Policies and Procedures

BMS Labs

Policy/Procedure NamePolicy/Procedure NumberFile TypeAdditional information and keywords
Utilization of Space and SuppliesBMS 1.0BMS Policy/Procedure-Describes allowable access to labs, equipment and supplies
-Includes guidelines for students working alone in the lab
Integrated Pest Management in the BMS LabsBMS 2.0BMS Policy/Procedure-Describes preventative pest control
-Describes what to do if pests are found, such as flies, ants, and mice.
Autoclave SSR-3A-PB Use and OperationEQUIP 1.0BMS Policy/Procedure
Autoclave SSR-3A-MC Use and OperationEQUIP 2.0BMS Policy/Procedure
Liquid Nitrogen Handling ProcedureSAFE 1.0BMS Policy/Procedure
Biohazardous Waste DisposalSAFE 2.0BMS Policy/Procedure-Used for autoclaving and processing of biohazardous waste for disposal (performed by lab manager or designee)
Biohazard Safety and Waste Disposal in the BMS LabsSAFE 3.0BMS Policy/Procedure-Outlines waste disposal guidelines for students and staff working in the teaching labs
-Biohazard spills, (biological spill response)
-Description of Safe Work Practices
-Policy on Cleaning and Decontamination of Benchtops
-Describes use of biohazardous waste containers, broken glassware boxes, hazardous waste carboys, and regular trash
-Information regarding pregnant students and staff working in the lab
-Provides information for students and staff that are pregnant, immunocompromised, or immunosuppressed
Personal Electronic Devices in the LaboratorySAFE 4.0BMS Policy/Procedure-Addresses use of cell phones, laptops, iPads, headphones, and other personal electronic devices.
Personal Protective Equipment and Dress CodeSAFE 5.0BMS Policy/Procedure-Includes list of potentially infectious material that is considered biohazardous
-Outlines which PPE must be worn when performing various tasks in the lab
Exposure Control PlanSAFE 6.0BMS Policy/Procedure-Includes guidelines in determining if an exposure has occurred
-Contains links to forms used for both students, visitors, and staff if and injury or exposure has occurred
-Injury / Illness Report
Chemical Hygiene PlanSAFE 7.0BMS Policy/Procedure-Biohazardous material procedures
-Chemical exposure, chemical labeling, chemical procedures, chemical spills
-Emergency procedures
-Eyewash stations
-Fire extinguishers
-Fume hood, safety shields, biological safety cabinet, laminar flow hood, and engineering controls information
-Guidelines for students working alone safely
-Hygiene practices
-Laboratory audits (safety audits)
-Laboratory signage program
-Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
-Safety showers
-Skin protection, Eye protection, respiratory protection (masks)
-Training requirements and guidelines
-Worker's compensation procedures
-Injury / Illness Report
BMS Labs Biosafety ManualSAFE 8.0BMS Policy/Procedure-Biohazardous material procedures
Sharps Handling and DisposalSAFE 9.0BMS Policy/Procedure-Safe needle handling and disposal
-Definition of sharps
UWM Bloodborne Pathogens PlanUWM Policy
UWM Biosafety ManualUWM Policy
Biological Safety Cabinet Standard Operating ProcedureUWM Procedure-Describes the safe operation of a biological safety cabinet
Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories 5th EditionCDC GuideBMBL
Donning and Doffing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)CDC Guide-Describes how to properly put on and take off personal protective equipment (PPE), including a gown, mask or respirator, goggles or face shield, and gloves
NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid MoleculesNIH GuidelinesContains IBC Self-Assessment Tool
Safety Violation Notice (BMS)Attachment
Training Record TemplateAttachment
Accident Incident Report Form (BMS)Attachment
Chemical Abbreviations Key TemplateAttachment
Autoclave SSR-3A-MC Training Certification Log [PDF]EQUIP 2.0.AAttachment
Autoclave SSR-3A-MC Use Log [PDF]EQUIP 2.0.BAttachment
Autoclave SSR-3A-MC Quick Guide [PDF]EQUIP 2.0.CAttachment
Liquid Nitrogen Handling Procedure Training Certification LogSAFE 1.0.AAttachment
Consolidated Sterilizer LogSAFE 2.0.AAttachment
Biohazardous Waste Disposal Training Certification LogSAFE 2.0.BAttachment
Safety AgreementSAFE 3.0.AAttachment
Informed Consent FormSAFE 3.0.BAttachment
Biohazard Safety and Waste Disposal in the BMS Labs Training Certification Log [SAFE 3.0.C]SAFE 3.0.CAttachment
Biohazardous Waste Disposal GuidelinesSAFE 3.0.DAttachment
Personal Electronic Devices in the Laboratory Training Certification LogSAFE 4.0.AAttachment
Personal Protective Equipment and Dress Code Training Certification Log [SAFE 5.0.A]SAFE 5.0.AAttachment
Exposure Control Plan Training Certification LogSAFE 6.0.AAttachment
Eyewash Station Maintenance LogSAFE 7.0.AAttachment
Chemical Hygiene Plan Training Certification LogSAFE 7.0.BAttachment
Chemical Hygiene Plan Emergency Information SheetSAFE 7.0.CAttachment
Eyewash Flushing Information SheetSAFE 7.0.DAttachment
Laboratory Inspection (audit) FormUWM Form
Standard Operating Procedure TemplateUWM Form
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Training Requirements WorksheetUWM Form
Workers Compensation Fact SheetUWM Form
Employer's First Report of Injury or DiseaseUWM FormInjury / Illness report
General Incident ReportUWM Form
Norris Health Center Blood & Body Fluid Exposure PolicyUWM Norris Health Center Policy
Guidelines for Students Working Alone SafelyUWM Policy
US&A Chemical Hygiene PlanUWM Policy
Chapter NR 526 Medical Waste ManagementNR 526Wisconsin Administrative Code
Biological Exposure Control Plan for Candida Albicans
Biological Exposure Control Plan for Staphylococcus aureus