“Machine Guards” are arrangement to protect workmen from hazards which may arise due to machine. So implementation of
machine guarding inspection checklist is necessary to ensure proper functioning of the same.
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Date of Inspection : Make : Model : Number : Owned/Hired/Contractor:
SN Details 1 Adequate lighting arrangements? 2 Emergency stop button availability and it`s visibility, marking and functions properly? 3 Availability of warning signs of hazards and SOP? 4 Availability of guards in place to protect against moving and dangerous parts? 5 Do guards cover all hazardous area and serving their purpose? 6 Do guards are intact and are not damage or deteriorated? 7 Do guard prevent access to hazardous area of the machine? 8 Are they bypassed or removed or overridden or tempered with? 9 Are they adjustable according to task? 10 Is Interlocking system available and is in functioning properly? 11 Is machine functional in case of guard open or unlocked? 12 Are safety devices present and not creating new hazard? 13 Is there access points available and are equipped with lock or interlock to prevent entry during operation? 14 Are access points obstruction free? 15 Is there availability of SOP and tools available as per requirements? 16 Are machines installed with safe clearance distance around machine to prevent collisions and entanglement? 17 Availability of PPE or Personal Protective Equipment as per requirements? 18 Do employee follow Lock Out Tag Out Procedure in case of maintenance and is it documented? 19 Are machines installed with safe clearance distance around machine to prevent collisions and entanglement? 20 Availability of inspections, maintenance, SOP and employee training records relevance to machine guarding? 21 Is this machine guarding inspection checklist reviewed periodically and updated accordingly to ensure it`s relevance?
Machine Guarding Safety Inspection Checklist
Fit for use: Yes/No
Inspection Done By: Name: Department: Designation: Signature: Date:
Review Done By: Name: Department: Designation: Signature: Date: