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Hazardous Equipment Sample Documents

These documents apply to various pieces of equipment. The templates for bulletins, pre-use instructions, pre-start instructions and SOPs are for laboratory or office equipment. They are a Word file document to download to your computer and make specific for your equipment.

The Standard Operating Procedures on this web site are provided for the use of the McMaster University employee and/or student community. The procedures outlined in the referenced documents are intended to reflect best practices in these fields; as such they are provided to the community for guidance and/or direction. However, these recommendations should not be construed as legal advice.

This page was last updated on July 27, 2012.

CLASS EQUIPMENT BULLETIN PRE-USE PRE-START SOP

Office Equipment

Computers      
PDF - Computer SOP
  Fax Machine
Word document - Fax Machine Bulletin
 
Word document - Fax Machine Pre-start
 
  Paper Shredder
Word document - Paper Shredder
     
  Photocopier
Word document - Photocopier bulletin
 
Word document - Photocopier Pre-start
Word document - Photocopier SOP
  Printer - Laser
Word document - Laser Printer Bulletin
 
Word document - Laser Printer Pre-start
 
 

Centrifuge

Airfuge
Word document
Word document
 
Word document
  Cytocentrifuge
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Regular Speed / Microfuge
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Ultra / High Speed
Word document
Word document
Word document
Word document
Word document
  Vacufuge
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
           

Chemical Handling

Compressed Gas
Word document
   
Word document
  Flammable Spills
Word document
   
Word document
  Fumehood
Word document
Word document
 
Word document
  Paraformalydehyde Decon      
PDF
  Weighing Chemicals      
Word document
 

Cooling Equipment

Cryostat
Word document
 
Word document
 
  Dry Ice
Word document
     
  Freezer -20
Word document
 
Word document
 
  Freezer -80
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Freezer Mill
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Ice Machine
Word document
 
Word document
 
  Liquid Nitrogen
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Refrigerator
Word document
 
Word document
 
 

Heating Equipment

Autoclave
Word document
Word document
 
Word document
  Autoclave Maintenance      
Word document
  Bath, Heating/H2O
Word document
 
Word document
 
  Bunsen Burner
Word document
     
  Cautery Pen
Word document
   
Word document
  Ethanol Burner
Word document
     
  Heating Block
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Hot and Cold Rooms      
Word document
  Hot Plate
Word document
     
  Hybridization Oven
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  IR Heating Lamp
Word document
     
  Microwave Oven
Word document
 
Word document
 
  Vacuum Oven
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
 

Histology

Cryostat
Word document
   
Word document
  Embedding Center
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Microtome
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Tissue Processor
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
 

Laser Equipment

Flow Cytometer FACSVantage
Word document
     
  Flow Cytometer LSR11
Word document
     
  Laser Capture Microscope
Word document
   
Word document
  Luminex
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
 

Molecular Equipment

Bioanalyzer
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Electrophoresis
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Gammacell Irradiator
Word document
 
Word document
 
  Gel Dryer
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Gel Imager      
Word document
  Luminometer      
Word document
  Nebulizer
Word document
     
  PCR Cabinet
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  PCR Machine/Thermal Cycler
Word document
     
  Taqman
Word document
   
Word document
  Thermo Cycler    
Word document
Word document
  Transfer Apparatus
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Typhoon Imager
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
 

Mixing Equipment

Homogenizer
Word document
   
Word document
  Sonicator
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Stirring Plate
Word document
     
  Vortex
Word document
     
 

Pressure Equipment

Cell Disruption Chamber (Mini Bomb)      
Word document
  Freeze Drier
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Rotary Evaporator
Word document
     
  Vacuum Pump
Word document
 
Word document
 
 

Radioactive

Cell Harvester
Word document
   
Word document
  Gamma Cell      
Word document
  Gamma Counter
Word document
   
Word document
  Scintillation Counter
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  X-Ray Machine
Word document
 
Word document
 
 

Tissue Culture

Aerosols
Word document
     
  Biological Safety Cabinet
Word document
Word document
Word document
Word document
Word document
  Bact Incinerating Loop    
Word document
Word document
  Clean Bench
Word document
     
  French Press
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Incubator, Bacterial
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Incubator, CO2
Word document
 
Word document
 
  Incubator, CO2, Cleaning SOP      
Word document
  Incubators and Shakers
Word document
   
Word document
  Inoculating Loop    
Word document
Word document
  Ultraviolet Light
Word document
     
 

Ultraviolet Equipment

Crosslinkers (stratalinker, spectrolinker)
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  HPLC
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  LiCor Odyssey
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  UV Light - General
Word document
     
  UV Spectrophotometer
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  UV Transilluminator
Word document
 
Word document
 
 

Miscellaneous

Anesthesia System      
Word document
  Battery Charger
Word document
     
  Electrical Cord
Word document
     
  Electroporator
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Encapsulation Unit
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Emergency Shower      
Word document
  Eyewash Station Inspection Log
Word document
     
  Film Processor
Word document
     
  Fire Blanket      
Word document
  Load Frame / Bone Breaking
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Glassware Washer
Word document
Word document
   
  Glass - Working Safely      
Word document
  Grass 48 Square Pulse Stimulator
Word document
     
  Home Visits      
Word document
  Hypoxic Chamber
Word document
   
Word document
  Microscope - Fluorescent      
Word document
  Milli Q      
Word document
  Power Pack
Word document
 
Word document
 
  Pulse Stimulator Grass S48  
Word document
   
  Surface Plasmon Resonance
Word document
 
Word document
Word document
  Tube Cutter
Word document
   
Word document
  Voltage / Current Clamp
Word document
 
Word document
 
  Water Distiller      
Word document
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