Safety Management

Are hand rails solidly mounted (not loose)?

Is location free from trip hazards?

Are walls free from paint or repair needs?

Are any cables or wires not exposed?

Are oxygen cylinders stored correctly? Empty and full containers physically separated? Open cylinders not stored with full?

Are compressed gas cylinders stored and secured properly? Compressed gas cylinders need to be chained to the wall or on a cart secured. Freestanding cylinders are not allowed.

Are ceiling tiles clean, stain free, and in good condition? Indicate location of bad tiles in notes section.

Are nurse call pull cords proper length - 2 to 6 inches from floor, not tied to grab bars, etc.?

Are the total number of oxygen tanks within the allowable limits? No greater than 12 in a smoke compartment outside of storage rooms.

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.