Minimum Standard of Dress and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Minimum Standard of Dress and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)"

Transcription

1 Minimum Standard of Dress and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 1 Purpose To provide personnel at the University with a minimum standard of dress and level of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 2 Scope This process applies to all personnel working on, or visiting, a University site, or during any activity organised, authorised or conducted under the auspices of the University. 3 Overview The minimum standard of dress and PPE is based on providing protection of the person against the foreseeable risk of injury and knowledge that the protection will reduce that risk. For many tasks, protection will be needed in addition to the minimum standard. For example, in the case of chemical and biological laboratories, the minimum standard of dress and PPE would be full length laboratory coat, safety glasses and closed in shoes. Gloves will also be required to handle toxic, corrosive, pathogenic or radioactive substances. 4 PPE as a Control Measure PPE is the least effective method of controlling a safety risk and does not control the hazard at the source. Because of this, the control of exposure to risks should be secured by one or more measures other than the provision of personal protective equipment. PPE should only be used: a. where there are no other practical higher order control measures available (i.e. as a last resort); b. as an interim measure until a more effective way of controlling the risk can be used; or c. to supplement higher level control measures (as a backup).

2 5 Purchase and Provision of PPE The University must provide PPE to workers at the workplace except where the PPE has been provided by another employer. Contractors must provide their own PPE however the University has a responsibility to ensure the contractors use and maintain their PPE appropriately. 6 Application This process details only the minimum standard of PPE to enter a particular work area. Higher or different standards or types of PPE may be required if directed or dictated by: a. the nature of the task, b. the instructions or guidance in the plant or equipment operating manual, c. Safety Data Sheet (SDS), d. risk assessment, e. Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS), f. direction by supervisor, or g. any other applicable legislation or instruction. If there is a difference between the minimum standard of PPE prescribed by this process and another information source (as above), the higher standard must be applied. E.g., the minimum standard of eye protection in a laboratory is safety glasses however a chemical SDS may dictate chemical splash goggles. In this case the chemical splash goggles must be worn. 7 Exceptions The minimum standards prescribed in this process may only be reduced if justified by a Risk Management Plan (RMP) for a particular activity or a particular work area. The RMP must be approved by a relevant category 4 delegate. If the area is a workshop or laboratory, reference to the RMP must be included on the hazard information poster fixed to the entry door. 8 Standard 8.1 Office Areas Personnel in office areas at USQ must adhere to the following minimum criteria for footwear: a. All footwear must be of a professional standard and appropriately styled to suit the USQ Corporate image.

3 b. Thongs of any description are not permitted. c. Staff must not remove their shoes and traverse distances. This does not portray a professional image of USQ and puts staff at risk of injury. 8.2 Laboratories Personnel in laboratories at USQ must adhere to the following minimum standard of dress and protective equipment: a. Laboratory coat or wrap around gown (cotton or cotton/polyester blend); b. Protective clothing appropriate to the task being undertaken and includes long sleeves and long pants; c. Occupational footwear (fully enclosed leather); and d. Safety glasses (minimum): wrap around safety glasses or goggles shall be worn when a risk of splashing exists, and face protection i.e. a face shield if pouring corrosive liquids, using cryogenic fluids, using chemicals that can cause direct damage to the skin or chemical or biological agents that can be rapidly absorbed through the skin. 8.3 Workshops Personnel in workshops at USQ must adhere to the following minimum standard of dress and protective equipment: a. wear suitable attire (including long pants) for operating machinery or equipment; b. safety footwear; and c. safety glasses (minimum). 8.4 Outdoors Employees who work outdoors (including workers conducting grounds or maintenance tasks, or carrying out field work) must adhere to the following minimum standard of dress and protective equipment: a. suitable sun protective clothing including a long sleeve shirt with collar, long trousers and a broad brimmed hat (if wearing a hard hat, ensure it has a brim attachment or legionnaire style flap); b. footwear; c. safety glasses and/or sunglasses; and d. sunscreen of SPF 30+ or higher applied every two hours or more when in high humidity. Note: High visibility clothing may be required depending on the nature of the task and the site location.

