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Lab Safety Manual

Environmental Health and Safety
108 Edwards Hall
1810 Kerr Dr.
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5856
785-532-1981 fax
safety@k-state.edu

Table of Contents

President's Foreword

Directory of Services & Emergency Providers

Table of Contents

Introduction

Regulations

Responsibilities

Laboratory Registration and Close Out

Laboratory Registration

Laboratory Close-Out Procedures

General Laboratory Safety Practices

Hazard Assessment

Safety Controls

Administrative Controls

Engineering Controls

Personal Protective Equipment

Fire Safety

Electrical Safety

Housekeeping

Sanitation

Laboratory Security

Minors in the Lab

Pets and Assistance Animals

Safety Practices by Topic

Chemical Safety

Chemical Hygiene Program

Hazard Communication Standard

Chemical Inventories

Chemical Labeling

Safety Data Sheet Requirements

Chemical Storage

Controlled Substances

Chemical Hazard Training

Biological Safety

General Biosafety Practices

Biosafety Manual

Bloodborne Pathogens

Risk Groups

Biosafety Levels

Animal Biosafety Levels

Arthropod Containment Levels

Plant Pathogens

Strict Animal Pathogens

Select Agents

Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules

Radiation Safety

Laser Safety

Ultraviolet Radiation Safety

Microwave Safety

Specific Hazards

Carcinogens and Highly Toxic Substances

Cryogenics

Hydrofluoric Acid

Mercury

Nanoparticles

Perchloric Acid

Peroxide Forming Chemicals

Pressure Vessels

Pyrophoric Materials

Reproductive Hazards

Sodium Azide

Laboratory Equipment

Autoclave

Laboratory Oven

Centrifuge

Cell Sorters and Cytometers

Distillation Apparatus

Refrigerators and Freezers

Waste Management

Chemical Waste

Radioactive Waste

Biohazardous/ Medical Waste

Sharps

Glass Waste

Occupational Health & Medical Monitoring

Medical Surveillance

Exposure Monitoring

Reproductive Hazards

Respirator Medical Clearance

IACUC Occupational Health Enrollment

Hearing Conservation Plan

Emergency Planning and Response

Emergency Plans

First Aid Kits

Spill Response

Emergency Equipment

Exits and Egress

Evacuation

Fire

Weather Emergency

Power Outage

Injury Response and Reporting

Appendices

Appendix A: Chemical Compatibility List

Appendix B: Chemical Carcinogen List

Appendix C: Peroxide Forming Chemicals Management

Appendix D: P-Listed Chemicals