WORK AREA SAFETY CHECKLIST
General Work Environment
Yes__No__Worksites clean and orderly?
Yes__No__Work surfaces kept dry or appropriate means taken to assure the surfaces are slip-resistant?
Yes__No__All spilled materials or liquids cleaned up immediately?
Yes__No__Combustible scrap, debris and waste stored safely and removed from the worksite promptly?
Yes__No__Accumulations of combustible dust routinely removed from elevated surfaces including the overhead structure of the buildings?
Yes__No__Combustible dust cleaned up with a vacuum system to prevent the dust going into suspension?
Yes__No__Metallic or conductive dust prevented from entering or accumulating on or around electrical enclosures or equipment?
Yes__No__Covered metal waste cans used for oily and paint soaked waste?
Yes__No__Oil and gas fired devices equipped with flame failure controls that will prevent flow of fuel if pilots or main burners are not
Yes__No__At least minimum number of toilets and washing facilities provided?
Yes__No__Toilets and washing facilities clean and sanitary?
Yes__No__Work areas adequately illuminated?
Yes__No__Pits and floor openings covered or otherwise guarded?
Exiting or Egress
Yes__No__All exits marked with an exit sign and illuminated by a reliable light source?
Yes__No__ Are the directions to exits, when not immediately apparent, marked with visible signs?
Yes__No__Doors, passageways or stairways, that are neither exits nor access to exits and which could be mistaken for exits, appropriately
marked "NOT AN EXIT", etc.
Yes__No__ Exit signs provided with the word "EXIT" in lettering at least 5 inches high and the stroke of the lettering at least 1/2 inch wide?
Yes__No__Exit doors side-hinged?
Yes__No__All exits kept free of obstructions?
Yes__No__At least two means of egress provided from elevated platforms, pits or rooms where the absence of a second exit would increase
the risk of injury?
Yes__No__Sufficient exits to permit prompt escape in case of an emergency?
Yes__No__Special precautions taken to protect employees during construction and repair operations?
Yes__No__Is the number of exits from each floor of a building and the number of exits from the building itself appropriate for the building
Yes__No__Exits stairways that are required to be separated from other parts of a building enclosed by at least two-hour, fire-resistive
construction in buildings more than four stories high, and not less than one-hour fire resistive construction elsewhere?
Yes__No__ When ramps are used as part of required exiting from a building, is the ramp slope limited to 1 foot vertical to 12 feet horizontal?
Yes__No__When an exit must be made through an unframed glass door, glass exit door, etc. are the doors fully tempered and do they meet
the safety requirements for human impact?
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