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Chemical & Biological Materials

Control Measures Person Responsible
Staff and students are in general not to interfere with chemicals used by housekeeping staff. Building Users
Instructions supplied with all chemicals used during work are to be followed at all times. All chemicals used by the Department will be subject to a risk assessment. All Staff
All those using chemicals in this laboratory must ask the Section Safety Officer for appropriate safety data sheets and to adhere to their prescriptions. The Laboratory is to be left clean and tidy at all times, with chemicals correctly stored. Section Officer and Laboratory Users
An inventory of all chemicals and quantities (including paints) to be compiled. Chief Technician
Chemical storage to be conducted in accordance with the college chemical safety policy. Dept. Safety Officer
All chemicals including waste oils are to be disposed of via the Chemical waste disposal system operated by the Chemistry Department. The Section Safety Officer will arrange their transfer to Chemistry. Chief Technician & Section Officer
All technical staff as far as possible to be trained in manual handling techniques by the College Safety Officer. Chief Technician
All persons handling biological materials must register with the Department and College according to procedures administered by the Departmental Environmental Safety Officer. Biological materials will be handled and disposed of as specified by the Departmental Environmental Safety Officer Manual. Section Officer