University Safety Manual

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Table of Contents

I. General

1. Introduction 
2. Responsibilities 
3. Reporting of Injuries/Illnesses
4. Hazard Determination/Control
5. Safety Training Policy
6. Minors/Non-Employees in Work Areas
7. Reproductive Health
8. Fieldwork Safety

II. General Hygiene/Safety

1. Personal Protective Equipment
2. Respiratory Protection
3. Occupational Noise Exposure
4. Hazardous Materials 
5. Ergonomics
6. Vehicle Safety
7. Asbestos Management

III. Occupational Safety

1. Hazardous Energy Control
2. Work in Confined Spaces
3. Electrical Safety 
4. Academic Shop Safety
5. Fall Protection

IV. Fire/Life Safety

1. Fire Protection
2. Construction/Interim Life Safety

V. Chemical Safety

1. Chemicals in Laboratories
2. Hazard Communication

VI. Biological Safety

1a. Bloodborne Pathogens - Hospital and Clinics
1b. Bloodborne Pathogens - Research Laboratories
2. Tuberculosis Control

VII. Waste Management

1. Chemical Waste Management
2. Radioactive Waste Management
3. Medical Waste Management

VIII. Supplements

A-Duke University Hazard Report
B-Reproductive Hazards
C-Flammable Storage in Refrigerators
D-Lumbar Support Belt Policy
E-Vehicle Safety Review Check Sheet
F-Confined Space Entry Form
G-Construction Safety Bulletin Board
H-Contractor Safety Guide
I-Powered Industrial Truck Safety
J-Safety Data Sheet Terms
K-SDS Request Form
O-Emergency Eyewash & Shower Equip.
Q-Chemical Waste Management Policy
R-Radioactive Waste Management Policy
S-Hot Work Permit Program
T-Voluntary Use of Respiratory Protection
V-Hazardous Drugs Policy
W-Child Resistant Receptacles in Medical Treatment Facilities
X-PPE Selection Guidelines and Quick Reference Guide
Y-PPE Hazard Assessment Certificate
Z-Safety Guidelines for Fieldwork