OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

LABORATORY INSPECTION FORM

Department: Plant and Soil Sciences

Room(s): 210 Worrilow Hall

Principle Investigator(s): J. Hawk

Date: 4/6/98

Inspector(s): Jerry Hendricks

Period: Spring 98

 

Area

 

S

 

UNS

 

NA

 

Comments

 ADMINISTRATIVE:

 

 

 

 

Emergency Posting?

 
 X

 

 Needs to be updated

After hours work?

 X

 

 

 

Windows covered?

 

 

 X

 Door has no window

Unauthorized occupants?

 X

 

 

 

Chemical inventory available?

 
 X

 

 Will provide soon

MSDSs in lab?

 
 X

 

 Have a few, need to complete

RTK/CHP training?

 
X

 

 (Last trained on 8/93)

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

 

 Unsure -(Building wide evaluation to be performed)

 

 

 

 

 

 GENERAL SAFETY:

 

 

 

 

Housekeeping/egress?

X

 

 

 

Tripping/slipping hazards?

 X
 

 

 

Surplus equipment?

X

 

 

 

Hot surfaces/equipment?

X

 

 

 

Refrigerators/freezers?

 

X

 

 Need no food label (Supplied 4/8/98)

Safety shower/eye wash?

 

X

 

Last on 8/8/97

Potable water protection?

 X

 

 

 

First Aid Kits?

 X

 

 

 

Needles/syringes secured?

 
X

 

 Need lock on drawer

Emergency lights?

 

 

 X

 

Ice machines/microwave ovens?

 

 

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRE SAFETY CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Fire extinguishers?

 X

 

 

3/4/98

Detectors/sprinklers?

 X

 

 

 

Combustible storage?

 X

 

 

 

Extinguishing systems?

 X

 

 

 

Special concerns?

 

 

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHEMICAL CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Spill kits?

 X

 

 

 

Storage by hazard?

 X

 

 

 

Flammables/combustibles?

 X

 

 

 

Container labels?

 X

 

 

 

Excessive quantities?

 
 X

 

 Will discard outdated chemicals

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Fume hood cluttered?

 

 
 X

 

Biosafety cabinets?

 X

 

 

 3/19/98

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMENTS: Particulates in HVAC still covering benches.

Need to secure water carboys above sink.

 


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