OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

LABORATORY INSPECTION FORM

Department: Plant and Soil Sciences

Room(s): 208 Worrilow Hall

Principle Investigator(s): J. Sherrier, B. Lemieux

Date: 7/18/00

Inspector(s): G. Hendricks, J. Sherrier, M. Sedugui, A. Law

Period: Summer 2000

 

Area

 

S

 

UNS

 

NA

 

Comments (CHO Response)

 ADMINISTRATIVE:

 

 

 

 

Emergency Posting?

 X

 

 

GJH will send K. Morgan info for standardized door sign.

After hours work?

 X

 

 

 

Windows covered?

 X
 

 

 

Unauthorized occupants?

 X

 

 

 

Chemical inventory available?

 X  

 

 Please submit chemical inventory.

MSDSs in lab?

 X

 

 

 

RTK/CHP training?

 X
 

 

 (B. Lemieux -overdue. J. Sherrier, C. Williams, A. Law, M. Sedegui. C. Golt, A. Guarino, S. Irian, D. Ash -7/00; M. Raymond , A. Cebenka- 9/00)

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
 

 

 

Breaker/Circuit identification?

X

 

 

 

Ground fault protection?

 X  

 

Cassons with pumps present potential shock hazzard. GJH will contact electrician for advice.

 

 

 

 

 

 GENERAL SAFETY:

 

 

 

 

Housekeeping/egress?

X
 

 

Tripping/slipping hazards?

X
 

 

 

Surplus equipment?

X

 

 

 

Hot surfaces/equipment?

 X

 

Hot plate needs label. GJH will look for small label.

Refrigerators/freezers?

X

 

 

 

Safety shower/eye wash?

 X

 

 

 9/00

Potable water protection?

 X

 

Tubing on faucet cannot reach standing water.

First Aid Kits?

 X

 

 

 

Needles/syringes secured?

 X

 

No drawers with lock available. Should call lock shop.

Emergency lights?

  X
 

 

Ice machines/microwave ovens?

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRE SAFETY CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Fire extinguishers?

 X

 

 

7/00 in hall, but because of high voltage equipment, would like an extinquiser in lab. GJH will call B. Alexander to request extinquiser and/or training.

Detectors/sprinklers?

 X
 

 

 

Combustible storage?

X

 

Extinguishing systems?

 X

 

 

 

Special concerns?

X
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHEMICAL CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Spill kits?

 X
  

 

 

Storage by hazard?

 
 X

 

Flammable cabinet on order. GJH will check concerning placement near outlet.

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
 

 Under development.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VENTILATION

 

 

 

 

Fume hood in use?

X

 

 

Fume hood certified?

 X

 

 

Proper use of fume hood?

X

Hood being used for storage. Remove unused items.

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

 

 

 X

 

Bloodborne pathogens

 

 

 X

 

Carcinogens

 X

 

 

 (Need to write Standard Operating Proceedures (SOP) for carcinogens and highly toxic materials. See http://www.udel.edu/OHS/chpsop/index.html for details)

Heavy metals

 X

 

 

 

Hydrofluoric acid

 

 

 X

 

Infectious Agents

 X

 

 

 

Lasers

 

 

 X

 

PCBs

 

 

 X

 

Pesticides

 

 

 X

 

Recombinant DNA

 X

 

 

 (Registered? See http://www.udel.edu/OHS/dnaregister.html)

Reproductive hazards

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMENTS: Initial inspection of newly renovated lab.


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