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Door Signage
Signage
Door signage
Missing items on the signage
Radiation Management

Radiation registration records are up to date ?

License records are up to date

Relevant research group leaders and other personnel licensed ?

Radiation protocols up to date

Supervision, Training and Working rules

Appropriate Safety induction/ training in place

Induction/training records kept ?

Does the laboratory have systems in place to ensure occupants of the laboratory are suitably supervised ?

Appropriate radiation safety working rules available and on display ?

Do personnel understand emergency and incident reporting procedures ?

Radioactive Materials

Are there any radioactive materials present in the lab?

Laboratory design

Handbasin present

Flushing sink present

Laboratory has a fume cupboard

Eyewash is available

Surfaces, walls, floors, ceilings, benches are easy to clean and impervious

Ventilation is adequate and working

Radiation labs secured against unauthorised access

Radiation isotope storage is lockable, secure and shielded (if gamma emitters)

Counting apparatus is in separate room

Practices, equipment and labelling

Are specific areas designated for radiation procedures. Are these areas easily identifiable?

Are refrigerators and storage locations suitably labelled?

Is all relevant equipment labelled?

Is there a flushing sink disposal limit sign placed near the flushing sink?

Are safe work practices adopted appropriate to the risks?

Is there a high level of cleanliness in the area, appropriate to radiation use?

Is appropriate personal protective equipment available and being used?

Are spill trays and absorbent bench coverings used to limit contamination and spills?

Is there an adequately stocked radiation spill kit readily available?

Are records of receipt and disposal up to date?

Is waste stored in appropriate containers and locations?

Are records of receipt and disposal up to date?

Radiation Monitoring

Are the appropriate TLD badges issued to and worn by all radiation workers?

Are the TLDs stored out of the radioisotope laboratory when not in use ?

Is the control kept in suitable location?

Are the results from personal monitoring kept and made available to staff ?

Is appropriate contamination monitoring equipment available ?

Have all contamination monitors been calibrated within the last year?

Is wipe testing carried out monthly and records kept up to date (if required) ?

Class 3B or Class 4 lasers

Are Class 3B or Class 4 lasers being used?

Laboratory design

Is there a separate laser enclosure within the lab or an antechamber outside the main lab?

Are there 'Laser On' room warning lights outside each entrance?

Are laser labs secured against unauthorised access?

Is the room well lit when lasers are turned on to minimise pupil diameter ?

Are all the surfaces in the room non-specular reflecting?

Are the windows covered?

Practices, Equipment and labelling

Are specific areas designated for laser procedures? Are these areas suitably identified?

Is there labelling on relevant equipment (aperture, lasers, covers, inside area)

Does the safety eyewear display the wavelength and optical density?

Are safe work practices adopted appropriate to the risks?

Does each laser product have protective housing/ guarding where necessary?

Are appropriate safety interlocks in place on protective housings or the room ?

Is the beam path restricted to the optical bench or experimental area by the use of beam stops?

Is the beam path kept above or below the eye level?

Are all lasers provided with a beam shutter or attenuator that can be brought into use whenever inadvertent exposure is to be prevented?

Do lasers have keyed switches ?

Are machine 'laser on' warning lights clearly visible?

Are all components firmly fixed to the optical bench or experimental area?

Are alignments conducted at low power ?

X-Rays

Does the Laboratory have 'X-Ray' machines ?

Laboratory design

Are there 'X-Rays on' room warning lights outside each entrance?

Are radiation labs secured against unauthorised access?

Does the design of the room include structural shielding requirements?

If windows into the room are lead glass, are they clearly labelled with the lead equivalent thickness?

Has a radiation survey been carried out in the facility?

Practices, equipment and labelling

Are specific areas for x-ray machines designated and suitably identified?

Is the warning sign displayed nearby?

Is there labelling on relevant equipment?

Are safe work practices adopted appropriate to the risks?

Is XRD/XRA equipment contained in appropriate enclosures?

Are visible and (audible) signals provided inside and outside enclosures to provide warning before and during irradiation?

Do enclosures have interlocks preventing staff from being within the confines of the enclosure while beam is on?

Are beam stops in place (for XRD/XRD) ?

Is x-ray key switch required to activate x-ray beam?

Are "fail-safe" mechanisms provided to prevent generation of x-rays when either the shutter, part of the housing, the X-ray tube or beam stop is removed or not installed properly (for XRD/XRA)

For diagnostic x-rays are lead aprons or mobile shields available and used?

Radiation Monitoring (X-Rays)

Are the appropriate TLD badges issued to and worn by all radiation workers?

Are the TLD's stored out of the radiation areas/ laboratory, when not in use?

Is the control kept in a suitable location?

Are results from personal monitoring kept and made available to staff?

Is appropriate contamination monitoring equipment available?

Have all the monitors been calibrated within the last year?

Are radiation surveys carried out ( monthly for partially enclosed or quarterly for fully enclosed x-Ray apparatus) and records kept up to date?

UV Transilluminators

Are there UV Transilluminators in the lab?

Laboratory design

Are Transilluminators secured against unauthorised access?

Practices, equipment and labelling

Are specific areas designated for Transilluminators ? Are these areas easily identifiable?

Is the warning sign displayed nearby?

Is there labelling on relevant equipment?

Are safe work practices adopted appropriate to the risks?

Is there a UV shield on the equipment and is it in good order?

Is there a face shield available and being used?

