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									Job Safety Analysis Worksheet                                        Date: 2/9/2004
Title of Job/Operation:                                              Log Number:
Laboratory and Compound Activities
Employee Name and Job Title:                                        Analyst and Date:
Tom Biernacki, ES III
Division/Bureau/Section:                                            Approved By and Date: 2006
Water Resource Mgt./Watershed Monitoring & Data Mgt. Sec.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Required or Recommended: First Aid Kit, Sunscreen, gloves, safety
steel toed shoes with non-slip soles.
 Sequence of Basic Job Steps        Potential Accidents or Hazards* Recommended Safe Job Procedures

Check and calibrate sampling Slips, trips, falls, strain             Handle equipment properly. Clean
equipment                                                            up spills immediately.

Assess weather conditions to     Heat stroke                         Familiarize self with signs of heat
be encountered during work                                           related illnesses: cramps, heat rash,
in the compound                                                      dehydration, heat exhaustion, and
                                                                     heat stroke. Additionally, review
                                                                     associated FDEP guidelines,
                                                                     procedures and training (fluid intake,
                                 Sun burn                            sunscreen use, proper clothing, work
                                                                     scheduling etc.)

                                                                     Keep body protected; wear
                                 Wind burn                           sunscreen, wide brimmed hat or
                                                                     hardhat (depending upon PPE needs
                                                                     and FDEP policy).

                                                                     Wear layered clothing, gloves, hard
                                                                     hat with winter liner, etc.

                                                                     During cold weather - layer clothing
                                Hypothermia                          and wear wind impervious
                                                                     outerwear; during warm months –
                                                                     wear a long sleeve cotton/breathable
                                                                     fabric shirt and pant.
Carry and load sample            Trip/fall/strain                    Use hand cart, elevator, and employ
coolers, pumps, and other                                            proper ergonomics and lifting
items                                                                techniques.
Equipment                        Back injury from improper lifting   Get help from a coworker to carry
                                                                     and load coolers and other

Lifting heavy objects           Muscle strain                        Use proper ergonomics when lifting
(covers, pumps, sampling                                             heavy objects; use appropriate
equipment, coolers, etc.)                                            mechanical assistance when possible.
Working in vehicle              Moving vehicles in parking           Be attentive when crossing traffic
compound                        areas/traffic hazards                and walking within parking areas.
                                                                     Map route to site; have area map
                                                                     available; follow defensive driving

Rev. 5/06
                                Slip/Trip/Fall                         Do not attempt to walk on surfaces
                                                                       suspected of being slippery due to oil
                                                                       or other conditions

                                                                      Conduct a walk-around inspection of
                                Vehicle contact with fixed or movable the vehicle for objects around
                                objects                               vehicle before driving the vehicle.

                                                                       Always chock wheels.

                                Moving trailers – personal injury
Working in isolated areas       Victim of crime                        Use the buddy system and carry a
                                                                       cellular phone. Always be alert.
Icing (re-icing) sample         Slip hazard                            Use due care when draining water
coolers, transporting coolers   Muscle and back Injury                 from coolers, use proper ergonomics
and other equipment.                                                   when lifting and moving coolers and
                                                                       other equipment.
Diluting acids                  Acid burns                             Always wear PPE including safety
                                                                       glasses and gloves. Provide proper
                                                                       ventilation. Have a buddy present at
                                                                       all times. NEVER pour water into
Maintaining internal            Heat burns and pinch points            Allow engines to cool before
combustion engines                                                     working on them. Be aware of pinch
                                                                       points and moving parts. If possible,
                                                                       do not work on a running engine.
Working in lab area             Equipment over heating / battery       Always keep flammables stored
                                charging fire hazards.                 properly. Make sure fire
                                                                       extinguishers are properly charged
                                                                       and accessible.
                                                                       Call 9-911 in the event of an
                                                                       emergency in the lab area.
Working in lab area; sample     Chemical spills                        Complete      proper    training   to
preservation, equipment                                                understand the chemicals you are
cleaning                                                               working with. MSDS must be in the
                                                                       lab at all times. Clean up spills
                                                                       immediately only if you are familiar
                                                                       with the chemicals. Call 9-911 if
                                                                       you are not and then your supervisor.
Preserving SCI Samples with     Inhalation of chemical vapor hazards   Work in well vented areas. Use an
Formaldehyde Solutions                                                 approved respirator when necessary.

                                Chemical contact with skin             Wear appropriate protective PPE
                                                                       including eye and face protection.
                                                                       Wear appropriate protective clothing
                                                                       and gloves to prevent skin exposure.

Rev. 5/06

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