Audit

A. PREVIOUS AUDITS

Has the last audit been reviewed?

Have all outstanding concerns been addressed?

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Identify outstanding concerns.

B. TOP REPEAT ITEMS

Hallways clear of clutter.

Exit doors unobstructed.

No propped doors.

Storage (boxes etc.) are stored no less than 18" from sprinkler head.

Storages (boxes etc.) are 6" above floor.

No cracked, stained, or missing ceiling tiles.

No codes written on access control doors.

All junction boxes are covered.

No damaged building materials (e.g. ceilings, caulking, corner casing, ceiling penetration, cove base, door, floor tile, handrails, wallboard, wall penetration)

C. STAFF AWARENESS

Staff can identify Emergency Response Resources.
Safety info on ID
TJUH Intranet
Answer Book
Emergency Response Card

Staff are wearing ID cards.

Employees know how to access SDSs, Chemical Inventory List available.

Personal items kept secured in work areas. (Handbags, Wallets)

Employees know the process for reporting a security incident, chemical spill, Code Red.
Dial 811/TJUH Dial 77/MHD

Staff knows who can shut off medical gases in an emergency.

Staff demonstrates knowledge of Code D/Disaster response.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) available and worn when necessary.

D. EOC

Electrical closet/panels, mechanical closets, housekeeping closets are locked.

Fire extinguishers are clearly marked (signage).

Fire extinguishers unobstructed within 75 feet.

Fire extinguisher tag shows monthly inspection (mm/dd/yy) and current annual tag.

Exits illuminated; clearly and correctly marked.

Pull stations unobstructed (3' clear) and intact.

Smoke/Fire Doors close freely (positive latch).

No smoking policy enforced (no visible signs of non-compliance).

Fire Tower Exits unlocked from floor (unless approved variance - special conditions).

Proper stair identification signage at landings.

Fire evacuation diagram signage posted at elevator call stations/landings.

Medical gas shut-off valves are labeled to indicate the area served.

Access control devices (card readers, combination locks) are in use and working properly.

Area is adequately lighted.

Sprinkler heads are free of foreign materials.

No unauthorized appliances (fans, space heater, toaster).

Extension cords are not substituted for permanent wiring. (only approved surge power strips)

Entrances to areas storing hazardous chemicals are labeled properly. (NFPA Diamond)

Chemicals stored properly.

Gas cylinders properly secured.

E. MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

Equipment is clean and free from damage.

Equipment is free of frayed wires and/or faulty plugs.

Users of equipment is surveyed for recurrent problems.

Rechargeable equipment is plugged in.

Equipment is being routinely inspected as indicated by the Equipment management Plan.

F. MISCELLANOUS

Alcohol based hand washing solution readily available (staff handwashing).

Clean linen cart covered, no items stored on top.

No food or drink in clinical work area.

Refrigerator log completed and up to date.

Clean and dirty linen are separated and never stored together.

Standards of cleanliness are maintained throughout.

HVAC vents free of dust.

G. ADDITIONAL FINDINGS

Is there any additional findings?

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Additionally findings 1:

Is there any additional findings?

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Additionally findings 2:

Is there any additional findings?

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Additionally findings 3:

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Department/Unit Representative
Auditor
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.