Is lighting adequate in all areas?
Are light fixtures, bulbs, and tubes protected with protective shields or
Is proper heatproof lighting provided over cooking areas, in vent hoods, and so
Are safety devices, such as temperature and pressure relief valves or energy
cutoffs, provided to prevent explosion of pressurized water-heating systems?
Do safety valves meet the standards of the American Standards Association or
the American Society of Mechanical Engineers?
Is hot water temperature properly controlled in lavatories and sinks, and are
mixing faucets provided to prevent scalding?
Are all employees aware of hazards existing in their work areas?
Are employees properly instructed on placement of hands to avoid injury
when handing potentially hazardous devices such as slicers?
Do employees make use of all guards, hot pads, railings, and other protective
devices available to them?
Do employees wear proper shoes, which are nonskid and will protect feet from
Do employees wear clothing that cannot get caught in mixers, cutters,
Is at least one employee on each shift trained in emergency first aid
Is care exercised when using plastic aprons or gloves near open flames or
Are fire extinguishers conveniently located where fires are most likely to
Are extinguishers the proper type and size to control a fire?
Have employees been instructed in the effective use of extinguishers and
automatic wash-down systems?
Are extinguishers in plain sight?
Are extinguishers kept fully charged and inspected weekly for damage?
Are sprinklers or automatic alarms installed if required?
Does all fire prevention equipment comply with local fire prevention agency
Are all floors in safe condition-free from broken tile and defective floorboards,
worn areas, and items that may cause people to trip or fall?
Are spills and debris removed from the floor immediately?
Where floors are frequently wet, are heavy traffic areas provided with nonskid
Are floors mopped adequately and provided with a protective or nonskid
finish to prevent slipping?
Are adequate floor drains provided and properly covered with gratings?
Are carpets securely tacked or otherwise fastened in place to prevent people
from tripping over raised edges?