Documents and Training Checklist
for General Work Areas
Labs & related research settings
Required Program and/or Documents
|Do you work with,
have or store chemicals in your work area(s), vehicle, or building?
(Employee & Hazard Communication Class) additional training by supervisor on specific and new
||Hazcom program, chemical inventory (annual update
to Environmental Health and Safety), MSDSs, container
labeling, & training documentation
|Do you produce waste that contains chemicals, blood, human body fluids
or infectious agents?
||Hazardous waste training (HazCom class is prerequisite)
||Hazardous waste manual, waste tracking forms (as needed)
|Do you provide first
aid services, work with or have the potential to contact human blood, body fluids, or tissues?
(annual review/training on BBP & exposure control plan may be
required depending on exposure risk)
||Bloodborne Pathogen Program - Infection Control Plan, annual
training and HBV vaccine may be required
|Do you use radioactive
materials, x-ray devices or related radiation equipment?
Nuclear Gage Training
safety manual, RSO permission, area signage, periodic training
|Do you work with
IACUC committee (ref: requirements-AP&P manual)
||All animal research
must have the approval of IACUC
(link to the application for
animal use in research or teaching)
|Do you use respirators or dust masks?
||Respiratory Safety and fit testing
(annual fit test required)
safety program, medical
evaluation and annual training
|Do your work involve
the application of pesticides?
||Poss. Pesticide Management &/or License (in
addition to respirator safety)
for sprayer or if known reaction to pesticides
|Does your work
require hearing protection?
||Hearing protection use
program, protection area signage, and annual review
|Do you use or
service equipment on which an unexpected restarting could cause injury?
procedures, 3 yr review / refresher training
|Does your area have
any confined spaces that you must enter?
||Confined space entry
Confined space program, entry permits (if required), 3 yr review / refresher
|Do you work with or
near electrical hazards ?
||Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
(renew every two years)
|Do your work involve
the use of ladders?
|Do you perform
maintenance or housekeeping in areas with asbestos?
|Do you operate industrial trucks (e.g. forklift, bucket truck, etc.)?
(Fork lift training
Aerial lift training)
retraining/renewal every three years
|Are there fire
extinguishers in your work area or nearby for your use?
||Fire extinguisher training
Plan, emergency phone, evacuation routes
|Do you drive a
||Defensive driving class
||NMSU driving permit
|Do you work on or
visit WSMR areas beyond the headquarters area?