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: 4/3/01

Inspector(s): Chris Hamilton, S. Kitto

Period: Spring 2001

 

Area

 

S

 

UNS

 

NA

 

Comments (CHO Response)

 ADMINISTRATIVE:

 

 

 

 

Emergency Posting?

  X

 

 

After hours work?

 X
 

 

Windows covered?

 X

 

 

 

Unauthorized occupants?

 X

 

 

 

Chemical inventory available?

 X
 

 

Currently updating (Submit updated inventory, last on 9/99)

MSDSs in lab?

 X

 

 

 

RTK/CHP training?

  X

 

 (J. Balogh, C. Boettger , H. Frick 1/01; S. Kitto 12/00; S. Miller 11/00; S. Foster , A. Waegel 9/00; J. Frosch 3/00; J. Frett overdue)

Job Hazard Analysis?

 
 X

 

 Working on (Set up JHA Training or visit OHS web site)

PPE available?

X

 

 

 

No Smoking, Eating, Drinking?

X

 

 

 

Emergency training?

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 ELECTRICAL:

 

 

 

 

General condition?

X 215

 X 214

 

 In process for 214

Use of extension cords?

 X 215
X 214

 

 Extensive use of extension cords

Breaker/Circuit identification?

 
 X
 

 

Ground fault protection?

 
 X

 

Dr. Kitto is working on getting electrical hazards fixed. She recently found out that the University will pay to fix outlets/ install GFI protection and she will be calling them to do it ASAP.

 

 

 

 

 

 GENERAL SAFETY:

 

 

 

 

Housekeeping/egress?

X

 

 

 

Tripping/slipping hazards?

 X

 

 

 

Surplus equipment?

X

 

 

 

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

 

 

Detectors/sprinklers?

 X 

 

 X

 No sprinklers

Combustible storage?

X

 

  

 

Extinguishing systems?

 X

 

 

 

Special concerns?

 X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHEMICAL CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Spill kits?

 X215
 X214

 

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT:

 

 

 

 

Quantity of waste accumulated?

 X

 

 

 

Segregated in proper containers?

 X

 

 

 

Properly labeled?

 X

 

 

 

Properly stored/secured?

  X

 

Ethanol waste is being put in explosion proof fridge

 

 

 

 

 

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
 

 

214 on separate system than rest od building

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

 No gases

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

 X

 

 

 

Lasers

 

 

 

 

PCBs

 

 

 

 

Pesticides

 

 

 

 

Recombinant DNA

 

 

 

 

Reproductive hazards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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