Site specific emergency procedures reviewed?

All personnel posses OSHA 10 hour card?

Do boom lift and forklift operators have their training cards?

Is scaffold in good condition and GREEN TAGGED?

Any Confined Space entry to be coordinated?

Paint sample results reviewed?

Are any containment inspections required? (Usually for over water projects such as catwalks)

Is the first aid kit on site and fully stocked?

Is eye wash station or eye wash bottles on site?

Hand Tools & Equipment

Are all tools and equipment used by employees at their work place in good condition?

Are employees made aware of the hazards caused by faulty or improperly used hand tools?

Are appropriate safety glasses face shields, and similar equipment used while using hand tools or equipment that might produce flying materials or be subject to breakage?

Personal Protective Equipment & Clothing

Are approved safety glasses required to be worn at all times in areas where there is a risk of eye injuries such as punctures, abrasions, contusions or burns?

Are protective gloves, shields, or other means provided against cuts, or abrasions?

Is protection against the effects of occupational noise exposure provided and in use?

Are hard hats provided and worn where danger of falling objects exists?

Are hard hats inspected periodically for damage to the shell and suspension system?

Is appropriate foot protection required where there is the risk of foot injuries from falling objects, crushing or penetrating actions?

Are approved respirators provided for regular or emergency use where needed?

Is all protective equipment maintained in a sanitary condition and ready for use?

Do you have eye washing facilities within the work area?

Has this job foreman been directed to ensure and ENFORCE proper use of PPE?

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Are all employees required to report as soon as practicable any obvious hazard to life or property observed in connection with electrical or lines?

Are portable electrical tools and equipment grounded or of the double insulated type?

Are electrical appliances such as vacuum cleaners and blowers grounded?

Do extension cords being used have a grounding conductor?

Are multiple plug adapters prohibited?

Do suitable disconnecting switches or plug connectors at the junction with permanent wiring protect all temporary circuits?

Is exposed wiring and cords with frayed or deteriorated insulation repaired or replaced promptly?

Are flexible cords and cables free of splices or taps?

In wet or damp locations, are electrical tools and equipment appropriate for the use or location or otherwise protected?

Is the use of metal ladders prohibited in area where the ladder or the person using the ladder could come in contact with energized parts of equipment, fixtures or circuit conductors?

Are all disconnecting switches and circuit breakers labeled to indicate their use or equipment served?

Are disconnecting means always opened before fuses are replaced?

Are all energized parts of electrical circuits and equipment guarded against accidental contact by approved cabinets or enclosures?

Is sufficient access and working space provided and maintained about all electrical equipment to permit ready and safe operations and maintenance?

Are all unused openings (including conduit knockouts) in electrical enclosures and fittings closed with appropriate covers, plugs or plates?

Are electrical enclosures such as switches, receptacles, junction boxes, etc., provided with tight-fitting covers or plates?

Walking, Tripping & Falling

Is this work in a bilge?

Has crew been briefed by safety department on dangers in bilge?

Are "DECK PLATES REMOVED" signs posted?


Are "CAUTION HOT STEAM PIPE" signs posted?

Is there sufficient lighting?

Are aisles and passageways kept clear?

Are holes in the deck or other walking surface covered or otherwise made safe?

Is there a safe clearance for walking in aisles where motorized or mechanical handling equipment is operating?

Are spilled materials cleaned up immediately?

Are materials/equipment stored so that sharp projectiles will not interfere with the walkway?

Are changes of direction or elevations readily identifiable?

Are aisles or walkways that pass near moving or operating machinery, welding operations or similar operations arranged so employees will not be subjected to potential hazards?

Is adequate headroom provided for the entire length of any aisle or walkway?

Are standard guardrails provided wherever aisle or walkway surfaces are elevated more than 30 inches above any adjacent floor or the ground?

Are bridges provided over pipes and similar hazards?

Portable Ladders

Are hardware and fittings securely attached, and movable parts operating freely without binding or undue play?

Are non-slip safety feet provided on each metal or rung ladder?

Are ladder rungs and steps free of grease and oil?

Is it prohibited to place a ladder in front of doors opening toward the laser except when the door is blocked open, locked or guarded?

Is it prohibited to place ladders on boxes, barrels, or other unstable bases to obtain additional height?

Are employees instructed to face the ladder when ascending or descending?

