OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

LABORATORY INSPECTION FORM

Department: Plant and Soil Sciences

Room(s): 163 Townsend Hall

Principle Investigator(s): T. Pizzolato

Date: 4/10/98

Inspector(s): Daryl Whittington

Period: Spring 98

 

Area

 

S

 

UNS

 

NA

 

Comments

 ADMINISTRATIVE:

 

 

 

 

Emergency Posting?

 X

 

 

 

After hours work?

 X

 

 

 

Windows covered?

 X

 

 

 No window on door

Unauthorized occupants?

 X

 

 

 

Chemical inventory available?

  
x

 

 Please submit

MSDSs in lab?

 X

 

 

 

RTK/CHP training?

 
 X

 

 Pizzolato last trained on 2/94

Job Hazard Analysis?

 

X

 

 

PPE available?

X

 

 

 

No Smoking, Eating, Drinking?

 X

 

 

 

Emergency training?

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 ELECTRICAL:

 

 

 

 

General condition?

 X

 

 

Use of extension cords?

 

 X

 

 

Breaker/Circuit identification?

 

 

x

In hallway

Ground fault protection?

 

 X

 

Does not know

 

 

 

 

 

 GENERAL SAFETY:

 

 

 

 

Housekeeping/egress?

X

 

 

 

Tripping/slipping hazards?

 x
 

 

Surplus equipment?

X

 

 

 

Hot surfaces/equipment?

 
X

 

Need stickers

Refrigerators/freezers?

 
X

 

Need stickers

Safety shower/eye wash?

 

X

 

Located in other room

Potable water protection?

 X

 

 

 

First Aid Kits?

 
X

 

Located in another room

Needles/syringes secured?

 

 

X

 

Emergency lights?

 X

 

 

Lab has window

Ice machines/microwave ovens?

 

 

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRE SAFETY CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Fire extinguishers?

 X

 

 

In hallway

Detectors/sprinklers?

 

 

X

 

Combustible storage?

 X

 

 

 

Extinguishing systems?

 X

 

 

 

Special concerns?

 

 

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHEMICAL CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Spill kits?

 
X

 

Storage by hazard?

 
X

 

 

Flammables/combustibles?

 
X

 

Cabinet for storage may not meet code

Container labels?

 
X

 

 

Excessive quantities?

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT:

 

 

 

 

Quantity of waste accumulated?

 X

 

 

 

Segregated in proper containers?

 X

 

 

 

Properly labeled?

 
X

 

 Needs to label

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VENTILATION

 

 

 

 

Fume hood in use?

 X

 

 

 

Fume hood certified?

 X

 

 

 4/14/97

Proper use of fume hood?

 X

 

 

 

Fume hood cluttered?

 

 X

 

Needs larger hood

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

Animals

Bloodborne pathogens

Carcinogens

Heavy metals

Infectious Agents

Lasers

PCBs

Pesticides

Recombinant DNA

Reproductive hazards

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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