A tool that allows Principal Investigators, Instructional Support Technicians, Delegates, and/or other Responsible Person(s) to assess what hazards exist in their laboratory or workshop. Results of the hazard assessment show identified hazards and recommended training, personal protective equipment, or engineering controls to reduce or eliminate risks.

Hazard Assessment Work Flow

Hazard Assessment Chart

A RSS Hazard Assessment (RSS Assess) should be completed for each laboratory or shop location on campus annually. The assessment should be completed by the group owner or delegate, and must be approved by the group owner.