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Inspecting Exterior Building and Parking Areas

Besides inspecting work areas, exterior building areas and parking areas should also be inspected. OSHA recommends:
EXTERIOR BUILDING AREAS  YES  NO  NOTES/ FOLLOW-UP ACTION 
Do workers feel safe walking to and from the workplace?       
Are the entrances to the building clearly visible from the street?       
Is the area surrounding the building free of bushes or other hiding places?       
Is lighting bright and effective in outside areas?       
Are security personnel provided outside the building?       
Is video surveillance provided outside the building?       
Are remote areas secured during off shifts?       
Is a buddy escort system required to remote areas during off shifts?       
Are all exterior walkways visible to security personnel?       
 
PARKING AREAS  YES  NO  NOTES/ FOLLOW-UP ACTION 
Is there a nearby parking lot reserved for employees only?       
Is the parking lot attended or otherwise secured?       
Is the parking lot free of blind spots and is landscaping trimmed back to prevent hiding places?       
Is there enough lighting to see clearly in the parking lot and when walking to the building?       
Are security escorts available to employees walking to and from the parking lot?