Policies, Procedures & Regulatory References

Augusta University Institutional Policies:

  1. Chemical Safety Guide for Laboratories
  2. Campus Safety Committee
  3. Accident Injury Reporting
  4. Correction of Safety Hazards
  5. Chemical Hazard Inventory and Signage
  6. Flammable and Combustible Liquids
  7. Hazardous Chemical Protection and Right-To-Know Plan
  8. Research Use of Controlled Substances Policy
  9. Electrical Safety Policy
  10. Environmental Health & Safety Policy
  11. Shipping and Transport of Hazardous Materials Policy
  12. Compressed Gas Cylinders: Safety for Use, Storage and Handling
  13. Institutional Risk Management Policy
  14. Obstruction-free Exit Pathway Policy
  15. Confined Space Policy
  16. Minors in Laboratories or Other Potentially Hazardous Areas Policy
  17. Hot Work Operations
  18. Enterprise Risk Management


EH&S Standard Operating Procedures (SOP):

  1. Laboratory Clearance Procedures
  2. Chemical Storage Plan for Laboratories
  3. Liquid Nitrogen Safety - Standard Operating Procedures
  4. Peroxide Forming Compounds & Picric Acid: Special Chemical Handling Procedures
  5. Hazardous Chemical Waste Pickup and Disposal Procedures
  6. Prudent Practices in Laboratory Handling and Disposal of Chemicals


Regulatory & Professional References:

  1. Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry
  2. Chemical Abstract Service Numbers
  3. Code of Federal Regulations Browse Feature
  4. Federal Regulations and Proposed Rules
  5. National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  6. National Toxicology Program
  7. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  8. National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)
  9. US Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of Hazardous Materials Safety
  10. US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Major Environmental Laws