and is it documented in RCAS SOH?

RAC HAZARD Level

17. Has initial hazard communications training been conducted for all personnel? , and is it documented in RCAS SOH?
1910.1200 / (h)(1) DA PAM 385-10, Para 14-2d(2)

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18. Has the annual hazard communication training been conducted, and is it documented in RCAS SOH?
1910.1200 / (h)(1) DA PAM 385-10, Para 14-2d(2)

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19. Is there an up to date inventory of all hazardous chemicals in the workplace? Have all personnel reviewed the hazardous chemical list annually, signed and dated the roster? New personnel will review the hazardous chemical list, and sign and date the roster prior to performing any task within the workplace.

RAC HAZARD Level

20. Are all accidents / occupational illnesses reported? (Reported on DA Form 285-AB (AGAR) within 5 working days.)

RAC HAZARD Level

21. Are all hazardous operations and hazardous working areas identified with hazard identification signs?
1910.145 / (a)(1) DA PAM 385-10, App C-1

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22. Has a Job Hazard Analysis been conducted on all hazardous working areas, and is it documented in RCAS SOH?

RAC HAZARD Level

23. Does the unit have a Safety Bulletin Board posted in a prominent place?

RAC HAZARD Level

24. Has the commander issued a statement regarding his/her Safety Philosophy?

RAC HAZARD Level

25. Is the commander's safety philosophy posted on the unit safety bulletin board; unit, BN, MSC, CG, TAG?

RAC HAZARD Level

26. Is OSHA poster 3165, Job Safety and Health, It's the law posted on unit safety bulletin board?

RAC HAZARD Level

27. Is the DD Form 2272, Department of Defense, Safety and Occupational Prevention Program posted on the Safety Boards?

RAC HAZARD Level

28. Is the HAZLOG posted on the Safety Bulletin Board?

RAC HAZARD Level
2.0 HEARING CONSERVATION

1. Does the unit \ facility have a hearing conservation SOP been published detailing procedures to accomplish hearing conservation program requirements?
DA PAM 40-501, 3-2k(1)(f)

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Has the unit Commander or supervisors of noise hazardous areas appointed a unit / facility hearing conservation manager to oversee the program and complied with DA PAM 40-501, Para 1-4?

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Has the commander / supervisor provided health education at least annually to all noise-exposed personnel and document participation, the forum, and areas covered? Training will cover as a minimum: DA PAM 40-501, Chapter 8, Para. 8-1, a-d.

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Has the State Occupational health Office been notified in writing of any change in equipment or an operation that may affect noise exposure?

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Are all copies of noise survey (DD Form 2214) maintained on file in the activity where applicable?

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Are all exposed soldiers enrolled in the Hearing Evaluation and Recording (HEARS) Program IAW AR 40-5 and DA Pam 40-501?

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Is the wearing of hearing protectors by unit personnel and visitors enforced during exposure to hazardous noise?

RAC HAZARD Level
3.0 HAZCOM

1. Does the unit have a written HAZCOM program?

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Does the unit have HAZCOM coordinator appointment orders on file?

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Have all the hazardous chemicals in the workplace been inventoried and are labeled to the GHS standard.
1910.1200 (f)

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4. Does the unit have a Shelf Life program?

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Are all hazardous operations & hazardous working areas identified with hazard identification signs?

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Are all materials suspected of containing asbestos in facilities constructed before 1981 handled as if they do contain asbestos until proven otherwise?
1910.1001 / (j)(2)

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5. Are safety data sheets (SDS), for each hazardous chemical, maintained and readily accessible in the work place for all personnel to view?
1910.1200 / (g)(8) DA PAM 385-10, Para 14-2d(4)

RAC HAZARD Level
4.0 ELECTRICAL

1. Work stations/desk sets shall be near enough to electrical outlets to eliminate/minimize the need for unauthorized extension cords or excessive numbers of power strips. Extension cords and/or power strips may not be connected together (i.e. daisy chained) Each one must be connected directly into an approved wall outlet. (NFPA 1, Chapter 11, Section 11.1.5.2.2)

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Only approved power strips in use. They shall be UL listed (Underwriters Laboratory) or F/M (Factory Mutual) approved, in good condition, have an on/off switch (preferred lighted), and a 15amp reset circuit breaker. Is the cord long enough to suit the need. (NFPA 1, Chapter 11,on 11.1.5.2).

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Are flexible cords and cables prohibited from use as a substitute for permanent wiring of a structure, and from being run through doorways, windows, similar openings; or holes in walls, ceilings, and floors?
1910.305 / (g)(1)(iv)(A) NFPA 70,Article 400-8

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4. Are extension cords of appropriate gauged (wire gauge equal to or larger than wire coming from device/equipment) shall be used, and used for only temporary use, and picked up and stored at the end of the day.
(NFPA 1,Chapter 11, section 11.1.5.3.2)

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5. Are electrical cords free of damage not frayed, broken, spliced, or worn.
NFPA 1, Chapter 11, Section 11.1.2

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6. Electrical panels shall not have any open breaker spaces.

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Electrical panels must have proper documentation for identifying breakers. All labels within/on the panels must be legible and right side up.

