Figure 1-5. Safety checklist
In addition to the safety checklist, adhere to the following safety rules:
Ensure that there is awareness of potential hazards in the work area.
Ensure that each painter understands and accepts his personal responsibility for safety
and that he is informed of all safety rules.
Ensure that all safety measures take place each day before any job is started.
Insist that your men work safely. Use disciplinary action in accordance with existing
personnel directives, if necessary.
Ensure that all equipment meets the safety standards. Use nonsparking tools in
hazardous areas. Anticipate possible risks with new types of equipment, and secure
expert advice on potential hazards in advance.
Encourage your men to discuss the hazards of their work. No job should proceed if
any question about safety remains unanswered. Be receptive to their ideas and
suggestions; these may be the best source of field experience that will prevent
Set a good example for your men by demonstrating safety in your personal work and