Identifiying and Managing Hazards - A Guide for Managers and Laboratory Area Supervisors

If you are responsible for management, or are nominated as an Area Supervisor of a Laboratory, you are required by law to identify the hazards and hazardous jobs in that area, to conduct a risk assessment, and to develop ways to eliminate or manage those risks.

The guidelines below have been identified by the School Safety Committee to help you identify hazards and recommend ways to reduce the risks associated with them. Combined with your own expertise and consultation, the tables within these guidelines can be used to help you.

If you require any assistance, contact the School Safety Officer


After Hours Work
Chemicals
Electrical Work
Liquefied Gases
Compressed Gases
Tools & Machinery
Radiation
Lasers