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The Skills Library CVTE Competency Checklist - Resources Page

Career Vocational/Technical Education (CVTE) programs in Massachusetts are organized around a set of frameworks that outline the skills that students will master in each program. Massachusetts has 44 frameworks for programs such as carpentry, culinary arts, programming and web development, automotive technology and more.

The Skills Library CVTE Competencies Checklist provides online screens for tracking student attainment of these standards and competencies. Features include:

  • Tracking student attainment of the competencies
  • Tracking student attainment of industry-related credentials
  • Mapping out how each CVTE program's curriculum addresses these competencies
  • Templates for outlining the competencies addresses by projects and lesson plans
  • Related tools: tracking student progresss in an exploratory program; gathering pre-program career interests; managing safety checklists

This page shares some general tools that come from the Skills Library screens. If you are interested in using the full database for your school, email jleonard@skillslibrary.com


CVTE Frameworks - Quick View

Quick View ~ Browse Competencies




Quick List for Lesson Plans/Projects




View/Print Project Competencies/Lesson Plans


 View sample project

 Try out the template

Exploratory Career Interests and Values


MPTVHS Exploratory
MPTVHS Cardinal

Exploratory Questionnaire (Preview Only)




Question 1: Work values and future jobs.

  • What are the elements that you would value in a future job?
  • For each element, check the level that you would like - from "a great deal" to "hardly at all."

 How much do you want to do this as part of a job?
A great dealA lotSomewhatA littleHardly at all
ARTISTIC:
ASSIST AND CARE FOR OTHERS:
ENTERPRISING:
ORGANIZING:
APPLIED MATH, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY:
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY:
WORK WITH HANDS:
WORK WITH PEOPLE:
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Exploratory Questionnaire - Page 2 (Preview Only)

Can You Picture Yourself...?

Imagine that you are now a 12th grade student at this school.
Can you picture yourself doing these things?
(Check all that you can picture yourself doing)










































About Safety Planning

Career Vocational Technical Education Safety Planning

Safety Plan

Each CVTE programs maintains student and staff health and safety through a program-specific safety plan and through the school-wide safety plan. The school safety plan incorporates the general safety provisions common to all high schools as well as industry-specific staff and student training, certifications, safety checklists and safety follow-up.

Components of the school-wide safety plan include:

  • School-wide safety team to look at policies and practices
  • General classroom safety
  • School nurse procedures and student health
  • Fire safety
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Safety training for all students (embedded in curriculum)
  • Safety training for staff
  • Online safety checklist - http://skillslibrary.com - completed each marking period
  • Follow-up process: job orders, equipment maintenance, signs, and procedures

Components of the CVTE program-level safety plan include:

[1.] CVTE program curriculum. Safety is an intrinsic part of the curriculum for this program. All skills are taught in accordance with the CVTE program frameworks, industry standards and OSHA/NIOSH regulations. Students are taught to understand how things work and how to follow industry guidelines. See the program curriculum for more details.

[2.] Daily safety checks. As students are learning to use tools and equipment, in accordance with industry guidelines, students and instructor make daily checks of tools, equipment and materials.

[3.] Student engagement in weekly safety checklists. Students work in teams, under the supervision of the instructor, to complete a weekly safety checklist for the program, including the entire work area, tools, equipment and materials. This checklist, attached, is based on the NIOSH safety checklists for the program.

[4.] Completion of quarterly school-wide safety checklist. Each marking period, every program at MPTVHS completes an online safety checklist covering both general safety and program-specific safety issues. Copies of the completed checklist are sent to the building administrators and CVTE directors. Items flagged on the safety checklist are followed up through requisitions for repairs or needs signs or materials and through safety training as needed. Actions taken are recorded in the safety checklist screens.

[5.] Participation on school-wide safety team. The instructor from this program will be a member of the school-wide safety team. The safety team is responsible for examining school-wide safety issues, including staff training, student training, school policies and other issues and for supporting each program in implementing program-specific safety policies.

