Lab Staff Safety Meeting
Tuesday, February 16th 10:00am
-Introductions (Cassi and Kent), thank everyone for joining
-Meeting being recorded
-2021 lab site visits: (Recording timestamp Part 1 - 01:18)
-high risk labs received emails and scheduled already
-self-inspections ON HOLD – pilot program upcoming, might be asked to participate
-emails will be sent to PI – PI can choose a representative to conduct inspection.
-30 days to complete – if chosen and do not want to participate please let me know.
-General schedule for all others:
-March 24 – Williams Hall
-March 30 – Japanese Beetle & Gourley Hall
-April 7 – Selby Hall
-April 14 – FAHRP, Edgington & Pounden
-April 21 – FABE & Gerlaugh
-April 28 – ATI & Science Building
-May? – Piketon
-June? – Greenhouses
-Wooster and Branch Campus Changes due to Dave & Dorian retirement: (Recording timestamp Part 1 - 11:18)
-Clean Harbors chem waste pick-up, submit work order – select ‘Public Safety’ under ‘Work Category’ dropdown menu, be sure to include room number Submit a Service Request | CFAES Safety (osu.edu)
-Bio waste pick-up & supplies (chem & bio) delivery – use same work order system, I pick-up bio waste and deliver all supplies – usually on Wednesdays.
-I conduct ALL Wooster campus & Piketon lab inspections, just like Dorian used to do. Cathy Black and Ross McClain will be conducting shop inspections.
-Any issues with fire extinguishers, AEDs, and things of that nature send me an email to let me know. Issues with faulty eyewash or non-working fume hoods submit work order to facilities services. I can certify and test fume hoods but not fix them.
-Fire panel or alarm issues, call facilities services.
-New CFAES Safety Website (Kent): https://cfaessafety.osu.edu/ (Recording timestamp Part 1 - 19:16)
-BSL1 changes: (Recording timestamp Part 1 - 32:56)
-BSL1 lab – works with ANY biological agent (GH rooms, some BSL1 require IBC approval (transgenic or recombinant DNA)
-make sure your door sign indicates the lab does BSL1 work, if sign is outdated please order new one (free), including making sure contact info is up to date
-doors must be closed when work is being conducted in lab
-long hair (anything long enough to be pulled back) must be pulled up when working
-no plants or animals other than those specifically involved in the research to be in lab
-anyone working or visiting the lab must take BSL1 training (training is available now, takes about 15 minutes, with 7 question quiz at end) (BSL2 training covers the BSL1 info)
-EHS Online: (Recording timestamp Part 2 – 0:07)
-new place for CHP, HazCom Plan, SOPs, trainings, and HEAT (Hazard Evaluation Assessment Tool).
-my screen may look different than yours, I am admin in the system
- Home Screen - ? – takes you to Guide Document, can download and save if preferred.
DEMO (Recording timestamp Part 2 – 1:00):
-Safety Training – can search by title or keyword – ‘My Transcript’
-Group Training, CHP, SOPs, and Lab Plans – select group (can see what is due or still needs done, SOPs created with SOP Generator will have GHS symbol, uploaded SOPs will not, move toward SOP Generator SOPs)
-‘Training Group’ is moved from old system – you can download SOPs from old CHP here.
-‘Research Group’ is generated with new system – you can use either, preferred to archive one so there are not two in your list.
-members – add/remove members, demote, view group transcript
– add trainings, set up schedule for retaking trainings, view group transcript
-documents – ‘Create from Template’
– locations are added on different tab, print and keep page 3 (intro page) in lab (update annually)
-SOPs (Recording timestamp Part 3 – 1:30):– walk through process *Ethly Methyl Death (update every 3 years)
-HEAT – takes longer to fill out, asks pointed questions and provides recommendations for trainings, etc… (annual, after 1st time you simply update)
-locations – add locations here, will autofill into CHP intro page
-please let me or Mitch Baker.779 know about any issues or areas of improvement you see in the system
For more information contact: Cassi Sewell - Environmental Safety Officer
Phone: (330)263-3663 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org