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THE UNIVERSITYDMI FORM 009OF MELBOURNELaboratory EHS Self AuditDepartment of Microbiologyand Immunology Version 4.0 (12 Sept 2005), Page 1 of 3LABORATORY SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT SELF AUDIT CHECKLISTNEW INITIATIVESCAi. ASPIRATORS (where relevant)Aspirator hoses decontaminated and hung up to drain when not in use Y / N / NA Y / Nii. POISONS CONTROL PLANDoes the lab have a current poisons control plan? Y / N / NA Y / Niii. AUTOCLAVES (where relevant)Autoclave Safe Operating Procedures, Risk Assessments, and staff training records up-to-date Y / N / NA Y / NSTANDARD AUDIT1. LAYOUT CA 5. GENERAL FACILITIES CA1.1 Area is tidy and well kept 5.1 Eye wash station flushed 3 monthlyY / N / NA Y / N Y / N / NA Y / N1.2 Walkways uncluttered 5.2 Sterile eye wash solutions in date Y / N Y / N1.3 Benches tidy 5.3 Emergency shower flushed yearlyY / N / NA Y / N Y / N / NA Y / N5.4 Wash basin cleaned regularly Y / NCA2. WORK ENVIRONMENTCA6. MANUAL HANDLING2.1 Area is free from unacceptable odours Y / N / NA Y / N6.1 Operations are assessed using2.2 Noise level is acceptable Y / N / NA Y / N Y / N / NA Y / Nergonomic manual handling techniques6.2 Frequently used items are within easyY / N / NA Y / Naccess, between knee and shoulder3. EMERGENCY PROCEDURES CA 6.3 Heavy items stored at waist height Y / N3.1 Emergency numbers posted near 6.4 Step-ladders are used to access itemsY / N / NA Y / N Y / N / NA Y / Nphones stored on high shelves3.2 Staff and students know: 6 ...

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THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
DMI FORM 009 Laboratory EHS Self Audit
Version 4.0 (12 Sept 2005),Page 1 of 3
LABORATORY SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT SELF AUDIT CHECKLIST
NEW INITIATIVES
i. ASPIRATORS(where relevant) Aspirator hoses decontaminated and hung up to drain when not in use
ii. POISONSCONTROL PLAN Does the lab have a current poisons control plan?
iii. AUTOCLAVES(where relevant) Autoclave Safe Operating Procedures, Risk Assessments, and staff training records up-to-date
STANDARD AUDIT 1. LAYOUT 1.1 Areais tidy and well kept 1.2 Walkwaysuncluttered 1.3 Benchestidy
Y / N / NA Y / N / NA Y / N / NA
CA Y / N Y / N Y / N
2. WORKENVIRONMENTCA 2.1 Areais free from unacceptable odours Y / N / NAY / N 2.2 Noiselevel is acceptable Y / N / NAY / N
3. EMERGENCYPROCEDURESCA 3.1Emergency numbers posted near Y / N / NAY / N phones 3.2Staff and students know: Location of fire extinguishers Y / N / NAY / N Location of spill kits (both types) Y / N / NAY / N Evacuation assembly point Y / N / NAY / N Who emergency personnel are? Y / N / NAY / N Where Student Health is? Y / N / NAY / N Orientation and Safety Manual Y / N / NAY / N 3.3Fire Alarm can be heard in area Y / N / NAY / N 3.4Y / N / NAY / NHazard signage is clearly visible
4. FIRSTAID FACILITIESCA 4.1 Knowlocation of First Aid kits Y / N / NAY / N 4.2 FirstAid Kit Contents check 3 monthly Y / N / NAY / N along with this audit 4.3 FirstAid personnel known Y / N / NAY / N
CA= Corrective action required by lab
5. 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4
GENERAL FACILITIES Eye wash station flushed 3 monthly Sterile eye wash solutions in date Emergency shower flushed yearly Wash basin cleaned regularly
CA Y / N / NAY / N
Y / N / NAY / N
Y / N / NAY / N
Y / N / NA Y / N / NA Y / N / NA Y / N / NA
CA Y / N Y / N Y / N Y / N
6. MANUALHANDLINGCA 6.1 Operationsare assessed using Y / N / NAY / N ergonomic manual handling techniques 6.2 Frequentlyused items are within easy Y / N / NAY / N access, between knee and shoulder 6.3 Heavyitems stored at waist height Y / N / NAY / N 6.4 Step-laddersare used to access items Y / N / NAY / N stored on high shelves 6.5 Repetitiveoperations are minimised or Y / N / NAY / N alternative ways found 6.6 Trolleysare available and used to Y / N / NAY / N transport items
7. OFFICEAUDITCA 7.1 Officesafety audit performed 3 monthly Y / N / NAY / N 7.2 Laband office ergonomics considered Y / N / NAY / N when buying new equipment 7.3 Officeis tidy and well kept Y / N / NAY / N
8. ENVIRONMENTALISSUESCA 8.1 Lightsout when not needed Y / N / NAY / N 8.2 Useof energy sources minimised gas, Y / N / NAY / N water and others 8.3 Paper,cardboard, toner, etc recycled Y / N / NAY / N 8.4 E-mailused when possible Y / N / NAY / N 8.5 Double-sidedphotocopying and printing Y / N / NAY / N when possible
THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
DMI FORM 009 Laboratory EHS Self Audit
Version 4.0 (12 Sept 2005),Page 2 of 3
