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Module 2 Worksite Inspection Checklist 15 15 Days to a Safe and Healthy Workplace - Days 6-10
If you haven’t completed Module 1 Click here to complete Module 1 of this series.
What You Will Learn in this Module Complete items 6 to 10 of the Worksite Inspection Checklist: 6.Walking Surfaces/Stairways 7.Lighting 8.Chemical Safety 9.Personal Protective Equipment 10. Portable Ladders
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Topics covered DAY 6 Walking Surfaces/Stairways DAY 7 Lighting DAY 8 Chemical Safety DAY 9 Personal Protective Equipment DAY 10 Portable Ladders HOME
DAY 6 – Walking Surfaces/Stairways What you need for DAY 6: Clear aisles and passageways. Level floors, no holes or obstacles. Clearly marked walkways. Guardrails on stairways and elevated working surfaces. Fall protection where needed. 7’ of head room in aisles and stairs.
DAY 6 - Walking Surfaces/Stairways This pallet is in a walking aisle. It is an obstacle to people moving about or evacuation in case of an emergency.
DAY 6 - Walking Surfaces/Stairways At this construction site floors are covered with broken glass and electric cables, creating a tripping hazard.
DAY 6 - Walking Surfaces/Stairways This stairway to a workstation has steps cluttered with debris from lumber processing. A slip, trip or fall is likely to happen here.
Guardrails This elevated working surface (above 4 ft.) doesn’t have a guardrail on the open side.
Marked Walkways If you have forklifts or vehicles operating in your facility, dedicated pedestrian walkways should be clearly marked.
DAY 6 - Walking Surfaces/Stairways Now, complete this section of the checklist:
DAY 7 – Lighting What you need for DAY 7: Sufficient lighting in the work areas; day and night. Adequate security lighting in the parking area. Temporary lighting (when used) protected from breakage.
DAY 7 – Lighting Lighting in the stairwell is insufficient and poses a risk for trips and falls when workers walk down it.
DAY 7 – Lighting This worker at a sawmill regularly needs to sort lumber boards. Lighting is not adequate for him to see where he is stepping.
DAY 7 – Lighting Now, complete this section of the checklist:
DAY 8 – Chemical Safety What you need for DAY 8: Written hazard communication program A Hazard Communication Training Program L&I has a training kit available L&I has a training kit available A list of chemicals in use at your worksite Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for each chemical in use in your operation Properly labeled boxes, bottles, bags, tanks, etc.
DAY 8 – Chemical Safety You may get a sample template of this required document by clicking here. or visit the L&I web pages at: www.Lni.wa.gov/Safety
DAY 8 – Chemical Safety You can get a training kit to train your employees by clicking here. or visit the L&I web pages at: www.Lni.wa.gov/Safety
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) Manufacturers and suppliers of products containing chemicals are required to provide you with MSDSs when you purchase the product. The MSDS must be kept in a location or on a computer that employees have easy access to. Your training should include how to read an MSDS – how to find information on chemical hazards and personal protective equipment.
DAY 8 – Chemical Safety Make sure that every chemical container at your worksite is properly labeled.
DAY 8 – Chemical Safety Now, complete this section of the checklist:
DAY 9 – Personal Protective Equipment What you need for DAY 9: Personal Protective Equipment hazard assessmentPersonal Protective Equipment hazard assessment Train employees to use PPE Keep documentation of the training Make sure employees wear PPE when required, such as: –Safety glasses, shoes with toe protection, hard hat, ear plugs, gloves, aprons, etc.
DAY 9 – Personal Protective Equipment You can get this PPE hazard assessment form by clicking here. or visit the L&I web pages at: www.Lni.wa.gov/Safety
DAY 9 – Personal Protective Equipment These injuries could have been prevented by using hard hats and safety goggles…
DAY 9 – Personal Protective Equipment …like the ones shown here. Training and enforcing PPE use are actions necessary to complete the cycle of safety.
DAY 9 – Personal Protective Equipment To protect your hearing and your employees from excessive noise, these are some examples of available hearing protection.
DAY 9 – Personal Protective Equipment To protect the lungs of you and your employees from hazardous chemicals or dust, here are some examples of respirators available.
DAY 9 – Personal Protective Equipment To protect the hands and feet of you and your employees, here are some examples of gloves and boots available from safety equipment suppliers.
DAY 9 – Personal Protective Equipment Now, complete this section of the checklist:
DAY 10 – Portable Ladders What you need for DAY 10: Ladders in good condition –No missing parts, rungs –Steps dry, free of grease and oil No defective ladders in use Employees trained to climb with both hands free The right ladder for the job
DAY 10 – Portable Ladders Portable ladders are a piece of equipment used in almost any workplace: office, factory, shop, orchard, store, etc.
DAY 10 – Portable Ladders Extensive use and transportation of ladders may wear out its parts. Rungs and steps must be undamaged, clean and dry. This ladder cannot be used.
DAY 10 – Portable Ladders Sometimes the lack of training and safety awareness put workers into hazardous situations like the ones seen on these photos.
Set up ladders properly Ladder set at too steep angle Setting ladder at 4 to1 angle
DAY 10 – Portable Ladders Single ladder Extension ladder Platform ladder Ladder lash Click here to go to a slideshow that will help YOU choose the appropriate ladder for the job
DAY 10 – Portable Ladders Now, complete this section of the checklist:
Make sure that… You were able to answer YES to all questions in each of the sections 6 through 10. If one or more questions couldn’t get a positive answer, then write these items in your action plan to be solved in the near future
Now you are ready for: MODULE 3 (final): 11.Sprinkler Systems and Portable Fire Extinguishers 12.Storage 13.Forklifts 14.Safe Machine Operation 15.Portable Tools
Additional Information Steps to a Safe Workplace Sample programs Request assistance E-mail an L&I specialist Call us at 1-800-4BE-SAFE (1-800-423-7233)
Thank You Your commitment to safety and health at your workplace, will keep YOU and YOUR workers alive and healthy.