OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

LABORATORY INSPECTION FORM

Department: Plant and Soil Sciences

Room(s): 216 Worrilow Hall

Principle Investigator(s): Y. Jin

Date: 10/09/02

Inspector(s): J. Zhuang

Period: Fall 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

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
 

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

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

 

Radioactive 137Cs.

 

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

7/19/02.

Proper use of fume hood?

 X

Fume hood cluttered?

 X
 
 

Permissible to use for radioactive materials.

Biosafety cabinets?

X

 

 

J. COMPRESSED GASES

Unnecessary storage?

X

 

Capped/restrained/labeled cylinders?

X

 

Proper lines and regulators?

X

 

Regulators inspected?

X

 

Proper labelings?

X

K. 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

X

 Radioactive 137Cs

Hydrofluoric acid

    

Infectious Agents

Lasers

PCBs

Pesticides

Recombinant DNA

Reproductive hazards

L. CORRECTIVE ACTIONS

Items marked as unsatifactory will be addressed by Jie Zhuang

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