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Contents of H&S Handbook

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1.            ORGANISATION AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELLBEING

2.            REVIEW OF THE IMS SAFETY HANDBOOK

3.            RISK ASSESSMENT

3a           RISK ASSESSMENT FORM

4.            HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING AND WELLBEING 4a         HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELLBEING

4b           SafeZone app

5.            HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELLBEING INSPECTIONS 5a           INSPECTION CHECKLIST

6.            POSTGRADUATE AND HONOURS STUDENTS

7.            ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION AND REPORTING

8.            FIRE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

9.            FIRST AID ARRANGEMENTS

10.          SPILLAGES

11.          INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE OF PREMISES AND EQUIPMENT

12.          GOOD LABORATORY PRACTICE

13.          WASTE AND ITS DISPOSAL

13a WASTE STREAM AT IMS FORESTERHILL SITE

14.          PROCEDURES FOR SPECIFIC HAZARDS

P.1          Access to the IMS (including authorised visitors)

P.2          Access to heights

P.3          Driving on University business

P.4          Autoclaves & pressure cookers

P.5          Biological safety

P.6          Building works & fault reporting

P.7          Bunsen burners

P.8          Carcinogens

P.9          Cell culture Facilities

 

P.10       Centrifuges

P.11       Chemical safety

P.12       Compressed gases/gas cylinders

P.13       Computer workstation assessment

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 and out of hours 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 (PPE)

P.32       Personal safety

P.33       Power Failure - Action to be taken by building occupants

P.34       Pregnancy & Expectant Mothers

P.35       Radioisotope use

P.36       Refrigerators, freezers & cold rooms

P.37       Ultra-violet radiation

P.38       Vacuum systems