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Audit

Door Signage
Signage
Door signage
Missing items on the signage
Radiation Management

Radiation registration records are up to date ?

License records are up to date

Relevant research group leaders and other personnel licensed ?

Radiation protocols up to date

Supervision, Training and Working rules

Appropriate Safety induction/ training in place

Induction/training records kept ?

Does the laboratory have systems in place to ensure occupants of the laboratory are suitably supervised ?

Appropriate radiation safety working rules available and on display ?

Do personnel understand emergency and incident reporting procedures ?

Radioactive Materials

Are there any radioactive materials present in the lab?

Laboratory design

Handbasin present

Flushing sink present

Laboratory has a fume cupboard

Eyewash is available

Surfaces, walls, floors, ceilings, benches are easy to clean and impervious

Ventilation is adequate and working

Radiation labs secured against unauthorised access

Radiation isotope storage is lockable, secure and shielded (if gamma emitters)

Counting apparatus is in separate room

Practices, equipment and labelling

Are specific areas designated for radiation procedures. Are these areas easily identifiable?

Are refrigerators and storage locations suitably labelled?

Is all relevant equipment labelled?

Is there a flushing sink disposal limit sign placed near the flushing sink?

Are safe work practices adopted appropriate to the risks?

Is there a high level of cleanliness in the area, appropriate to radiation use?

Is appropriate personal protective equipment available and being used?

Are spill trays and absorbent bench coverings used to limit contamination and spills?

Is there an adequately stocked radiation spill kit readily available?

Are records of receipt and disposal up to date?

Is waste stored in appropriate containers and locations?

Are records of receipt and disposal up to date?

Radiation Monitoring

Are the appropriate TLD badges issued to and worn by all radiation workers?

Are the TLDs stored out of the radioisotope laboratory when not in use ?

Is the control kept in suitable location?

Are the results from personal monitoring kept and made available to staff ?

Is appropriate contamination monitoring equipment available ?

Have all contamination monitors been calibrated within the last year?

Is wipe testing carried out monthly and records kept up to date (if required) ?

Class 3B or Class 4 lasers

Are Class 3B or Class 4 lasers being used?

Laboratory design

Is there a separate laser enclosure within the lab or an antechamber outside the main lab?

Are there 'Laser On' room warning lights outside each entrance?

Are laser labs secured against unauthorised access?

Is the room well lit when lasers are turned on to minimise pupil diameter ?

Are all the surfaces in the room non-specular reflecting?

Are the windows covered?

Practices, Equipment and labelling

Are specific areas designated for laser procedures? Are these areas suitably identified?

Is there labelling on relevant equipment (aperture, lasers, covers, inside area)

Does the safety eyewear display the wavelength and optical density?

Are safe work practices adopted appropriate to the risks?

Does each laser product have protective housing/ guarding where necessary?

Are appropriate safety interlocks in place on protective housings or the room ?

Is the beam path restricted to the optical bench or experimental area by the use of beam stops?

Is the beam path kept above or below the eye level?

Are all lasers provided with a beam shutter or attenuator that can be brought into use whenever inadvertent exposure is to be prevented?

Do lasers have keyed switches ?

Are machine 'laser on' warning lights clearly visible?

Are all components firmly fixed to the optical bench or experimental area?

Are alignments conducted at low power ?

X-Rays

Does the Laboratory have 'X-Ray' machines ?

Laboratory design

Are there 'X-Rays on' room warning lights outside each entrance?

Are radiation labs secured against unauthorised access?

Does the design of the room include structural shielding requirements?

If windows into the room are lead glass, are they clearly labelled with the lead equivalent thickness?

Has a radiation survey been carried out in the facility?

Practices, equipment and labelling

Are specific areas for x-ray machines designated and suitably identified?

Is the warning sign displayed nearby?

Is there labelling on relevant equipment?

Are safe work practices adopted appropriate to the risks?

Is XRD/XRA equipment contained in appropriate enclosures?

Are visible and (audible) signals provided inside and outside enclosures to provide warning before and during irradiation?

Do enclosures have interlocks preventing staff from being within the confines of the enclosure while beam is on?

Are beam stops in place (for XRD/XRD) ?

Is x-ray key switch required to activate x-ray beam?

Are "fail-safe" mechanisms provided to prevent generation of x-rays when either the shutter, part of the housing, the X-ray tube or beam stop is removed or not installed properly (for XRD/XRA)

For diagnostic x-rays are lead aprons or mobile shields available and used?

Radiation Monitoring (X-Rays)

Are the appropriate TLD badges issued to and worn by all radiation workers?

Are the TLD's stored out of the radiation areas/ laboratory, when not in use?

Is the control kept in a suitable location?

Are results from personal monitoring kept and made available to staff?

Is appropriate contamination monitoring equipment available?

Have all the monitors been calibrated within the last year?

Are radiation surveys carried out ( monthly for partially enclosed or quarterly for fully enclosed x-Ray apparatus) and records kept up to date?

UV Transilluminators

Are there UV Transilluminators in the lab?

Laboratory design

Are Transilluminators secured against unauthorised access?

Practices, equipment and labelling

Are specific areas designated for Transilluminators ? Are these areas easily identifiable?

Is the warning sign displayed nearby?

Is there labelling on relevant equipment?

Are safe work practices adopted appropriate to the risks?

Is there a UV shield on the equipment and is it in good order?

Is there a face shield available and being used?