Electrical

  • Use of unnecessary extension cords?

  • Are electrical cord tripping hazards present?

  • Access to the electrical panel is not obstructed?

  • Electrical cords do not run through wall openings or doorways?

  • Electrical cords are not under rugs or mats?

  • Other Electrical?

Emergency and Evacuation

  • Fire alarm system tested regularly?

  • Evacuation Plan available and posted?

  • Employees are familiar with evacuation plan and their responsibilities in case of an emergency?

  • Emergency/evacuation drill conducted annually?

  • Other Emergency or Evacuation concerns?

Exits and Aisles

  • Locks or latches are on doors equipped with panic hardware?

  • No obstructions present in aisles, exits, or on stairways?

  • Directions to exit(s) are clearly marked?

  • Adequate lighting in for aisles, exits, or stairways?

  • Emergency lighting present & working?

  • Fire escape is kept clear?

  • Exits do not open to high traffic or public way?

  • Other Exit or Aisle concerns?

Fire Protection

  • Locations of fire extinguishers are clearly marked?

  • Required types and number are accessible?

  • Extinguishers inspected and documented monthly?

  • Extinguishers are serviced & tagged annually?

  • Access to standpipes, fire hoses, or sprinkler control valves is kept clear?

  • Decorations or other material is not attached to sprinkler system?

  • Sprinkler heads are not damaged, corroded, or painted over?

  • Chemical containers are clearly labeled?

  • Flammable liquids or other chemicals are stored in closed containers?

  • Excess quantities of flammable liquids are not stored in the building?

  • Flammable liquids are not stored near exits, in aisles, or on stairways?

  • Combustible material is not stored in the vicinity of the heater or another ignition source?

  • Adequate ventilation in areas with photocopiers or other similar heat-producing machines?

  • Flammable liquids are not stored in heater room?

  • Other Fire Protection concerns?

Work, Rest and Break Areas

  • Proper federal/state "right to know" posters and OSHA information posted in common areas?

  • Plumbing fixtures (fountains, sinks, urinals, etc.) do not leak?

  • Floor mats are slip resistant; do not present trip hazard?

  • Stairways are in good repair with handrails and non-slip tread?

  • Stairways are not being used for storage?

  • Stairway steps are uniform in size and riser height?

  • Slip resistant preparation is used on highly polished floors?

  • Adequate space between desks and furniture to provide for safe passage?

  • Desks/cabinets are not oriented to open into passage ways?

  • Adequate lighting?

  • No damaged floor surfaces?

  • Ladders are available to reach overhead storage areas?

  • Ladders are in good condition; not damaged or broken?

  • Glass walls or doors are impact resistant and clearly marked?

  • Cabinets and shelves are secured to prevent overturning?

  • Heavy objects are not placed on top of cabinets or partitions?

  • Video display terminal operators are not complaining of headaches, stress, or strains to neck or eyes?

  • Temperature is comfortable; not too high or too low?

  • Adequate ventilation in areas where there is the use of potentially toxic materials, chemicals, or fluids?

  • No noticeable dust or odors in the air?

  • Noise level is comfortable and not excessive?

  • Other Work, Rest or Break Area concerns?

  • First Aid Kit is available and contains appropriate supplies

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