[6.] Safety and cooperative education placements. All co-op placements follow safety guidelines for chapter 74 cooperative education and include safety training and safety reviews. Students earn OSHA certification before working in co-op placements.

[7.] OSHA Certification for students.

Safety Planning Checklist

Item
#
Checklist ItemResponseRoom #
(if applicable)
Action TakenComments

Doors and Exits

1.01

Are the exits in working condition and unlocked?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

1.02

Is every exit, way of approach, and way to travel from the exit continuously maintained free of all obstructions or impediments?

29 CRF 1910.36 (d) (1)

29 CFR 1910.27 (l) (1)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

1.03

Are all doors approximately labeled above door (designating door as exit / not an exit)

29 CFR 1910.36 (b) (4)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

1.04

Is access to exits (exit lanes) marked by readily visible signs and arrows when the way to reach it is not immediately visible?

29 CFR 1910.37 (q) (1)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Medical Services and First Aid

2.01

Is there a [packet of] emergency procedure protocol for staff and for students?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

2.02

Is there a first aid box in an accessible location?

29 CFR 1910.151 (b)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

2.03

Are supplies for the first aid box adequate for the type of potential injuries in the shop? Do they include items to assist in delivering CPR?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

2.04

Does the program have supplies, equipment and training so that employees or students handling blood or body fluids in an emergency follow universal precautions? (Blood Borne Pathogens)

29 CFR 1910.1030

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Eye Wash and other Emergency Wash Systems

3.01

Are the eye wash and/or other emergency wash systems operable?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Fire Blankets

4.01

[Based on your visual inspection] are the Fire Blankets in the cabinets, clean, and without holes or tears?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Fire Safety

5.01

Are fire drill instructions posted? In applicable languages?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

5.02

Are fire extinguishers mounted in a readily accessible/visible location (and with a clearly visible sign above the fire extinguisher)?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

5.03

Are fire extinguishers kept mounted in the designated places at all times?

29 CFR 1910.157 (c) (4)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

5.04

When students and staff are expected to use fire extinguishers, have they been trained in the general principles of fire extinguisher use and the hazards involved with the incipient stages of fire fighting?

29 CFR 1910.157 (g) (1)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

5.05

Are there inspection tags on the fire extinguishers indicating that the extinguishers were inspected during the past year?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

6.01

Are all students wearing proper work clothing? (Including wearing uniforms, if any, and keeping hair tied back and wearing only appropriate accessories, jewelry, ties, etc., appropriate to the work environment.)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

6.02

Are all shop entrances, areas, and equipment requiring the use of PPE devices posted with a sign indicating this requirement?

29 CFR 1910.145 (c) (3)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

6.03

Is required PPE provided to visitors when needed?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

6.04

Is PPE maintained in a sanitary and reliable condition? [Is there a blue-light cabinet for sanitizing equipment?]

29 CFR 1910.132 (a)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

6.05

Are appropriate protective gloves used whenever there is the danger to the hands of exposure to hazards?

29 CFR 1910.138 (a)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

6.06

Is eye, ear and/or face protection used whenever there is an identified risk to the eyes, ears or face?

29 CFR 1910.133

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

6.07

Is protective footwear used when there is an identified danger of foot injury?

29 CFR 1910.136 (a)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

6.08

Are respirators provided for all students where applicable, with appropriate fitting and training?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Tools, Machinery and Equipment

7.01

Is the working space delineated and clear of obstructions? (Note: OSHA standards)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

7.02

Are electrical tools and appliances grounded or of the double insulated type?

29 CFR 1910.243 (a) (5)

29 CFR 1926.302 (a) (1)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

7.03

Are the wooden handles of tools kept free of splinters or cracks and are they fixed tightly in the tool?

29 CFR 1910.301 (d)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

7.04

Are safety guards for machinery, equipment and tools in place and in good condition?

29 CFR 1926.300 (b) (1)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

7.05

Is all necessary personal protective equipment provided whenever the use of hand and power tools could create falling, flying or splashing debris, or harmful dusts, fumes, mists, vapors or gases?

