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Policies, Plans, Procedures & Guides

The Safety Manual has undergone extensive redesign. Some sections are awaiting revision, but it is essentially functional. If you need access to a document or information that appears unavailable please contact James Cantu 865-974-5084 or jcantu@utk.edu

Document Prefixes: AD (Admin.), EC (Environmental Compliance), FS (Fire Safety), GS (General Safety), HM (HazMat), IH (Industrial Hygiene), LS (Laboratory Safety)

Update: Documents are now sorted alphabetically by document name. They are re-sortable with the arrows at the top of each field.

Document NameIDTypeKeywords
Accident Reporting & InvestigationsAD-022Procedurenear-miss, reporting
Actions of Regulatory AgenciesAD-003ProcedureOSHA, TOSHA, inspections, citations
Aerial & Scissor Lift SafetyGS-135Procedureaerial platforms, lifts, fall protection
Air Monitoring & Indoor Air QualityIH-004Proceduremold, IAQ
Alternative VehiclesGS-025PolicyATV, golf carts, gators, mules
Asbestos Management PlanEC-040Plan or Program
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)GS-010Plan or ProgramAutomated External Defibrillators
Bloodborne PathogensHM-010Plan or Programnon-research, BBP, biohazards
Chemical Fume HoodsIH-002Procedureengineering controls, local exhaust ventilation
Chemical Hygiene PlansLS-020GuideCHP, laboratory, chemicals, hazard communication
Chemical InventoriesEC-004Procedurelaboratory, shops
Compressed Gases and CryogenicsHM-011GuideCGC, Liquid nitrogen, argon, helium, oxygen
Confined Space EntryGS-100Plan or ProgramPRCS, Permit required
Control of Hazardous EnergyGS-080Plan or Programlockout, tagout, LOTO
Controlled SubstancesLS-030GuideDEA, pharmaceuticals, drugs
Cranes and HoistsGS-140Guide
DecorationsFS-030PolicyHolidays, Halloween, trees
Electrical SafetyGS-070Plan or Programlaboratory, facilities, maintenance, office
Electronic Waste PolicyEC-021Guiderecycling, e-waste, computers
Environmental Inspections and AuditsEC-060ProcedureEPA, TDEC
Event Management GuideGS-007Guide
Excavation SafetyGS-110GuideTrenching and Shoring
Fall ProtectionGS-041Plan or ProgramFalls, Harness, restraint, railing
Fire DrillsFS-002Procedure
Fire ExtinguishersFS-001Plan or ProgramPFE
Fire WatchFS-011Procedurewelding, cutting, brazing, sparks
Flammable and Combustible LiquidsFS-020Guidelaboratory, chemicals, shops
Forklift SafetyGS-130Guidepowered industrial trucks
Hand and Power Tool Safety GuideGS-090Guide
Hazard CommunicationHM-001Plan or ProgramHazCom, GHS, chemical, maintenance, facilities, laboratory
Hazard SurveillanceAD-020Procedureinspections, audits
Hazardous Waste Contingency PlanEC-002Plan or Programlaboratory, chemicals, shops
Hazardous Waste Management PlanEC-001Plan or Programlaboratory, chemicals, shops
Hazardous Waste Reduction PlanEC-003Plan or Programlaboratory, chemicals, shops
Hearing Conservation ProgramIH-010Plan or Programaudiometric, monitoring, noise, sound
Heat StressIH-020Guide
Hot Work PermitsFS-010Plan or Programwelding, cutting, brazing, sparks
Imminent DangerAD-023Procedurestop work authority
Lab Audit ProtocolLS-002Procedureinspections
Lab Commissioning/DecommissioningLS-003Guidenew, opening, closing, getting started
Laboratory Door PlacardsLS-010Policysigns, placards, postings
Laboratory Health and Safety PolicyLS-001Policytraining
Laboratory SecurityLS-004Policy
Ladder SafetyGS-045Guideextension, folding ladder
Lead Management ProgramEC-041Plan or Programpaint, RRP
Local Exhaust VentilationIH-001Guideengineering controls, fume hoods
Machine GuardingGS-060Guide
Mercury ReductionEC-042Guidethermometers
Minors in Laboratories and ShopsLS-040Policychildren, research
Office SafetyGS-001Guide
Offsite SafetyGS-006Guidefield work
Offsite Shipping (DOT Shipping Guidelines)HM-002GuideDepartment of Transportation, HazMat, Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Materials
Personal Protective EquipmentGS-050Plan or ProgramPPE, eye, face, hands, gloves
Pesticide Management PlanEC-043Plan or Program
Portable FansGS-035Guideoffice, fire, electrical
Portable Space HeatersGS-030Guideoffice, fire, electrical
Rags and Absorbent DisposalEC-023Guideoily rags
Records Retention for Safety, Health & Environmental ProtectionAD-015Procedure
Recycling and Waste Reduction PlanEC-020Plan or Program
Reporting Safety HazardsAD-021Procedure
Reproductive HealthIH-040Guideradiation, pregnancy, chemicals, biohazards
Respiratory ProtectionIH-003Plan or Programrespirators, fit-test
Safety Showers and EyewashesHM-020Guidecorrosives, chemical, emergency equipment
Safety TrainingAD-050Plan or Programlaboratory, shops, maintenance, employees
Silica Management GuidelinesGS-150Guidedust, abrasive blasting, sand, concrete, art, facilities, engineering, construction
Slip, Trip, and Fall PreventionGS-040Guidehousekeeping
Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures PlanEC-031Plan or ProgramSPCC
Steam Plant Storm Water Pollution Prevention PlanEC-030Plan or Program
Student Shop SafetyGS-005Guide
Universal Waste ManagementEC-022Guidefluorescent light bulbs, batteries
UTK Safety PlanAD-001Plan or ProgramSafety Plan
Welding, Cutting, and BrazingGS-095Guide

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