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1 REVISION 0 PAGE 1 OF 8 TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION PAGE INTRODUCTION...2 OBJECTIVE...2 REFERENCES...2 PREREQUISITES...2 PRECAUTIONS...2 CHECKLISTS...2 PROCEDURE...3 Responsibilities...3 Work Area Safety Inspection...3 RECORDS...3 ATTACHMENTS 1 General Worker Environment.4 2 Hazard Communication Program 6 3 Personal Protective Equipment 7 4 Industrial Noise 8

2 REVISION 0 PAGE 2 OF 8 INTRODUCTION It is Palomar Community College District (PCCD) policy that periodic inspections of work locations are conducted to identify and correct unsafe conditions and work practices. The PCCD intent is to establish a program that will provide the foundation for a safe work environment. The Supervisor, Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) is responsible for establishing a procedure that will collectively address this requirement. OBJECTIVE Describe the process for conducting workplace safety inspections to identify and correct unsafe and/or unhealthy work conditions at PCCD. REFERENCES CAL/OSHA Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3203 PREREQUISITES VERIFY this document is current by checking Palomar College website, Environmental Health & Safety section (General Information) tab. PRECAUTIONS None CHECKLISTS See Attachments

3 REVISION 0 PAGE 3 OF 8 PROCEDURE Responsibilities 1. All PCCD employees should conduct periodic inspections of assigned work locations. When new substances, processes, procedures or equipment which present potential new hazards are introduced into our workplace; When new, previously unidentified hazards are recognized; When occupational injuries and illnesses occur; and Whenever workplace conditions warrant an inspection. 2. IF the work area inspection reveals an immediate safety hazard, THEN: Take immediate action to establish control of the affected area to prevent any injuries; Implement interim compensatory measures to minimize the safety hazard; Contact necessary resources (e.g., Facilities, Environmental Health & Safety, Custodial Services, Supervisor etc.) to facilitate correcting or minimizing the safety hazard. Work Area Safety Inspection SELF-INSPECTION, the most widely accepted way to identify hazards in the workplace is to conduct safety and health self-inspections. You can only be certain that actual situations exist in the workplace if you check them from time to time. Self-inspection is necessary if you are to know where probable hazards exist and whether they are under control. This document contains safety inspection checklists designed to help you evaluate your work areas. They will give you some indication of where you should begin action to make your workplace safer and more healthful for employees. The checklists are not all inclusive. You may wish to add to them or delete portions that do not apply to your workplace. Consider carefully each item as you come to it and then make your decision. Do not spend time with items that have no application to your workplace. Make sure you check each item on the list and leave nothing to memory or chance. Write down what you see (or do not see) and what you think should be done about it. YOU MUST COMPLY WITH THE CALIFORNIA OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH LAW (CAL-OSHA STANDARDS) FOR MANY OF THE TOPICS COVERED IN THESE CHECKLISTS. When you have completed the checklists, you will have enough information to decide if problems exist. Once you have identified hazards, you can begin corrective actions and control procedures. RECORDS Records of workplace safety inspections performed to satisfy the objectives of this procedure SHOULD be maintained in Environmental Health & Safety office.

4 REVISION 0 PAGE 4 OF 8 ATTACHMENT 1 SAFETY INSPECTION CHECKLIST NO.1 GENERAL WORK ENVIRONMENT Department/Division: Date Of Inspection: Location: Inspection: Criteria Yes No N/A Are work areas properly illuminated? Is the ventilation system appropriated for the work performed? Are restrooms and washrooms kept clean and sanitary? Is potable water provided for drinking and washing? Are outlets for water not suitable for drinking clearly identified? Where heat stress is a problem, do all fixed work areas have air conditioning? Is the work area clean and orderly? Are floors kept clean and dry or have you taken appropriate measures to make floors slip resistant? Are floors free from protruding nails, splinters, holes, etc.? Are permanent aisles and passageways clearly marked? Are aisles and passageways kept clear? Are pits and floor openings covered or guarded? Is combustible trash removed from the worksite daily? Are spilled materials or liquids cleaned up immediately? Is there safe clearance in aisles where motorized or mechanical handling equipment travel? FLOOR AND WALL OPENINGS, STAIRS AND STAIRWAYS Are floor openings guarded by covers or guardrails on all sides? Do skylights have screens or fixed railings that would prevent someone on the roof from falling through? Are open pits and trap doors guarded? Are grates or similar type covers over floor openings such as floor drains, designed so that foot traffic or rolling equipment are not affected by grate spacing? Are open-sided floors, platforms and runways having a drop of more than 4 feet guarded by a standard railing or toe board? Are standard stair rails or handrails on all stairways having four or more risers? Are all stairways at least 22 inches wide? Do stairs have at least a 6-½ foot overhead clearance? Are step risers on stairs uniform from top to bottom? Are steps on stairs and stairways designed or provided with a slip-resistant surface? Are stairway handrails located between 30 and 34 inches above the leading edge of stair treads? Are stairway handrails capable of withstanding a load of 200 pounds, applied in any direction? ELEVATED SURFACES Is the vertical distance between stairway landings limited to 12 feet or less? Are stairways adequately illuminated? Are signs posted showing the elevated surface load capacity? Do elevated work areas have a permanent means of access and egress? Are materials on elevated surfaces piled, stacked or racked in a manner to prevent tipping, falling, collapsing, rolling or spreading?

