Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms Policies and Procedures Revisions

SPPM Revision Memorandum

 

DATE: March 8, 2011
FROM: Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms
TO: Manual Users
SUBJECT: Safety Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Eighty-Eight

 

This SPPM revision includes the following changes:

Electrical Safety S45.10

This revision updates the requirements and procedures for ensuring that work and learning/research areas are free from electrical shock and overload (i.e., fire) hazards.

This revision also adds Facilities Operations as an office responsible for this section. The other responsible office is Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S).

Trench and Excavation Safety S45.34

This minor amendment updates the safety requirements and responsibilities for University units involved with trench and excavation projects.

The title of this section is changed from Trenching and Excavation.

Chemical Carcinogens in Laboratories S80.70

This revision outlines the policy and requirements for working with chemical carcinogens in laboratories, including responsibilities and chemical identification.

The title of this section is changed from Chemical Carcinogens.

Chemical Carcinogens–Nonlaboratory Locations S80.71

This revision outlines the policy and requirements for working with chemical carcinogens in nonlaboratory locations, including responsibilities and chemical identification.

The title of this section is changed from Carcinogens in Laboratories.

NOTE: With the revisions to S80.70 and S80.71, the following sections are removed:

  • Emergencies in Regulated Areas S80.72
  • Regulated Areas S80.73
  • Signs, Storage, and Training Related to Chemical Carcinogens S80.74
  • Chemical Carcinogen Reports S80.75
  • Chemical Carcinogen Medical Surveillance S80.76

 

Confined Spaces S80.90

This revision updates the restrictions, requirements, and responsibilities for confined space access, management, and safety.