Chemical Safety
J E R RY E . S T E WA R D
CHEMICAL SAFETY MANAGER
O F F I C E O F E N V I R O N M E N TA L H E A LT H A N D
SAFETY
J S T E WA R D @ L S U . E D U
(225) 578-4314
1/21/2010
Goal
Develop a Culture of Lab Safety to
Protect Personnel and Property
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Accreditation Process
Chemical Hygiene Plan
Chemical Inventory System
On-Line Training Link
Housekeeping
Office of Environmental
Health and Safety (EHS)
 Reference Resource
 Training
 EHS Web Page
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Lab Safety
EHS Web Page
WWW.EHS.LSU.edu
Lab Safety
 Chemical Safety
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Chemical Hygiene Plan
Chemical Inventory Management System
MSDS Management
 Laboratory Safety
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Fume Hoods
Standard Operating Procedures
 Compliance
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Audits and Accreditations
Law and Regulations
Chemical Hygiene Plan
 Required under the OSHA Lab Standard.
 It is a written program that defines procedures
for protecting personnel from the safety and
health hazards presented by hazardous
chemicals.
 EHS has provided a general Chemical Hygiene
Plan for LSU Laboratories that defines the
requirements of chemical use in the lab.
Inventory System
Environmental Health & Safety Assistant
Full Environmental Management System
Basis For Chemical
Safety Program
Inventory
o Chemical Inventory in Database
o Chemical Owners Defined
o Lab Personnel Defined
o Labs Responsible for Maintenance
o Add Chemicals Upon Receipt
o Delete Chemical When Used
Login ID/Password
PAWS ID without @LSU.edu
[email protected]
Login ID: jsteward
Initial Password: 1234
Required to Change
Call or Email with Problems
Lab Safety
Chemical Safety
 Chemical Inventory Management
Manual (Word Document)
 Inventory Primer (Power Point)
Basics - How To Use Inventory
Call me with any problems or additional help
EHS WEB Page
Training /
Safety and Environmental Training
The On-Site Web Based Training Package working in
conjunction with the Chemical Management Inventory
Program to meet the regulatory based training
requirements.
On-Line Training
 Three Separate Courses
 Lab Safety
 Emergency Response
 Hazardous Waste Training
Revised for 2011 – Yearly
Completion Required
General Navigation
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First Name /Last name
Should List PI
No PI Listed – Take Anyway
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Power Point Presentation
Use Internal Navigation Arrows
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Take Test
Must Make 100%
May Repeat as Necessary
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New Version Available 2/2/11
Housekeeping
Laboratory Safety
Standard Operating
Procedure
Housekeeping in
Laboratory
Housekeeping
 A clean, well-maintained work area improves
safety by preventing accidents.
 Enhance efficiency of work performed.
 Laboratory worker responsible
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Cleanliness of personal workspace
Common areas of the laboratory.
Personal Protective
Equipment
PPE Must be Used Whenever in the Lab .
Personal Protective Equipment
Eye Protection
 Safety Glasses *
 Goggles
 Face Shields
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Protective Clothing
Lab Coats
Enclosed Shoes are Required*
Gloves
* Minimum Requirement
WASTE PROGRAM
Requirements
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Proper Waste Containers
Compatible Waste
Containers Must be Closed
Need to be labeled
Secondary Containment
Request for Collection
 Request for Collection Form
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Mailed in
Faxed in
Email
 OES will pick up waste usually with in one
or two days.
 Do not store waste longer than it can be
safely stored.
Summary
 Know the location, and proper use of, safety
and personal protective equipment.
 Know the properties and hazards of the
materials that you are using.
 Plan your work and pay attention.
 Know what to do in an emergency:
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Call LSU Police (578 – 3132).
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Remain Calm.
EMERGENCY PHONE
NUMBERS
 Campus Police
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578-3231
911 (Campus Land Line)
 EHS
 Radiation Safety
 Facility Services
578-5640
578-2747
578-2327
Questions ?
Jerry E. Steward
Chemical Safety
Manager
OES LSU
[email protected]
(225) 578-4314
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