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Is a minimum working space provided in front of electrical service equipment and electrical control panels where there are live parts normally exposed (3 ft in front and a minimum headroom provided not less than 6 ft 3 in)?
15.00 1910.303 / (g)(1)(i) NFPA 70,Article 110-16

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9. Are live parts of electrical equipment, operating at 50 volts or more, guarded against accidental contact by being enclosed in approved cabinets or other approved enclosures?
1910.303 / (g)(2)(i) NFPA 70,Article 110-17

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10. Does each electrical outlet box, pull box, junction box, and cabinet have an installed faceplate, cover, or canopy cover? Are unused openings in cabinets or boxes closed properly?
1910.305 / (b)(1)(ii) NFPA 70

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11. Are electrical boxes / conduit securely fastened?
1910.305 / (a)(1)(i) NFPA 70,Article 370-23

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12. Is water or moisture prevented from entering and accumulating within electrical cabinets, panel boards and junction boxes?
1910.305 / (e) NFPA 70

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13. Are Outlets in damp/wet location properly grounded with a ground fault circuit interrupter.
1910.304 / (g)(6)(vi)(C)(5) NFPA 70-2008, Para 210.8(A)(2)

RAC HAZARD Level

14. Are outlets in bathrooms protected by GFCI CB.
1910.304 / (g)(6)(vi)(C)(5) NFPA 70-2008, Para 210.8(A)(1)

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15. Are outlets within 6 feet of kitchen sink GFCI protected.
1910.304 / (g)(6)(vi)(C)(5) NFPA 70-2008, Para 210.8(A)(6)

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16. Are power cords on portable power tools and equipment free from cracks, cuts, or swelling?
1910.334 / (a)(2)(ii) NFPA 70,Article 110-7 & 400-3

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17. Is motor operated equipment (I.e. hand held motor operated tools, portable hand lamps, refrigerators, air conditioners, water coolers, freezers, clothes washer / dryer, etc.) properly grounded with a three prong plug and cord (appliances protected by an approved system of double insulation need not be grounded)?
1910.304 / (g)(6)(vi)(C)(5) NFPA 70

RAC HAZARD Level

18. Is each service, feeder, and branch circuit, at it's disconnecting means or over current device, properly marked to indicate it's purpose / associated circuit (e.g. legends marked on inside door of circuit panel box, etc.)?
1910.303 / (f) NFPA 70,Article 110-22

RAC HAZARD Level

19. Electrical equipment in areas near where flammable liquids are in use are in use are explosion proof.

RAC HAZARD Level

20. Are personnel prohibited from wearing personal bracelets, watches, rings, or other metal objects when troubleshooting, repairing, or calibrating electrical/ electronic equipment with exposed electricity?
1910.333 / (c)(8) TB 385-4, Para 3-3 b

RAC HAZARD Level

21. Are outside power lines located a minimum of 10 ft above sidewalks or platforms, 12 ft over areas subject to vehicular traffic other than trucks, 15 ft over areas subject to truck traffic, and a minimum of 18 ft over public streets, alleys, roads, and driveways?
1910.304 / (c)(2) NFPA 70,Article 230-24

RAC HAZARD Level
5.0 FLAMMABLE and COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS

1. Are the appropriate signs post by all flammable storage areas?
1910.179 / (b)(2) AR 700-68, Para 5-10

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Is there evidence of smoking with in 50 feet of any flammable storage area?

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Is storage in cabinets limited to no more than 60 gallons of class I or class II liquids and to no more than 120 gallons of class III liquids?
1910.106(d)(3)(i)

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4. Are storage cabinets in good working condition. Do the doors automatically close and securely latch on 3 sides?

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Are only approved containers and portable tanks used in the storage of flammable and combustible liquids?
1910.106 / (d)(2)(i) 49 CFR Parts 100-199; NFPA 30-2008, Para 9.4.1 and Table 9.4.3

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Is there a portable fire extinguisher located no more than 10 feet from the storage of flammable and combustible gasses?
1910.106 / (d)(7)(i)(B) NFPA 30-2008, Para 9.10.2.2(2)

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7. Are outside storage buildings for storing flammable and combustible liquids located fifty (50) feet or less from a building or line of adjoining property that may be built upon (if buildings are located within 50 feet their exposing wall shall be a blank wall having a fire resistance rating of at least two hours)?
1910.106 / (d)(5)(vi)(A)

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8. Are corrosive materials prohibited from being stored in the same room or cabinet with flammable and combustible liquids (inside or outside storage areas)?
1910.106 / (d)(7)(iv) NFPA 30-2008, Para 9.17.1

RAC HAZARD Level

9. Are flammable and combustible liquids spills present that have not been promptly and properly cleaned up?

RAC HAZARD Level

10. Are openings to other rooms from inside storage rooms for storing flammable and combustible liquids provided with approved self closing fire doors?
1910.106 / (d)(4)(i) NFPA 30-2008, Para 9.9.2

RAC HAZARD Level

11. Is there at least one clear aisle not less than three (3) feet wide maintained at all times in the inside storage rooms for storing flammable and combustible liquids?
1910.106 / (d)(4)(v)

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12. Is the inside storage room for storing flammable and combustible liquids tight where the walls join to the floor?

RAC HAZARD Level

13. Are flammable and combustible liquids storage areas in the path of egress?
1910.106(d)(5)(i)

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14. Are there provisions to contain flammable and/or combustible liquids in the event of spillage (the storage area shall be graded to divert possible spills away from buildings or other exposures (environment) or shall be surrounded by a curb at least six (6) inches high at or in the outside storage building?
1910.106 / (d)(6)(iii) NFPA 30-2008, Para 15.3.5

RAC HAZARD Level
6.0 FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE GASES

1. Are the appropriate signs post by all flammable storage areas?
1910.179 / (b)(2) AR 700-68, Para 5-10

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Is there evidence of smoking with in 50 feet of any flammable storage area?

