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  • Written safety rules / safe job procedures in place

  • OSHA log updated / safety posters displayed

  • Management Safety Policy in place

  • All planned safety activities performed (meetings, inspections, training)

  • Effective new employee safety orientation

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Emergency Action / Housekeeping

  • Walkways maintained, aisles defined, uncluttered

  • Emergency exits clearly identified, adequate number

  • Egress routes marked and accessible, 28" rule observed?

  • Unapproved doors clearly marked "NOT AN EXIT" or marked w/ purpose

  • Stair/aisle ways free from material storage and debris

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Emergency Medical

  • Emergency contact information posted

  • First aid responders available for each shift

  • Blood borne pathogens exposure potential adequately addressed

  • First aid supplies adequate and available

  • Transportation available for injured workers / Plan in place

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Slip / Trip / Fall Hazards

  • Portable ladders equipped with non-slip feet. Ladder labeled properly. Employees properly trained on ladder use.

  • Stairways in good repair with handrails. Treads and risers in proper proportion and non-slip

  • Elevated areas have guard rails and toe boards

  • Work areas, aisle ways, storage areas are orderly

  • Illumination adequate for normal conditions, emergency lighting in place

  • External walking, parking, and break areas free of hazards,well maintained

  • Warning signs posted for wet floors or spills

  • Anti-slip mats and flooring used where appropriate

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Hand Tools

  • Power tools properly grounded / have safety power switch

  • Defective tools are removed from service

  • Proper guards are provided, tools electrically grounded or double insulated

  • Preventive maintenance / inspection program in place

  • Employees are trained in the safe use of hand tools

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Fire Safety

  • Portable fire extinguishers of proper type are mounted properly, accessible, and inspected / Every 75' minimum

  • Approved safety containers are used for flammable liquids

  • Bonding and grounding used with storage of flammable materials

  • Combustible debris disposed of properly and regularly

  • "No Smoking" areas designated

  • Sprinkler system functional/inspected/documented

  • Smoke and/or heat detectors functional and inspected

  • Minimum 18" clearance below sprinkler heads

  • Sprinkler valves locked open

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Electrical Hazards

  • Machinery and equipment are grounded

  • Electrical panels have clear access (minimum 36")

  • Electrical panels clearly marked

  • Outlets, switches and boxes have covers

  • Permanent wiring in place - no extension cords

  • Exposure of overhead electrical lines controlled

  • Emergency stops and critical electrical controls are identified

  • Appropriate electrical systems designed for hazardous locations have been installed in spray booths and flammable liquid storage rooms

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Mobile Equipment

  • Equipment operated at safe speeds

  • Observed safe loading and unloading practices

  • Equipped with back-up alarms

  • Operators qualified / trained

  • Equipment inspected regularly

  • Seat belt worn by operator

  • Mirrors installed at blind spots

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Material Handling / Storage

  • Hoist chains, cables, and slings are inspected regularly and documented

  • Storage piles are stable and secured from falling or collapse

  • Load limits are posted for all floors above ground level

  • Load limits are displayed on all hoists

  • Manual handling aids available and used

  • Weight limits set for manual lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling

  • Workers trained in proper lifting techniques / ergonomics

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  • Lockout/tagout program in place, locks available, employees trained

  • Hazardous areas painted bright colors

  • Guards are provided for "point-of-operation" of machinery

  • Clothing and hair restrictions in place to prevent entanglement in machinery

  • Power transmission guards are in place

  • Noise exposures adequately addressed

  • Warnings displayed in obvious locations

  • Compressed air systems have pressure reduced to 30PSI and are not used for cleaning clothing

  • Air hoses provided with safety latch to prevent accidental disconnect

  • Welding equipment in good condition

  • Compressed gas cylinders are secured to prevent falling

  • Overhead hazards from equipment, conveyors, and process pipes, are guarded

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  • Hazardous materials containers labeled

  • SDS available

  • Hazard Communication Training program in place

  • Smoking and eating prohibited in work areas where chemicals are used

  • Eyewash/emergency shower available, functional, inspected

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Personal Protective Equipment

  • PPE assessment performed - PPE requirements in place

  • Employees trained in the use and maintenance of PPE - training documented

  • Hard hat areas designated and enforced

  • Hearing protection utilized in required areas

  • Face / eye protection in place where needed

  • Safety foot protection required where appropriate

  • Protective clothing, gloves, aprons, boots, face shields, and goggles are used when handling hazardous materials

  • Approved respiratory protection equipment available and fit tested

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Additional Notes

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Audit conditions

  • Did this audit begin with an opening conference?

  • Was this audit accompanied by a representative of the client?

  • Were corrective measures suggested during or at the end of the audit?

  • Were employees interviewed?

  • Were employees observed performing their tasks?

  • Did the general staff have prior knowledge of this audit?

  • Did client request clarification of any item brought to their attention?

  • Has client utilized any Proservice safety training in the past?

  • Was there a closing conference following the audit?

  • Was assistance requested with any topic as a result of this audit?

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