Lab Safety Information for Test

Lab Safety Information for Test - PART B SAFETY INFORMATION...

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P ART B S AFETY I NFORMATION The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) requires certain manufactures, distributors and employers (including colleges and universities) to meet the requirements of the Hazard Communication Standard (29CFR 1910.1200).
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In addition to this, the Texas Hazards Communications Act of 1985, Texas Civil Statutes, Article 5182b, requires certain employers (including colleges and universities) to inform and train all employees and students about the hazards of chemicals found in the workplace.
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Safety Training Outline The North Lake College Hazardous Materials Procedures Manual was written to establish rules and procedures, as specified by the Texas Hazard Communications Act of 1985, for the proper use, inventory, storage, and disposal of all hazardous chemicals and/or chemical products on the campus of North Lake College, as well as the proper training of personnel and students who might be exposed to hazardous materials on campus. This written policy is available for your review at your request. The chain of command for the management of hazardous materials at North Lake College is as follows: 2. Vice President of Business Services 3. Hazardous Material Manager / College Police Chief 4. Cost Center Manager 5. Faculty & Staff Each person has definite responsibilities and duties to perform concerning hazardous materials on campus. Duties will sometime overlap within the chain of command to ensure check points for compliance to the Texas Hazardous Communication Act of 1985. Section 9.0 of the Procedures Manual covers the training of laboratory students. 9.0 Hazardous Materials Training --- 9.2 The Faculty/Staff shall insure the appropriate training of all students during the first two weeks of each semester. The division should monitor the receipt of a student roster, indicating the students have received training, and maintain a copy of that roster in a file for three years. A copy of the roster is to be sent to the police department as soon as possible.
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All students, new and returning, are required to attend the chemistry lab safety training lecture during their regularly scheduled lab time at the beginning of each new regular-length semester. After the lecture, be sure to sign the roster by printing your name and ID number on the appropriate form indicated by your instructor. 9.5 During an orientation session, employees and students are to be given basic information on the Texas Hazardous Communication Act, its purpose and their rights as employees and students. The training should emphasize the following elements: 9.5.1 A discussion of the "NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES AND STUDENTS" which contains information on the Texas Hazards Communications Act. (This notice must be posted in all work areas where hazardous materials are used.) This is posted on the bulletin boards of each chemistry laboratory. 9.5.2
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2012 for the course CHEM 1411 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '12 term at Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán.

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Lab Safety Information for Test - PART B SAFETY INFORMATION...

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