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Electrical cord, plug equipment and tool safety checklist

Contributor: Safesite • Jurisdiction: OSHA

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Federal OSHA safety inspection to identify hazardous conditions and activities related to electrical equipment, tools and cords. Ideal for superintendents, foreman, general contractors and sub contractors

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Electrical cord, plug equipment and tool safety checklist

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1. Are flexible cords free from damaged insulation, taped repairs, crimps, crushing and UV damage?

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2. Are flexible cords used on the job site of the properly rated and listed to support the load required?

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3. Are flexible cords used on the job site all equipped with grounded three-prong plugs or receptacles?

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4. Are flexible cord sets and portable recepticles NRTL tested and approved or fabricated and tested by a licensed electrician?

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5. Are flexible cords used on the job site marked S, ST, SO or STO; OR: SJ, SJO, SJT and SJTO for Hard Service or Extra Hard Service?

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6. Are flexible cords and cables prohibited from being used as a substitute for fixed wiring of a structure; attached to building surfaces; concealed; run through holes in walls, ceilings, or floors?

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7. Are all flexible cords that have plugs or recepticles equipped with strain relief to prevent tension at joints and terminal screws?

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8. Is all temporary electrical power equipment exposed to the outdoors properly rated?

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9. Are all lamps used for temporary lighting on the job site completely enclosed in a cage, lens cover or other protective containment?

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10. Are all portable cord and plug-type electrical tools powered from an GFCI equipped recepticle or used with a portable GFCI?

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11. Are only Qualified Electrical Workers (as defined by OSHA and NFPA) allowed to install, connect and repair temporary wiring installations?

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12. Is there a record of monthly inspections of all cord and plug-type tools and equipment used on the job site?

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