4 9 Responsibilities for PPE Management must ensure that: a. the needs for PPE are assessed by a person who is competent to judge whether other methods of risk control can offer better protection of safety and health than the provision of PPE; b. professional advice is obtained, where necessary, to identify the most suitable types of PPE for the tasks to be carried out; c. training is provided to supervisors and workers to enable them to ensure the proper selection, fit, use, cleaning and maintenance of PPE; d. supervision and enforcement of the PPE process is undertaken; e. evaluation of the effectiveness of the PPE program is carried out on a regular basis; f. suitable PPE is provided for visitors who may be exposed to hazards in the workplace and that the visitor or other person uses the PPE appropriately (at USQ this includes students); g. PPE is properly cleaned before re-issue; and h. all equipment complies with current relevant Australian Standards and should be stamped or labelled with an AS compliance marking (existing PPE shall be re-assessed regularly to ensure compliance). Workers (including contractors and consultants) must: a. use or wear the equipment in accordance with any information, training or reasonable instruction given by the University, b. not intentionally misuse or damage the equipment, and c. inform their supervisor of any damage to, defect in or need to clean or decontaminate any of the equipment of which the worker becomes aware. 10 References Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld) Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Qld) Australian/New Zealand Standard, AS/NZS :2005 Safety in Laboratories Part 1: Planning and operational aspects, Standards Australia, Sydney and Wellington

5 Australian/New Zealand Standard, AS/NZS :2010 Safety, protective and occupational footwear, Part 1: Guide to selection, care and use, Standards Australia, Sydney and Wellington 11 Definitions Personal protective equipment (PPE) is clothing, equipment or substances designed to be worn by someone to protect them from risks of injury or illness. Protective footwear is fitted with protective toecaps and complies with the basic requirements given in Table 2 AS/NZS :2009. Occupational footwear complies with the basic requirements given in Table 2 of AS/NZS :2009 and it should incorporate one or more protective features to protect the wearer from injuries that could arise through accidents in the working sectors for which the footwear is designed. Note Occupational footwear is not fitted with safety or protective toecaps.

Procedure Protection from Ultraviolet Radiation and the Issue of Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment

Procedure Protection from Ultraviolet Radiation and the Issue of Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment Procedure Protection from Ultraviolet Radiation and the Issue of Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment Version 1.0 TRIM file number Short description Relevant to Authority Responsible officer Responsible

More information

Rockhampton Office Brisbane Office Tarong Site. Barron Gorge Hydro PS Kareeya Hydro PS Mica Creek PS

Rockhampton Office Brisbane Office Tarong Site. Barron Gorge Hydro PS Kareeya Hydro PS Mica Creek PS Business Procedure Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Document Number OHS-PROC-30 This document applies to the following sites All Sites Rockhampton Office Brisbane Office Tarong Site Barron Gorge Hydro

More information

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT PURPOSE To protect the health and welfare of GEORGIA TECH employees in areas where there may be a risk of injury or exposure to hazardous substances or conditions employees who work in areas where physical

More information

Personal Protective Equipment Policy

Personal Protective Equipment Policy Personal Protective Equipment Policy Responsible Officer Chief Operating Officer Approved by Vice-Chancellor Approved and commenced Month, 2011 Review by Month, 2014 Relevant Legislation, Ordinance, Rule

More information

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Procedure SECTION 1 - INTRODUCTION 2 PURPOSE 2 SCOPE 2 DEFINITIONS 2 LEGISLATIVE CONTEXT 3 RESPONSIBILITIES 4

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Procedure SECTION 1 - INTRODUCTION 2 PURPOSE 2 SCOPE 2 DEFINITIONS 2 LEGISLATIVE CONTEXT 3 RESPONSIBILITIES 4 OH&S Procedure Name: Approved by: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Procedure Director Human Resources Last reviewed: December 2013 SECTION 1 - INTRODUCTION 2 PURPOSE 2 SCOPE 2 DEFINITIONS 2 LEGISLATIVE

More information

Fact Sheet 17: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Fact Sheet 17: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Fact Sheet 17: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Background PPE a last resort In many other sections of this IUF manual, there have been descriptions about the ways that employers should identify and

More information

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) 1.0 What is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)? The Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995 (the Act) defines personal protective equipment as any clothing, equipment

More information

Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment Personal Protective Equipment 1 Purpose To minimise the risk of injury in all CPS National workplaces and to ensure all CPS National employees use the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) whenever

More information

Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment And Control Procedure

Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment And Control Procedure Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment And Control Procedure 1. Purpose 1.1 To ensure that there is a formal process for hazard identification, risk assessment and control to effectively manage hazards

More information

Personal Protective Equipment Minimum Standards

Personal Protective Equipment Minimum Standards Rev. No. Prepared By Reviewed Approved Date Description/Change effected 01 OPs Paul MONK Paul MONK 29/04/16 Initial Document Issue 02 OPs Paul MONK Paul MONK 04/05/16 Document Edits No part of this document

More information

Employers Must Provide and Pay for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Employers Must Provide and Pay for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) j New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) Fact Sheet Employers Must Provide and Pay for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Personal protective equipment (PPE) can prove important after other methods

More information

Welcome to the Painting Module.