RAC HAZARD Level

3. When cylinders are standing upright during use or storage, have precautions been taken to prevent accidental upsetting or falling (chained or strapped to structure)?
1910.253 / (b)(2)(ii)

RAC HAZARD Level

4. When cylinders are not in use, are valves closed tightly and the valve protector caps installed?
9 CFR 1910 253(b)(2)(iv) AR 700-68, para. 5-10.

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Are Oxygen tanks stored at least 20 feet or separated by a 1 hour fire wall from flammable gasses and liquids?

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Is there a portable fire extinguisher located no more than 10 feet from the storage of flammable and combustible liquids?

RAC HAZARD Level
7.0 FIRE SAFETY
7.1 RECORDS

1. Are personnel trained as required in fire safety practices and is training recorded?
(NFPA 1, Chapter 10, section 10.2.4 & 10.2.5 & 10.7)

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Has the commander / supervisor appointed on orders a responsible person as their fire marshal? Has the fire marshal designated subordinate personnel in each building or facility as a building or unit fire warden?
1910.39 / (c)(4) AR 420-1, Para 25-24

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Are fire drills conducted as required and recorded?
(NFPA 1, Chapter 10, section 10.6)

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Are monthly fire inspections conducted and the results recorded by the Unit Commander as well as forwarding the required summary report to the ARNG Fire Marshal ?
(NFPA 1, Chapter 10, section 10.6.2)

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Is a copy of the annual test/maintenance records on file?

RAC HAZARD Level

6. The armory shall display a legible & permanent sign with maxium building occupancy posted in the entry to the building and in the drill hall.
(IFC 1004.3)

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Are records maintained listing all work requests submitted to correct problems pertaining to fire and life safety?

RAC HAZARD Level
7.2 PROTECTION

1. Does the organization have a fire prevention plan that incorporates all elements of CFR 1910.39? Written fire prevention plan to include: A list of all major fire hazards, proper handling and storage procedures for hazardous materials, potential ignition sources and their control, and the type of fire protection equipment necessary to control each major hazard; Procedures to control accumulations of flammable and combustible waste materials; Procedures for regular maintenance of safeguards installed on heat-producing equipment to prevent the accidental ignition of combustible materials; The name or job title of employees responsible for maintaining equipment to prevent or control sources of ignition or fires; and The name or job title of employees responsible for the control of fuel source hazards.
1910.39 / (a) NFPA 101,31-1.5

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Are the Fire/Emergency Evacuation Plans shall be displayed at each door along the path of egress from each room?

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Does the emergency action plan, include procedures for emergency evacuation, including type of evacuation and exit route assignments
1910.38 / (c)(2) NFPA 101, Para 4.8.2.1

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Is the Facility Emergency Action Plan, and Fire Prevention Plan tested annually?
29 CFR 1910 165(d)(4) FM 5-415, Chapter 5.

RAC HAZARD Level

5. In the event of a fire, are portable fire extinguishers readily accessible to employees without subjecting the employees to possible injury?
1910.157 / (c)(1) NFPA -10-2007, Para 6.1.3.1 NFPA 101,1-6.3

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Are fire alarm systems installed in buildings where: Two or more stories in height are located above the level of exit discharge; or the occupancy is subject to 100 or more occupants above or below the level of exit discharge; or the building is subject to 1000 or more total occupants?
NFPA 101, para. 27-3.4.1.

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Is the Fire alarm system kept in proper, continuous operating condition and continuously monitored by a contracted monitoring company?
1910.37 / (a)(4) NFPA 101, Para 4.5.7

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Panel clear of trouble signals

RAC HAZARD Level

9. Is the manual fire alarm pull station provided in the natural path of egress near each exit?

RAC HAZARD Level

10. Is there a smoke detector in all areas used for berthing?

RAC HAZARD Level

11. Smoke detectors free of obvious damage, coverings, taped over, and unimpaired (visual inspection)
NFPA 1, Chapter 13, part 2 of 3, Section 13,7

RAC HAZARD Level

12. Battery operated detectors: batteries shall be changed twice annually and tested by the push method monthly, and recorded in RCAS SOH.
NFPA 13, part 2 of 3, section 13,7

RAC HAZARD Level

13. Heat detectors free of obvious damage and unimpaired (visual inspection).
NFP 13, part 2 of 3, Section 13.7

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14. Are smoking areas approved, clearly designated, and posted?
NFPA 1, Chapter 10,section 10-10

RAC HAZARD Level

15. Are smoking areas with in 50ft of; flammable or combustible material storage, garages or motor pool parking areas, fueling points, maintenance areas

RAC HAZARD Level

16. Smoking materials handled properly and disposed of. (i.e. sand/water). Is there evidence of smoking in unauthorized areas?
NFPA 1, Chapter 10, section 10-10

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17. Nearest fire hydrant has clear access (at least 50 feet) and unobstructed for use.
NFPA 1 Chapter 13, 1 of 3 section 13,3

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7.3 MEANS OF EGRESS

1. Is the direction of travel to the exit or exit discharge immediately apparent?
(CFR 1910.37(b)(4))

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Are all means of egress kept clear and unobstructed?

