OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

LABORATORY INSPECTION FORM

Department: Plant and Soil Sciences

Room(s): 125 Worrilow Hall

Principle Investigator(s): W. Pill & H. Frick

Date: 12/12/00

Inspector(s): Wally Pill and Hugh Frick

Period: Winter 2000

 

Area

 

S

 

UNS

 

NA

 

Comments (CHO Response)

 ADMINISTRATIVE:

 

 

 

 

Emergency Posting?

 X

 

 

 

After hours work?

 X

 

 

 

Windows covered?

  

 

  X

 No window

Unauthorized occupants?

  X

 

 

 

Chemical inventory available?

 X

 

 

 (Submit updated inventory, last on 6/98)

MSDSs in lab?

 X

 

 

 Not all

RTK/CHP training?

  X

 

 (W. Pill overdue - last on 10/97)

Job Hazard Analysis?

 
  X

 

 (Set up JHA Training or visit OHS web site)

PPE available?

X

 

 

 

No Smoking, Eating, Drinking?

X

 

 

 

Emergency training?

x
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 ELECTRICAL:

 

 

 

 

General condition?

 X

 

 

 

Use of extension cords?

X
 

 

 One

Breaker/Circuit identification?

  X

 

 now locked

Ground fault protection?

 
 
 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 GENERAL SAFETY:

 

 

 

 

Housekeeping/egress?

X

 

 

 

Tripping/slipping hazards?

X
 

 

 

Surplus equipment?

X

 

 

 

Hot surfaces/equipment?

X

 

 

 

Refrigerators/freezers?

X

 

 

 

Safety shower/eye wash?

 X
 

 

 

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

 

  

 

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

 

 

 

Excessive quantities?

  X

 

 

 

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

 

 

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 loud vents

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 none

Animals

 

 

 

 

Bloodborne pathogens

 

 

 

 

Carcinogens

 

 

 

Heavy metals

 

 

 

 

Infectious Agents

 

 

 

 

Lasers

 

 

 

 

PCBs

 

 

 

 

Pesticides

 

 

 

 

Recombinant DNA

 

 

 

 

Reproductive hazards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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