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					SAFETY COMMITTEE INSPECTION PHYSICAL PLANT ASSESSMENT

Community Name Inspection Conducted by

Date

OSHA Compliance Are the following items on hand to comply with OSHA regulations? All Federal and State Employee's Rights posters, located in a prominent place, and filled in with correct emergency and advisory information. First aid kits, with correct supplies, inspected periodically and replenished as necessary. All exits marked with exit signs. All non-exits marked with "Not An Exit" signs or the room contents identified (i.e. "Store Room, Restroom, etc). A Chemical Spill Kit, including absorbent, nitrile gloves, broom, bucket or other waste container, respirator if necessary, boots and safety goggles. An emergency eye wash station, with sign posted identifying location, (staff must be trained on proper usage, and the eyewash station must be inspected monthly to insure proper functioning). Personal Protective Equipment (gloves, aprons, masks, etc.). Sharps disposal container(s). . Appropriately labeled waste containers (for biohazard waste disposal). Labels (Chemical and Biohazard) to meet labeling requirements. Emergency telephone numbers list. Site plan of facility, with evacuation routes marked, posted in prominent location(s). MSDS's (Material Safety Data Sheets) on site for any hazardous materials. Inventory of Hazardous Chemicals on site, updated periodically.

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OSHA Compliance Cont. Appropriate protective measures taken in storage areas: toe boarding on open shelving, overhead stored items restrained, secured cabinets for storage of hazardous materials, etc. Recommendations

Tenant Apartments Is the floor clear of trip and fall hazards (no electrical cords across the floor, no wet spills or debris on floor, equipment not blocking doorway)? Is electrical wiring in good repair (cords free from wear, no fraying noted)? Are electrical outlets used appropriately (no adapter plugs and extension cords used)? Are heating and air conditioning units free of excessive dust/dirt or debris on top of the unit? Is the apartment free of portable heaters? Are warning signs posted where O2 is in use? Are oxygen cylinders stored away from heating units? Are oxygen cylinders caps on when not in use? Are all apartment call lights functioning properly? Are water temperatures appropriate (no higher than 120 degrees)? Recommendations:

Housekeeping / Laundry Rooms: Are all housekeeping and laundry rooms kept locked when unattended? Are cleaning chemicals labeled with the identification of the chemicals contained, the hazards associated with the chemicals, necessary personal protective equipment, or safe work practices and the name and address of the manufacturer?

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Housekeeping / Laundry Rooms Cont.: Are cleaning chemicals stored in closed or capped bottles/containers? Is there an 18" clearance to water sprinklers on ceilings? Are gloves, safety goggles, masks, and aprons accessible and provided when needed? Are electrical outlets, switches, cords, plugs, etc. in good condition? Is the lint cleaned off of the backs of dryers and ducts? Are chemicals stored in a locked area? Are all items stored in an organized and safe manner? Is step stool available to reach high storage places? Is floor clear of slip/trip and fall hazards (no electrical cords across floor, no wet spills or debris on floor, equipment not blocking doorway)? Are MSDS available for all chemicals used? Recommendations:

Maintenance Is the maintenance room kept locked when unattended? Is there an 18" clearance to sprinklers on ceilings? Are gloves, safety goggles, masks, aprons accessible and provided when necessary? Are electrical outlets, switches, cords, plugs, etc. in good condition? Are all items stored in an organized and safe manner? Is a step stool available to reach high storage places? Are combustibles stored away from heat producing equipment? Are solvent soaked rags stored away from heat producing equipment?

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Maintenance Cont. Are power tools properly capped and shielded? Are all ladders maintained in good condition, joints between steps and inside rails tight, all hardware and fittings securely attached, and all movable parts operating freely without binding or undue play? Are non-slip safety feet provided on each ladder including metal or run ladders? Are ladder rungs and steps free of grease and oil? Is the floor clear of trip and fall hazards (no electrical cords across floor, no wet spills or debris on floor, equipment not blocking doorway)? Are all tools and equipment (both company and employee owned) in good working condition? Are all flammable materials such as oil-based paints, paint thinner, stains, glues, and/or varnishes stored in a non-flammable storage locker? Are non-flammable storage lockers stored in locations away from any furnace, water heater and open flame? Are storage lockers stored in a manner that will not obstruct any entrance or exit or block any access panel in the selected storage area? Are storage lockers stored in an enclosed room (not in an open area or hall)? Recommendations:

