University of South Florida<br />Laboratory Safety & Hazardous Waste<br />
Objectives<br />To provide safety guidelines for all those working in USF laboratories<br />Make aware of hazardous waste ...
Safety Starts with YOU!<br />Be aware of the chemicals you are using<br />Know your surroundings<br />Participate in safet...
How Do We Help You?<br />Lab Reviews<br />Semi Annually<br />Assist with corrections on site<br />“Remind you not <br />fi...
Keep It Clean!<br />Keep Pathways Unobstructed<br />Clean Work Areas Regularly<br />
Personal Safety<br />Wash Hands Periodically<br />No Hand Sanitizers<br />No Eating, Drinking, Cosmetics in Lab<br />
Lab DO’s and DON’Ts<br />WORK WITH A BUDDY!<br />Use mechanical pipetting<br />Do Not leave hot plates unattended<br />Wea...
Personal Protective Equipment<br />Goggles<br />Gloves<br />Lab Coats<br />Know what you are working with<br />Know the de...
Glass and Sharps<br />Designate Broken Glass container<br />Don’t overflow Sharps container<br />
Chemical Exposure<br />
Chemical Hazard Classes<br />Flammables<br />Oxidizers<br />Corrosives<br />Poisons/Toxins<br />
Gas Cylinder Safety<br />Proper storage<br />Upright<br />Secured to Permanent Fixture<br />Cool Ventilated Area<br />No o...
Gas Cylinders<br />
NFPA Label<br />
Labeling Procedures<br />Label EVERYTHING!<br />Include Full Name of Each Chemical<br />
Chemical Storage<br />Video? Still looking<br />
H.I.T.S<br />Hazardous Inventory Tracking System<br />Waste pick up<br />Waste supplies<br />Chemical Inventory and MSDS s...
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  1. 1. University of South Florida<br />Laboratory Safety & Hazardous Waste<br />
  2. 2. Objectives<br />To provide safety guidelines for all those working in USF laboratories<br />Make aware of hazardous waste and accident management procedures<br />Provide resources to aid in safety concerns<br />
  3. 3. Safety Starts with YOU!<br />Be aware of the chemicals you are using<br />Know your surroundings<br />Participate in safety trainings<br />Understand the Chemical Hygiene Plan<br />Standard Operating Procedures<br />
  4. 4. How Do We Help You?<br />Lab Reviews<br />Semi Annually<br />Assist with corrections on site<br />“Remind you not <br />fine you”<br />
  5. 5. Keep It Clean!<br />Keep Pathways Unobstructed<br />Clean Work Areas Regularly<br />
  6. 6. Personal Safety<br />Wash Hands Periodically<br />No Hand Sanitizers<br />No Eating, Drinking, Cosmetics in Lab<br />
  7. 7. Lab DO’s and DON’Ts<br />WORK WITH A BUDDY!<br />Use mechanical pipetting<br />Do Not leave hot plates unattended<br />Wear appropriate clothing<br />
  8. 8. Personal Protective Equipment<br />Goggles<br />Gloves<br />Lab Coats<br />Know what you are working with<br />Know the dexterity of your gloves<br />Check your MSDS sheets<br />
  9. 9. Glass and Sharps<br />Designate Broken Glass container<br />Don’t overflow Sharps container<br />
  10. 10. Chemical Exposure<br />
  11. 11. Chemical Hazard Classes<br />Flammables<br />Oxidizers<br />Corrosives<br />Poisons/Toxins<br />
  12. 12. Gas Cylinder Safety<br />Proper storage<br />Upright<br />Secured to Permanent Fixture<br />Cool Ventilated Area<br />No oxidizers near flammables<br />
  13. 13. Gas Cylinders<br />
  14. 14. NFPA Label<br />
  15. 15. Labeling Procedures<br />Label EVERYTHING!<br />Include Full Name of Each Chemical<br />
  16. 16. Chemical Storage<br />Video? Still looking<br />
  17. 17. H.I.T.S<br />Hazardous Inventory Tracking System<br />Waste pick up<br />Waste supplies<br />Chemical Inventory and MSDS sheets<br />

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