Checklist for Sawmills

 

Inspection Items

Legislation

Y*

N*

Corrective Action / Comments

Date

Act

Reg.*

 

 

 

Safety Equipment

 

 

 

 

 

First aid kits

 

G* 12 (1)

 

 

 

Person to administer first aid

 

G 12 (6)

 

 

 

Hearing protection

 

G 48 (1)

 

 

 

Respiratory protection/ventilation

 

G 45 (1)

 

 

 

Eye protection

 

G 39

 

 

 

Foot protection

 

G 41 (2)

 

 

 

Hand protection

 

G 43 (1)

 

 

 

Face protection

 

G 39

 

 

 

Head protection

 

G 40 (2)

 

 

 

Policies & Procedures

 

 

 

 

 

Safety policies

8

 

 

 

 

Lock out Procedures

-          Written procedures

-          Supervisor/employee training

-          Enforcement of policy

 

G 239 (1)

      to

G 240

 

 

 

Joint Health & Safety Committee

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting monthly

14 (6)

 

 

 

 

Monthly inspections

15

 

 

 

 

Investigating accidents

15 (j)

 

 

 

 

Make recommendations

15 (e)

 

 

 

 

Machine Guarding

 

 

 

 

 

Operator to check guards before commencing each shift

 

G 242

 

 

 

Supervisor to check entire mill during start-up of each shift

9 (2) (a)

 

 

 

 

All damaged guards to be repaired and re-installed immediately

 

G 243 (2)

 

 

 

Are all hazardous locations guarded

 

G* 242 (5)

 

 

 

Filing Room

 

 

 

 

 

Are filings extracted at the source

 

G 24 (3)

 

 

 

Ventilation required for welding and babbitt work

 

G 24 (3)

 

 

 

Are saws properly stored

 

G 52

 

 

 

Is room clean and free of combustible

 

G 15-17

 

 

 

Equipment Repair and Maintenance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Are all employees trained and instructed in the safe operation of equipment

9 (2) (c)

 

 

 

 

Machines and conveyors must be operating to manufacturer’s spec.

 

G 235 (1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Are anti-kickback fingers functional

 

G 242 (3)

 

 

 

Are operator stations protected for kickback

 

G 246 (1)

 

 

 

Repairs involving electricity

 

G 286

 

 

 

General Item

 

 

 

 

 

Fire safety empoyee training evacuation plan

 

 

 

 

 

Back up alarms on mobile equipment

 

G 224 (f)

 

 

 

Elimination of tripping hazard in mill

 

G 102 (1)

 

 

 

Cleanliness of lunch room

 

G 7 (2)

 

 

 

Stability of stacked lumber

 

G 57 (1) (d)

 

 

 

No loose clothing to be worn around machines

 

G 241 (2)

 

 

 

Reporting of accidents

43 (1)