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Contents of H&S Handbook

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  • IMS Health & Safety key contacts
  • 1 - Statement from the IMS Director
  • 2 - Organisation and responsibilities for health and safety
  • 3 - Review of the safety handbook
  • 4 - Risk assessment
    • 4a - Risk assessment form
    • 4b - Risk assessment form for new and expectant mothers
  • 5 - Health and safety training
  • 6 - Health and safety inspections
    • 6a - Inspection checklist
  • 7 - Undergraduate students
  • 8 - Postgraduate students
  • 9 - Accident investigation and reporting
  • 10 - Fire safety precautions
  • 11 - First aid arrangements
  • 12 - Spillages
  • 13 - Inspection and maintenance of premises and equipment
  • 14 - Good laboratory practice
  • 15 - Waste and its disposal
    • 15a - Waste flow stream
  • 16 - Procedures for specific hazards
    • P.1 - Access to the IMS
    • P.2 - Access to heights
    • P.3 - Driving on University Business
    • P.3 - Autoclaves and pressure cookers
    • P.5 - Biological safety
    • P.6 - Building works & fault reporting
    • P.7 - Bunsen burners
    • P.8 - Carcinogens
    • P.9 - Cell culture
    • P.10 - Centrifuges
    • P.11 - Chemical safety
    • P.12 - Compressed gases/gas cylinders
    • P.13 - Computer work stations
    • P.14 - Cryogenic fluids (liquid nitrogen) & cardice (solid carbon dioxide)
    • P.15 - Dangerous pathogens & toxins
    • P.16 - Electrical equipment
    • P.17 - First aid – emergencies
    • P.18 - Fume cupboard
    • P.19 - Genetic modification work
    • P.20 - Glassware
    • P.21 - Highly flammable liquids
    • P.22 - Lasers
    • P.23 - Lone working
    • P.24 - Manual handling
    • P.25 - Microbiological safety cabinets
    • P.26 - Microwave ovens
    • P.27 - Needlestick injuries
    • P.28 - Occupational health
    • P.29 - Offices, libraries and corridors
    • P.30 - Out of hours running of unattended experiments
    • P.31 - Personal protective equipment
    • P.32 - Personal safety
    • P.33 - Radioisotope use
    • P.34 - Refrigerators, freezers and cold rooms
    • P.35 - Ultra-violet radiation
    • P.36 - Vacuum systems
    • P.37 - Power Failure - Action to be taken by building occupants
  • APPENDIX 1 - Sources of further information and assistance
  • APPENDIX 2 - Incompatible chemicals
  • INDEX – by section number