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Are all exits prohibited from being locked or fastened and kept free and unobstructed when the building is occupied?
1910.36 / (d) NFPA 101, Para 7.2.1.5.1

RAC HAZARD Level

4. When exit doors are locked, can the door be unlocked from the inside without the use of a key, or specific knowledge or effort?
NFPA 101, para. 5-2.1.5.1

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5. Do exit doors swing in the direction of exit travel when serving an occupant load of 50 or more people?
29 CFR 1910 37(f)(2) NFPA 101, para. 5-2.1.4.1.

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Are all fire doors keep in the closed position unless they are held open by automatic release device tied into the building fire alarm?

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Are doors in a required means of egress equipped with panic hardware (quick-release bar) from any area having an occupant load of 100 or more persons?
NFPA 101, para. 9-2.2.2.3.

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8. Are rooms with a capacity of greater than 50 persons have 2 separate exits. Do the exit doors swing in the direction of travel.
1910.37(f)(2))

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9. Exit signs posted in all required areas to ensure the path of egress is recognizable.
NFPA 1, Chapter 3, & NFPA 1, Chapter 14

RAC HAZARD Level

10. Is each building exit marked with a visible exit sign with letters not less than six inches high and 3/4 inches wide and giving illumination by a reliable light source of a value of not less than five (5) foot candles on the illuminating surface?
1910.37 / (b)(7) NFPA 101, Para 7.10.6.1.1

RAC HAZARD Level

11. Is emergency lighting installed to provide illumination not less than one (1) foot candle throughout the means of egress for a period of 1/2 hours in the event of failure of the normal lighting?
NFPA 101-2006, Para 7.9.3.1.3 (2) & (3) NFPA 101,31-1.3.8

RAC HAZARD Level

12. Have all emergency lights and exit lights been tested monthly for 30 seconds and annually for 1 hour and 30 minutes? Have tests been recorded in RCAS SOH?

RAC HAZARD Level

13. Can any door, passage or stairway be mistaken for an exit, which is neither an exit nor a way of exit, properly marked "NOT AN EXIT"? (In one story buildings where the exit is clearly visible, it is not necessary to mark doors to small closets).
1910.37 / (b)(5) NFPA 101, Para 7.10.8.3.1

RAC HAZARD Level
7.4 FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

1. Are personnel trained in proper selection and use of fire extinguishers and is the training recorded?
(NFPA 1, Chapter 10, section 10.4.1)

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Are fire extinguishers kept in designated places except when in use?
29 CFR 1910.157(c)(4)

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3. Are fire extinguishers maintained in a fully charged and operable condition?
29 CFR 1910.157(c)(4)

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4. On fire extinguisher in the building has the annual inspection been completed in the last 12 months, is the extinguisher with in it's 6 year maintenance and 12 year hydro-static date?
AR 420-1, para 25-33, 29 CFR 1910.157 (e)(3) and (f)(1), NFPA 10

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5. Has the monthly inspection been competed and recorded?
AR 420-1, para 25-33 a, 29 CFR 1910.157 (e)(3) and (f)(1)

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6. Fire extinguishers shall not be obstructed and shall be in a conspicuous location with 36 inch clearance.
NFPA 1, Chapter 13 (1 of 3), section 13.6, (IFC 906.6).

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Fire Signage above each fire extinguisher location.

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Are fire extinguishers of the appropriate type located in the facility where they may be reached within: Class A fires so that the travel distance to a fire extinguisher is 75 feet or less. Class B fires so that the travel distance to a fire extinguisher is 50 feet or less. Class C fire hazards on the basis of the appropriate pattern for the existing Class A or Class B hazards. Kitchens require a Class 40BC or 80BC (Sodium Bicarbonate or Potassium Bicarbonate) fire extinguisher depending on the travel distance (30 or 50 feet respectively).
1910.157 / (d)(2) NFPA -10-2007, Para 6.2.1.6 NFPA 10,3-4.4

RAC HAZARD Level

9. Do all vehicles have a portable fire extinguisher with their BII, and is the monthly inspection current and has the annual inspection been completed in the last 12 months, is the extinguisher with in it's 6 year hydro-static date?

RAC HAZARD Level

10. Are all vehicle fixed fire suppression systems in working order, is the monthly inspection current and has the annual inspection been completed in the last 12 months, is the extinguisher with in it's 6 year hydro-static date?

RAC HAZARD Level

11. Do the re fueling vehicles have 2 10BC fire extinguishers, and are their monthly and annual inspections current?

RAC HAZARD Level
7.5 HOUSE KEEPING and STORAGE

1. Combustible storage shall be at least 2 feet below the ceiling or 18 inches below sprinkler heads.
IFC 315.2.1

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2. Drop down type ceilings shall have proper approved fire rated tiles in place at all times. These tiles shall not be broken, stained, or missing.
NFPA 1, Chapter 12

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3. Combustible materials are not kept in unprotected areas such as a crawlspace,in exits or exit enclosures.
NFPA 1, Chapter 19, IFC 315.2.2

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4. Combustible materials shall not be stored in boiler rooms, mechanical rooms or electrical equipment rooms.
IFC 315.2.3

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5. Are storage areas kept free from accumulation of materials that constitute hazards from tripping, fire, explosion, or pest harborage?
29 CFR 1910 176(c).

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6. Stairwells-Storage of any kind is not permitted.

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Burning of candles/incense is prohibited in all GA ARNG facilities.

