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Unformatted text preview: 1 1 University of Manitoba University of Manitoba Chemistry Department Chemistry Department Basic Lab Safety Basic Lab Safety & WHMIS WHMIS 2 ¡ Responsibilities for Safety at U of M ¡ Personal Safety , Emergency Contacts, Accident/Incident Reporting Fire Safety Presentation Overview Presentation Overview Reporting, Fire Safety ¡ Generic WHMIS ¡ General Lab Safety 3 Responsibilities for Safety Responsibilities for Safety 4 Manitoba’s Provincial Workplace Safety and Health Act (WS&H) is based on the concept of an: INTERNAL RESPONSIBILITY SYSTEM Responsibilities for Safety Responsibilities for Safety This means that everyone at the workplace be they employers, supervisors, workers, students, contractors or self employed persons, all share a responsibility for the health and safety of all persons at the workplace. 5 EHSO President And Vice Presidents Deans, Directors and Department Heads Responsibilities for Safety Responsibilities for Safety Overview WHMIS Coordinator/Safety Officer designated by department Supervisor (Project Manager, Principal Investigator) Laboratory Worker Technician, PDF, Research Associate, Visiting Scientists Students 6 The WS&H Act provides the following Four Basic Rights: Right to know about hazards (WHMIS) Right to refuse dangerous work Right to protection from discrimination re: safety and health matters Ri ht t ti i t i f t ti iti (th h f t Responsibilities for Safety Responsibilities for Safety Right to participate in safety activities (through safety committees). At the U of M every department MUST appoint a person to implement the WHMIS requirements. Chemistry WHMIS coordinator is Ms. Krystyna Koczanski (215 Parker Building) U of M WHMIS Coordinators 2 7 Responsibilities for Safety Responsibilities for Safety University of Manitoba, employees and students are required to: follow Departmental safety protocols Employees and Students- follow Departmental safety protocols- use reasonable care to protect your safety and the safety of others- bring safety concerns to designated safety individual U of M Policy 512- Health and Safety Policy 8 Personal Safety Personal Safety Emergency Contacts Emergency Contacts Accident/Incident Reporting Accident/Incident Reporting Fire Safety Fire Safety 9 ¡ Provide 24/7 instant voice connection to Security Services ¡ Officer will automatically Code Blue Station Personal Safety: Personal Safety: be sent and arrive in under 2 minutes ¡ Strategically placed at both campuses 10 Other safety resources ¡ Safewalk Program : Call 474-9341 For students, faculty, and staff at both campuses, a student patrol with specially marked security vests or a uniformed Security Services Officer will provide a safe Personal Safety: Personal Safety: uniformed Security Services Officer will provide a safe walk to your car or other building at night....
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- Fall '11