APPENDIX 9-1

SUGGESTED INSPECTION INVENTORY

FOR USE IN DEVELOPING

INSPECTION GUIDELINES OR CHECKLISTS1

  1. Environmental factors (such as illumination, dusts, gases, sprays, vapors, fumes, noise, air temperature);
  2. Hazardous supplies and materials (such as explosives, flammables, acids, caustics, toxic materials or by-products);
  3. Production and related equipment (such as mills, shapers, presses, borers, lathes, grinders, saws);
  4. Power source equipment (such as steam and gas engines, electrical motors);
  5. Electrical equipment (such as switches, fuses, breakers, outlets, cables, extension and fixture cords, ground connectors, connections);
  6. Hand tools (such as wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, chisels, files, power tools);
  7. Personal protective equipment (such as hard hats, safety glasses, safety shoes, respirators);
  8. Personal service and first aid facilities (such as drinking fountains, wash basins, soap dispensers, safety showers, eyewash fountains, first aid supplies, stretchers);
  9. Fire protection and extinguishing equipment (such as alarms, water tanks, sprinklers, standpipes, extinguishers, hydrants, hoses);
  10. Walkways and roadways (such as ramps, docks, sidewalks, aisles, vehicle ways);
  11. Elevators, escalators and manlifts;
  12. Working surfaces (such as ladders, scaffolds, catwalks, platforms, sling chairs, desk heights);
  13. Materials handling equipment (such as cranes, dollies, conveyors, hoists, forklifts, chains, ropes, slings);
  14. Transportation equipment (such as bicycles, automobiles, railroad cars, trucks, front- end loaders, helicopters, motorized carts and buggies);
  15. Warning and signaling devices (such as sirens, crossing and blinker lights, klaxons, warning signs);
  16. Containers (such as scrap bins, disposal receptacles, carboys, barrels, drums, gas cylinders, solvent cans);
  17. Storage facilities and areas, both indoor and outdoor (such as bins, racks, lockers, cabinets, shelves, tanks, closets);
  18. Structural openings (such as windows, doors, stairways, sumps, shafts, pits, floor openings);
  19. Buildings and structures (such as floors, roofs, walls, fencing); and
  20. Miscellaneous.

1Source: National Safety Council