ABC of Safety in the Biological Sciences - Table 3

 

ABC of Safety in the Biological Sciences

 

 

 

CHECKLIST 1 - GENERAL A-Z CHECKLIST
Air movers: blowers fans, etc.
Automotive vehicles: trucks, motor cars, trolleys, stackers, etc.
Buildings: windows, doors, stairs, roofs, floors, walls, etc.
Chemicals: solvents, caustics, acids, use of, handling, storage and disposal
Clean up procedures and facilities
Confined spaces
Containers: specimen containers, bins, boxes, barrels for storage or disposal, etc.
Elevating equipment
Emergency plan
Emergency shower
Environment: dust, fumes, vapours, mists, heat and cooling
Equipment: especially electrical
Ergonomic design of workplace
Eye wash station
Fire control equipment
First aid
First aid facilities
Flammable materials: liquid and solid
Hand tools
Housekeeping
Labelling
Ladders
Lighting
Machinery
Noise levels
Personal protection: equipment, use, controls, maintenance, storage
Power sources
Pressure vessels and equipment
Pumps and compressors
Radiation: source, controls, monitoring
Signs of spills or leaks
Toxic chemicals and substances: use, controls, labelling, handling and storage
Ventilation
Walking surfaces: floors, mats, platforms, etc.
Warning signs
Warning systems: sirens, buzzers, bells, flashing lights, etc.
Waste disposal
Work practices: procedures, processes, protocol manuals
Working surfaces: benches

Table 3: Checklist 1

 

 

BACK to the top of the Glossary Contents List
BACK to the top of the Chemical Contents List

REFERENCES