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Responsibilitiesofemployees

Laboratory/Pilot Plant Employees

InitiateHazardReviewspriortotheimplementationofchangethatintroducesnewhazardsintothe

workplace

• Accuratelydocumentthestep­by­stepprocessandassociatedhazardsandsafeguardsontheHazardReview

documentpriortoaHazardReviewmeeting(intheHazardReviewdatabasefor3MSt.Paulareaand

AustinSite)

• ObtainMaterialSafetyDataSheetsformaterialsusedinthelaboratoriesandattachtotheHazardReview

document

• Takeresponsibilityforseekingouthazardinformationrelativetotheworktobeperformed.Thismay

includeconsultingwithotherresearchers,technicalexperts,andliterature

• Seniortechnicalemployeesareresponsibleforprovidingaidandguidancetocoworkersandmanagement

regardingthehazardsassociatedwiththeworkandrecommendingsafeguardstoprotectemployees

• CloseactionsitemsassignedasaresultoftheHazardReview

• Takeresponsibilityforinformingcolleagues,otheraffectedemployees,newworkers,andvisitorsonsafe

proceduresforhandlinghazardoussubstances

Lab Safety Personnel

• OwnandmaintaintheHazardReviewprocessandassociatedtoolsincludingtheHazardReviewDatabase,

Form,andGLPcontent

• ProvidecommunicationandcoachingtoemployeesregardingtheHazardReviewprocessandrequirements

• SupportStaffLevelHazardReviewstoprovidetechnicalEnvironmental,Health,andSafetyexpertisein

HazardReviews

• Keeptheresearchanddevelopmentcommunityinformedonandassistwithcompliancetolocal,state,and

federallawsandregulationspertainingtosafelaboratoryoperationsastherelatetoHazardReviews

• EnsureStaffLevelHazardReviewshaveadequatedocumentationtoreflectadescriptionoftheworktobe

performed,associatedhazards,existingsafeguardsandcontrols,andanactionplantoaddressadditional

controlmeasuresneeded

• DevelopsystemstoenhanceefficiencyintheHazardReviewprocess

• TrackactionitemsgeneratedfromHazardReviewstoclosure

3M Center Site EHS Management Committee

InrelationtoHazardReviews,thisCommitteereviewsandapprovehigherriskoperations,processes, and/orequipmentescalatedbyLabSafetyandtheSiteEHSCommitteeChair.Theescalationprocessisas follows:

◦ LabHazardReviews­Isthemoststraightforwardreview

◦ LabSafetystandardizedreviewprocess­IsutilizedwhenescalatedfromtheHazardReviewprocess.

Thisescalationistypicallywhenanoperationisdeemedtobehigherriskbasedonscaleofoperatio

higherlevelofriskthantypicalatsite.AftertheoperationisreviewedtheSiteEHSCommitteeChair

andLabSafety,adeterminationismadetoescalatedtotheCommittee

◦ FormalCommitteeReview­UponescalationfromtheSiteEHSManagementCommitteechair,the

committeereviews&approvesanyadditionsormodificationstothe3MCenterSitethatimpactthe

site'sAirPermit.Inaddition,thecommitteereviewsanyvariancesfortemporaryemissionincreases

andbriefperiodsofproductionduringscale­upspriortomovingoff3MCentersite