Weapons Handling

Is the weapons handling area free from distractions and does it provide a safe environment for weapons loading and clearing? AFMAN 31-229 para. 1.2.

Is the floor area below the clearing zone covered by a rubber or resilient matting to help prevent damage or primer detonation of a dropped round? AFMAN 31-229 para. 3.2.3.

Are written firearms clearing procedures posted above each clearing barrel for each type for each type of government firearm stored in the arms room? AFMAN 31-229 para. 3.3.

Are only clearing barrel attendant and the individual clearing their weapons allowed in the clear zone at any given time? AFMAN 31-229 para. 1.3.

Is the red line identifying the clearing zone painted, or taped or incorporated in the floor tile pattern, and at least 4 inches wide? AFMAN 31-22p para. 1.3.3.

Is the clearing zone at least 6 feet wide (three feet on either side of the clearing barrel center line)? AFMAN 31-229 para 1.3.3.

Does the Armorer ensure each weapon is cleared before issue or turn-in? AFMAN 31-229 para. 1.4.2.


Report Routing

Supervisor Signature:


Superintendent Signature:


Commander Signature:


Safety Office Signature:


Wing Commander Signature:


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.