Kitchen Is there an 18" clearance to water sprinklers on ceilings? Are gloves, safety goggles, masks, aprons accessible and provided when needed? Are electrical outlets, switches, cords, plugs, etc. in good condition? Is a step stool available to reach high storage places? Is the floor clear of trip and fall hazards? (no electrical cords across the floor, no wet spills or debris on the floor, equipment not blocking doorways)?
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Kitchen Cont. Are floors mats placed where needed? Are appliances in good working condition – (including switches, seals and parts)? Are filters and ducts above the stove clean? Is the dry storage room organized safely with heavy items at waist level or lower? Are water temperatures appropriate (must read no higher than 120 degrees)? Are knives stored safely in a safety case or rack? Are adequate soap and paper towels easily accessible for handwashing? Do all drains function properly? Is the floor in all walk in freezers and refrigerators safe (not slippery or icy)? Are proper tools available for opening boxes and cartons? Do aluminum foil and saran wrap dispensers have safety shields? Are potholders, towels, mitts available for handling hot items? Are gauges and relief valves functioning on pressure cooker equipment? Is an insect and rodent control program in place, with no sign of insects/rodents? Are garbage containers kept covered and in good condition? Is the safety hood maintained over the slicer when not in use? Recommendations:

Common Areas Are all floors clear of trip and fall hazards (no electrical cords across the floor, no wet spills or debris on the floor, equipment not blocking doorways? Is electrical wiring in good repair (cords free from wear, no fraying noted)?

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Common Areas Cont. Are electrical circuits used appropriately (no adapter plugs and extension cords in use)? Is all furniture in good condition? Are doorways clear of obstructions? Do all fire doors close properly (fire doors cannot be propped open)? Is there a three foot access to fire panels and sprinkler controls? Are furnace or broiler rooms free from combustibles? Are screens, doors and windows in good repair? Is the area adequately lit? Is the area adequately ventilated? Are all faucets and toilets working properly? Are illuminated exit signs operational? Are all restrooms kept clean and sanitary? Are aisles and passageways kept clear and are they at least 22 inches wide? Are wet surfaces covered with non-slip materials? Are openings or holes in floors or other treating surfaces repaired or otherwise made safe? Recommendations:

General Work Environment: Are all work sites clean and orderly? Are work surfaces kept dry and are appropriate means taken to assure the surfaces are slipresistant? Are spilled materials or liquids cleaned up immediately?

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General Work Environment Cont.: Is combustible scrap, debris, and waste stored safely and removed from the work site promptly? Are all work areas adequately lighted? Is the ventilation in all work areas appropriate to the work being performed? Where heat is a problem, has a fixed work area been provided with an appropriate means of cooling? Recommendations:________________________________________________________________

Exit Doors and Exits or Egresses: Are exit doors able to open from the direction of exit travel without the use of a key or any special knowledge or effort? Is a revolving, sliding or overhead door prohibited from serving as a required exit door? Are all exits marked with exit signs and illuminated by reliable light sources? Are the directions to exits, if not immediately apparent, marked with visible signs? Are exit signs provided with the word "Exit" in a lettering at least 5 inches high and the stroke of the lettering at least 1/2 wide? Are exit doors side-hinged? Are all exits kept free of obstructions? Recommendations:

Fire Protection: Are fire doors and shutters unobstructed and protected against obstructions, including their counterweight?

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Fire Protection Cont.: Are fire doors and shutters in good operating condition? Do the fire doors and shutters have fusible links in place? Are sprinkler heads protected by metal guards when exposed to physical damage? Is the proper clearance of 16" - 18" maintained below sprinkler heads? All portable fire extinguishers provided in adequate numbers and types? Are fire extinguishers mounted in readily accessible locations so that employees do not have to travel more than 75 feet for a Class A fire or 50 feet for a Class B fire? Are all fire extinguishers fully charged in their designated places? Are extinguishers free from obstruction or blockage? Have all fire extinguishers been inspected annually and checked/initialed monthly? Recommendations:

Electrical Safety: Are electrical appliances such as vacuum cleaners, polishers, and vending machines grounded? Do extension cords have a grounding conductor? Are multiple plug adapters prohibited? Is exposed wiring and cords with frayed or deteriorated insulation repaired or replaced promptly? Are all disconnecting switches and circuit breakers labeled to indicate their use or equipment served? Are electrical enclosures such as switches, receptacles, and junction boxes provided with tight-fitting covers and plates? Recommendations:

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Hazard Communication: Are flammable or toxic chemicals kept in closed containers when not in use? Is an MSDS readily available for each hazardous substance used? Recommendations:

Material Handling: Are materials stored in a manner to prevent sprain or strain injuries to employees when retrieving the materials? Is there safe clearance for equipment through aisles and doorways? Are aisle ways permanently marked and kept clear to allow safe passage? Are materials handled at a uniform level to prevent lifting or twisting injuries? Recommendations:

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