Weekly Environmental Inspection

GENERAL INSPECTION CHECKLIST

  • Hazard classification:
    CLASS A: any condition or practice with potential for permanent disability, loss of life or body part and/or extensive loss of structure equipment or material to be corrected within 1 to 12 hours

    CLASS B: any condition or practice with potential for serious injury/illness or property damage that is disruptive but less severe than class A. To be corrected within 12 to 36 hours

    CLASS C: any practice or condition with potential for non-disabling injury or illness, or non-disruptive property damage to be corrected within 36 to 72 hours or longer if no illness or disruptive property damage

  • Area inspected

A. HOUSEKEEPING

  • Look for the following but not limited to:
    - Aisle ways marked and clear
    - Trash emptied daily
    - Trash cans covered
    - Spills cleaned up

  • Date and time of the inspection

  • Check if any hazards were found

  • Hazard
  • Location of the hazard

  • Hazard Classification, description and pictures

B. FIRE PROTECTION

  • Look for the following but not limited to:
    - Access clear to fire extinguisher
    - Hung up properly
    - Serviced annually

  • Date and time of the inspection

  • Check if any hazards were found

  • Hazard
  • Location of the hazard

  • Hazard Classification, description and pictures

C. EXITS

  • Look for the following but not limited to:
    - Doors clear
    - emergency lights tested
    - exits properly marked
    - doors open properly

  • Date and time of the inspection

  • Check if any hazards were found

  • Hazard
  • Location of the hazard

  • Hazard Classification, description and pictures

D. CHEMICAL SAFETY

  • Look for the following but not limited to:
    - emergency eyewash and shower access clear
    - MSDS updated, accessible
    - containers properly labeled
    - proper containers
    - safety cabinets closed
    - containers closed
    - chemicals dispensed properly

  • Date and time of the inspection

  • Check if any hazards were found

  • Hazard
  • Location of the hazard

  • Hazard Classification, description and pictures

E. ELECTRICAL

  • Look for the following but not limited to:
    - are covers secured
    - disconnects labeled
    - disconnect area clear

  • Date and time of the inspection

  • Check if any hazards were found

  • Hazard
  • Location of the hazard

  • Hazard Classification, description and pictures

F. MACHINE GUARDING

  • Look for the following but not limited to:
    - safety guards in place
    - safety switches working
    - operating points guarded

  • Date and time of the inspection

  • Check if any hazards were found

  • Hazard
  • Location of the hazard

  • Hazard Classification, description and pictures

G. PERSONAL PROTECTION

  • Look for the following but not limited to:
    - if required, used properly, available
    - safety glasses
    - hearing protection
    - gloves
    - respiratory protection
    - face shields/goggles
    - foot protection

  • Date and time of the inspection

  • Check if any hazards were found

  • Hazard
  • Location of the hazard

  • Hazard Classification, description and pictures

H. ENVIRONMENT

  • Look for the following but not limited to:
    - proper work lighting
    - proper ventilation
    - fume hoods cleaned - fume hoods not used for storage
    - fume hoods installed/used where required
    - noise level reasonable

  • Date and time of the inspection

  • Check if any hazards were found

  • Hazard
  • Location of the hazard

  • Hazard Classification, description and pictures

I. OTHER NON-CATEGORIZED HAZARDS

  • Look for the following but not limited to:
    - Any practice or condition with potential for disabling injuries or illnesses or property damage

  • Date and time of the inspection

  • Check if any hazards were found

  • Hazard
  • Location of the hazard

  • Hazard Classification, description and pictures

GENERAL COMMENTS

  • Write here any other observations:

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