Environmental Safety Services

ChemSource Ordering

Online form to order of chemicals and safety supplies from the Environmental Safety Facility

Chemical Waste Tag Entry

Use this on line form to notify Environmental Safety Facility that you have chemical wastes to be picked up. Note that completing this form requires a serial number for the paper tag to be attached to the waste container.

Laboratory Safety Online Courses

Online Orientation Safety Training for UVM Laboratory Workers.

Sign up for Classroom Safety Training

Register for Classroom Safety Training for Laboratory Workers

Laboratory Safety Training Transcript

Computer-generated certificate of laboratory safety training provided by Risk Management & Safety staff for a particular individual (both on-line and classroom).

Laboratory Inventory

On line entry of laboratory inventory: laboratory location, people working in the laboratory and chemicals stored in the laboratory.

Environmental Safety Paper Forms

Hazardous Waste Forms

Hazardous Waste Tags: Four part, serial numbered tags required to be used to arrange for disposal of hazardous chemical waste

Hazardous Waste Accumulation Stickers: Yellow stickers for use on waste accumulation containers not yet full.

These can be picked up at:

If these locations aren't convenient to get to, e-mail us at safety@uvm.edu and we'll put the forms you need in campus mail.

Daily Safety Management

Chemical Use Planning Form: form available in pdf and Word format designed to help laboratory workers develop safety practices for specific chemicals or groups of chemicals with similar hazards. Required before submittal of protocols for hazardous chemical use with chemicals.

Laboratory Self-Inspection Form : Color Laboratory safety "scorecard" designed to allow laboratories to review safety conditions in the laboratories at least monthly. You can download and print this or e-mail us at safety@uvm.edu and we'll send you a color paper copy in campus mail.

Laboratory Safety Notebook: General outline of a model laboratory safety notebook. The purpose of this notebook is consolidate safety information in a single place for easy review by laboratory workers, internal laboratory safety auditors and government regulators.

Guide to Managing Chemical Waste in UVM Laboratories: Informational brochure that describes UVM's chemical waste management system and how you can Prevent Pollution by reducing the amount of hazardous chemical waste you work produces. (in PDF format).

Sample Policies and Forms for Special Circumstances

Working Alone Policy : Form for identifying operations that should not be conducted alone. See link for further explanation.

Unattended Operations: Door sign designed specifically for potential hazards associated with unattended operations

Volunteer Lab Worker Agreement: A legal agree,emt for unaffilated people to work in UVM laboratories on a voluntary basis (in Word format). Complete and store in the Laboratory Safety notebook.

Laboratory Decommissioning Forms: used to arrange for removal of hazardous chemicals when moving a laboratory or closing a laboratory

Biosafety Materials

Bloodborne Pathogen Program Forms for Hepatitis B vaccinations: The Risk Designation Form provided by the supervisor, filed in the laboratory safety notebook, and submitted to the medical provider when the Hepatitis B vaccine is given. The Consent/Refusal Form for employees to complete before receiving the vaccine.

Door sign for Biosafety Level 2 laboratories. Download and print this color PDF version of a door sign for laboratories performing Biosafety Level 2 work. BSL 2 work is described here

Environmental Safety Labels, Signs and Tags

Request copies of these labels, signs and tags by e-mail at safety@uvm.edu for delivery by campus mail. Click on the title to see which form we're talking about.

Emergency Eye Wash/ Shower Flush Log : Color safety calendar designed to track laboratory safet shower and eyewash flushing as well as self inspections over the calendar year. You can download and print this or e-mail us at safety@uvm.edu and we'll send you a color paper copy in campus mail.

Hazardous Chemical Labels: orange labels in a variety of layouts which provide standardized labelling for hazardous chemicals in UVM laboratories. Be sure that all hazardous chemicals are labelled with these or equivalent labels. E-mail us at safety@uvm.edu for copies.

Non-Hazardous Chemical Labels: green labels in a variety of layouts which provide standardized labelling for non-hazardous chemicals in UVM laboratories. Be sure that all non-hazardous chemicals are labelled with these or equivalent labels. E-mail us at safety@uvm.edu for copies.

Laboratory Door Signs: door signs with standard hazard warnings and areas to fill out emergency contact information.

"Drains to Lake" Sink Sticker: Sticker to be attached to sinks to remind everyone that what goes down the sinks goes into Lake Champlain (after treatment to remove solids and organic material only).

Last Updated: April 5, 2009

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