The main hallways in each building are considered exit corridors. The fire code requires that these corridors remain free of obstructions that can hinder personnel from exiting the building during an emergency. Read about how to ensure that hallways remain clear for emergencies.
Subcontractors who perform "hands-on" work in ETA work areas must have an approved Subcontractor Job Hazard Analysis (sJHA) on file. The sJHA is a work authorization document that identifies the Scope of Work, Hazards, and Controls that a subcontractor must follow. Read about the SJHA process.
ETA personnel should follow precautions when accessing building roof areas.
Some lab areas have equipment that is connected to the building water systems. This water is under pressure and flows continuously. In the past, there have been serious water leaks when a water hose connection has come loose or the hoses have failed. Water leaks can cause damage through the building, may disrupt laboratory access, and can result in significant clean-up costs. Learn how to prevent water leaks from occurring.