29 CFR 1926.300 (c)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

7.06

Are there working magnetic restarts in place for saws (e.g., planer saw, table saws, etc.) per manufacturer and regulatory requirements?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

7.07

Are hand-held power drills; tappers; fastener drivers; horizontal, vertical and angle grinders; disc sanders; belt sanders; reciprocating saws; saber saw; scroll, jig saws; and other similar power tools equipped with a constant pressure switch or control? (On hand-held tools, is the operating control located so as to minimize the possibility of accidental operation?)

29 CFR 1910.243 (a) (2) (ii)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

7.08

Are the machinery, equipment and tools inspected and maintained according to manufacturer and regulatory requirements?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

7.15

Does the program have enough storage space, cabinets and tool boxes (and locks if necessary) so that tools can be stored neatly and safely?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Housekeeping and Work Areas

8.01

Are equipment and materials kept out of aisles? Please check to make sure that students and staff have unobstructed access to (a.) eye wash or other emergency wash systems; (b.) fire blankets and fire extinguishers; (c.) exit doors. Also check to make sure the ventilation hoods, sprinklers and other systems are unobstructed. Are all walkways and work space clear and unobstructed?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

8.02

Are cleaning products stored per manufacturer and regulatory guidelines?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

8.03

Are cleaning products stored away from food products?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

8.04

Are wet or greasy areas covered with non-slip materials? Does the program have signage, cleaning supplies, and non-slip floor coverings in case of spills or wet/greasy areas?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

8.05

Are platforms, storage lofts, balconies, etc. that are more than four feet above the floor protected with standard guardrails?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

8.06

Are portable ladders and step stools adequate for their purpose, in good condition, secure, without rack, and provided with secure footing (non-slip bases)?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

8.07

Are hazard signs posted per manufactures and regulatory guidelines?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

8.08

Are signs posted for cleaning hands if required by occupation?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

8.09

Is there an adequate hot water supply for sanitation purposes?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

8.10

Is trash and waste collected in an adequate container and removed daily?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Electrical

9.01

Are there currently any electrical hazards that need attention? Are there any exposed wiring or cords with frayed or deteriorated insulation? Are there any obvious hazards observed in connection with electrical equipment or lines?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

9.02

Are cords, cables and flexible wiring free of splices or taps?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

9.03

Are all outlets, switches, and covers in good condition?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

9.04

Are all disconnected switches and circuit breakers labeled to indicate their use or equipment served?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

9.05

Are electrical cabinets kept closed and properly labeled / purpose and voltage?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

9.06

Do extension cords being used have a grounding conductor?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

9.09

Are GFCIs used near sources of water?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

9.10

Is there a master power switch (off) and is it easily accessible?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

9.11

Are there emergency equipment shut-offs for every power tool?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

9.12

Do all emergency shut-offs work?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

9.13

Are all power tools equipped with a GFCI adaptor?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Ventilation

10.01

Is there adequate ventilation as specified by the manufacturer or regulatory requirements for any equipment being used in the workspace?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

10.02

Are all vent hoods clean and unobstructed??

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

10.03

Are there any excess visible dust and extreme odors?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Heating

11.01

Are all heat-dispersing units appropriately covered, maintained, and free from obstruction and flammable materials?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

11.02

Is the heat in the shop adequate?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Lighting

12.01

Are all areas adequately illuminated and is the lighting suitable for the work being done?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

12.02

Is there protective covering for the light bulbs (i.e., bulb guards) per required by manufacturer and regulatory requirements?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Compressed Gas Cylinders

13.01

Do compressed gas cylinders have their contents and precautionary labeling clearly marked on their exteriors?

29 CFR 1910.101 (b)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

13.02

Are cylinders stored in upright position and immobilized by chains or other means to prevent them from being knocked over?

29 CFR 1910.101 (b) CGA (Compressed Gas Association)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

13.03

Is the storage area permanently posted with the names of the gases stored in the cylinders?