Welcome to the Painting Module. Welcome to the safe@work Painting Module. Have you read the General Module, completed the test and gained your safe@work General certificate Attainment? The Painting Module should be done AFTER the General

More information

PPE may be required to protect employees and other persons against risks to their health and safety.

PPE may be required to protect employees and other persons against risks to their health and safety. Health and Safety Procedure Applicable Legislation Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HASWA) Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (as amended) (MHSWR) Personal Protective Equipment

More information

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Background The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 applies to employers, employees in all employments and to the self employed. The Act contains provisions for improving

More information

Page95. Personal Protective Equipment Plan

Page95. Personal Protective Equipment Plan Page95 Personal Protective Equipment Plan Page96 Personal Protective Equipment Program Table of Contents 1. Purpose 2. Scope 3. Responsibility 4. Appendix A. Hazard Assessment B. Verification of training

More information

Laboratory Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & Appropriate Attire Policy

Laboratory Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & Appropriate Attire Policy Laboratory Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & Appropriate Attire Page 1 1. Introduction: Policy Summary: It is the policy of The School of Mining Engineering (SoME) that all individuals in laboratories,

More information

Risk Assessment Tool (example only)

Risk Assessment Tool (example only) HAZARD IDENTIFICATION & RISK ASSESSMENT TOOL Hazard identification You have an obligation to identify, assess and control any foreseeable hazards that may result as a consequence of your actions. If it

More information

Safety Services Guidance. Eye Protection in Laboratories and Workshops

Safety Services Guidance. Eye Protection in Laboratories and Workshops Eye Protection in Laboratories and Workshops Key word(s): Eye protection, PPE (personal protective equipment), risk assessment, laboratory, workshop, PPE Regulations 1992 Target audience: Supervisors/Managers,

More information

Personal Protective Equipment Safety Management Standard. Issue 1 April 2016

Personal Protective Equipment Safety Management Standard. Issue 1 April 2016 Personal Protective Equipment Safety Management Standard Issue 1 April 2016 Page 1 of 6/AU/SMS PPE V1 04/2016 Introduction This SMS provides the minimum legal standards that Schools and Support Areas must

More information

Hazardous Waste Handling and Packing (CS055)

Hazardous Waste Handling and Packing (CS055) Introduction Goals of this Course Hazardous Waste Handling and Packing (CS055) When working with hazardous wastes, we ask that you: identify hazardous wastes and the risks associated with handling and

More information

Duke University - Facilities Management Department Environmental Safety and Health Program PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) PROGRAM

Duke University - Facilities Management Department Environmental Safety and Health Program PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) PROGRAM Issue No.: 1 Revision: 2 Page 1 of 7 A. Purpose 1. To identify and define the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to be worn in order to protect employees from hazards on the job. B. Scope 1. In

More information

Lone Working Guidance

Lone Working Guidance Document control information Published document name: loneworking-gn.pdf Date issued: October 2013 Version: 8.0 Previous review dates: Next review date: Related documents: Governing policy: Guidance to

More information

SPECIFIC SAFETY OBLIGATIONS FOR CONTRACTORS ENGAGED WITH THE CITY OF BUNBURY.

SPECIFIC SAFETY OBLIGATIONS FOR CONTRACTORS ENGAGED WITH THE CITY OF BUNBURY. SPECIFIC SAFETY OBLIGATIONS FOR CONTRACTORS ENGAGED WITH THE CITY OF BUNBURY. The City of Bunbury acknowledges that it has a Duty of Care obligation under the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (Section

More information

Personal Protective Standard. purchase, allocation & usage requirements

Personal Protective Standard. purchase, allocation & usage requirements Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Standard purchase, allocation & usage requirements ISSUE 01 - FEB 2015 Safety HANDBOOK Act with care 1 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Standard Personal Protective

More information

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES OCTOBER 2007 PROGRAM APPROVAL AND AUTHORIZATION James M. Rosser, President Date TABLE OF CONTENTS TITLE Section PURPOSE...1.0

More information

The following responsibilities should be closely adhered to:

The following responsibilities should be closely adhered to: Introduction Policy on Eye Protection in Laboratories (This policy should be read in conjunction with the policy on Minimum standards of dress and personal protective equipment.) The type of eye protection

More information

identify hazards, analyze or evaluate the risk associated with that hazard, and determine appropriate ways to eliminate or control the hazard.

