____ Are materials stored in a manner to prevent sprain or strain injuries to employees when retrieving the materials?
____ Is there safe clearance for equipment through aisles and doorways?
____ Are aisleways permanently marked, and kept clear to allow safe passage?
____ Are motorized vehicles and mechanized equipment inspected daily or prior to use?
____ Are containers of combustibles or flammables, when stacked while being moved, always separated by dunnage sufficient to provide stability?
____ Are dock boards (bridge plates) used when loading and unloading operations are taking place between vehicle and docks?
____ Are trucks and trailers secured from movement during loading and unloading?
____ Are hand trucks maintained in safe operating condition?
____ Are chutes equipped with side boards of sufficient height to prevent materials from falling off?
____ Are chutes and gravity roller sections firmly placed or secured to prevent displacement?
____ At the delivery end of rollers or chutes, are provisions made to brake the movement of materials?
____ Are materials handled at a uniform level to prevent lifting or twisting injuries?
____ Are material-handling aids used to lift or transfer heavy or awkward objects?
____ Are pallets usually inspected before loading and/or moving?
____ Are hooks with safety latches or other devices used when hoisting materials so that slings or load attachments won't accidentally slip off the hoist hooks?
____ Are securing chains, ropes, chokers or slings adequate for the job being performed?
____ When hoisting materials or equipment, are provisions made to ensure that no one will be passing under suspended loads?