SAFETY AND COMPLIANCE
The Division of Safety and Compliance (S&C) allowed in the area containing suspected
functions in direct support of the mission of material until it has been removed or
the University of Illinois at Urbana- certified as not having friable asbestos.
Champaign. The U of I is committed to Upon discovery of asbestos material during
providing safe and healthful facilities for construction, notify the S&C representative
faculty, staff, students, and visitors. The so appropriate action may be taken.
design and construction of new or remodeled
buildings / facilities shall conform to the No asbestos-containing materials may be
following Construction Guidelines, most of specified for installation or used as building
which can be found at materials during any University building
http://safetyandcompliance.fs.illinois.edu/ . project. Bulk sample analysis of all building
materials that are considered assumed or
presumed asbestos-containing materials
1. Aboveground Storage Tanks must be analyzed by a National Voluntary
(Emergency Generators Permit Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP)-
Form) accredited laboratory and results provided to
2. Asbestos the Project Manager and S&C prior to
3. Emergency Eyewash and Safety installation of those building materials.
4. Laboratory Fume Hood Evaluation Lead Containing Materials: The U of I’s
5. Lead Lead Protection Program is administered by
6. Storage of Flammable and S&C. Lead screening should be done
Combustible Liquids before construction to identify lead paint and
other lead-containing materials. Upon
Fire Safety: The Office of the State Fire discovery of lead material during
Marshal recognizes the Facilities and construction, notify the S&C representative
Services Code Compliance and Fire Safety so appropriate action may be taken.
Department as the code authority for the U of
I. As the ‘Authority Having Jurisdiction,’ F&S Radiation Hazards: The U of I’s radiation
Code Compliance and Fire Safety is protection program is administered by the
responsible for approving equipment, Division of Research Safety (DRS). If
materials, an installation, or a procedure as radiological materials are present, notify the
these relate to the National Fire Protection DRS representative so appropriate action
Association (NFPA) Life Safety Code, the may be taken. Information is available at
International Building Code, and references http://www.drs.illinois.edu/rss/index.aspx.
therein. For more information, see:
http://www.fs.uiuc.edu/planning/firesafety/ccfs Environmental Compliance: The Division
.cfm. The design and construction of new or of Safety and Compliance has developed an
remodeled buildings / facilities shall conform ‘Environmental Checklist’ to identify potential
to the following Construction Guidelines: environmental compliance requirements.
1. Acceptance Testing Form for Fire University project managers, project
Alarm Notification Appliances coordinators, and professional services
2. Application for Uniform Variance consultants are required to complete and
3. Fire Alarm and Sprinkler Outages submit the checklist early in a campus
project's life cycle. The checklist is organized
Asbestos Containing Materials: The U of into three parts that should be completed
I’s Asbestos Abatement Program is according to the project activities: new
administered by S&C. This program facility construction, demolitions/renovations
requires that any area within a U of I facility and new facility operations. The
that is to be remodeled must be inspected ‘Environmental Checklist’ is located on the
for the presence of asbestos containing Safety and Compliance website under the
building materials (ACBMs) prior to Environmental Management tab:
commencement of work activities. All http://safetyandcompliance.fs.illinois.edu/env
readily accessible asbestos should be iro_checklists.html
removed before construction work proceeds.
No workers or other activity should be
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LAST UPDATED JULY 1, 2010