Orientation Safety Manual: Working Safely at Tufts!

A Guide for New and Current Employees

Top 10 Safety Things Tufts Staff Need to Know


Table of Contents

Emergencies at Tufts

  • Emergency Response
  • First Aid and Medical Issues
  • Accident and Incident Report Form
  • Tufts Threat Assessment and Management (TTAM)

Organizing Your Work Area

  • Electrical Devices
  • Equipment
  • Electrical Cords
  • Storage
  • Portable Space Heaters

Workplace Ergonomics

Indoor Air Quality

Biological Safety

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Regulation (29 CFR 1910.1030)
Research with Biological Agents

Chemical Hazard Communication Plan

  • Hazard Communication Program
  • Hazard Communication Standard Labels
  • Hazard Communication Standard Pictogram
  • Hazard Communication Safety Data Sheets
  • Understanding the SDS

Fire Safety

Radiation Safety

  • Radiation Safety Program (RSP)
  • ALARA at Tufts University
  • Radioactive Material Spill Control Procedure
  • Nonionizing Radiation Sources
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Waste Disposal

  • Hazardous Chemical Waste and Universal Waste
  • Medical and Biological Wastes

last updated: July 2016 v9

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