identify hazards, analyze or evaluate the risk associated with that hazard, and determine appropriate ways to eliminate or control the hazard. What is a risk assessment? Risk assessment is the process where you: identify hazards, analyze or evaluate the risk associated with that hazard, and determine appropriate ways to eliminate or control the

More information

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Standard Endorsed: 20/04/2016 Brief description The purpose of this standard is to clarify the PPE requirements of all employees, contractors, port users and visitors entering or working on a Gladstone

More information

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT POLICY & GUIDANCE

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT POLICY & GUIDANCE Health and Safety Policy PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT POLICY & GUIDANCE ROYAL FREE HOSPITAL NHS TRUST & SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CONTENTS 1. SUMMARY OF THE REGULATIONS 2. INTRODUCTION 3. DEFINITION OF PERSONAL

More information

Safety Note 55. Eye protection for university staff and students. 1. Introduction. 2. Supervisors duties. Health and Safety Services

Safety Note 55. Eye protection for university staff and students. 1. Introduction. 2. Supervisors duties. Health and Safety Services Health and Safety Services Safety Note 55 Eye protection for university staff and students 1. Introduction Selection and wearing the correct eye protection at work is very important; damage from impact,

More information

Personal Protective Equipment and Clothing Guidelines

Personal Protective Equipment and Clothing Guidelines Personal Protective Equipment and Clothing Guidelines As representatives of Facilities Services and the entire University of Oregon, all employees are expected to maintain good hygiene and to dress in

More information

ALVERNIA UNIVERSITY OSHA REGULATION: 29 CFR 1910.1200 HAZARD COMMUNICATION SECTION: 1700 REVISION DATE: 2/3/2012 REVISION: 4 NUMBER:

ALVERNIA UNIVERSITY OSHA REGULATION: 29 CFR 1910.1200 HAZARD COMMUNICATION SECTION: 1700 REVISION DATE: 2/3/2012 REVISION: 4 NUMBER: OSHA REGULATION: 29 CFR 90.200 HAZARD COMMUNICATION 700 : DATE: /3/200 DATE: 2/3/202 A. POLICY. This procedure follows requirements set forth in 29 CFR 90.200. 2. It is the policy of Alvernia University

More information

Sample SunSmart policy for early childhood education and care services

Sample SunSmart policy for early childhood education and care services Sample SunSmart policy for early childhood education and care services ECEC services are welcome to copy this SunSmart policy directly and use it as their own or copy and paste from it. Please note: To

More information

Additional information: -OSHA Instruction CPL 2.103, Field Inspection Reference Manual, Chapter IV, Section A -29 CFR 1910, Subpart I, Appendix B

Additional information: -OSHA Instruction CPL 2.103, Field Inspection Reference Manual, Chapter IV, Section A -29 CFR 1910, Subpart I, Appendix B 1 Additional information: -OSHA Instruction CPL 2.103, Field Inspection Reference Manual, Chapter IV, Section A -29 CFR 1910, Subpart I, Appendix B -1910.1000(e) 2 1910.132(h) 72 FR 64341, Nov. 15, 2007

More information

Basic Personal Protective Equipment

Basic Personal Protective Equipment 1.0 ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION 1.1 The purpose of this document is to describe basic Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and to identify specialized or activity-based PPE which is described in separate activity-specific

More information

Eye and Face Protection

Eye and Face Protection Eye and Face Protection Latest revised date: October 26, 2011 Page 1 of 9 1.0 Introduction Eye protection shall be worn wherever an individual is exposed to the threat of eye injury from contact with sharp,

More information

Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment Objectives Hazard Assessments OSHA Requirements Personal Protection Equipment Your Responsibilities Hazard Assessments HAZARD ASSESSMENT The hazard assessment will review physical, mechanical, electrical,

More information

Florida State University - Center for Advanced Power Systems. Electrical Safety Policy for Researchers Revision 1

Florida State University - Center for Advanced Power Systems. Electrical Safety Policy for Researchers Revision 1 Florida State University - Center for Advanced Power Systems Electrical Safety Policy for Researchers Revision 1 STATEMENT: The purpose of this policy is to provide a safe work environment for personnel,

More information

Risk Management Radiation Hazard Edition March 2015

Risk Management Radiation Hazard Edition March 2015 AS/NZS 4801 OHSAS 18001 OHS20309 SAI Global Risk Management Radiation Hazard Edition March 2015 Introduction Monash University s Victorian campuses are all governed by the Victorian OHS Act 2004 and its

More information

ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT POLICY AND PROCEDURE (Version 2) 1 Introduction This Policy and Procedure reflects the College s commitment to meeting the requirements

More information

Carry out workplace OHS procedures

Carry out workplace OHS procedures RTE3713A Unit Descriptor Unit Sector Carry out workplace OHS procedures This competency standard covers the process of carrying out enterprise Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies and procedures.