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Grounds surrounding the facility are clear of accumulations of combustible materials and brush.

RAC HAZARD Level

9. Rubbish is not left to accumulate in excessive quantities; trash receptacles are emptied daily.
NFPA, 1, Chapter 4

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10. Outside dumpsters shall be kept at least 5 feet away from combustible walls,windows, doors, overhangs and lid shall be closed.
IFC 304.3.3

RAC HAZARD Level
7.6 COMMERCIAL COOKING

1. All employees are trained on proper procedures of activating the hood suppression system in the event of a fire emergency.

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Housekeeping in the kitchen shall be satisfactory to minimize the chance of fire.(NFPA 1, Chapter50).

RAC HAZARD Level

3. K-class fire extinguisher shall be mounted within 20 feet of commercial food equipment using vegetable or animal oils (IFC 904.11.5)

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Emergency manual pull-station must be located along the path of egress. (i.e. The path of egress leads to the exterior of the building, not the interior.)

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Has the fire suppression system been inspected monthly and annually by a state certified technician, and documented. (NFPA 72)

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Is the gauge to the fire suppression system in the green?

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Is the fire suppression system free of damage and missing parts?

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Are the nozzles properly aimed?

RAC HAZARD Level

9. Hoods, grease removal devices, fans, ducts and other appurtenances shall be cleaned to bare metal. Cleaning shall be recorded, and records shall state the extent time and date of cleaning. Records shall be maintained on premises. (IFC 904.11.6.3).NFPA 1, Chapter 50)

RAC HAZARD Level

10. Ovens shall be safe, clean, sealed, and have safety shut off switches where needed.(NFPA 1, Chapter 50)

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11. Burners are clean, safe, secured and in proper working order. (NFPA 1, Chapter 50)

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12. Duct(s) shall be cleaned thoroughly by a licensed person(s) or company at least once a year from the hood up through and including the roof vent , a dated sticker shall be placed on the hood to reflect the last commercial cleaning operation and date. Excessive cooking may require cleaning more than twice per year. (NFPA 1, Chapter 50).

RAC HAZARD Level
8.0 EQUIPMENT SAFETY
8.1 Electrical Power Tools

1. Are racks, shelves, or toolboxes provided for electrical power tools not in use? TM 1-1500-204-23-9

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Is the operating control on hand held power tools located to minimize the possibility of accidental operation, if such accidental operation would constitute a hazard to employees?
1910.243 / (a)(2)(iv)

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3. Are abrasive wheels provided with safety guards except when used for internal work or less than 2 inches in diameter?
(CFR 1910.243(c)(1))(CFR 1910.242(c)(1))

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4. Are power tools equipped with guards? Are electrical contacts enclosed? Is wiring well insulated and grounded?
TM 1-1500-204-23-9, Para 2-8

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5. Are all portable hand or power tools maintained in a safe condition?

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Are all portable, electrically powered tools properly grounded or double insulated?

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Do personnel using power tools (for example, drills, grinders, lathes, and torches) wear safety goggles and noise-attenuating devices as required?

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Is all necessary personal protective equipment provided whenever the use of hand and power tools could create falling, flying or splashing debris, or harmful dusts, fumes, mists, vapors, or gases.

RAC HAZARD Level

9. If tools and equipment are brought in from home, are they subject to the same safety requirements as supplied tools and equipment?

RAC HAZARD Level
8.2 Air Tools

1. Are racks, shelves, or toolboxes provided for air tools not in use? TM 1-1500-204-23-9

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Is compressed air used for cleaning reduced to 30 psi?
1910.242 / (b)

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Are all compressed air hoses and hose connections designed for the pressure and service to which they are subjected?
1926.302 / (b)(5)

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Are air compressors inspected annually?
TB 43-0151, pg 2, 3a & 4a

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Are safety clips or retainers used on pneumatic impact (percussion) tools to prevent attachments from being accidentally expelled?
1926.302 / (b)(2)

RAC HAZARD Level
8.3 Hand Tools

1. Are racks, shelves, or toolboxes provided for hand tools not in use? TM 1-1500-204-23-9

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Are hand tools maintained in a safe condition?
1910.242 / (a)

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Are impact tools, such as drift pins, wedges, and chisels, kept free of mushroomed heads?

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Are tools with sharp cutting edges carried in protective covers?
TM 1-1500-204-23-9, 4-7b

RAC HAZARD Level
8.4 lawn maintenance equipment

1. Are the words 'Caution - be sure the operating controls are in neutral before staring the engine', or similar wording clearly visible at an engine starting control point on self-propelled mowers?
(1910.243 (e)(1)(v))

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Are warning instructions affixed near the openings of walk-behind and riding rotary mowers stating that the mower will not be used without either the catcher assembly or the guard in place?
(1910.243 (e)(2)(ii)(a)

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Does the mower have all the appropriate guards installed?

