Life safety

Do smoke/fire doors close and latch properly?

Fire doors designated with BMP labels?

Unobstructed closure of smoke/fire doors?

Unobstructed access to fire extinguishers?

Monthly fire extinguisher checks noted?

Unobstructed view of fire alarm pull station?

Stairwells clear of storage and properly lit?

18" clearance in sprinkled areas?

24" clearance in non-sprinkled areas?

Unobstructed path of egress?

Exit lights lit?

Fire diamond posted?

Audio visual page charts up-to-date?


Alarm system checked?

Infection control

Absence of Shipping containers?

Linen/linen cart properly covered?

Clean medical equipment bagged and tagged?

Sharps containers filled appropriately?

Waterless hand sanitizers dated?

No items found stored on floor?

Staff food and drink not observed in undesignated areas?

Virex bottles in designated areas only? (2-nursery. 1- blood bank. 1-sleep lab)


No Handwritten signs found?

Signage issues not observed?

Misc. issues

Ceiling tiles in good condition?

Walls in good condition and free of holes?

Floor surfaces clean and free of cracks?

Slip, trip, or fall hazards not found?

Unauthorized items under sink?

Appropriate positive/negative air pressures? (Clean-positive soiled-negative)


Oxygen stored correctly?

Equipment safety

Absence of Extension cords?

Electrical checks on small appliances?

Locked electrical panels?

Access to electrical panels not blocked?

Food/nutrition areas

Open food containers dated properly?


Bathrooms clean

Horizontal areas free of dust?

Cleanliness issues not found?

Clinical safety

Medication storage areas locked?

No outdated supplies found?

Food or drink not found in un-designated areas?

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.