More information

Biosafety Spill Response Guide

Biosafety Spill Response Guide Yale University Office of Environmental Health & Safety Biosafety Spill Response Guide Office of Environmental Health & Safety 135 College Street, 1 st Floor, New Haven, CT 06510 Telephone: 203-785-3550

More information

Eye Protection Policy

Eye Protection Policy Environmental Health & Safety Main Office, Wyoming Hall Room 101 Phone: (307) 766-3277 Fax: (307)766-6116 Regulated Materials Management Center Phone: (307)766-3696 Fax: (307)766-3699 Web: www.uwyo.edu/ehs

More information

University of Sussex. Control of Hazardous Substances Policy. Contents

University of Sussex. Control of Hazardous Substances Policy. Contents 1 University of Sussex Control of Hazardous Substances Policy Contents 1.0 Introduction: 2.0 Definitions: 3.0 Objectives: 4.0 Application: 5.0 Policy: 6.0 Responsibilities: 6.1 Director of Health, Safety

More information

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) Page 1 of 6 (PPE) Personal protective equipment (PPE) is used to protect an individual from hazards associated with their work tasks or environment. Specific types of personal protective equipment include

More information

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) WILTSHIRE POLICE FORCE PROCEDURE Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Effective from: 21.03.2014 Page 1 of 10 TABLE OF CONTENTS Identification... 3 Ownership... 3 Approvals... 3 Distribution... 3 Equality

More information

Six steps to Occupational Health and Safety

Six steps to Occupational Health and Safety Six steps to Occupational Health and Safety This booklet gives basic guidelines for workplace health and safety systems to help industry in NSW comply with the "duty of care" principle outlined in the

More information

Section 3 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program

Section 3 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program International Environmental Health and Safety (IEHS) Section 3 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program 3.1 Objective The PPE Program has been developed for IEHS and other project employees working

More information

Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016

Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016 2016/13 Workplace Management) Regulations 2016 Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General Order in Council At Wellington this 15th day of February 2016 Present: His Excellency the Governor-General in Council These

More information

Safety Management Plan

Safety Management Plan Safety Management Plan Dieback Mapping and Management Consultants TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY MANAGEMENT PLAN... 3 INTRODUCTION...3 OUR OH&S OBJECTIVES...3 OH&S MANAGEMENT PLAN...4 OUR CONSULTATION PROCESS...4

More information

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) POLICY

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) POLICY Purpose The purpose of the Personal Protective Equipment section is to set forth the procedures for the use, care, and maintenance of personal protective equipment required to be used by employees for

More information

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) Employee IIPP Policy Quiz Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Quiz; (To be administered by supervision during topic discussion) Other Related Procedures: Hearing Conservation; (IIPP Manual Policy) Respiratory

More information

Welcome to the Electrical and Electronics Industry Module.

Welcome to the Electrical and Electronics Industry Module. Welcome to the safe@work Electrical and Electronics Industry Module. Have you read the General Module, completed the test and printed your safe@work General Award of Attainment? The Electrical and Electronics

More information

PATERSON PUBLIC SCHOOL OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL, OCCUPATIONAL, HEALTH AND SAFETY. HAZARD ASSESSMENT FOR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT As Required By

PATERSON PUBLIC SCHOOL OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL, OCCUPATIONAL, HEALTH AND SAFETY. HAZARD ASSESSMENT FOR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT As Required By PATERSON PUBLIC SCHOOL OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL, OCCUPATIONAL, HEALTH AND SAFETY HAZARD ASSESSMENT FOR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT As Required By Title 29 CODE OF FEDERAL REGULAION PART 1910.132-139 And

More information

Job Hazard/Safety Analysis For the Lab Worker

Job Hazard/Safety Analysis For the Lab Worker Job Hazard/Safety Analysis For the Lab Worker 1 INTRODUCTION Job Hazard/Safety Analysis for the Lab Worker is a partial list of known task performed by the professional laboratory worker. We have placed

More information

SAFETY FACT SHEETS. Working with Live Electricity Safety Non Negotiable. G-HS-ST Working with Live Electricity. G-HS-FS Version:1

