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General Inspection

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1.0 General Warehouse Areas

  • 1.1 Are aisles clear and open for material transfers? <br>• No product shall be stored in aisles where it blocks equipment maneuvering. 29 CFR 1910.22(a)(1)

  • 1.2 Are floor and rack storage limits properly posted? <br>• One sign near the entrance of the warehouse should indicate the floor rating. <br>• All racks should be labeled with load ratings. 29 CFR 1910.176(b)<br>

  • 1.3 Are rack uprights and beams in good condition? <br>• Bent racks and beams must be repaired or replaced. <br>• All racks should be bolted to the floor. 29 CFR 1910.176 (b)

  • 1.4 Are designated open areas clear of blockage? <br>• Such areas include 36 inch perimeters along interior walls as well as electrical panels and eye wash units. NFPA 70-2011 Article 110.26 1910.301-308<br>

  • 1.5 Are fire extinguishers and overhead fire sprinklers up to date for inspections and in good condition?<br>• Verify employees have received appropriate training and education. 29 CFR 1910.157 (e) and (g)

  • 1.6 Are all emergency exits clear of blockage and are the exit signs in good condition? <br>• Inspect both inside and outside for blockage of the exits. <br>• All exit signs should be lit & all emergency lights tested. 29 CFR 1910. 137 (a)(3) and (b)(1)

  • 1.7 Are all pallets in good condition? <br>• Empty pallets must be stored properly. <br>• No broken or protruding wood or nails. <br>• No pallets on edge. <br>• Avoid storing empty pallets in quantities or densities in excess of O.H. fire sprinkler combustible load ratings. 29 CFR 1910.176 (b)

  • 1.8 Are overhead lighting, skylights, and roofs in good condition? <br>• Check for leaks, broken panels/light bulbs, and missing bulb shields.  ANSI Standard A11.1-1965, R1970, Practice for Industrial Lighting.<br>

  • 1.9 Are loose/unboxed materials stacked properly?<br>• Properly stored by blocking, interlocking or limiting the height of the pile.<br>• Insure product stack heights are enforced to prevent container crushing and falling materials. 29 CFR 1910.176 (b)

  • 1.10 Are all bags, containers, bundles, etc. stored in tiers that are stacked, blocked, interlocked and limited in height? <br>• Stable and secure to prevent sliding or collapse. 20 CFR 1910.176 (b)

  • 1.11 Are all employees use proper personal protective equipment when handling chemicals? 29 CFR 1910. (f)(1)(v)

  • 1.12 Are guardrails and/or covers provided to protect personnel from the hazards of open sides of stairs, platforms, floor openings, floor holes, mezzanines, equipment pits, and other possible fall hazards? 29 CFR 1910.28 (b)

  • 1.13 Are elevators and hoists for lifting items properly used?<br>• Have adequate/safe clearances, no obstructions, appropriate signals and directional warning signs. <br>• Documented annual inspections by licensed inspector are posted on the equipment and on file. 29 CFR 1910.179 (b)(6)

  • 1.14 All hazardous materials' containers are properly labeled?<br>• Indicated chemical’s identity, the manufacturer’s name and address, and appropriate hazard warnings. 29 CFR 1910.1200(f)(6)(ii)<br>

  • 1.15 Are all chemicals stored according to the manufacturer’s recommendations and local or national fire codes. (i.e. flammable cabinets, cans, etc.)? 1910.106(a)(32)<br>

  • 1.16 Materials stored 18 inches or more from sprinkler heads and ceiling, 24 inches or more if room has no sprinkler heads. 1910.159(c)(10)<br>

  • 1.16 Are all employees use the proper lifting technique for the materials being handled? NIOSH Lifting Equation<br>

  • 1.17 Products and containers that are most frequently moved by hand are stored at rack heights that minimize bending / stooping or excess reach to pick up or place? NIOSH Lifting Equation<br>

Dock Areas (Exterior and Interior)

2.0 Dock Areas (Exterior)

  • 2.1 Are approach roads and staging areas (yard) clear for maneuvering, well drained, free of potholes and are all signs in place and legible?

