Laboratories are commonly used for scientific disciplines ranging from biology, chemistry, physics, botany and zoology to medicine, psychology, dentistry, engineering, agriculture and veterinary science.
Scope, definition of a Laboratory, laboratory Design and Construction, access To Laboratories.
Schedule H: Use of Transgenic Animals or Plants.
Laboratory Safety, laboratory safety rules and safe work practices or procedures (SWPs) should be established by Faculties, Schools and Disciplines to cover specific operational needs and to reduce the risks associated with laboratory hazards.Recordkeeping, planning for Emergencies, fire Emergency Procedures, emergency Response to Chemical Spills.AS/NZS 2982 is to be used in conjunction with the National Construction Code NCC (previously known as Building Code of Australia - BCA) and NSW Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation and other relevant Australian Standards.Revisions are made continuously throughout the year by EH S Staff.Schedule B: Hazardous Chemicals and Equipment.If there are new topics that you would like to see in this manual or if you would like to contribute an article, link or other information, please contact.Cooperation, responsibilities, collaborative Laboratory Inspection Program, compliance with Laboratory Safety Standards.Hazard Alert forms, whether hardcopy or electronic, can be submitted anonymously.Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) Local HSRs can be contacted for advice and assistance with WHS issues arising in a specific work area.AS/NZS 2243.1 - Planning and operational aspects AS/NZS 2243.2 - Chemical aspects AS/NZS 2243.3 - Microbiological safety and containment AS/NZS 2243.4 - Ionizing radiations AS/NZS 2243.5 - Non-ionizing radiations Electromagnetic, sound and ultrasound AS/NZS 2243.6 - Plant and equipment aspects Obsolete: AS 2243.7 - Electrical.They are also applicable to contractors and other University affiliates who visit or access University laboratories and associated areas.Responsibility for Laboratory Safety Responsibility for safety and compliance with laboratory safety rules and procedures rests primarily with the management of the laboratory.These texts are available from various book suppliers with a range available for perusal in the WHS library (contact Safety, Health Wellbeing on strength of materials by bansal ebook x15555 for assistance).(e) University Policy and Information The University has a Policy Register that includes Health and Safety policies and information on a range of work health and safety requirements, many of which are relevant to those working in laboratories (refer to A-Z of WHS Information ).If a paper copy is preferred, you can print current sections, excerpts or the complete LSM at any UW copy center.