LABORATORY SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT SELF AUDIT CHECKLIST 9. GENERALLABORATORYCA13. CHEMICALASPECTSCA 9.1 Arethere any new people who have not 13.1 Writtenprocedures for chemical Y / N / NAY / N Y / N / NAY / N attended an induction program? handling, storage and spillage in place 9.2 RiskAssessments completed on all 13.2 Traininggiven in chemical handling and Y / N / NAY / N Y / N / NAY / N laboratory procedures awareness of chemical hazards 9.3 Stafftrained in general laboratory 13.3 ChemicalInventory up-to-date (check Y / N / NAY / N Y / N / NAY / N procedures and records kept new purchases/disposals) 9.4 YellowEmergency labels (Contact and 13.4 MSDSavailable and current (check Y / N / NAY / N Emergency details) on all equipment Y / N / NAY / Nexpiry dates) especially those used overnight 13.5 Reagentsare clearly labelled with 9.5 Equipmentmanuals are current and chemical name and Hazard (Class) Y / N / NAY / N Y / N / NAY / N available Diamonds 9.6 Foodand Drink not permitted Y / N / NAY / N13.6 Chemicalslabelled adequately (full Y / N / NAY / N 9.7 SharpBins provided and usedchemical names plus hazards) Y / N / NAY / N 13.7 Chemicalsare stored correctly (incl. Y / N / NAY / N large volumes stored down low) 13.8 Chemicaldisposal down the sink 10. ELECTRICALSAFETYCA Y / N / NAY / N minimised 10.1 Equipmenthas current test tagsY / N / NAY / N 13.9 Gascylinders secured adequately and 10.2 Extensionleads are used only for Y / N / NAY / NY / N / NAY / N no spare stored in lab temporary power supply 10.3 Powerboards used, not adaptors13.10 Risk assessments done for Hazardous Y / N / NAY / N Y / N / NAY / N Substances 10.4 Powerleads to equipment regularly Y / N / NAY / N checked for fraying and other faults 13.11 Ethidium bromide areas kept clean and Y / N / NAY / N 10.5 Powerleads are kept clear of floors Y / N / NAY / Nmaterials disposed of correctly 10.6 DoNot Use tags placed on faulty13.12 Poisons Logbook in use Y / N / NAY / NY / N / NAY / N equipment (forS4, S7, S8, and S9 drugs)
11. 11.1 11.2 11.3
EQUIPMENT(where relevant) Fumehoods free of clutter Fumehoods inspected 6 monthly Fumehoods switched off when not in use
12. BIOLOGICALSAFETY 12.1 Benchesand other work areas are disinfected regularly 12.2 Chemicaldisinfectants properly and clearly labelled 12.3 Contaminatedmaterials placed in the correct disposal containers 12.4 Biohazardcabinets regularly cleaned and disinfected 12.5 Biohazardcabinets serviced yearly 12.6 OGTRpermit and listed researchers current 12.7 Hasthe OGTR PC2 Laboratory Audit been carried out?
CA Y / N / NAY / N Y / N / NAY / N Y / N / NAY / N
CA Y / N / NAY / N
Y / N / NAY / N
Y / N / NAY / N
Y / N / NAY / N Y / N / NAY / N Y / N / NAY / N
Y / N / NAY / N
CA= Corrective action required by lab
14. RADIATIONSAFETYCA 14.1 Radiationlabelling and warning signage Y / N / NAY / N provided in radiation areas 14.2 Radiationwork area monitored regularly Y / N / NAY / N 14.3 Writtenprocedures for radioactive material handling, storage, and spillage Y / N / NAY / N are in place. 14.4 Traininggiven in radioactive material Y / N / NAY / N handling and awareness of hazards 14.5 Radioactivesources are labelled Y / N / NAY / N 14.6 Allpersonnel using or working near radioactive material are monitored byY / N / NAY / N badges.
15. WASTEDISPOSALCA 15.1 Labfollows Departments written procedures for handling and disposing Y / N / NAY / N of waste (Chemical, Radioactive and Biological) 15.2 Allpersonnel are trained in procedures Y / N / NAY / N 15.3 Allpersonnel use double containment for the transport of contaminated waste Y / N / NAY / N to sterilization area
Date Actions completed:
Date of Audit:
Version 4.0 (12 Sept 2005),Page 3 of 3
Any actions required? (use separate sheet)
Laboratory Room No:
Name of person doing audit:
CA= Corrective action required by lab
THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
16. PPECA 16.1 Providedwhere necessary and is Y / N / NAY / N appropriate for the task 16.2 Personneltrained to use PPE correctly Y / N / NAY / N 16.3 Wornby all personnel Y / N / NAY / N 16.4 Whenpurchased, PPE complies with Y / N / NAY / N Australian standards
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Laboratory Head Signature:
DMI FORM 009 Laboratory EHS Self Audit
LABORATORY SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT SELF AUDIT CHECKLIST
Other comments and observations:
List of people who participated in the audit, including lab personnel who answered questions in section 3.Include details of position (Supervisor, RA, Honours student, etc.):
Laboratory Name:
15. WASTEDISPOSAL continuedCA 15.4 Contaminatedwaste is labelled with Y / N / NAY / N autoclave tape and lab name or number 15.5 Radioactivewaste labelled with Department no. (526), lab no., weight, Y / N / NAY / N radiation type, date 15.6 Chemicalwaste is labelled with proper Y / N / NAY / N chemical names, lab no. 15.7 Cytotoxicwaste is labelled with proper university or Department label, lab. no., Y / N / NAY / N Dept no., weight 15.8 Sharpsbins are labelled with Dept no., Y / N / NAY / N lab no., weight 15.9 Wasteis properly segregated and stored Y / N / NAY / N