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Chemical Hygiene Table of Contents

 

F&M CHEMICAL HYGIENE PLAN

TABLE OF CONTENTS



1. INTRODUCTION
1.1 Summary of the Requirements of the Laboratory Standard
1.1.1 Chemical Hygiene Plan
1.1.2 Information and Training
1.1.3 Medical Examinations and Consultations
1.1.4 Methods of Control & Personal Protective Equipment
1.1.5 Safeguards for Particularly Hazardous Substances
1.1.6 Hazard Identification
1.1.7 Conclusion
1.2 Role of the Chemical Hygiene Plan
1.3 Chemical Hygiene Plan Coverage

2. DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLEGE
2.1 Definition of Laboratory
2.2 Laboratories Using or Storing Hazardous Materials
2.3 Map of the College

3. RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE CHEMICAL HYGENE PLAN
3.1 Responsibilities for Implementing the CHP
3.2 Personnel

4. CHEMICAL HYGIENE AND SAFETY PLAN
4.1 Standard Operating Procedures
4.1.1 General Rules
4.1.2 Personal Hygiene
4.1.3 Food and Smoking
4.1.4 Protective Clothing and Equipment
4.1.5 Housekeeping
4.1.6 Prior Approval
4.1.7 Spills and Accidents
4.1.8 Waste Chemicals
4.2 Control Measures and Equipment
4.2.1 Ventilation
4.2.2 Safety Cans
4.2.3 Flammable Storage Cabinets
4.2.4 Corrosive Storage Cabinets
4.2.5 Eyewashes and Safety Showers
4.2.6 Protective Apparel
4.2.7 Respirators
4.2.8 Vapor Detection
4.3 Hazard Class-Specific Safety Procedures
4.3.1 Procedures for Toxic Chemicals
4.3.2 Procedures for Fire Hazard Chemicals
4.3.3 Procedures for Reactive Chemicals
4.3.4 Procedures for Corrosive Chemicals and Contact Hazard Chemicals
4.4 Special Procedures for "Inimical" Chemicals
4.4.1 Regulated and Controlled Work Areas
4.4.2 Closed System Protection
4.4.3 Handling of Contaminated Waste Streams
4.4.4 Personal Hygiene
4.4.5 Protection of Vacuum Systems
4.4.6 Protective Apparel
4.4.7 Additional Precautions
4.5 Prior Approval Procedures for "Protocol" Chemicals
4.5.1 The Chemical-Specific Safety Protocol
4.5.2 Safety Protocol Review

5. CRITERIA AND GUIDELINES FOR IDENTIFYING HAZARDS
5.1 Hazard Categories
5.2 Hazard Category Criteria
5.2.1 Toxic Hazard Criteria
5.2.2 Fire Hazard Criteria
5.2.3 Reactivity Hazard Criteria
5.2.4 Corrosivity and Contact Hazard Criteria
5.3 Guidelines for Greater Health Risk Materials
5.3.1 Guidelines for Classifying "Inimical" Chemicals
5.3.2 Guidelines for Classifying "Protocol" Chemicals
5.4 Summary of Toxicity Guidelines

6. EXPOSURE EVALUATIONS AND MEDICAL CONSULTATIONS
6.1 Suspected Exposure to Hazardous Substances
6.1.1 Example Criteria of "Reasonable" Suspicion of Exposure
6.2 Exposure Evaluation
6.2.1 Steps of Exposure Evaluation
6.2.2 Notification
6.3 Medical Consultations and Evaluations
6.3.1 Medical Consultation
6.3.2 Medical Evaluation
6.4 Documentation
6.5 Notification

7. EMPLOYEE INFORMATION AND TRAINING
7.1 Information Requirements
7.2 Training Requirements
7.3 Information and Training Sessions

8. RECORDS AND RECORDKEEPING
8.1 Records
8.2 Recordkeeping

GLOSSARY

Appendix A: Inimical Chemicals

List of Carcinogens
High Acute Toxins
Reproductive Toxins

Appendix B: Compatibility Charts
Appendix C: Sample Chemical-Specific Safety Protocol
Appendix D: Resources
 
 

  F&M Environmental Health & Safety | | Reposted 26 March, 2007