AIMS Online Annual Safety Inductions (General & Laboratory) completed?
Emergency Area Warden & How to contact them (Dominique Wiseman)
Evacuation procedures - notification & type of emergency, equipment shutdown, evacuation routes, assembly areas
Emergency alarm system
Location of safety station & Familiarisation with its contents
Location of nearest 'break glass alarm'
Location of laboratory fire fighting equipment
How to contact a first aid officer
Where first aid kits located
Where first aid room is located
Location of chemical storage areas
Safe disposal of hazardous waste
Fume hoods are designated for perchloric use and must not be used for organic solvents.
Fully enclosed footware, wearing of laboratory coats and eye protection
All tasks to have a TRA
Closed footwear should be worn.
Long hair should be tied back
Laboratory coats are to be worn when working with hazardous chemicals
Do not handle, store or consume food or drink in the laboratory.
Keep benches, shelves and cupboards clean and tidy.
Clean up after each stage of an operation. Rinse any apparatus, which has contained harmful chemicals, before final cleaning.
Use protective equipment where necessary.
Hazardous substances must not be disposed of down the sink or drains.
Keep corridors and walkways clear of boxes, rubbish, ..etc.
The storage and handling of hazardous substances must be in accordance with the Australian standard for the relevant substance.
All precautions should be undertaken to prevent the escape of any hazardous substances whilst being handled.
All staff handling hazardous substances should be instructed in the hazards involved.
Be familiar with the emergency procedures on AIMScape.
Safety carrier must be used to transport large bottles.
Hazardous work should be restricted to core time (8am- 4:40pm) and only with another member of staff being present and aware of the hazards.
All chemical containers must be clearly labeled indicating contents and personal name and project.
Glassware, heavy or awkward items should NOT be stored above eye level.
Never dispose of pungent or volatile chemicals down the sink.
Report all accidents or dangerous occurring to lab manager, supervisor, OH&S coordinator and complete incident report.
Location of Equipment & Facilities
Emergency Power Switch
Eyewash facility and safety shower
Chemical Spill Kit
Safety glasses, gloves and lab coats.
General none hazardous waste bin
Sharps disposal bin
Flammable and corrosive cabinet.
Wash basins and hot/ cold water tap
Laboratory telephone and emergency contact list.
I have been shown the locations of necessary emergency facilities, equipment ..etc in the laboratory. I will adhere to the laboratory safety measures as covered in this induction. I have also understood the safety documents relating to working in quarantine QC1 environment and read the safety documents on AIMSCAPE.