SLAC Policy on Purchase of Hazardous Items
To be used with SLAC Purchase Requisition forms.
Requisitions with items requiring Hazard Controls or involving
Hazardous Materials or Hazardous Activities require special
processing. If you select 'Yes' in the Purchase Requisition System
for one of the following categories, notification will automatically
be sent to the contact person. Please read the information
listed below for other details about that category.
- Radiation Generating Devices and Radioactive Material:
RPFO assistant group leader,
and RPQA Manager, Marcia Torres
On purchase requisitions involving radiation, they will be
notified and the Purchase Requisition System will automatically
add as approvers.
- Hazardous Materials/GSS:
- Chemical Management Services (CMS) Coordinator,
All chemicals, fuels, gasses and standard sizes of lead sheets
and bricks must be purchased using
Goverment Scientific Source (GSS). Any purchase requisitions for these items will be denied; only
ones submitted through GSS will be considered. Contact the
CMS Coordinator (above) for more information on purchasing through GSS.
- Items containing Hazardous Materials:
- CMS Program Manager,
For purchases of equipment
containing hazardous materials (e.g. mercury, oil, etc.), and
lead-acid batteries, email notification will be sent to the CMS
- Hazardous Metals:
- Industrial Hygiene (IH) Program Manager,
The IH Program Manager
will be notified of purchases of fabricated lead sheets and all
hazardous metals and alloys with a NFPA health rating of 3 or more (e.g. Cu-Be).
Contact the IH Manager (above) for more information
about NFPA health ratings.
- Hoisting and Rigging Equipment:
- Hoisting and Rigging Program Manager,
The H&R Program Manager will be notified of any Hoisting and Rigging equipment purchase requisitions.
- Laser Safety Officer,
The Laser Safety Officer will be notified of any Class 3b and Class 4 laser
purchases or services, and for laser protection eyewear.
- Pressure Vessels:
- SLAC Pressure Systems Safety Manager,
Scott L. Coleman
Notification of any Pressure Vessel-related purchases will be
sent to the following POCs based on your directorate org code:
Scott DeBarger; AD Mechanical Engineering
Keith Jobe; AD Test Facilities
Tom Peterson; LCLS-II Project
Wes Craddock; Science EPP Mechanical Engineering
Drew Barada; LCLS
Dan Harrington; SSRL Beamline Systems
Andrew Haase, TID
Yumiko Baba; F&O Division