University of the Sciences Health and Safety Audit
Arora provided engineering services for the creation of an electronic room/laboratory specific sheet for use in completing an Environmental Health and Safety Audit for University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA.
The results of this audit will aid the University in preparing their next laboratories’ enhancements master plan.
The audit encompassed approximately 150 teaching and/or research laboratories across five buildings. The laboratories’ audit included a visual survey, completing individual room specific sheets and a photograph inventory of: signage & labeling; MSDS sheets, chemical hygiene plan, training & awareness, emergency procedures and emergency evacuation plans; lab safety equipment (showers, eyewashes, tank restraints, etc.); fume hoods & biosafety cabinets; hazardous materials storage, safety cabinets and flammable storage cabinets; preparedness/preventative measures (housekeeping, fire sprinkler, fire suppression, extinguishers, clearances, food/beverage usage); and waste management protocols.