Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
Manage the DFCI Hazardous Waste Disposal program and serve as DFCI Chemical Hygiene Officer; includes oversight of chemicals during laboratory moves, maintenance of all main accumulation areas, oversight of all satellite accumulation areas, and EPA Biannual Reporting. Sign manifests and keep all records for proper length of time. Ensure that Land Disposal Restrictions and Exception reports are filled appropriately and as needed.
Maintain and request EPA Identification Numbers for onsite and offsite locations.
Serve as EH&S Alternate Chemical Safety Member for Institutional Care and Use Committee. Manage Hazardous Drugs/ Chemicals in Animals program.
Ensure compliance with DOT chemical hazardous materials regulations 49 CFR Part 107, Subpart G (107.601 - 107.620) and Hazardous Materials registration fees.
Manage DFCI Particularly Hazardous Chemicals Program, including review of new chemicals, creation and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures, training of high risk lab staff and high hazard lab program.
Manage Boston Fire Dept. Laboratory Inspections and Lab Ordinance requirements.
Conduct semi-annual inspections of all laboratory areas; send out reports on deficiencies found and follow up on all deficiencies found.
Maintain Chemical Inventory System (LabPoint), including sending out and documenting annual compliance.
Manage Lab Safety Officers program, including new LSO training, regular meetings and LSO maintenance.
Conduct training sessions as needed on various aspects of health and safety included but not restricted to Nursing, Chemo spills, Contractor and New Employee Orientation training.
Assist with hazardous chemicals in laboratory moves process.
Conduct annual visits to DFCI Satellites for training regarding chemical safety maintenance.
Conduct annual respirator fit-tests, as needed.
Maintain membership in Institutional Safety Committee and report as required. Develop, understand and maintain performance indicators as required.
Ensure maintenance of lab emergency door signage.
Participation in the Chemical Safety On-Call and management of Chemical Safety On-Call Team, including semi-annual meetings and training in on-call response.
Managing written evaluations of chemical spills, ensuring restocking of supplies used in spill clean-up and annual refresher training records are maintained for all members.
Work with EH&S Senior Director on Hazardous Drug sampling and training.
Work with supervisor in conducting Safety Inspections of core rooms, including equipment rooms, cold rooms and warm rooms. Ensure compliance with relevant safety and environmental standards for these spaces.
BS, Industrial Hygiene or Environmental Sciences preferred.
Training Required: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) (initial 40-hour and annual 8-hour Refresher), RCRA Training (at least 2 hours by third party trainer) and DOT Training (every 3 years) required.