29 CFR 1910.101 (b)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

13.04

Are cylinder valves closed at all times, except when the valve is in use?

CGA

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

13.05

Are cylinders stored away from incompatibles, excessive heat, continuous dampness, salt or corrosive chemicals, and areas that may subject them to damage?

29 CFR 1910.101 (b) CGA

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

13.06

Are all compressed gas cylinders subjected to periodic hydrostatic testing and interior inspection?

29 CFR 1910.101 (a)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

13.07

Are charged and full cylinders labeled and stored away from empty cylinders?

29 CFR 1910.101 (b)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Chemicals / Hazardous Materials

14.01

Has a list of known hazardous chemicals been prepared?

29 CFR 1910.1200 (e) (1) (i)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

14.02

Is information and training on hazardous chemicals in the workplace provided upon initial assignment and whenever the physical hazards or health hazards are introduced into the work area?

29 CFR 1910.1200 (h) (1)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

14.03

Are Safety Data Sheets (SDS) on hand for each hazardous chemical used and identified on the hazardous chemical list?

29 CFR 1910.1200 (g) (1)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

14.04

Has a written hazard communication program been developed, implemented, and maintained at the worksite?

29 CFR 1910.1200

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

14.05

Are chemical liquids kept in closed containers when not in use?

29 CFR 1910.106

29 CFR 1926.152

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

14.06

Are all containers of hazardous chemicals in the workplace labeled, tagged or marked to identify the hazard; identify the appropriate warming; and identify the name and address of the chemical manufacturer, importer, or other responsible party?

29 CFR 1910.1200 (f) (1)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

14.07

Is there an appropriate approval posted for storing waste oil per manufacturer and regulatory requirements?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

14.08

Are the quantities of flammables that are stored reasonable? Do they have the appropriate Safety Data Sheets (SDS) on file?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

14.09

Are all flammable liquids (oil, paint, gasoline, etc.) sealed in fireproof containers away from possible igniting surfaces?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

14.10

Are flammable items stored in a flame-retardant cabinet that meets National Fire Prevention Standards (NFPS)?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

14.11

Are storage cabinets for flammable liquids labeled "FLAMMABLE - KEEP FIRE AWAY?"

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

14.12

Is a separate storage cabinet/receptacle used for rags?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

14.13

Are spills of flammable and combustible liquids cleaned up promptly and properly?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Ergonomics

15.01

Do students adjust their workstations to minimize stressful motions and maintain comfortable positioning?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

15.02

Do students understand and apply principles of body mechanics and movement to avoid muscle strain and eyestrain?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Safety Plan

16.01

Is there a shop safety and health plan for each shop?

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

16.02

Are the following packets of information available in the classroom: (1) medical emergency information; (2) fire safety and evacuation information; and (3.) crisis information.

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Other

17.01

Write-in other issues (use comment field to describe)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Alarm Systems and Evacuation Plans

98f

Is the detector paint free, unobscured, and unobstructed? [recommended]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

98k

Are all alarm and fire-detection systems maintained in operating condition except when undergoing repair or maintenance? [29 CFR 1910.164(c)(1) and 1910.165(d)(1)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

98r

Is the evacuation plan conspicuously posted on every floor for the occupants' use? [recommended]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

98u

Are all occupants familiar with the location of the nearest fire alarm manual pull station? [recommended]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

General Classroom Conditions

102c

Are classrooms kept clean and free from debris to the greatest extent practical given the types of activities being performed? [29 CFR 1910.141(a)(3)(i)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

102e

Are classrooms maintained, as far as reasonably practicable, to prevent the entrance or harborage of rodents, insects, and other vermin? [29 CFR 1910.141(a)(5)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

102j

Is the consumption of food and beverages prohibited in or near toilet rooms or areas containing toxic materials? [29 CFR 1910.141(g)(2)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

102m

Is material stored so as not to create a hazard? [29 CFR 1910.176(b)] | Note: Bags, containers, bundles, etc., stored in tiers must be stacked, blocked, interlocked, and limited in height so that they are stable and secured against sliding and collapse.

