Annual Refresher Training 2005 Marcy Whitney Environmental Health and Safety October 13, 2005 Good Afternoon! Required Annual Refresher Training OSHA Lab Standard HazCom UA CHP Emergency Preparedness Planning Other Annual Training Radiation Safety Laser Safety Animal Management/Occupational Safety Biological Safety Fire Drills Lab Standard/HazCom As employees, you should be notified of the hazards in your area and the methods used to protect you from those hazards UA CHP contains this information in general form Location of the UA CHP: www.bama.ua.edu/~ehs Lab Standard Signs and symptoms of exposure for all things you work with Location and availability of reference materials and MSDS information Hazards, handling, storage, and disposal information Methods to detect exposure Protective methods in place to mitigate/eliminate exposure CHP and BSP updates Chemical Hygiene, Biological Safety, and Laser Safety guidelines are being combined into one document These are being updated with most recent regulatory changes and suggestions Should be posted on the web soon – committee review to start asap Annual Review Should have received an annual verification form through campus mail Explanation If CHP not submitted in 2004 or if major changes to your program, will need a lab specific CHP before December 1 Will contact everyone who marks significant changes to get documentation Done with major documentation until 2009! Chemical Inventory System Chemical Environmental Management System (CEMS) Required for all chemicals on campus Faculty and Staff are ‘owners’ – grad students, undergrads, etc, can be given access All owners must be trained on the system Training dates all on Thursdays, will announce other dates when scheduled Recent ADEM Inspection Inspected in Bevill, Biology, Shelby, Art, along with other areas/programs Items noted Funnels in bottles – no lids Improper labels ‘Waste’ written on bottles, labels Little or no chemical segregation Other recent inspections OSHA – construction sites CDC EPA – stormwater EPA expected for chemical management (University of Puerto Rico fined $1 mil US by EPA for Hazardous Materials violations) Accident Reporting Employees – On The Job Injury Form – must go to University Medical Center for treatment (DCH ER if UMC is closed) Students/Visitors/Other – Student Accident Form (Non-Employee Injury) – must go to Russell Student Health Center for treatment (DCH ER if RSHC is closed) Accident Reporting Cont OJIs are submitted through Risk Management, reviewed by Janie Fowler Student Accidents should be submitted to EHS, reviewed by Christy Herron Submission instructions are on both forms We do not contact A&S Deans Office – however, they want to be notified if a student receives medical care Emergency Evacuation Diagrams Posted in corridors throughout Shelby Hall Tornado shelter areas notated on diagram Locations of fire extinguishers, pull stations, etc, notated on diagram Should review diagrams in your area Emergency Phones Seven emergency phones are located in public areas of Shelby Hall Intended for emergency use Not intended for extended personal calls or for incoming calls Dialing 911 on these phones will contact UAPD dispatch – calling 911 on a cell will get TPD/TFD dispatch Equipment Inspection Schedules Fire Extinguishers Common Areas – monthly Fire Alarms – annually Fire Drills - annually Safety Showers – annually Hoods – twice a year Eyewashes – quarterly by EHS, should be flushed weekly Emergency Preparedness Training Plans written by each college, then each department/program/area if needed Sample template for lab areas to be included in new CHP Not written by EHS, will assist if requested Annual training on contents and procedures required Thank you for your time and attention!
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