SAFETY FACT SHEETS. Working with Live Electricity Safety Non Negotiable. G-HS-ST Working with Live Electricity. G-HS-FS Version:1 SAFETY FACT SHEETS Working with Live Electricity Safety Non Negotiable G-HS-ST-00745 Working with Live Electricity Safety Non-Negotiables (SNN) Zinfra Group is committed to providing a safe workplace in

More information

Division of Public Health Administrative Manual

Division of Public Health Administrative Manual PURPOSE To establish a protocol for the development of a written Division of Public Health Hazard Communications Program at each applicable office or laboratory workplace and to assure that employees are

More information

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT HAZARD ASSESSMENT, EQUIPMENT SELECTION AND TRAINING DOCUMENTATION

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT HAZARD ASSESSMENT, EQUIPMENT SELECTION AND TRAINING DOCUMENTATION PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT HAZARD ASSESSMENT, EQUIPMENT SELECTION AND TRAINING DOCUMENTATION For Compliance With General Rules and Regulations ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT HAZARD ASSESSMENT

More information

Completion Test Answer Key. 1. Why are young people more likely to be injured on the job than other groups of workers?

Completion Test Answer Key. 1. Why are young people more likely to be injured on the job than other groups of workers? 1. Why are young people more likely to be injured on the job than other groups of workers? They receive little or no safety training or supervision. They are reluctant to ask questions for fear of appearing

More information

SAFETY in the work area is a broad topic because of the

SAFETY in the work area is a broad topic because of the A Safe Place to Work SAFETY in the work area is a broad topic because of the many components of agricultural mechanics. Safety is protection from injury or loss. Injury can result from improper use of

More information

Personal protective equipment

Personal protective equipment Personal protective equipment Personal protective equipment (PPE) is generally regarded as a last resort control option, but its importance should not be misunderstood, as it plays a crucial role in preventing

More information

LABORATORY SPECIFIC SAFETY TRAINING

LABORATORY SPECIFIC SAFETY TRAINING LABORATORY SPECIFIC SAFETY TRAINING Principal Investigators/Laboratory supervisors shall ensure that all workers in their laboratories receive health & safety training specific to the hazards present in

More information

Autoclave Safety. Autoclaves are sterilizers using high pressure and high temperature steam. The potential safety risks for the operators are:

Autoclave Safety. Autoclaves are sterilizers using high pressure and high temperature steam. The potential safety risks for the operators are: Autoclave Safety Purpose: Sterilization refers to the complete killing of all living organisms, including spores. Common sterilization techniques include the application of wet heat, dry heat, chemicals,

More information

ACCIDENT PREVENTION IN THE QUARRY INDUSTRY IN SA July 2011

ACCIDENT PREVENTION IN THE QUARRY INDUSTRY IN SA July 2011 ACCIDENT PREVENTION IN THE QUARRY INDUSTRY IN SA July 2011 Introduction Accident prevention requires the creation and maintenance of a safe working environment, and the promotion of safe behaviour. Accident

More information

How to Help your Employees be Compliant with OSHA

How to Help your Employees be Compliant with OSHA 4 Areas of Focus How to Help your Employees be Compliant with OSHA 1 Outline To help your employees and your company to be compliant with OSHA, there are four areas you should focus on. 1. Understand the

More information

SECTION 3 - EQUIPMENT. CLASSIC STANDARD 3.13 Personal Protective Equipment

SECTION 3 - EQUIPMENT. CLASSIC STANDARD 3.13 Personal Protective Equipment SECTION 3 - EQUIPMENT CLASSIC STANDARD 3.13 Personal Protective Equipment 1 Purpose The purpose of this standard is to document the minimum requirements for the purchase, use and inspection of Personal

More information

Practicing Horticulture Safety

Practicing Horticulture Safety Lesson A1 5 Practicing Horticulture Safety Unit A. Horticultural Science Problem Area 1. Exploring the Horticulture Industry Lesson 5. Practicing Horticulture Safety New Mexico Content Standard: Pathway

More information

Laboratory Biosafety Levels 1 and 2 GENERAL CODE OF PRACTICE

Laboratory Biosafety Levels 1 and 2 GENERAL CODE OF PRACTICE Health and Safety Office, NUI Galway GUIDANCE NOTE Laboratory Biosafety Levels 1 and 2 GENERAL CODE OF PRACTICE This general code of practice (COP) lists the essential laboratory practices and procedures

More information

Edith Cowan University Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science Work Health and Safety Committee