Are employees instructed not to use the top 2 steps of ordinary stepladders as a step?

When portable rung ladders are used to gain access to elevated platforms, roofs, and the like does the ladder always extend at least 3 feet above the elevated surface?

Are portable ladders used with the base in place so that slipping will not occur, or it is lashed in place?

Are employees prohibited from using ladders as guys, braces, skids, gin poles, or for other than their intended purposes?

Are employees instructed to only adjust extension ladders while standing at a base (not while standing on the ladder or from a position above the ladder)?

Are metal ladders inspected for damage?

Compressors & Compressed Air

Is this a diesel compressor and if so is the APCD permit posted?

Are compressors equipped with pressure relief valves, and pressure gauges?

Is the belt drive system totally enclosed to provide protection for the front, back, top, and sides?

Are safety collars in place at all connectors?

Is it strictly prohibited to direct compressed air towards a person?

When using compressed air for cleaning, do employees use personal protective equipment?

Is it prohibited to use compressed air to clean up or move combustible dust if such action could cause the dust to be suspended in the air and cause a fire or explosion hazard?

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Hazardous Chemical Exposures

Are MSDS's on site?

Are employees aware of the potential hazards involving various chemicals stored or used in the workplace-- such as acids, bases, caustics, epoxies, and phenols?

Are employees prohibited from eating in areas where hazardous chemicals are present?

Are flammable or toxic chemicals kept in closed containers when not in use?

Are drums and containers stored on spill containment pallets or pans?

Are metal flammable storage drums grounded properly to prevent sparks and fire?

Is the HAZMAT locker labeled with POC's and in a secondary containment?

Are secondary labels available and being properly used?

Is sufficient ventilation in place?

Which type of respirator cartridge is required for this job?

Are those respirator cartridges on site in sufficient quantity?

Who is responsible for HAZMAT disposal?

Are sufficient labels available for disposal?

Are secondary containments in place?

Are compressed gas cylinders in use at job site?

Spraying Operations

Are PFD's available for use on over water operations?

Is containment inspection required? (Usually on over water jobs such as a catwalk)

Is adequate ventilation assured before spray operations are started?

Is mechanical ventilation provided when spraying operation is done in enclosed areas?

When mechanical ventilation is provided during spraying operations, is it so arranged that it will not circulate the contaminated air?

Is the spray area free of hot surfaces?

Is the spray area at least 20 feet from flames, sparks, operating electrical motors and other ignition sources?

Are portable lamps used to illuminate spray areas suitable for use in a hazardous location?

Is approved respiratory equipment provided and used when appropriate during spraying operations?

Do solvents used for cleaning have a flash point of 100 F or more?

Is the spray area kept clean of combustible residue?

Are paint mixing and staging areas in a secondary containment?

Is foreman actively enforcing PPE policy particularly in regards to eye protection?

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Protection During Contamination Producing Operation & Maintaining Cleanliness During Job Period

3.1.1 Prior to installation accomplish an inspection of protective covering to identify the current condition of equipment and surface prep area? Submit one legible copy in hard copy or electronic media of the result of inspection to supervisor, prior to beginning of contamination producing operation
**This must be signed by supervisor or ship force**

Install filter material on intake of supply and exhaust e d of ventilation system

Install double curtain baffles at the entrance of each access

Inspect the protective covering at the beginning of shift

Maintain cleanliness of work site daily

Remove protective covering and dispose of at completion

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Flammable & Combustible Materials

Are combustible scrap, debris and waste materials (I.e. oily rags) stored in covered metal receptacles and removed from the worksite promptly?

Are approved containers and tanks used for the storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids?

Are all flammable liquid kept in closed containers when not in use (e.g. Parts cleaning tanks, pans)?

I liquified petroleum gas stored, handled and used in accordance with safe practices and standards?

Are all solvent wastes and flammable liquids kept in fire-resistant covered containers until they are removed from the worksite?

Is vacuuming used whenever possible rather than blowing or sweeping combustible dust?

Are employees trained in the use of fire extinguishers?

Are extinguishers free from obstructions or blockage?

Are all extinguishers serviced, maintained and tagged at intervals not to exceed one year?

Are safety cans used for dispensing flammable or combustible liquids at a point of use?

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Notes and summary (if necessary)


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.