Are machines properly safety-guarded?
Do employees make use of tampers, hot pads, safe knife-storage devices, and
machine guards provided for their protection?
Are knives and other blades kept sharp?
Are employees properly instructed in the operation of machines, mixers,
grinders, choppers, dishwashers, and so on?
Are mixers in safe operating condition?
Do competent employees regularly maintain steam tables?
If conveyor units are used to move soiled items, are edges guarded to avoid
catching people's fingers or clothing?
Are portable racks in safe operating condition- wheels and casters working,
Are dish racks kept off the floor to prevent people from tripping over them?
Are racks, hooks, and gloves provided so employees do not have to put their
hands into sanitizing baths of hot water or chemicals?
Are drain plugs mechanically operated or provided with chains so that
employee can drain sinks without placing hands in sanitizing solutions?