Edith Cowan University Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science Work Health and Safety Committee PROCEDURES Title: PROCEDURES - HANDLING INFECTIOUS MATERIALS AND INFECTION CONTROL Descriptors: 1) 2) 3) 4) Category: OS&H Purpose Organisational Scope Policy Statement Definitions Principles Content References

More information

OSHA AND YOUR WORKPLACE

OSHA AND YOUR WORKPLACE OSHA AND YOUR WORKPLACE OSHA is the abbreviation for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a government agency that oversees workplace conditions. OSHA develops rules and regulations designed

More information

Working Together. Personal. Protective Equipment Procedure. July Uncontrolled Copy. Personal Protective Equipment Procedure

Working Together. Personal. Protective Equipment Procedure. July Uncontrolled Copy. Personal Protective Equipment Procedure Personal Working Together Protective Equipment Procedure July 2016 Borders College 6/9/2016 1 Working Together History of Changes Version Description of Change Authored by Date 1.1 Definition of PPE changed

More information

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT PLAN

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT PLAN PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT PLAN TABLE OF CONTENTS Personal protective equipment policy 3 Purpose Policy Personal protective equipment 4 Scope and application Hazard assessment Personal protective equipment

More information

Particularly Hazardous Substances (PHS) Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

Particularly Hazardous Substances (PHS) Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Particularly Hazardous Substances (PHS) Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Formaldehyde, formalin, paraformaldehyde solutions, and paraformaldehyde solids Principal Investigator: Room & Building #: Department:

More information

1. The facility must be labelled with the following adhesive signs as supplied by the OGTR:

1. The facility must be labelled with the following adhesive signs as supplied by the OGTR: OGTR PC2 Facility Induction/Training Procedures. Although some of these issue are addressed by the Facility Manager, e.g. signage, the information is provided so that authorised users can ensure that nothing

More information

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Procedure

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Procedure RMS Policy Procedure: PN 066P19(for Policy PN 066) (Work Health and Safety Manual Policy Procedure) Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Procedure 1 of 15 Procedure: Personal Protective Equipment Effective

More information

CHILDREN S SERVICE. Local Code of Practice 15. Personal Protective Clothing

CHILDREN S SERVICE. Local Code of Practice 15. Personal Protective Clothing CHILDREN S SERVICE Local Code of Practice 15 Personal Protective Clothing Revised January 2004 1 Author: Service: Division Peter Dempsey Resources Health & Safety Unit Intended Target Group: Educational

More information

Safety Training Topic HAZARD COMMUNICATION

Safety Training Topic HAZARD COMMUNICATION Safety Training Topic Purpose of Meeting To remind workers that exposure to chemicals can result in a serious injury. To reince hazard communication rules. To consider ways to protect yourself from chemical

More information

Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Control Procedure

Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Control Procedure Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Control Procedure 1. Purpose To ensure that there is a formal process for hazard identification, risk assessment and control to effectively manage workplace and

More information

Division of Laboratory Animal Resources

Division of Laboratory Animal Resources Division of Laboratory Animal Resources What purpose does it serve? 1. A major purpose of Personal Protective Equipment is to protect the Bio-Security of the facility 2. A second major purpose of PPE is

More information

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Outlook for North American and Western European Labs and Research Facilities

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Outlook for North American and Western European Labs and Research Facilities Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Outlook for North American and Western European Labs and Research Facilities Focus on Research and Development to Boost Revenue, Especially in the Healthcare Sector

More information

POLICY ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK MANAGEMENT

POLICY ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK MANAGEMENT THE NORTHCOTT SOCIETY POLICY ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK MANAGEMENT VOLUME: 2 Policy on Management and Organisational Issues SECTION: B Occupational Health & Safety & Workers Compensation SUB-SECTION:

More information

BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes

BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes Revision Number: 1 BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes Modification History Not applicable. Unit Descriptor Unit descriptor This unit describes the performance

More information

CHEMICAL SPILL MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES

CHEMICAL SPILL MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES WHS Unit CHEMICAL SPILL MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES Contents 1 Purpose... 2 2 Scope... 2 3 Definitions... 2 4 Roles and Responsibilities... 2 5 General... 2 6 Defining Major or Minor Spill... 3 7 Major Spill

More information

Working with solvents A guide to safe working practices

Working with solvents A guide to safe working practices Working with solvents A guide to safe working practices Introduction Working with solvents A guide to safe working practices This leaflet is aimed at employees who are exposed to solvents at work. It gives

More information

I-Tech Web Design Ltd. Health and Safety Policy

I-Tech Web Design Ltd. Health and Safety Policy I-Tech Web Design Ltd. Health and Safety Policy Health and safety policy This section details the arrangements for the effective management of health and safety. A copy of our current general statement

