Environmental Health & Safety Manual (EHS)

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EHS 116 Table

The ASU employee (of an academic unit) submits, to the head of his or her academic unit, a request that provides the following information:

  1. the name, gender, and age of the minor student
  2. the intended status (employee or volunteer) with respect to the proposed experience
  3. description of the educational intent

    and

  4. the tasks to be performed.

The academic unit head, or designee:

  1. reviews and approves or denies the request, for each minor, in writing

    and

  2. if approved, forwards a copy of the request to EH&S with a statement that the proposed activity represents an approved program.

Environmental Health & Safety reviews and approves or denies the request, for each minor, in writing, and if approved:

  1. ensures that appropriate inspections are performed of the laboratory or area where hazardous processes are employed

    and

  2. alerts the requesting employee to any measures that must be taken to assure the safety of minors in the laboratory or area where hazardous processes are employed.
If denied, EH&S notifies the requestor of the reason(s) for the denial.

The academic unit head, or designee:

  1. confirms receipt of the responses from EH&S for each request
  2. ensures compliance with all training and safety measures identified by EH&S associated with the approval
  3. for each specific approved request from EH&S, requests a parental consent form from ASU Risk Management
  4. requests and obtains the parental consent form(s), from the parent(s) of each minor student
    Note: The forms must be signed by the parent(s) and received by the academic unit before the minor is permitted into the laboratory or area where hazardous processes are employed.

    and

  5. retains the signed parental consent forms.

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