General Small Business Checklists - Section 2b

Keep machines & equipment safe

The manufacturer's directions for machinery and equipment are always going to be the most detailed and reliable documents

Develop a list of all items of machinery and equipment in your workplace.

    • Machines
    • Vehicles
    • Powered Industrial Trucks
    • Tools -- hand and powered 

Use the manufacturers' data/directions

    • How to use it safely
    • Initial set-up
    • How and how often to service it
    • How and how often to inspect it

Put the lists of equipment & machinery together with the manufacturers' data, and keep it where you can refer to it easily

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