• Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Lab

  • PI/Manager

  • Email

  • Alternate contact

  • Email

  • Personnel

  • Date of inspection

  • Observer(s)

Laboratory Designation

  • This laboratory has a Biosafety designation

  • Proper signage is posted in regard to authorized limited access, proper protection requirement and hazards

  • Facility is under negative pressure- air is directed into the lab and not escaping

Security and Emergency policy

  • All staff are wearing MGH employee identification

  • Personnel can find the panic button and understand their roles in an emergency or other incident

  • Personal valuables are secured or attended

Laboratory culture

  • Personnel can readily find safety manuals and discuss policies in regard to Fire safety, Biosafety, Chemical safety

  • Personnel were observed wearing liquid resistant gowns, gloves, face shields, eye protection and other personal protective equipment. (Hair bonnet, shoe coverings, full body jump suit)

  • There is no evidence of eating or drinking (coffee cups etc)

  • Plants and animals not specifically associated with any registered protocol are not observed

  • There were no sandals/opened toed shoes observed on personnel in the lab

Fire Safety

  • Exit signs are properly illuminated and located

  • Egress is free and clear of equipment and other obstacles

  • Boxes and supplies are stacked in manner that allows for 18"of clearance around sprinkler heads<br>(With exception to supplies stacked against a perimeter)

  • Fire extinguishers are unobstructed and inspected monthly

Chemical safety

  • The chemical fume hood has been certified by Buildings and Grounds within 365 days

  • Chemicals are segregated and stored properly<br>Flammables are in a flammable storage cabinet

  • All flammable liquids are returned to the flammable cabinet when not in use. No working solutions are allowed unattended.

  • There is an appropriate chemical spill kit available<br>Personnel are made aware of any Chemicals that can not be safely collected in a spill incident

  • Chemical waste streams are properly labeled and a Satellite accumulation area is available

Facility and services

  • Floors are regularly cleaned. Trash is removed

  • The lab structure appears sound without cracks or breaks to walls ceiling tiles, floor tiles or other items<br>Lights are on door are self closing

  • Compressed gas cylinders are anchored to a wall or other immovable object<br>One cylinder to a securing device<br>

  • Emergency showers are tested annually

  • Eye wash stations are tested weekly (lab personnel) and emergency showers are tested annually(B&G)

  • Required certification on equipment including Biosafety cabinets is current

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