Environmental Health & Safety > Manuals and Procedures
Chemical Hygiene Plan
This plan outlines requirements to ensure the safe use of hazardous chemicals in campus laboratories.
Compressed Gas Safety ManualThis manual covers the safe use of compressed gases and all associated equipment.
Confined Space ProgramThis program outlines the different types of confined spaces on campus and associated safety procedures.
Controlled Substances Program
This program outlines the requirements for the possession and use of controlled substances for authorized research or instructional activities.
Electrical Safety Program
This program outlines requirements for those performing electrical work on campus (only Facility Operations' electricians and qualified engineers or contracted appliance and repair technicians who have been provided with all information and tools necessary to protect themselves on the job).
Fume Hoods Manual
This manual covers safe and effective use of fume hoods in campus laboratories.
Hazard Communication Program
This program outlines the requirements for employees working with hazardous chemicals (other than in campus laboratories - see Chemical Hygiene Plan).
Lockout/Tagout ProgramThis program outlines the requirements surrounding lockout/tagout, a safety procedure required to ensure that equipment is shut off and unable to
be restarted prior to the completion of maintenance or servicing.
Mercury Spill Clean Up ManualThis manual covers proper procedures for handling mercury spills.
Respiratory Protection ProgramThis program outlines all requirements surrounding the use of respirators on campus.
Scaffolding ProgramThis program outlines safe practices for erecting, altering, working on and dismantling scaffolds.
Stairways and Ladders Manual
This manual covers the safe use of stairways and ladders.
Walking/Working Surfaces Manual
This manual covers the prevention of slip, trip and fall hazards.
Waste Disposal Guide
This guide breaks down requirements for special waste streams on campus with an emphasis on laboratory waste.