Environmental Health and Safety

Chemical Hygiene Plan

 
Created by Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety. Updated March 2013.

Table of Contents

1 - Purpose and Scope (PDF)

2 - Definitions (PDF)

3 - Roles and Responsibilities (PDF)

4 - Standard Operating ProcedureS (PDF)

5 - Identification of Special Hazards (PDF)

6 - Use and Maintenance of Laboratory Fume Hoods (PDF)

7- Hazard Controls (PDF)

8 - Emergency Equipment (PDF)

9 - Medical Consultations and Examinations (PDF)

10 - Records and Recordkeeping (PDF)

11 - Waste Management Procedures (PDF)

12 - Emergency Response (PDF)

13 - Information and Training (PDF)

14 - Hazardous Chemical Inventories (PDF)

15 - References (PDF)

16 - Safe Work Initiatives

  1. Chemical Waste Handling, Labeling, and Storage (PDF)
  2. Chemical and Particulate Spill Prevention and Control (PDF)
  3. Hazard Communication: Chemical Labeling and Safety Data Sheets (PDF)

APPENDICES

A - Laboratory Standard – 29 CFR 1450

  1. Occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories
  2. National Research Council Recommendations Concerning Chemical Hygiene in Laboratories (Non-Mandatory)
  3. References (Non-Mandatory)

B - Hazard Communication Standard - 29 CFR 1910.1200 Appendices A and B

  1. Hazard Communication
  2. Health Hazard Definitions (Mandatory)
  3. Hazard Determination (Mandatory)

C - MSDS and Chemical Inventory Procedures

  1. To be completed by each individual department

D - Format Template for Standard Operating Procedures

  1. SOP Template (PDF)

E - Known or Suspected Carcinogens as Defined by the National Toxicology Program

  1. 12th Report on Carcinogens (RoC)

F - Known or Suspected Carcinogens as Defined by the IARC

  1. Agents Classified by the IARC Monographs, Volumes 1–100

G - CEHR and NIOSH Lists of Reproductive Toxins

  1. CEHR Evaluation of Chemicals
  2. The Effects of Workplace Hazards on Male Reproductive Health
  3. The Effects of Workplace Hazards on Female Reproductive Health
  4. Reproductive Hazards

H - Formaldehyde Standard – 29 CFR 1910.1048

  1. Formaldehyde
  2. Substance Technical Guidelines for Formalin
  3. Sampling Strategy and Analytical Methods for Formaldehyde
  4. Medical surveillance - Formaldehyde

I - Container Size Limitations for Flammable and Combustible Liquids

  1. Container Size Limitations Chart (PDF)

J - Laboratory Hood Evaluation Form

  1. Lab Hood Evaluation Form (PDF)

K - Examples of Common Incompatible Chemicals

  1. Incompatible Chemical List from Prudent Practices for Handling Chemicals

L - Chemical Inventory

  1. To be completed by each individual department