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Procedures

Emergency Response Procedures

Should the building’s fire alarm be sounded or if you are instructed by emergency services (UH Department of Public Safety (DPS), JABSOM Security Engineer, JABSOM Emergency Administrator, JABSOM Emergency Coordinator, JABSOM EHSO, HPD, HFD) to evacuate the building, these procedures should be followed.

Kakaako Emergency Procedures Summary

Emergency Phone Numbers

 

Spill Procedures

EHSO personnel will handle any spills during the move of regulated chemicals.

Biological Spill Response and Clean-Up Procedures

Power Outage Procedure

*Vivarium, ABSL3, and BSL3 labs are on standby emergency power, therefore, during a power outage, these areas should ideally be unaffected. LAS and the Level 3 Users have developed specific procedures for power outages and/or equipment or exhaust failures. If powerfailure occurs or the air flow and exhaust air shuts off, contact Security and Facilities immediately.
Power Outage Procedure

Radiation Emergency Procedure

In the event of an accident (spill, ingestion, over-exposure, etc.), the PI shall notify the Radiation Safety Office (RSO) as soon as possible without permitting excessive spreading of contamination or exposure. In the absence of the RSO, contact any Radiation Safety Committee Member.
Radiation Emergency Procedure 

Plans, Guidelines, Programs

Kakaako Chemical Hygiene Plan

The objective of this Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) is to provide uniform requirements for safe use and disposal of potentially hazardous substances in University laboratories. A variety of hazardous chemicals are used in small quantities in research and teaching laboratories creating a unique environment with a number of risks.
Kakaako Chemical Hygiene Plan

Kakaako Fire & Evacuation Plan

If a fire is detected within a Kakaako facility, these procedures are to be followed.
EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS:
*Dial 9-911 when calling from JABSOM phones
*Dial 911 when calling from UHCC phones
Kakaako Fire & Evacuation Plan

Kakaʻako Departmental Health & Safety Guide

The University of Hawaii has a fundamental obligation to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of its students, personnel, and visiting public whenever they participate in an official University activity. This policy is included in the University of Hawaii Systemwide Administrative Procedures Manual, A9.750 University of Hawaii Health and Safety Program
Kakaʻako Departmental Health & Safety Guide

 

Kakaʻako Hazard Communication Program

To assist us with compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, the UH Manoa Hazardous Material Management Program (HMMP) manual has been revised by the Environmental Health and Safety Office. This manual has been prepared with everyone’s safety in mind and is a definitive guide to handling hazardous materials and disposing of hazardous wastes. Our campus efforts and the requirements in this manual comply with the law and ensure the personal health and safety of everyone on campus.

Kakaʻako Hazard Communication Program

Visitors

Contractors & Vendors Guidelines

Welcome to the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine at Kakaako (JABSOM Kakaako). Our campus has established a number of policies and procedures to ensure a safe work environment. The information contained herein is designed to give site-specific information about the hazardous materials at our facility, the associated hazards, and the control of these hazards through a comprehensive hazard communication program.
Safety Information Brochure for Visitors

It is important to us that we have a mutually satisfactory relationship, that work is done efficiently and in compliance with contract requirements and applicable regulations. All contractor personnel are required to comply with these guidelines and work rules. Inspections may be conducted to verify compliance.
Contractors & Vendors Guidelines

 

Biosciences Building Visitors

Visitors include all those who do not have Biosciences Building (BSB) card access, including but not limited to, contractors, vendors, inspectors, guest, family members, etc. Please be advised that you are entering a biomedical research facility. This is a facility where infectious biological agents, hazardous chemicals, and radioactive isotopes are commonly used. It is important that you read and understand the following guidelines.
Biosciences Building Visitor Guidelines

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