OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

LABORATORY INSPECTION FORM

Department: Plant and Soil Sciences

Room(s): 105 Worrilow Hall

Principle Investigator(s): Soil Teaching Lab

Date: 4/17/01

Inspector(s): Markus Grafe, Kurt Williamson

Period: Spring 2001

 

Area

 

S

 

UNS

 

NA

 

Comments (CHO Response)

 ADMINISTRATIVE:

 

 

 

 

Emergency Posting?

  X

 

 missing

After hours work?

 

 

 X

 

Windows covered?

 X
 

 

 

Unauthorized occupants?

 X
 

 

 

Chemical inventory available?

 
X  

 

 (No inventory on record)

MSDSs in lab?

 X

 

 

 

RTK/CHP training?

 X
 

 

 

Job Hazard Analysis?

 
 X

 

(Set up JHA Training or visit OHS web site)

PPE available?

X

 

 

 gloves available, no lab coats

No Smoking, Eating, Drinking?

X

 

 

 

Emergency training?

X
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 ELECTRICAL:

 

 

 

 

General condition?

 X

 

2 taped over outlets - not fixed in past 12 months (GJH will call Fixit)

Use of extension cords?

X
 

 

 

Breaker/Circuit identification?

 

 X

 not in the lab

Ground fault protection?

 X
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 GENERAL SAFETY:

 

 

 

 

Housekeeping/egress?

 X

 

Tripping/slipping hazards?

X
 

 

 bulky chairs

Surplus equipment?

X

 

 

 

Hot surfaces/equipment?

 

 X

 

Refrigerators/freezers?

 

 X

 

Safety shower/eye wash?

 
 X

 

 no April check

Potable water protection?

X

 

 

 

First Aid Kits?

 X

 

 

 

Needles/syringes secured?

 

 X

 

Emergency lights?

  
 
X

 

Ice machines/microwave ovens?

 

 

X  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRE SAFETY CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Fire extinguishers?

 X

 

 

 

Detectors/sprinklers?

 X
 

 

 no sprinklers

Combustible storage?

X

 

Extinguishing systems?

 

 X  

 

Special concerns?

X
 
 

 none

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHEMICAL CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Spill kits?

 X
  

 

 

Storage by hazard?

 X

 

 

 

Flammables/combustibles?

 X

 

Container labels?

 
 X

 

 see Comments

Excessive quantities?

 X

 

 

 

Any materials which are highly toxic or carcinogenic require a Standard Operating Procedure developed. Check here for more details.

 
  
 

 2 containers with K2CrO7 -they are labeled but no SOP seems available

 

 

 

 

 

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT:

 

 

 

 

Quantity of waste accumulated?

X

 

 

 

Segregated in proper containers?

X

 

 

 

Properly labeled?

X

 

 

 

Properly stored/secured?

 X
 

 Need secondary containers

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL/ ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS

 

 

 

 

Equipment clean and operable?

X

 

 

 

Laboratory lighting?

X

 

 

 

Moving parts guarded?

 

 X  

 

Noise levels?

X

 

 

 

Sharp edges, points?

 

 X

 

Shields used?

 

 

 X

 

Temperature?

X
 

 

 

Wet floors?

X

 

 

 

 

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

 

 

 

 

Proper lab attire?

 X

 

 

 

PPE made available?

 X

 

 

 gloves are available, coats are not

Safety glasses being worn?

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VENTILATION

 

 

 

 

Fume hood in use?

 X

 

Fume hood certified?

 X

 

 

 

Proper use of fume hood?

 X

 

 

 

Fume hood cluttered?

 X
 

 

Biosafety cabinets?

 

 X  

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPRESSED GASES

 

 

 

 

Unnecessary storage?

 

 X

 

Capped/restrained/labeled cylinders?

 

 X

 

Proper lines and regulators?

 

 X

 

Regulators inspected?

 
 
 X

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:

If any of the following are being used in the lab, notify DOHS at x8475.

 

 

 

 

Acutely toxic chemicals

 X

 

 

 K2CrO7

Animals

 

 

 X

 

Bloodborne pathogens

 

 

 X

 

Carcinogens

 X

 

 

 K2CrO7

Heavy metals

 X

 

 

 K2CrO7

Hydrofluoric acid

 

 

 

 

Infectious Agents

 

 

 X

 

Lasers

 

 

 X

 

PCBs

 

 

 X

 

Pesticides

 x

 

 

atrazine waste

Recombinant DNA

 

 

 X

 

Reproductive hazards

 X

 

 

 K2CrO7

 

 

 

 

 

COMMENTS: There is a 1N K2CrO7 (L) container in the cabinet in the back of the laboratory. It is labeled according to what it is and its' concentration, but is not dated or identified to whom it belongs.

Other 'interesting' chemicals:

1M KF

organics:diphentyamines

Cobalt nitrite

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