OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

LABORATORY INSPECTION FORM

Department: Plant and Soil Sciences

Room(s): 105 Worrilow Hall

Principle Investigator(s): Soil Teaching Lab

Date: 6/3/02

Inspector(s): B. Carroll and M. Pautler

Period: Spring 2002

 

Area

 

S

 

UNS

 

NA

 

Comments (CHO Response)

 ADMINISTRATIVE:

 

 

 

 

Emergency Posting?

X
  

 

 

After hours work?

 

 

X

 

Windows covered?

 X
 

 

 

Unauthorized occupants?

 X
 

 

 

Chemical inventory available?

 X
 

 

MSDSs in lab?

 X

 

 

 

RTK/CHP training?

 X
 

 

 

Job Hazard Analysis?

 
 X

 

Working on

PPE available?

X

 

 

No Smoking, Eating, Drinking?

X

 

 

 

Emergency training?

X
 

 

 

Lab doors closed?

X
 

 

 

 

 

 

 ELECTRICAL:

 

 

 

 

General condition?

 X
 

 

Use of extension cords?

X
 

 

 

Breaker/Circuit identification?

 X

 

Ground fault protection?

X

 

 

Installed

 

 

 

 

 

 GENERAL SAFETY:

 

 

 

 

Housekeeping/egress?

 X

 

Tripping/slipping hazards?

X
 

 

Surplus equipment?

X

 

 

 

Hot surfaces/equipment?

 

 X

 

Refrigerators/freezers?

 

 X

 

Safety shower/eye wash?

 X  
 

 

 Checked 2/02

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

 

 

 Checked 5/1/02

Detectors/sprinklers?

X
 X

 

 No sprinklers

Combustible storage?

 
 X
 

Improper cabinets (removed flammables)

Extinguishing systems?

 

 X  

 

Special concerns?

X
 

 

Will address combustible storage

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHEMICAL CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Spill kits?

X
  

 

 

Storage by hazard?

X
 

 

Flammables/combustibles?

 

 X

 

See under D

Container labels?

X

 

 

Excessive quantities?

X

 

 

 

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

X
  
  

K2 Cr2 O7 still being used.  Will investigate storage and handling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT:

 

 

 

 

Quantity of waste accumulated?

X

 

 

 

Segregated in proper containers?

X

 

 

 

Properly labeled?

X

 

 

 

Properly stored/secured?

X
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Safety glasses being worn?

 X

 

 

 

Contaminated PPE?

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VENTILATION

 

 

 

 

Fume hood in use?

 X

 

Fume hood certified?

 X

 

 

 Checked 3/21/02

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

Proper labeling? 

 

 

X

 

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:

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

 

 

 

 

Acutely toxic chemicals

 

 

 

Animals

 

 

 

 

Bloodborne pathogens

 

 

 

 

Carcinogens

 

 

 

See under E, also under heavy metals & org. reductive hazard.

Heavy metals

 

 

 

 

Hydrofluoric acid

 

 

 

K2CrO7

Infectious Agents

 

 

 

 K2CrO7

Lasers

 

 

 

 K2CrO7

PCBs

 

 

 

 K2CrO7

Pesticides

 

 

K2CrO7

Recombinant DNA

 

 

 

 K2CrO7

Reproductive hazards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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