Facility Safety Inspection Checklist

Use the Facility Safety Inspection Checklist to uphold safety standards by examining key aspects from emergency procedures to equipment safety measures.​

Facility Safety Inspection Checklist



Security

1. Are all entryways secured from unauthorized access?


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2. Are surveillance video cameras in working order?


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3. Are video recording devices in working order and storing video accordingly?


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4. Are there any additional security concerns that need attention?


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Review Of Prior Corrections

1. Have all identified issues been corrected and noted on the previous facility inspection summary?


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2. Are all corrections of previously identified issues still effective and not recurring?


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Emergency Lighting

1. Are all exit signs illuminated and do they remain illuminated when battery tested?


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2. Are all exit signs free of damage?


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Emergency Preparedness

1. Are all walkways and aisleways free of obstructions?


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2. Are all exits free of storage and clutter?


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3. Are stairwells and corridors free of storage and clutter?


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4. Are all employees trained on Emergency Evacuation Procedures?


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5. Are all employees aware of the proper meeting location in case of an emergency?


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6. Are all materials stored in racks wrapped and stable to prevent falling?


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7. Is the first aid cabinet fully stocked?


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8. Is the fire alarm panel indicating an alarm condition?


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9. Are all manual pull stations unobstructed and accessible?


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10. Is there anything else relating to emergency preparedness that requires attention currently?


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Fire Extinguishers

1. Are all extinguishers in their designated location?


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2. Are all extinguishers identified with a wall-mounted sign?


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3. Are all extinguishers securely mounted to the wall?


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4. Are all extinguishers easily accessible and free of obstructions?


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5. Is the last annual inspection within the past 12 months?


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6. Are inspection tags current with the initial and date of inspection?


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7. Are all seals and tamper pins in place?


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8. Are all extinguishers free of damage, corrosion, leakage, or clogged nozzles?


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9. Do all pressure gauges indicate the extinguishers are ready for use?


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10. Are all staff members trained on fire extinguisher use?


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11. Do all staff members know the whereabouts of the extinguishers?


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12. Is there anything else that needs attention at this time?


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Eyewash

1. Are there caps covering the emergency eyewash?


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2. Is the emergency eyewash free of dust, dirt, and other debris?


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3. Does the emergency eyewash function properly when turned on?


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Ladders

1. Are any steps damaged?


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2. Does the ladder operate freely upon opening/closing or extending?


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3. Is there any visible corrosion on the ladder?


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4. Does the ladder extend at least 36” beyond the landing when accessing landings?


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5. Are all employees using ladders trained in ladder safety?


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Forklifts

1. Are pre-use inspections completed on all forklifts before each shift?


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2. Are all designated forklift operators adequately trained in each type of forklift in use?


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3. Are the forklifts free of visible damage?


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4. Is there anything else relating to forklifts that needs attention at this time?


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Hazardous Materials

1. Are SDSs available on all hazardous materials in the facility?


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2. Are all SDSs readily available for all employees?


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3. Are all employees trained on how to locate, read, and understand an MSDS sheet? (Hazard Communications)


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4. Are all liquids stored in the appropriate containers?


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5. Are all HW/UW containers labeled with the contents and an accumulation start date?


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6. Are all personnel equipped with adequate PPE for these materials?


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7. Are all spill kits located in the correct area?


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8. Are all spill kits fully stocked with the needed equipment?


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9. Is there anything else relating to hazardous materials that needs attention?


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Housekeeping

1. Are all areas cleaned regularly?


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2. Are all walkways a minimum of 36 inches wide and free from any items that might pose a tripping hazard?


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3. Are all floors free of liquids to avoid trips and falls?


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4. Is equipment returned to its proper storage location when not in use to avoid a tripping hazard?


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5. In the office area, are the following checked: • Signs of spills? • Debris or garbage? • Is the area tidy and well-organized?


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6. In the warehouse, are the following checked: • Is there a sign of spills? • Is it clear of debris or garbage?


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7. Inside the Warehouse, are the following checked: • Is there a sign of spills? • Is the area neat/organized?


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8. Are there any containers leaking?


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9. Are all containers clearly labeled?


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10. Are flammable materials like cardboard and paper stored away from fire hazards and prevented from accumulating throughout the warehouse?


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11. Are tools safely secured and stored when not in use?


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12. Are there any additional housekeeping issues that require attention?


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Electrical

1. Are there any circuit breakers regularly tripping?


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2. Are there any extension cords used for a permanent operation?


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3. Are all plugs and cords in good condition?


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4. Are all extension cords plugged into a grounded outlet when in use?


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5. Are no electrical switches, switch plates, or receptacles cracked, broken, or have exposed contacts?


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6. Do all electrical panels have a surrounding space of 3 feet clear?


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7. Are all electrical circuit breakers identified?


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8. Are there any other electrical issues that need attention at this time?


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Personal Protective Equipment

1. Is there adequate PPE for all job types on site?


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2. Do all personnel requiring prescription safety glasses have them?


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3. Are all personnel trained to use all PPE as required by their job(s)?


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4. Is signage displayed in areas where PPE is required?


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5. Are employees wearing proper footwear under PPE requirements?


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6. Are employees wearing gloves required for the tasks?


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7. Are there any additional PPE issues that require attention currently?


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Respiratory Protection

1. Are employees who use respirators provided with training?


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2. Are respirators stored in a sealed bag?


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3. Are respirators disposed of when soiled?


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4. Are respirators used according to the NIOSH ratings?


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5. Are there any additional concerns or issues related to respirators that require attention?


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Legal & Other Requirements

1. Are containers with batteries, broken lamps, broken CRT glass, or PCB ballasts closed with lids?


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2. Are all universal wastes labeled with a universal waste label?


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3. Is the accumulation start date filled in on the UW label?


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4. Are batteries taped or terminals separated to avoid contact?


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5. Are R2 focus materials separated and managed from plastics and metals?


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6. Are waste containers, dumpsters, and steel roll-offs clear of R2 Focus Materials and universal wastes?


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7. Are all Focus Materials and Universal Wastes appropriately stored beneath a roof to prevent stormwater runoff?


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8. Are there any new activities, equipment, or materials that may change the legal requirements?


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