Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

EHS Policies & Procedures
Table of Contents

Access to EH&S policies is available by contacting the Department of Environmental Health and Safety at (215) 503-6260.

500 A1    Identification and Removal
500 A3    Decision Making Factors
500 A4    Project Specifications

Exposure Monitoring
500-C1    Formaldehyde Exposure Program
500-C2    Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

500-E1    Response Team Policy
500-E2    Response to Bomb Threats
500-E4    Responsibilities of the Department of Environmental Health and Safety During an External Disaster

Fire Safety
500-F1    Notification of Fire Alarm
500-F2    Code Red Fire Alarm Notification and Response
500-F3    Fire Drills – Patient Care Buildings
500-F4    Inspection of Fire Extinguishers
500-F6    Fire and Odor Incident Reporting
500-F7    Certifications of Standpipe and Sprinkler Systems
500-F8    Cutting and Welding Permitting
500-F10   MRI Fire Safety Precautions
500-F11   Flame Retardant Materials
500-F12   Fire Alarm Testing
500-F13   Fire and Fire Drill Response

General Safety
500-G1    Accident Reports
500-G2    Communications
500-G3    Hazard Communication Program
500-G4    Respiratory Protection Program
500-G5    Chemical Protective Clothing Program
500-G6    Key Control
500-G8    Incident Reporting and Documentation

Equipment Management
500-H1    Guidelines
500-H2    Gilibrator Personal Sampling Pumps Calibrations

Laboratory Safety
500-L1     Laboratory Inspections
500-L2     Disposal of Pipets, Glass and Other Sharp Items
500-L3     Ethyl Ether Use

Hazardous Materials Safety
500-M1     Chemical Waste Disposal
500-M2     Manifest and Quarterly Reporting
500-M3     Ether Disposal
500-M4     Chemical Spills
500-M5     Chemotherapy Spills
500-M6     Biohazard Spills
500-M7     Decontamination of the Pneumatic Tube
500-M9     Chemotherapy Program – Spill Kit Inspections
500- M10  Chemotherapy Program – Nitrogen Mustard Disposal from Operating Rooms
500-M12    Heat Recovery
500-M13    Chemical Redistribution Program
500-M16    Lead Recycling
500-M17    Compressed Gas Cylinders and Equipment
500-M18    Transportation of Hazardous Materials
500-M19    Disposal of White Goods
500-M21    Chemical Waste Disposal – Outdated Peroxide
500-M22    Spent Hazardous Lamp Disposal
500-M23    Disposal of Chemotherapeutic Waste from Preparation Areas
500-M24    Disposal of Chemotherapeutic Waste from Patient Areas

500-T1       Train-The-Trainer Program