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

102n

Are storage areas kept free from hazards that may cause tripping, fire, explosion, or pest harborage? [29 CFR 1910.176(c)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

102q

Are all passageways, work areas, storerooms, and washing facilities kept orderly and sanitary? [29 CFR 1910.22(a)(1)] | Note: Examples of violations include floor areas strewn with lumber, tires, books, and boxes.

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

102r

Are all floors kept clean and as far as possible dry? [29 CFR 1910.22(a)(2)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

102u

Are aisles and passageways kept clear and in good repair, with no obstructions that could create a hazard? [29 CFR 1910.22(b)(1)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

General Fire Requirements

103a

Are exit facilities inspected daily to make sure that all stairways, doors, and other exits are in proper working condition? [NFPA 1]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

103b

Are all exit paths free and unobstructed? [29 CFR 1910.36(b)(4)] | Note: Exit doors must not be locked, barred, or blocked in such a way as to prevent exit from the building.

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Means of Egress/Escape

106c

Is every exit, way of approach, and way to travel from the exit to the street continuously maintained free of all obstructions or impediments? [29 CFR 1910.36(d)(1) and 1910.37(l)(1)] | Note: The following items, if they block fire exits, are examples of violations: boxes of light tubes, empty boxes, a cart, metal fence posts, lawnmowers, steel racks, wood, tools, scales, ballracks, soccer balls, stored equipment, machines on the floor, and tripping hazards such as electric cords, tools, lumber, and hoses.

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

106d

Are exits maintained so as to provide free and unobstructed egress or escape when the room is occupied? [29 CFR 1910.36(b)(4)] | Note: No locks, chains, or fastenings to prevent free escape from the inside are permitted.

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

106p

Is access to exits marked by readily visible signs and arrows when the way to reach it is not immediately visible? [29 CFR 1910.37(q)(1) and (5)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

106q

Are doors, passageways or stairways that are neither exits nor a way to an exit, and which can be mistaken for an exit, marked with a sign reading "Not An Exit" or similar designation? [29 CFR 1910.36(b)(5) and 29 CFR 1910.37(q)(2)] | Note: Other appropriate markings would be "To Basement," "To Storeroom," "To Linen Closet," etc.

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

106r

Are exit signs clearly visible, distinctive in color, and easily distinguished from decorations, interior finish, and other signs? [29 CFR 1910.37(q) (3) and (4)] | Note: The following are prohibited: decorations, furnishings, or equipment that impair the visibility of exit signs; and any brightly illuminated sign, display, or object in or near the line of vision of the egress sign that detracts attention from the egress sign so that it is not noticed.

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

106s

Is every exit sign illuminated by a reliable light source? [29 CFR 1910.37(q)(6)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

106t

In areas where reduction of normal illumination is permitted, are exit signs internally illuminated? [29 CFR 1910.37(q)(7)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Use of Electrical Equipment

110b

Is portable equipment handled in a manner that will not cause damage? [29 CFR 1910.334(a)(1)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

110c

Is the use of flexible cords connected to equipment for raising or lowering that equipment prohibited? [29 CFR 1910.334(a)(1)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

110d

Is it prohibited to fasten flexible cords with staples or hang them in a manner that could damage the outer jacket or insulation? [29 CFR 1910.334(a)(1)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

110e

Are portable cord and plug-connected equipment and flexible cord sets (extension cords) visually inspected before use every day? [29 CFR 1910.334(a)(2)(i)] | Note: Cord and plug-connected equipment and flexible cord sets that remain connected (once they are put in place) and are not exposed to damage need not be visually inspected until they are relocated.

