Vocational Education Checklist
- Doors should have operable locks (Rooms should be kept locked during unoccupied periods).
- The environment should be free of obstructions that inhibit or restrict routine maintenance or cleaning.
- The environment should be free of signs of moisture problems, mold or water damage.
- Exhaust systems (dust collection, paint booths, fume hoods) should be installed at all airborne contaminant sources
- Exhaust fans should be operable.
- Exhaust systems should be on during activity periods where airborne contaminants are generated and during use of hazardous chemicals.
- Personal protective equipment should be accessible and in use when appropriate.
- All machines should be appropriately guarded.
- Equipment danger zones should be clearly marked.
- Hazardous chemicals should be labeled and stored in locked cabinets.
- Fire extinguishers should be present and in working order.
- All exits should be properly marked.
- Waste should be stored in appropriate containers.
- All exits should be free of obstructions that inhibit emergency egress from the building.
- Paints, glazes, or other finishes should not contain lead, cadmium, or other heavy metals.
- All fixtures should be in good repair and operating properly
- Hot water should not exceed 120 degrees (F).
- Soap, disposable hand towels or air driers should be present.
- Drains should be unclogged.
- Chemical Inventory List and disposal log should be on hand and updated yearly.
Created by MSU Extension Housing and Environmental Health Program
Contact Myla Kelly at 406-994-6948 or [email protected]