RSPE guide to safety

A printable version of this document is availble in pdf format.

Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Forward
  3. Work, Health and Safety Commitment
  4. Access To Buildings in RSPE
  5. General housekeeping
  6. Resources / Induction / Training
  7. Contacts
  8. Induction
  9. Training
  10. Australian Standards and COMCARE codes of practice
  11. Other Resources
  12. Emergency Procedures
  13. Things you need to be familiar with
  14. Raising the ALARM
  15. ALARM tones and significance
  16. What to do in the event of an alarm
  17. Chemical Hazard, Spill or Gas Leak
  18. Bomb Threat
  19. White Powder Situation
  20. Suspicious Mail or Package
  21. Personal Threat
  22. Armed Offences
  23. First Aid
  24. Assistance
  25. First Aid Facilities
  26. RSPE Work, Health, Safety Committee - Inspections
  27. Incident and Hazard Reporting
  28. Blank
  29. Risk Assessment / Safe Work Procedures
  30. Electrical Safety
  31. Safety Inspection Test & Tag
  32. Equipment constructed or modified in-house
  33. Danger Do Not Operate label
  34. Electrical/Electronic equipment, including repairs
  35. Electrical Appliances
  36. Building Wiring Installation
  37. Blown of Flickering Lights
  38. Research apparatus and Power cut considerations
  39. Chemical Safety and Hazardous Materials
  40. Chemical Safety in RSPE
  41. General Guidelines for Hazardous Materials, including cryogenics
  42. Hazardous Waste Disposal - RSPE Guidelines
  43. Chemical Waste Disposal
  44. Fume Cupboards
  45. Cryogenics
  46. Gas Cylinders
  47. Radiation & Laser Safety
  48. Ionising & Non-Ionising Radiation
  49. Laser Safety
  50. Laser Pointers
  51. Workshops and Safe Tool use guideline
  52. Alarms, Warning Indicators and Restricted Areas
  53. Manual Tasks
  54. Manual Handling
  55. Overuse Injury

Appendices

  1. Laboratory WHS Risk Assessment
  2. Plant Risk Assessment and Management Summary
  3. Plant Pre-purchase Documentation

Updated:  15 January 2019/ Responsible Officer:  Director, RSPE/ Page Contact:  Physics Webmaster