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

110f

If a defect might expose students to injury, is the defective or damaged item removed from service and are students and teachers prohibited from using it until repairs and tests have been made? [29 CFR 1910.334(a)(2)(ii)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

110g

Do flexible cords used with grounding-type equipment contain an equipment grounding conductor? [29 CFR 1910.334(a)(3)(i)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

110h

Is it prohibited to connect or alter attachment plugs or receptacles in any way that would prevent proper continuity of the equipment grounding conductor at the point where the plugs are attached to the receptacles? [29 CFR 1910.334(a)(3)(ii)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

110I

Is it prohibited to alter these devices to allow the grounding pole of the plug to be inserted into slots intended for connections to the current-carrying conductors? [29 CFR 1910.334(a)(3)(ii)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

110j

Are adapters that interrupt the continuity of the equipment grounding connection prohibited? [29 CFR 1910.334(a)(3)(iii)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

110u

If a defect may expose a student to injury, is the defective or damaged item removed so that no student or teacher can use it until the necessary repairs and tests have rendered the equipment safe? [29 CFR 1910.334(c)(2)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

110v

Are test instruments, equipment, and their accessories rated for the circuits and equipment to which they will be connected? Are they designed for the environment in which they will be used? [29 CFR 1910.334(c)(3)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

110w

When flammable materials are present only occasionally, is electrical equipment capable of igniting them prohibited? [29 CFR 1910.334(d)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

Electrical Components and Equipment for General Use

111a

Are means provided to disconnect each appliance? [29 CFR 1910.305(j)(3)(ii) and 1926.405(j)(3)(ii)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

111z

Does each outlet box have a cover, faceplate, or fixture canopy? [29 CFR 1910.305(b)(2) and 1926.405(b)(2)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

111z

Do covers of outlet boxes with holes for flexible cord pendants have (a) bushings designed for cords to pass through holes, or (b) smooth, well-rounded surfaces on which the cords may bare? [29 CFR 1910.305(b)(2) and 1926.405(b)(2)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

111z

Are all electrical wall receptacles tight-fitting and in good condition? [recommended]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

111z

Are flexible cords and cables prohibited from being used as a substitute for fixed wiring of a structure where they are (a) attached to building surfaces; (b) concealed; (c) run through holes in walls, ceilings, or floors; or (d) run through doorways, windows, or similar openings? [29 CFR 1910.305(g)(1)(iii) and 1926.405(g)(1)(iii)] | Note: Flexible cords and cables may be used only for the following: pendants; wiring of fixtures; connecting portable lamps or appliances; elevator cables; wiring cranes and hoists; connecting stationary equipment to facilitate their frequent interchange; preventing the transmission of noise or vibration; appliances that have fastening means and mechanical connections that can be removed for maintenance and repair; or data processing cables approved as a part of the data processing system. [29 CFR 1910.405(g)(1)(i)

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

111za

Are flexible cords used only in continuous lengths without splices or tap? [29 CFR 1910.305(g)(2)(ii) and 1926.405(g)(2)(iii)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

111zb

Are flexible cords connected to devices and fittings so strain relief is provided to prevent pull from being directly transmitted to joints or terminal screws? [29 CFR 1910.305(g)(2)(iii) and 1926.405(g)(2)(iv)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

111zc

Are all wires located away from walking areas to prevent a tripping hazard? [recommended] | Note: Flexible cords used by labs or shops for portable equipment are recommended to be designed for hard or extra hard usage.

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

111zd

Are fixtures, lamp holders, lamps, rosettes, and receptacles designed and maintained so that no live parts can expose students and teachers to contact? [29 CFR 1910.305(j)(1)(i) and 1926.405(j)(1)(i)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

111zf

Is the use of multiple plug receptacles prohibited? [recommended]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

111zj

Are appliances designed and maintained so that they have no live parts normally exposed to student and teacher contact? [29 CFR 1910.305(j)(3)(i) and 1926.405(j)(3)(i)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

111zk

Is each appliance marked with its rating in volts and amperes or volts and watts? [29 CFR 1910.305(j)(3)(iii) and 1926.405(j)(3)(iii)]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies

111zl

Are electrical appliances in good operational condition? [recommended]

[ ] Yes 
[ ] No 
[ ] Partial 
[ ] Unknown 
[ ] Never Applies
 

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