More information

Risk Management Manual Program

Risk Management Manual Program Risk Management Manual Program Complete Program Title: Personal Protective Equipment Program Approved by: Risk Management Manual (RMM) Number: 320 Date of Most Recent Approval: Vice-President, Administration

More information

Code of Practice No. 8. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AT WORK (PPE)

Code of Practice No. 8. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AT WORK (PPE) Code of Practice No. 8. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AT WORK (PPE) Date Originated October 2001 Date Reviewed March 2008 Date of Next Review March 2013 1. DEFINITION Personal protective equipment is defined

More information

AS/NZS 1336:1997 AS/NZS

AS/NZS 1336:1997 AS/NZS AS/NZS 1336:2014 Australian/New Zealand Standard Eye and face protection Guidelines Superseding AS/NZS 1336:1997 AS/NZS 1336:2014 AS/NZS 1336:2014 This joint Australian/New Zealand standard was prepared

More information

AUSTRALIA POST WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS FOR MAIL AND PARCEL CONTRACTORS

AUSTRALIA POST WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS FOR MAIL AND PARCEL CONTRACTORS Introduction AUSTRALIA POST WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS FOR MAIL AND PARCEL CONTRACTORS Australia Post contractors have duties under work health and safety legislation to ensure their own health and

More information

Spill Kits and Incidental Spill Response

Spill Kits and Incidental Spill Response Spill Kits and Incidental Spill Response June 2012 This training is intended to be educational and should not be construed as legal guidance. It is provided as a courtesy to our customers and others who

More information

10/26/2013. Personal Protective Equipment OBJECTIVES. 1. Why PPE Matters

10/26/2013. Personal Protective Equipment OBJECTIVES. 1. Why PPE Matters Personal Protective Equipment This module will cover how to be as safe as possible when working in an area where you may need personal protective equipment (PPE). OBJECTIVES After completing this module,

More information

EMERGENCY EYE WASH FACILITY POLICY. Under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador

EMERGENCY EYE WASH FACILITY POLICY. Under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador EMERGENCY EYE WASH FACILITY POLICY Under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador References to emergency eyewash facilities and emergency washing facilities

More information

SPILL RESPONSE PROCEDURE

SPILL RESPONSE PROCEDURE SPILL RESPONSE PROCEDURE Queen's University Spill Response Procedure May 2000 1 SOP-HAZMAT-01 1.0 Preamble This document outlines emergency spill response procedures as part of the overall Queen's University

More information

Safety Training Topic PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Safety Training Topic PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Safety Training Topic PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Purpose of Meeting To remind workers that using personal protective equipment (PPE) can protect them from serious injury. To reince PPE safety rules.

More information

Safety Meeting Topic: Chemical Spills and Emergency Action Plans for General Industry

Safety Meeting Topic: Chemical Spills and Emergency Action Plans for General Industry Company Name: Safety Meeting ID: 16 Date: Grainger Safety Services Inc. 2012 Safety Meeting Topic: Chemical Spills and Emergency Action Plans for General Industry UPDATED: This safety meeting has been

More information

Protective Clothing and Personal Protective Equipment

Protective Clothing and Personal Protective Equipment Chapter 11 Protective Clothing and Personal Protective Equipment In This Chapter Keywords Protect Yourself and Your Workers What to Wear After learning the information in this chapter, you will be able

More information

POLICY TITLE: WORKERS COMPENSATION Policy No. 334

POLICY TITLE: WORKERS COMPENSATION Policy No. 334 POLICY TITLE: WORKERS COMPENSATION Policy No. 334 POLICY PURPOSE To ensure Council abides by all legislative requirements relating to the provisions of the Workers Compensation Act. POLICY STATEMENT In

More information

E4306. PPE: Your Last Layer of Protection. Leader s Guide

E4306. PPE: Your Last Layer of Protection. Leader s Guide E4306 PPE: Your Last Layer of Protection Leader s Guide PPE: Your Last Layer Of Protection This easy-to-use Leader s Guide is provided to assist in conducting a successful presentation. Featured are: INTRODUCTION:

More information

MSDS / SDS Safety Requirements What They Mean Delivered: Gander, March 23, 2016

MSDS / SDS Safety Requirements What They Mean Delivered: Gander, March 23, 2016 MSDS / SDS Safety Requirements What They Mean Delivered: Gander, March 23, 2016 1 Limitations Due to time restrictions this presentation will not cover engineering controls and respiratory protection equipment

More information