  • 2.2 Is the approach to the dock well drained and free from potholes or other obstructions? <br>• Pay particular attention to snow, ice, storm water and debris build up. 29 CFR 1910.22(a)(3)<br>

  • 2.3 Are dock positions clearly marked with painted lines that the drivers can see to help them spot their trailer accurately?

  • 2.4 Are all exterior lights working properly? <br>• This item will need to be inspected during the evening when lights are functioning.  ANSI Standard A11.1-1965, R1970, Practice for Industrial Lighting.<br>

  • 2.5 Are wheel chocks and/or trailer restraint systems working properly? <br>• If trailer restraint systems are in use remember to inspect for proper locking and indicator light function both inside and outside. <br>• Ensure tractors are disconnected from trailer. 29 CFR 1910.178(k)(1)<br>

  • 2.6 Are "attractive nuisances" controlled or removed from around the facility? <br>• An attractive nuisance is any feature that might attract children, vandals, vagrants or other undesirable activities (i.e. concrete culverts, stacks of pallets, etc.). GOJO Security Policy

3.0 Dock Areas (Interior)

  • 3.1 Are visitors and drivers remaining in designated safe areas and walkways? GOJO Security Policy

  • 3.2 Are all interior overhead lights and trailer lights in the dock area operating properly? <br>• Test all lights that might be off at time of inspection to be sure they work properly ANSI Standard A11.1-1965, R1970, Practice for Industrial Lighting.<br>

  • 3.3 Do dock doors work properly and close completely? <br>• Ensure that all doors in use open and close smoothly. <br>• Inspect automatic stops and auto-reversing functions on powered doors WIS-OPR-1014

  • 3.4 Are dock doors closed when not in use? <br>• Closed doors should seal well with the floor and dock leveling plate. WIS-OPR-1014

  • 3.5 Is there sufficient room to maneuver materials? <br>• Dock area floors should be clean and free of trash, debris, or stored items that block the safe passage of loaded equipment 29 CFR 1910.176 (a)<br>

  • 3.6 Are there sufficient waste cans for the area and are those cans properly labeled and emptied on a regular basis? <br>• In general, floors, ceilings, and exhaust fans are clean and free of cobwebs and dust buildup. 29 CFR 1910.141(a)(3)<br><br>

  • 3.7 Is there adequate natural or mechanical ventilation to control any potential atmospheric hazards? <br>• Where propane-powered equipment is in use, the ventilation must be tested to rule out excess carbon dioxide/monoxide. An Industrial Hygienist may need to do testing. 29 CFR 1910.178 (i)<br>

Equipment Check

4.0 Equipment Checks

  • 4.1 Are all ladders and hand tools in good condition? <br>• Remove any unsafe equipment from service while awaiting repair. 29 CFR 1910.23 (c)(3), ANSI ASC A14.1, 29 CFR 1910.242 (a)<br><br>

  • 4.2 Are forklifts being operated safely and inspected at the start of every shift? <br>• Observe powered industrial truck operations and review training certifications to confirm operators have been adequately trained and evaluated. 29 CFR 1910.178 (l)<br>

  • 4.3 Do forklifts have functioning warning devices such as back-up alarms, strobes, or horns? <br>• Test equipment as needed, report repairs, and tag out equipment that is unsafe until repairs are made. 29 CFR 1910.178 (l)<br>

  • 4.4 Are battery charging/changing areas designated for that purpose and contain appropriate emergency flushing facilities (i.e. eyewash and shower)? 29 CFR 1910.151 (c) <br>

  • 4.5 Are guards in place for any hazard points on moving equipment such as belt guards on compressors or conveyors? <br>• Inspect all powered work tools as well (i.e. cords, insulation, shrouds, casing, guards, etc.). 29 CFR 1910.212(a)(1),<br> 29 CFR 1910.242 (a)<br>

  • 4.6 Are propane tanks stored correctly and are the tank exchange and/or tank filling areas properly maintained? <br>• Appropriate signs are in place and area is free of trash. NFPA 58 Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases

