Safety Policies, Programs, and Procedures
Has your company been cited by OSHA in the past three years?
If yes, were any of the citations classified as willful or repeat?
Does your company have a written safety and health management program?
Does your safety and health program contain the following?:
Confined Space Entry Program (if applicable)
If yes, do you do DOT required drug testing?
Hazard Communication Program
If yes, do you have a list of all hazardous materials?
Do you have a safety data sheet for each chemical?
Hazard Recognition and Control
Does your company conduct a Job Safety/Hazard Analysis before each work shift/task?
If yes, are they written and recorded for your records as well as reviewed by management?
Hearing Conservation Program (if applicable)
Do you have highly hazardous chemicals at your facility?
If yes, have you implemented a process safety management program?
Injury and Illness Reporting
If yes, do you have lockout procedures for each piece of equipment?
Management Commitment Statement
Personal Protective Equipment Program (PPE)
If yes, have you conducted a PPE hazard assessment and do you have a written certification of hazard assessment?
Proper Portable Electrical/Power Tools Use
Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Screening
Random Reasonable Suspicion and Post Accident Drug Testing
Respiratory Protection Program
Does your company have an accident investigation procedure?
Does senior management participate?
Does your company conduct site safety inspections?
Do you have a safety observation program for both management and hourly employees?
Do you have a safety committee?
Do these inspections include housekeeping?
Do you have a program to insure that PPE is inspected and maintained?
Do you conduct inspections on operating equipment (cranes, forklifts, etc.)?
If your answer is "Yes," does the orientation program include documented instruction for each of the following?
Are new employees allowed to start work before completing orientation program?
Are safety trainings offered to your employees per subject matter and the hazards associated with all tasks at hand?
Accident Reporting / Investigation Procedures
Emergency Procedures (including Evacuation Plan)
Environmental / Spill Procedures
Fall Protection / Tie-off Requirement
Fire Protection & Prevention
Highly Hazardous Chemicals (PSM)
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Perimeter Guarding (Floor & Roof)
Powered Industrial Vehicles (Cranes, Forklifts, etc.)
Sanitation / Housekeeping
Signs, Barricades, & Flagging
Storage & Use of Flammable Liquids
Tool / Equipment Inspection
Walking & Working Surfaces
Safety Training and Orientation Part 2
Do your training records include the following?:
Employee Name (identification)
Is the Trainer certified or qualified?
Method used to Verify Understanding
How do you verify that employee understands the training?
If you use aerial lifts and forklifts, are the operators currently certified?
If yes, are all power operators certified within the last 3 years and current on their certifications?
Do you hold "toolbox" safety meetings?
Do you have a safety program for newly hired or promoted foremen/supervisors?