OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

LABORATORY INSPECTION FORM

Department: Plant and Soil Sciences

Room(s): 212 Worrilow Hall

Principle Investigator(s): J. T. Sims

Date: 12/18/02

Inspector(s): M. Pautler

Period: Winter 2002

 

Area

 

S

 

UNS

 

NA

 

Comments (CHO Response)

 A. ADMINISTRATIVE:

 

Emergency Posting?

 X

After hours work?

 X

 

Windows covered?

 X

Unauthorized occupants?

 X

Chemical inventory available?

 X

Biological material inventory available?

 X

MSDSs in lab?

 X

RTK/CHP training?

 X

Job Hazard Analysis?

   X

Working on.

PPE available?

X
 

No Smoking, Eating, Drinking?

X

Emergency training?

X

Lab doors closed?

X

B. ELECTRICAL:

General condition?

 X

Use of extension cords?

 X
 

Breaker/Circuit identification?

 

 X

Ground fault protection?

X

 C. GENERAL SAFETY:

Housekeeping/egress?

X

Tripping/slipping hazards?

X
 

Surplus equipment?

X

Hot surfaces/equipment?

X

Refrigerators/freezers?

X

Safety shower/eye wash?

X
 

Checked 8/02.

Potable water protection?

X

 

First Aid Kits?

X

Needles/syringes secured?

 

  X

Emergency lights?

 

 X

Ice machines/microwave ovens?

 X

 

D. FIRE SAFETY CONCERNS:

Fire extinguishers?

 X

Checked 12/02 in hallway.

Detectors/sprinklers?

 
X

No sprinklers.

Combustible storage?

 X

Extinguishing systems?

 

 X

Special concerns?

X

 

 

E. 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

 

F. WASTE MANAGEMENT:

Quantity of waste accumulated?

X

Segregated in proper containers?

X

Properly labeled?

X

Properly stored/secured?

X

G. 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

 

H. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

Proper lab attire?

X

PPE made available?

X

Safety glasses being worn?

X

Contaminated PPE?

X

 

I. VENTILATION

Fume hood in use?

X

Fume hood certified?

X

Checked 7/19/02.

Proper use of fume hood?

X

Fume hood cluttered?

X
 

Biosafety cabinets?

X

 

J. COMPRESSED GASES

Unnecessary storage?

 

X

Capped/restrained/labeled cylinders?

 

X

Proper lines and regulators?

 

X

Regulators inspected?

 

X

Proper labeling?

X

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:

If any of the following are being used in the lab, notify DOHS at x8475.

 X

Acutely toxic chemicals

 

Animals

Bloodborne pathogens

Carcinogens

 

Heavy metals

 

Hydrofluoric acid

 

Infectious Agents

Lasers

PCBs

Pesticides

Recombinant DNA

Reproductive hazards

L. CORRECTIVE ACTIONS

Items marked as unsatifactory will be addressed by Maria Pautler

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