  • 4.7 Are all fire sprinkler control valves in their open position? <br>• Do a visual check to insure the valves are fully open. 29 CFR 1910.159(c)(2)<br>

  • 4.8 Are the original capacity, operation and maintenance instruction plates, tags or decals on powered industrial trucks in place and legible?<br>• All authorized equipment and accessory modifications are also identified on those labels/tags/decals. 29 CFR 1910.178(a)(6)<br><br>

  • 4.9 Forklifts are used in hazardous locations (i.e. around flammable materials) are properly marked / labeled / tagged for the specific hazardous location? 29 CFR 1910.178 (b)<br>

  • 4.10 Are battery exchange conveyors, overhead hoists or equivalent materials handling equipment in use provided and reinstalled?<br>• Batteries are properly positioned and secured.<br>• The forklift is properly positioned with brakes applied prior to battery exchange. 29 CFR 1910.178 (g)<br>

  • 4.11 Are battery vent caps in place, in good working condition with vents open and clear? 29 CFR 1910.178 (g)<br>

  • 4.12 Is the Hot Work SOP being followed?<br>• To prevent smoking, welding, grinding or other ignition sources from battery charging functions and other flammable materials areas. GOJO Hot Work Policy

  • 4.13 Are tools and other spark producing metallic objects kept away from the top of uncovered batteries? 29 CFR 1910.178 (g)(12)<br>

Training & General Safety

5.0 Training and General Safety

  • 5.1 Are all employees properly trained and is training and certification up to date? <br>• Inspect records to verify training is documented and up to date. SOP-COR-1017<br>

  • 5.2 Are emergency evacuation routes and guidelines posted? 29 CFR 1910.38 (f)<br>

  • 5.3 Are incidents, near misses and injuries being investigated and are unsafe conditions being corrected, reported/documented in a timely manner? GOJO Emergency Policy, GOJO Near miss reporting

  • 5.4 Are all employees trained in the requirements of the hazard communication standard?<br>• Including a review of each MSDS and the specifics of existing and potential hazards of chemicals in the work place, precautions and safe work practices. 29CFR 1910.1200 (h)(3)<br>

  • 5.5 Is refresher training and evaluation conducted and documented whenever a powered industrial truck operator has been observed operating a vehicle in an unsafe manner or has been involved in an incident or a near-miss incident? 29 CFR 1910.178 (l)(4)

  • 5.6 Is refresher training and evaluation conducted and documented whenever a powered industrial truck operator is assigned to drive a different piece of equipment, attachment, or the nature of the employee's duties change in any way that might impact safety? 29 CFR 1910.178 (l)(4)<br>

  • 5.15 Are evaluations of each powered industrial truck operator's performance conducted at least once every three years to verify they are working in accordance with established safety practices? <br>• Records are on file to document the evaluations. 29 CFR 1910.178 (l)(4)<br>

Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety

  • 6.1 - No power leads across walkways? 29 CFR 1910.22(a)(1)

  • 6.2 - No broken plugs, sockets or switches? No damaged cords? 29 CFR 1910.303(b)(1)

  • 6.3 - No strained cords and leads? 29 CFR 1910.334 (a)(2)(II)

  • 6.4 - Do all electrical panels have at least 36 inches of clearance? NFPA 70-2011 Article 110.26 1910.301-308

  • 6.5 - Electrical face plates in place? Are all knock outs in place? 29 CFR 1910.303(b)(1)

  • 6.6 - Breakers in the electrical panel properly labelled and legible? 29 CFR 1910.303(f)(1)<br>

  • 6.7 - Extension cords are not used as replacement of permanent wiring? 29 CFR 1910.305(a)(2)

  • 6.8 - No use of any "Daisy Chained" power strips or extension cords? 29 CFR 1910.305(a)(2)

  • 6.9 - Grounding pins on plugs are present? 29 CFR 1910.106(e)(6)(ii)

  • 6.10 - GFCI pass first test using push buttons built into the outlet receptacle by sinks/water access points? NFPA 70, NEC



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