5 REVISION 0 PAGE 5 OF 8 ATTACHMENT 1 EXITS AND DOORS SAFETY INSPECTION CHECKLIST NO.1 CONTINUED GENERAL WORK ENVIRONMENT Are all exits marked with an exit sign and illuminated by a reliable light source? Are exit routes clearly marked? Are doors, passageways or stairways that are neither exits nor access to exits, appropriately marked NOT AN EXIT or STOREROOM etc.? Are all exits kept free of obstructions? Are there sufficient exits to permit prompt escape in case of emergency? Do exit doors open in the direction of exit travel? Are doors that swing in both directions provided with viewing panels in each door? Are exits and exit routes equipped with emergency lighting? ADDITIONAL REMARKS:

6 REVISION 0 PAGE 6 OF 8 ATTACHMENT 2 SAFETY INSPECTION CHECKLIST NO.2 HAZARD COMMUNICATION PROGRAM Department/Division: Date Of Inspection: Location: Inspection: Criteria Yes No N/A Do you have an inventory of all hazardous substances used in your workplace? Is there a written hazard communication program that covers Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), labeling and employee training? Is there a MSDS readily available for each hazardous substance used? Is there an employee training program for hazardous substances? Does the employee training program include: An explanation of what a MSDS is and how to use and obtain it? The physical and health hazards of substances in the work area, and specific protective measures to be used? Employee access to the employer s written hazard communication program and where hazardous substances are present in their work areas? An explanation of the Right to Know standards? Details of the hazard communication program, including how to use the labeling system and MSDS? ADDITIONAL REMARKS:

7 REVISION 0 PAGE 7 OF 8 ATTACHMENT 3 SAFETY INSPECTION CHECKLIST NO.3 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Department/Division: Date Of Inspection: Location: Inspection: Criteria Yes No N/A Is personal protective equipment (PPE) provided, used and maintained when required? Are protective goggles, face shields or SAFETY glasses (ANSI Z87) used where there is a danger of flying particles or corrosive materials splash? Are protective gloves, aprons, shields or other means provided and used to prevent cuts and corrosive liquid or chemical splash injuries? Are hard hats provided and worn where there is a danger of falling objects? Are employees trained in the selection, use and maintenance of PPE and protective clothing? Is appropriate foot protection used where there is a risk of foot injuries from hot, corrosive substances or falling objects or crushing or penetrating actions? Is hearing protection provided and use when noise levels exceed HIOSH noise standards? RESPIRATORY PROTECTION Is respiratory protection provided and used when required? Do you have a written respiratory protection program? Do you have written procedures for the selection, use and maintenance of respirators? Are employees instructed and trained in the limitations, proper use and care of respirators used? Are respirators cleaned, disinfected and inspected after every use? Is the proper respirator used for the hazard present? Are respirators stored in a convenient, clean and sanitary location? Are emergency use respirators inspected monthly and are records of monthly inspections kept? Are users of negative pressure respirators fit tested? Are respirator users given periodic physical examinations? ADDITIONAL REMARKS:

8 REVISION 0 PAGE 8 OF 8 ATTACHMENT 4 SAFETY INSPECTION CHECKLIST NO.4 INDUSTRIAL NOISE Department/Division: Date Of Inspection: Location: Inspection: Criteria Yes No N/A Are there areas in the workplace where continuous noise levels exceed 85 decibels (dba)? Is there an ongoing preventive health program to educate employees in safe noise levels, exposures, the effects of noise on their health and the use of personal protective equipment? Have work areas where noise levels make voice communication between employees difficult been identified and posted? Are noise levels measured using a sound level meter, noise dosimeter or octave band analyzer and are records kept? Have engineering controls been used to reduce excessive noise levels? Where engineering controls are determined to be unfeasible, have administrative controls (i.e., worker rotation) been instituted to minimize individual employee exposure to noise? Is approved hearing protective equipment (noise attenuating devices) available to all employees working in noisy areas? Have you isolated noisy equipment from the rest of your operation? If you use ear protectors, are employees properly fitted and instructed in their proper use? Are employees in high noise areas given periodic audiometric testing to ensure that you have an effective hearing protection program? ADDITIONAL REMARKS:

9 Page 1 of 1 PCCD-I-2, Rev. 0 SUMMARY OF CHANGES Author: Derrick Johnson Phone: x3677 Location: R-6 Date of Revision Description of Change/Comments Reviewer(s) Step, Section, Attachment or Page September 17, 2013 Date procedure was completed See Below Document Reviewers: Supervisor, Environmental Health & Safety Technician, Environmental Health & Safety Supervisor, Building Services Name: Derrick Johnson Sean Heath Jeff Bennett Approvers: Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Finance & Administrative Services Final Approval: Director, Facilities Final Approval:

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