LABORATORY DECOMMISSIONING CHECKLIST by 0vqK80

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									                           LABORATORY DECOMMISSIONING CHECKLIST
Laboratory identification:

Building
Room number
Responsible person

Action required                                    Completed        Date       Checked by                Date
                                                      by
All chemical and biological materials removed
from the laboratory (including in cupboards,
drawers, under sinks fume cupboards, etc)
All gas cylinders removed

Laboratory coats and other PPE removed

All hazardous waste removed

All hazard warning labels, signs, documentation
etc removed
All sinks cleaned (biological areas to be
disinfected including taps and drains)
All benches cleaned (biological areas to be
disinfected)
All relevant equipment cleaned, disinfected and
removed
All safety cabinets fumigated (written
confirmation or evidence of decontamination to
be available)+
All fume cupboards cleaned (fume cupboard
history/use to be provided where possible) *
All radioactive materials removed (NB –
separate form to be completed – contact
Radiation Protection Adviser)
All general waste removed

*Ducting of fume cupboards to be assumed to contain hazardous materials
+Ducting of MSC’s to be assumed to contain hazardous substances


Declaration : This laboratory has been left in a condition such that it is safe for any personnel to enter without taking any
precautions against exposure to chemical or biological materials. This checklist does not cover issues under the control of
Facilities Management, e.g. asbestos, mains gas, water, electrics, etc. and they should be contacted before any work relating
to these issues is initiated.



Name……………………………..Position………………………………………….Date………………

								
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