OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

LABORATORY INSPECTION FORM

Department: Plant and Soil Sciences

Room(s): 302 Worrilow Hall

Principle Investigator(s): J. Fuhrmann, M. Radosevich & B. Vasilas

Date: 6/15/98

Inspector(s): Jeff Fuhrmann

Period: Summer 98

 

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

 

 (Needs to be updated)

MSDSs in lab?

 X

 

 

 

RTK/CHP training?

 
 X

 

 (Last trainings for this lab were Lavahun:9/97, Henry: 6/97, Modi:2/97)

Job Hazard Analysis?

 
 X

 

No support to do this- (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
 

 

 A few in use

Breaker/Circuit identification?

X

 

 

 

Ground fault protection?

 X
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 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?

 

 

 

 

Needles/syringes secured?

X

 

 

 Or well hidden

Emergency lights?

 x

 

 

 

Ice machines/microwave ovens?

 x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRE SAFETY CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Fire extinguishers?

 X

 

 

? in hall - (Yes)

Detectors/sprinklers?

 X

 

 

 ?- (No sprinklers)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 Rarely used

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPRESSED GASES

 

 

 

 

Unnecessary storage?

 X

 

 

 

Capped/restrained/labeled cylinders?

 X

 

 

 

Proper lines and regulators?

 X

 

 

 

Regulators inspected?

 
 X

 

 Not done

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMENTS:

 

 
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