General Facility Safety Inspection

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General Facility Safety Inspection

Manual Material Handling

1. Are mechanical devices being used in place of manual handling of material?


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2. Are ropes, slings, chains, hook, cables, and chokers in good condition?


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3. Proper staging of materials to minimize lifting and carrying?


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4. Rigging equipment inspected regularly and in good condition?


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5. Is the handling of bagged material limited to 50 lbs?


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6. Are carrying handles being used when a single worker is carrying sheeted materials?


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Housekeeping: Slips, Trips And Falls

1. Are walking and working surfaces clear and free of debris?


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2. Are waste and trash containers provided, and used?


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3. Is there regular removal of waste and trash from the containers?


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4. Does each trade clean up after themselves?


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5. Is adequate temporary lighting provided?


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6. Is temporary storage of materials and supplies done in an organized fashion?


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Fire Protection And Prevention

1. Are all flammable liquid containers clearly identified?


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2. Are all flammable liquid containers UL of FM listed?


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3. Have proper storage practices for flammables been observed?


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4. Are extinguishers readily accessible and serviced regularly?


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5. Are hydrants clear and accessible for fire department personnel?


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6. Have gas cylinders been chained upright with valve caps securely fastened?


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7. Has there been proper segregation between flammable gasses?


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8. Proper labelling of full and empty cylinders?


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9. Are temporary heaters located at a safe distance from combustibles?


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10. Is ventilation adequate for temporary heaters?


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Electrical

1. Are all switch gear, panels, and devices that are energized marked and/or guarded?


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2. Lockout devices available/used on circuits that could become energized while being worked?


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3. Are all temporary circuits properly guarded and grounded?


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4. Are extension cords in continuous lengths without splice?


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5. Are GFCI's and/or Assured Equipment Grounding Conductor Program being used?


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6. If temporary lighting is provided, are bulbs protected against accidental breakage?


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7. Are working surfaces clear of cords so as not to create a tripping hazard?


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8. Is there a sufficient number of temporary outlets on the job site?


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9. Any visual signs of outlet overloading?


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Excavation/Trenching

1. Have utility companies been notified of proposed excavation work?


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2. Are all tools, equipment, and shoring materials readily available prior to job start up?


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3. Are overhead utility lines noted and precautions taken to avoid contact with equipment?


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4. Is the spoil pile at least two feet from the edge of the excavation?


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5. Is the excavation inspected daily or more frequently when conditions could affect the soil?


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6. If needed, are barricades, stop logs, properly placed?


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7. Has soil classification been made by a competent person?


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8. Are excavations five feet or deeper correctly sloped, benched, shored or is a trench box used?


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9. Is a ladder or other means of egress provided in trenches or excavations six feet or deeper?


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10. When ladders are used, do they extend three feet above the surface and are they secured?


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11. Are shoring and shielding systems inspected daily by a competent person?


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12. Is the trench backfilled as soon a work is completed?


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Barricading

1. Are floor openings planked and secured or barricaded?


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2. Are direction signs used to inform the public of upcoming construction work?


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3. Is the sidewalk protection effective?


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4. Is a flag person provided to direct traffic when needed?


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5. Has the person been trained on how to direct traffic and the public?


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6. Are open excavation, road drop offs, manholes, uneven surfaces barricaded?


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Ladders

1. Is the proper ladder for the job being used?


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2. Are ladders in good condition (no missing or broken rungs)?


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3. Are there safety shoes/cleats on the bottom of ladders? Are they needed?


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4. Are non-conductive ladders available for use around live wiring?


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5. Are ladders tied-off at top or otherwise secured?


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6. Do side rails extend 36 inches above top of landing?


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7. Rungs or cleats uniformly spaced 10 - 14 inches apart?


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8. Are step ladders fully open when in use?


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Scaffolding

1. Are scaffold components visibly free of any physical damage? (no bent supports or bracing)


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2. Is scaffold properly erected with all pins and braces in place and locked?


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3. Are rolling scaffolds equipped with locking wheels?


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4. Are wheels locked when scaffold is in use?


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5. Is scaffold erected on a firm and substantial surface?


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6. Is planking of a scaffold grade?


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7. Planking in good condition and properly installed?


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8. Are toe boards and guardrails in place on scaffolds over 10 feet?


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9. Are workers on scaffolding protected from falling objects if overhead hazards exist?


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10. Ladder provided for access to scaffold work platform?


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Personal Protective Equipment

1. Is hearing protection available for personnel that may be exposed to noisy conditions?


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2. Is respiratory protection available to personnel and being used when conditions require them?


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3. Are safety harnesses, lifelines and shock absorbing lanyards available and being used?


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4. Are personnel using gloves when handling sharp or rough material?


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5. Where required, rubber gloves with protectors-insulators being used.


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6. Is life saving equipment available for work over or near water?


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