Shop Safety Manual

11 Shop Safety • Report injuries to the monitor or supervisor. The elements above should be posted using the Safety Rules Poster. Hazardous Chemicals or Waste Ashop using hazardous chemicals (solvents, paints, etc.) must comply with the OSHA Right-to-Know standard. Safety data sheets (SDS) for all of the chemicals or product in the shop must be available to all users, and an annual chemical inventory must be submitted to EH&S. Waste must be handled in accordance with Waste and Recycling Guidelines. Waste or unwanted chemicals must be accumulated in designated Satellite Accumulation Areas in the same room or suite of rooms where they are generated. The accumulation area must be marked by an orange sign (see Postings and Signage). Chemicals cannot be moved across hallways or between Satellite Accumulation Areas. Request collection by submitting an online request. Housekeeping The shop supervisor will ensure the shop is properly cleaned at the end of each work period, and that all waste is disposed of in accordance with ISU policies. Tools, materials, and equipment should be returned to their proper storage locations at the end of work period. Maintenance and Inspection Shop equipment must be maintained according to manufacturer’s specifications or established guidelines. Inspections of equipment for damage, corrosion, wear, contamination, must be performed and documented on a routine basis. Damaged or defective equipment must be tagged or removed from service. Unsafe equipment tags are available from EH&S. Postings and Signage Postings and signage are used to identify hazards, communicate procedures to follow, and provide guidance during emergencies. The Safety Rules Poster containing the minimum requirements for working in each space, shall be displayed at the shop entrance. The poster must be tailored to the specific hazards in the shop environment. The interior of the shop must be posted with the following: • The Hazardous Waste Satellite Accumulation Area sign contains emergency contact information, container type, labeling requirements, and EH&S contact information. Place the orange sign where you intend to accumulate waste or unwanted chemicals for collection. Consult the Waste and Recycling Unsafe Equipment Tag Label • Label the container “Hazardous Waste” • Identify the hazards, such as flammable, corrosive, toxic, etc. • Describe the contents • Spell out abbreviations • Close the container so it won’t spill if tipped over (no foil, parafilm, etc.) • Vent as necessary to prevent overpressure • Remove funnel after use Lid • Use waste containers that are compatible with the contents • Segregate incompatible materials • Use secondary containment to capture leaks • Maintain your spill kit with appropriate materials; restock after each use Leaks • Keep waste in the room where it was created • Dispose of waste containers at least every 90 days • Contact EH&S immediately if you have 55 gallons of hazardous waste or 1L of acutely toxic waste Location For emergencies, dial 911. Clean up small spills immediately. Environmental Health and Safety 2408 Wanda Daley Drive Ames, IA 50011-3602 515.294.5359 Waste DescriptionTag Contact Environmental Health and Safety: | (515)294-5359 No —Non-hazardous waste (If you answer No , go to Step 3 ) Yes —Hazardous waste Is it hazardous? STEP 1 STEP 2 If hazardous, check all that apply: Flammable Oxidizer Acid Base Metal Poison Peroxide Sulfide Cyanide Pyrophoric Ignitable Corrosive Toxic Reactive Reviewed 2022