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Is the word Caution or stronger wording, placed on the mower at or near each discharge opening?
(1910.243(e)(2)(v)

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Are all positions of the operating controls clearly identified?
(1910.243 (e)(1)(v)

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Are all power-driven chains, belts, and gears so positioned or otherwise guarded to prevent the operator's accidental contact therewith, during normal starting, mounting, and operations of the machine?
(1910.243 (e)(1)(ii))

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Is a shutoff device provided to stop operation of the motor or engine?
(1910.243 (e)(1)(iii)

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Is the required PPE available to operators? (Hearing protection, eye protection)

RAC HAZARD Level
8.5 Lifting Devices

1. Is the load rating and current date of the next periodic inspection stenciled on A-frames, shop floor cranes, hoist booms, jacks and jack stands?
1910.244 / (a)(1)(ii) TB 43-0142, Para 6f

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Are only designated and properly trained personnel permitted to operate overhead cranes?
1910.179 / (b)(8) TB 43-0142, Para 6b

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Are stops provided at the limits of travel of the trolley and are bumpers capable of stopping the crane / hoist provided where required?
1910.179 / (e)(1)(i)

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Are frequent (daily to monthly) and periodic (one to twelve months) inspections performed on lifting devices? Is a checklist used for these inspections and records kept?
1910.179 / (j)(1)(ii) TB 43-0142, App A

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Are cranes, hoists, cables, slings, and forklift trucks inspected, weight-tested, and stenciled with the load rating?
TC 3-04.7, App B-41, TB 43-0142, 6f(2)

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Are crane hooks visual inspections completed daily; monthly inspection with a certificate of record which includes the date of inspection, the signature of the person who performed the inspection and the serial number, or other identifier, of the hook inspected? Hooks with more than 15 percent in excess of normal throat opening or more than 10 degree twist.
1910.179 (I)(3)(iii)(a)

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Is the annual crane inspection loaded in RCAS-SOH?

RAC HAZARD Level
8.6 Machinery and Machine Guarding

1. Are machine guards provided to protect the operator and other employees in the machine area from hazards such as those created by point of operation, in going nip points, rotating parts, flying chips, and sparks?
1910.212 / (a)(1) AR 385-10, Para 18-14

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Are machines designed for a fixed location securely anchored to prevent "walking" or moving?
1910.212 / (b)

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Is a mechanical or electrical power control provided on each machine to enable the operator to cutoff power without leaving his / her position at the point of operation?
1910.213 / (b)(1)

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Does the safety guard on abrasive wheel machinery cover the spindle end, nut, and flange projections?
1910.215 / (a)(2)

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Is the safety guard mounted to maintain proper alignment with the wheel?
1910.215 / (a)(2)

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Are work rests on abrasive wheel machinery kept adjusted close to the wheel with a maximum opening of 1/8 inch?
1910.215 / (a)(4)

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Are tongue guards, located on the top of abrasive wheel machinery, adjusted close to the wheel with a maximum opening of not more than 1/4 inch?
1910.215 / (b)(9)

RAC HAZARD Level

8. When the fan blade periphery is less than seven feet above the floor or working level, are the blade guard openings no larger than 1/2 inch?
1910.212 / (a)(5)

RAC HAZARD Level

9. Are pulleys, belts, gears, sprockets, and chains which are seven feet or less from the floor or working platform properly guarded?
1910.219 / (d)(1)

RAC HAZARD Level

10. Are all power-driven chains, belts, and gears so positioned or otherwise guarded to prevent the operator's accidental contact therewith, during normal starting, mounting, and operations of the machine?
(1910.243 (e)(1)(ii))

RAC HAZARD Level
9.0 LOCKOUT / TAGOUT

1. Are lockout / tag out devices provided and used for controlling hazardous energy (electrical, hydraulic, etc.) when servicing and / or performing maintenance on machinery and equipment?
1910.147 / (c)(5) DA PAM 385-10, Para 14-3b(10)

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Have employees been trained on the purpose and functions of the energy control program? Is a record of training maintained on file?
1910.147 / (c)(7) DA PAM 385-10, Para 14-3b(6 &7)

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Have written procedures been established for the control of hazardous energy in the workplace?
1910.147 / (c)(1) DA PAM 385-10, Para 14-3b(2)

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Has the supervisor identified applicable hazardous energy sources when an unexpected start up or release of stored energy could occur and cause injury from machinery or equipment when servicing or maintenance is being performed?
1910.147 / (c)(6)(i) DA PAM 385-10, Para 14-3b(2)

RAC HAZARD Level
10.0 MATERIAL HANDLING and STORAGE

1. Are storage areas kept free from accumulation of materials that constitute hazards from tripping, fire, explosion, or pests?

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Is vegetation controlled in and around outside storage areas?

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Where mechanical handling (forklifts or pallet loaders) equipment is used, is there sufficient safe clearance allowed for aisles, through doorways, and where ever turns or passage must be made?
1910.177 / (d)(1)

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Is material stored so as not to create a hazard and stored in tiers stacked, blocked interlocked and limited in height so they are stable and secure against sliding or collapsing?
1910.176 / (b)

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Is protection provided at all openings when the opening is not used for handling materials (i.e. are guard chains, straps, etc.) in place four (4) feet above the floor level at loading docks when door is open to prevent personnel from walking out into opening)?
1910.23 / (b)(1)

RAC HAZARD Level
11.0 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

1. Is protective clothing and equipment (I.e. eye and ear protection) available for visitors when entering a work hazard area?
AR 385-10, Para 18-6g; DA PAM 385-10, Para 8-2c(3)

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Do the Commander and supervisors enforce the use of all personal protective equipment provided?

