OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

LABORATORY INSPECTION FORM

Department: Plant and Soil Sciences

Room(s): 214/215 Worrilow Hall

Principle Investigator(s): J. Frett, S. Kitto

Date: 1/16/01

Inspector(s): Leslie York-Hubbard, Sherry Kitto

Period: Winter 2000

 

Area

 

S

 

UNS

 

NA

 

Comments (CHO Response)

 ADMINISTRATIVE:

 

 

 

 

Emergency Posting?

 
 X

 

 

After hours work?

 
 X

 

Inconsistent - but work alone - does not employ buddy system

Windows covered?

 X

 

 

 

Unauthorized occupants?

 X

 

 

 

Chemical inventory available?

 X
 

 

 (Submit updated inventory, last on 9/99)

MSDSs in lab?

 X

 

 

 

RTK/CHP training?

  X

 

 (Kitto 10/99, Frett 2/94)

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  

 

 Extensive use of extension cords

Breaker/Circuit identification?

 
 
 X

 

Ground fault protection?

 
 X

 

do not have (Call Electrical Shop to have GFI installed on circuits within 6' of water)

 

 

 

 

 

 GENERAL SAFETY:

 

 

 

 

Housekeeping/egress?

X

 

 

 

Tripping/slipping hazards?

 X

 

 

 

Surplus equipment?

 

 

 

Hot surfaces/equipment?

 X

 

 

 

Refrigerators/freezers?

 X

 

 

 

Safety shower/eye wash?

 X
 

 

in rm 215

Potable water protection?

 X

 

 

 

First Aid Kits?

 X

 

 

 in rm 215

Needles/syringes secured?

 

 

X

 

Emergency lights?

 

 

X

 

Ice machines/microwave ovens?

 

 

X  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRE SAFETY CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Fire extinguishers?

 X

 

 

Hallway

Detectors/sprinklers?

 

 

 X

 

Combustible storage?

 

  X

 

Extinguishing systems?

 

 

 X

 

Special concerns?

 

 

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHEMICAL CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Spill kits?

 
 X

 

Said she would get for 214. Baking soda and cat litter in 215.

Storage by hazard?

 X

 

 

Powders stored by temp. Mentioned that she should use secondary containment in Flam. cabinet.

Flammables/combustibles?

 

  X

will move ethanol in 214 to explosion proof refrigerator

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT:

 

 

 

 

Quantity of waste accumulated?

 X

 

 

 

Segregated in proper containers?

 X

 

 

 

Properly labeled?

 X

 

 

 

Properly stored/secured?

 
 X
 

will move ethanol waste in 214 to flamable cabinet

 

 

 

 

 

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
 

 

 properly signed

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.

 

 

 

 

 X

 

Acutely toxic chemicals

 

 

 

 

Animals

 

 

 

 

Bloodborne pathogens

 

 

 

 

Carcinogens

 

 

 

 

Heavy metals

 

 

 

 

Infectious Agents

 

 

 

 

Lasers

 

 

 

 

PCBs

 

 

 

 

Pesticides

 

 

 

 

Recombinant DNA

 

 

 

 

Reproductive hazards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMENTS: Need lab placard for 214: Bio, Flam, OSHA. Bernie Alexander to lab to inspect use of extension cords in 214. Very clean and organized lab. Need secondary containment in Flam. cabinet. Make sure chemicals are stored according to compatability.

 

 
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