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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

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

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

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