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Is approved protective eye and face equipment provided to personnel who work in designated eye hazard areas?
1910.133 / (a)(1) AR 385-10, Para 1-5a(4)

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Are medical evaluations conducted prior to use of respirator?
CFR 1910.134(e)(1)

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Is there a written respiratory protection program with specific worksite procedures?
CFR 1910.134(c)(1)

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Is approved hearing protection provided to personnel exposed to areas which have been identified as noise hazardous?
1910.95 / (b)(1) AR 385-10, 1-5a(4), DA PAM 40-501, Para 6-1a

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Are approved hard hats provided to personnel who are exposed to falling and flying objects or limited electrical shock?
1910.135 / (a)(1) AR 385-10, Para 1-5a(4)

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Are acid proof protective gloves, aprons, rubber boots (with non-slip soles), face shields and acid splash proof goggles provided at all battery handling operations?
1926.441 / (a)(5) AR 385-10, 1-5a(4)

RAC HAZARD Level

9. Are eye lavage and/or deluge showers provided and co-located in the immediate work area to provide an abundance of water for flushing the eyes or skin when splashes or spills of acid or other caustic chemicals have come in contact with the body?
1926.441 / (a)(6)

RAC HAZARD Level

10. Are personnel working on welding, cutting or forging operations provided with gloves, aprons, or jackets constructed of leather or other approved material adequate to protect them from sparks, molten metal or hot slag?
1910.252 / (b)(3) AR 385-10, Para 1-5a(4)

RAC HAZARD Level

11. Are routinely used respirators inspected during cleaning? Are worn and deteriorated parts replaced?
1910.134 / (h)(1) AR 11-34, Para 3-6b

RAC HAZARD Level

12. Is the user instructed and trained in the proper use of respirators, limitations and is instruction documented? Have employees that have been issued a respirator been fit tested and has the fit test been documented?
1910.134 / (k) AR 11-34, Para 3-5a

RAC HAZARD Level

13. If a fixed quick drenching facility for flushing eyes and body is provided for, is it inspected weekly? Are portable eye washes inspected IAW manufacturers' specification?
29 CFR 1910.151, ANSI Z358.1-2004

RAC HAZARD Level

14. Are all lab or shop entrances, areas and equipment requiring the use of PPE devices posted with a sign indicating this requirement?
1910.145 / (c)(3)

RAC HAZARD Level
12.0 POL FACILITIES and OPERATIONS

1. Are POL facilities marked "NO SMOKING" within fifty (50) feet?
FM 10-67-1, Ch 2

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Are tanks, drums, and/or containers containing petroleum products properly grounded and bonded together before liquid is dispensed into or out of?
FM 10-67-1, Ch 24

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Are grounding systems for petroleum products storage inspected and tested every two years with a multi-meter and the results recorded?
FM 10-67-1, Ch 2

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Are serviceable fire extinguishers available in the POL vehicle parking areas?
FM 10-67-1, Ch 2

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Are contents of tanks for petroleum products properly marked?
FM 10-67-1, Ch 2

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Are dikes or some other form of secondary containment constructed around above ground tanks to contain spillage?
1910.106 / (d)(6)(iii) NFPA 30-2008, Para 15.3.5 NFPA 30,2-2.3.1

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Are dispensing units serviceable and free of fuel leaks?
FM 10-67-1, Ch 2

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Does the unit SOP prohibit open flames and smoking in flammable and combustible liquids storage areas?
FM 5-415, Chapter 5, Section III. 29 CFR 1910.108 (e)

RAC HAZARD Level

9. Does the unit SOP require that all flammable tanks and drums be grounded before liquid is dispensed?
29 CFR 1910.106(e)(6)(ii)

RAC HAZARD Level

10. Is an ongoing training program established to train and refresh POL personnel?
FM 10-67-1, page 2-1, and Chapter 16, Section II

RAC HAZARD Level

11. Does the training program include subjects on the danger of static electricity and fire, fire fighting techniques, protective clothing requirements and purpose, and precautions against, and control of, fuel spills?
FM 10-67-1, page 2-1

RAC HAZARD Level

12. Are packaged and bulk POL products properly stored by product, date of pack, and batch/lot number so the oldest can be used first?
FM 10-67-1, pages 3-6 and 28-7

RAC HAZARD Level

13. Is adequate protection provided from the outside elements and the ground free of POL spillage?
FM 10-67-1, Chapter 1, and page 15-13.

RAC HAZARD Level

14. Are buildings used for storage properly marked?
AR 420-90, para. 6-5a; FM 10-67-1, page 24-24

RAC HAZARD Level
13.0 POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS

1. Are only trained and authorized personnel permitted to operate powered industrial trucks (forklifts)? Has the training been conducted initially and annually thereafter? Has the training been documented?
1910.178 / (l)(1)(i) AR 600-55, Para 7-1a(5)

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Are periodic inspections of forklifts conducted? Is the date of the next inspection and load rating stenciled on the mast to operators left?
1910.178 / (a)(6) TB 43-0142, Para 6f

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Are powered industrial trucks in need of repair, defective, or unsafe in any way taken out of service until they are restored to a safe operating condition?
1910.178 / (p)

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Are seat belts installed and used for powered industrial trucks (forklifts/tugs)?

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Are powered industrial trucks inspected prior to being placed in service; such inspection shall be made daily? Industrial trucks used on a round-the-clock basis, shall be inspected after each shift.

