Lab Specific CHP Template

Developing A Laboratory Specific Chemical Hygiene Plan

Each laboratory shall develop written documentation of the following:

  • The identity of the laboratory and names of the Department Safety Coordinator, the Principal Investigator or Director, and any other person responsible for the implementation of the site-specific chemical hygiene plan.
  • The name of the Laboratory safety coordinator/supervisor/manager for the lab.
  • Contact information and emergency numbers for responsible parties and lab members.
  • Emergency action plan.
  • Inventory of chemicals.
  • Inventory of Particularly Hazardous Substances.
  • Location of MSDSs.
  • Laboratory Specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for unique chemical hazards not covered by this section and any highly hazardous chemicals and processes.
  • Description of procedures for in-lab management of chemical waste disposal.
  • Documentation of laboratory-specific training
  • Signature page to indicate that the CHP is accurate and has been reviewed (and updated as needed) on an annual basis.