Hazard Management

EHS Procedures

Through consideration of the risks and hazards within the School of Physics, we have defined appropriate procedures for critical operations.

Biological Hazards

Contact the Safety Officer before commencing any work with Biological or bio-hazardous materials.

Chemical Hazards

Waste labels

Waste Labels

How to

School Safety Manual: Chemical Chapter

Use of Chemicals in the School of Physics

Guidelines for the storage and handling of dangerous goods

Laboratory reference for the storage of dangerous goods

High risk chemical activities to avoid

Useful Links / Procedures / Forms / Checklist

Chemwatch site

School Safety Manual: Chemicals

FORM: GoldFFX Manifests Chemical Inventories

FORM: Chemical hazard identification checklist

FORM: Chemical Risk Assessment

FORM: Fume Cupboard Clearance for Inspection, Maintenance and Repairs

Computer Ergonomics

School of Physics Safety Manual: Computer Ergonomics Requirements

Computer Workstation self Assessment 

Fall Hazards / Working at Heights

How to? – School Safety Manual: Prevention of Falls chapter

Health and Safety Working at Heights Requirements

Climbing and Access Aids availability

FORM: Prevention of Falls Identification Checklist

FORM: Risk Assessment 2D Model

FORM: Risk Assessment 3D Model

Laser Hazards

How to? – Laser laboratory set-up and operation

School Safety manual: Laser Safety Chapter

Laser Safety Officer

School Laser Safety Induction

School Laser Safety Manifest – password access

Form: Risk Assessment 2D Model

Form: Risk Assessment 3D Model

Form: Working After Hours

Manual Handling Hazards

How to? – School Safety Manual: Manual Handling Chapter

University of Melbourne:Environment Health and Safety Manual: Manual Handling Chapter

List of Manual handling Aids available to the School and Contacts

FORM: Manual Handling Identification Checklist

FORM: Risk Assessment 2D Model

FORM: Risk Assessment 3D Model

Noise Hazards

How to? – School Safety Manual: Noise Hazard Chapter (locate)

List of Noise Management Aids available to the School and Contacts.(locate)

FORM: A.20 Noise Identification Checklist

FORM: Risk Assessment 2D Model

FORM: Risk Assessment 3D Model

Plant Hazards

How to? – Plant Ownership and Operation

School Safety Manual: Plant chapter

FORM: Plant Manifest

FORM: Plant Hazard Identification Checklist

FORM: Risk Assessment 2D Model

FORM: Risk Assessment 3 Model

FORM: Inspection and Maintenance Schedule

FORM: Event Planner

Radiation Hazards

How to? – Radiation laboratory set-up and operation

School Safety Manual: Radiation Chapter

Radiation Safety Officer

School Safety Induction Manual (PDF)

School’s Radiation Source Manifest – password access

New radiation source operator checklist

FORM: Authority to use radioactive source or plant

FORM: Radiation hazard identification checklist

FORM: Risk Assessment 2D model

FORM: Risk Assessment 3D model

FORM: Working After Hours