Inspection checklist essentials for your chemical storage cabinets

| October 28, 2019

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Dangerous goods and chemical storage areas require careful monitoring and supervision to ensure they remain effective and safe. In this blog we’ll be presenting a list of essential items to include in a [weekly] inspection checklist. We recommend carrying out regular inspections on your chemical stores and have supporting procedures in place — so workers know how to respond to a safety breach and take immediate corrective actions. Begin your inspection by checking the integrity of individual safety cabinets. Your checklist should include:  Are there any signs of impact, structural, damage, dents, tears, rust, or corrosion that could make the cabinet unstable or dysfunctional?  Is the cabinet level and not unbalanced in anyway?  Is the cabinet loaded past its maximum capacity?  Are chemical containers fully inside the cabinet (ie, not interfering with the door closing mechanism)?  Are shelves structurally sound and properly support the chemical drums and containers?  Are chemical containers in safe, stable stacks?  Are toxic cabinets locked?  Do cabinet doors close automatically and in sequence?

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