RAC HAZARD Level
14.0 WALKING and WORKING SURFACES

1. Are standard railing provided on open sides of all exposed stairs and stair platforms?
CFR 1910.24(h)

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Are open sided floors or platforms four feet or more above the adjacent floor guarded by a standard railing?
CFR 1910.23(c)(1)

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Is every floor hole guarded by either a standard railing with standard tow board or covered with of standard strength and construction?
CFR 1910.23(a)(8)(i-ii)

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Are permanent aisles and passageways appropriately marked? The minimum width of any way of exit access shall be no less than 28 inches.

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Are all aisles and passageways kept in good repair at all times with no obstructions across or in the aisles?
1910.22 / (b)(1)

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Are floor load limits posted for occupancy and/or load limits?
1910.22 / (d)(1)

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Are passageways, storerooms, and service rooms kept in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition?
1910.22 / (a)(1)

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Are floors maintained free of water, grease, and other liquids which would create a slipping hazard?
1910.22 / (a)(2)

RAC HAZARD Level

9. Are ladders used rather than improvised ladders, such as packing cases or barrels?

RAC HAZARD Level

10. Are portable ladders properly maintained (parts free of bends, sharp edges, splinters, cracks, breaks, or loose parts)?
CFR 1910.25(d)(1)(i)

RAC HAZARD Level

11. Are feet of portable ladders kept in good condition at the bottom of the four rails? Are rungs (step) kept in good condition free of dirt, grease or oil?
CRF 1910.26(c)(2)(vi)(d)

RAC HAZARD Level

12. Are ladders inspected frequently for defects; taken out of service for repair and tagged or marked "DANGEROUS, DO NOT USE"?

RAC HAZARD Level
15. First Aid & AEDs

1. Is there a first aid kits near the workplace or in close proximity and easily accessible?
1910.151 / (b)

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Is the first aid kit inspected monthly, and contains the minimum required items per American National Standard (ANSI) Z308.1-1998?

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Are there any expired items in the first aid kit?

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Is there an AED with in 1 1/2 minute walk of all areas of the facility?

RAC HAZARD Level

AED Serial number

5. Has the AED been inspected monthly and documented in RCAS-SOH?

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Is the AED operational and contains 2 sets of pads and accessories pouch?

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Are the AED pads with in expiration date?

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Have the batteries been replaced within the last 3 years?

RAC HAZARD Level
16.0 ARMS ROOM

1. Are monthly inventories being conducted by DODIC, Lot number and quantity?
(AR 710-2, Table B-1)

RAC HAZARD Level

2. Is Opload (Operational Load) ammunition issued to personnel using hand receipt procedures (DA Form 2062)?
(AR 710-2, Chap 5)

RAC HAZARD Level

3. Are training ammunition issues/receipts controlled using DA Form 5515?
(DA Pam 710-2-1, para 11-13)

RAC HAZARD Level

4. Are Ammunition amnesty procedures posted on unit Bulletin board?
(DA Pam 710-2-1, para 11-19b.(1))

RAC HAZARD Level

5. Are fire and/or chemical hazard symbols properly posted?
(DA Pam 385-64, para 6-14 and 6-15)

RAC HAZARD Level

6. Is a RESTRICTED AREA sign posted?
(AR 190-11, para 4-15)

RAC HAZARD Level

7. Are the personnel properly trained in handling Ammunition?
(DA PAM 385-64, para 1-8, 2-6, and Figure 1-1)

RAC HAZARD Level

8. Is the ammunition/arms room SOP prepared and on-hand?
(DA Pam 385-64, para 2-4)

RAC HAZARD Level

9. Does the unit have a current explosive storage license on hand?
(DA PAM 385-64, Chap 5)

RAC HAZARD Level

10. Are Deliberate Risk Assessment Worksheets (DD Form 2977) signed by Organizations commander current and posted in the arms room?
(DA PAM 385-64 para 8-3e.)

RAC HAZARD Level

11. Is written authorization on hand signed by unit commander?
(AR 190-11 para 5-8(c))

RAC HAZARD Level

12. Are two (2) serviceable 10 BC fire extinguishers at or near the arms room?
(DA Pam 385-64, para 6-10)

RAC HAZARD Level

13. Is ammunition properly secured in class 5 security container or configured into a 500-pound unit?
(AR 190-11, para 5-8c.(3) and DA PAM 385-64 para 8-3e.(2))

RAC HAZARD Level

14. Are combustible, flammable materials stored away from ammunition?

RAC HAZARD Level

15. Is the arms room neat and tidy?
(DA Pam 385-64, para 2-7)

RAC HAZARD Level

16. Is Ammunition kept in proper packaging?
(DA Pam 385-64, para 8-3e.(1))

RAC HAZARD Level

17. Are Operational load ammunition containers/packages marked with DODIC, lot number, quantity?
(AR 710-2, para 2-44c.(6))

RAC HAZARD Level

18. Are Ammunition package(s) sealed and/or banded?
(AR 190-11, para 5-8c.(1))

RAC HAZARD Level

19. Are Operational and Training ammunition segregated?
(DA PAM 385-64 para 8-3f.)

RAC HAZARD Level

20. Are Unserviceable ammunition physically separated from serviceable ammunition?
(DA Pam 385-64, para 3-7b.)

RAC HAZARD Level

21. Are Dummy, drill, and/or inert ammunition properly marked, drilled, or otherwise identified and segregated from live?
(DA Pam 385-64, para 3-5)

RAC HAZARD Level

22. Are Magazine data cards (DA Forms 3020-R) used to assist inventory control of arms room ammunition?
(AR 710-2, para 2-41(d))

RAC HAZARD Level

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