Handling Of The Spillages In The Q.C Laboratory

 

1.0  OBJECTIVE:

To clearly lay down a procedure or handling of the spillages in the laboratory to make laboratory neat and clean.

2.0  SCOPE:

This procedure is applicable to chemical room and instrument rooms of quality control department.

3.0  RESPONSIBILITY:

3.1  Doing: Worker.

3.2  Checking: Technical Assistant/ Executive.

4.0  ACCOUNTABILITY:

4.1  Executive/ Manager.

4.2  Head of the Q.C Department.

5.0  PROCEDURE:

5.1  Make aware to the personnel working in the laboratory to handle the solvents & chemicals carefully so that to one can avoid spillages & accidents arising due to spillages.

5.2  On spillage immediately inform to all persons in the laboratory to take care and to the worker to clean the spillage.

5.3  If spillage is occurs due to liquids like acids or solvents add sufficient quantity of precalculated silica granules or absorbent silica and let stand for few minutes, collect the material using hand gloves in plastic bag & is hen send to scrap.

5.4  For spillage of solids, remove and discard in the dust bin and then clean the area.

5.5  For spillage of organic solvents, inform the worker to put on the goggles and mask during cleaning.

5.6  For spillage of liquids like alkali add sufficient quantity of water to dilute it, mop with dry cloth finally wipe with wet cloth.

5.7  While cleaning the area where spillage of poisonous & hazardous chemicals, take precautions as per MSDS of respective chemicals.

5.8  For water spillage, only mop with dry cloth.

 

6.0  REVISION LOG:

Revision No.

Effective Date

Reason

00

 

New SOP

 

7.0  REFERENCES:

7.1  Not Applicable.

8.0  ANNEXURES:

8.1  Not Applicable.

9.0  ABBREVIATIONS:

Abbreviation

Expanded Form

S

Standard operating procedure

&

And

%

percentage

 

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