OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

LABORATORY INSPECTION FORM

Department: Plant and Soil Sciences

Room(s): 201/204 Worrilow Hall

Principle Investigator(s): R. Carroll & T. Evans

Date: 12/22/98

Inspector(s): Daryl Whittington, Robert Carroll, Lynn Sosnoski

Period: Fall 98

 

Area

 

S

 

UNS

 

NA

 

Comments (CHO Response)

 ADMINISTRATIVE:

 

 

 

 

Emergency Posting?

 X
 

 

 Need posting on Rm 204 door

After hours work?

 
 X

 

 

Windows covered?

 X

 

 

 

Unauthorized occupants?

 X

 

 

 

Chemical inventory available?

 
 X

 

 201 needs updating, not available for 204 (Please submit current inventory to CHO)

MSDSs in lab?

 X
 

 

 Not in 204

RTK/CHP training?

 
X

 

Need Caroll, Evans, Basnayake

Job Hazard Analysis?

 

X

 

(Set up JHA Training or visit OHS web site)

PPE available?

X

 

 

 Not separately for 204

No Smoking, Eating, Drinking?

 X

 

 

Emergency training?

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 ELECTRICAL:

 

 

 

 

General condition?

X
 

 

 

Use of extension cords?

 
 X

 

 

Breaker/Circuit identification?

 

 X
  

Unaccessible

Ground fault protection?

 
 

 

Not sure (Electrical Shop to do survey)

 

 

 

 

 

 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
 

 In hallway

Ice machines/microwave ovens?

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRE SAFETY CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Fire extinguishers?

 

 

 X

 In hallway

Detectors/sprinklers?

 X

 

 

 

Combustible storage?

 X

 

 

 

Extinguishing systems?

 X

 

 

Special concerns?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHEMICAL CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Spill kits?

x
 

 

 Not in 204

Storage by hazard?

 x

 

Flammables/combustibles?

 x
 

 

 

Container labels?

 X

 

 

Excessive quantities?

 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?

 

 

 

Noise levels?

 X

 

 

 

Sharp edges, points?

 

 x

 

 Corners of cabinets

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

x

 

 

 

Animals

 

 

 

 

Bloodborne pathogens

 

 

 

 

Carcinogens

x

 

 

 

Heavy metals

 

 

 

 

Infectious Agents

x

 

 

 

Lasers

 

 

 

 

PCBs

 

 

 

 

Pesticides

x

 

 

 

Recombinant DNA

 

 

 

 

Reproductive hazards

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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