OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

LABORATORY INSPECTION FORM

Department: Plant and Soil Sciences

Room(s): 304 & 306 Worrilow Hall

Principle Investigator(s): B. Lemieux and A. Shapiro

Date: 9/8/99

Inspector(s): Kelly Morgan, Cindy Boettger

Period: Summer 99

 

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
 

 

 

MSDSs in lab?

 X
 

 

 

RTK/CHP training?

 
 X

 

(A. Shapiro, B. Lemieux, A. Shauger, C. Boettger and S. Irian last training on 4/8/98.; No training for J. Crumm, B. Farnworth, G. Negrouk, V. Negrouk, C. Worley, R. Hermann, J. Peng, C. Zhang.)

Job Hazard Analysis?

 
 X

 

Have nonformalized SOP policies/procedures

PPE available?

X

 

 

 

No Smoking, Eating, Drinking?

X

 

 

 

Emergency training?

X

 

 

 

Check all computerized laboratory equipment for Y2000 compliance.

X  
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 ELECTRICAL:

 

 

 

 

General condition?

 X
 

 

 

Use of extension cords?

 X

 

 

 

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?

 X

 

 

 

Needles/syringes secured?

 

 

X

 

Emergency lights?

 

 

 X

 

Ice machines/microwave ovens?

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRE SAFETY CONCERNS:

 

 

 

 

Fire extinguishers?

 X

 

 

 

Detectors/sprinklers?

 X
 

 

 

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
 
 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 located down the hall.

Fume hood certified?

 X

 

 

 

Proper use of fume hood?

 X

 

 

 

Fume hood cluttered?

  X
 

 

 

Biosafety cabinets?

 X

 

 

 Inspected 3/23/99

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Acutely toxic chemicals

 

 

 

 

Animals

 

 

 

 

Bloodborne pathogens

 

 

 

 

Carcinogens

 X

 

 

 

Heavy metals

 

 

 

 

Infectious Agents

 

 

 

 

Lasers

 

 

 

 

PCBs

 

 

 

 

Pesticides

 

 

 

 

Recombinant DNA

 X

 

 

 

Reproductive hazards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMENTS:

All highly hazardous chemicals must be used inside the fume hood. Extreme care must be taken in transporting these hazardous chemicals down the hall to where the fume hood is located.


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