Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

Experiment Hazard Class 15.1 – Other


This hazard classification applies to all experiments involving hazards not defined in the other hazard classes. Other hazard classifications and their associated hazard controls may also apply to experiments in this hazard class.

Experiment Category

Experiments involving this hazard class categorized as high risk experiments. The experiment may be classified to a lowered risk category depending on the nature of the hazard and review results.

Experiment Hazard Control Verification Statements

Engineered Controls – Dependent on review of new hazard.

Procedural Controls – SOP required as specified in review.

Design Reviews and Equipment Inspections – New hazards must be reviewed by Beamline Management and the APS. Additional review resources at ANL may be required.

Training – Defined in review of hazard.

Signs and Labeling – Defined in review of hazard

Personal Protective Equipment – Defined in review of hazard

Dosimetry and Monitoring – Defined in review of hazard

Experiment Authorization

Unless otherwise noted in the approved experiment safety plan, the PSC Deputy Associate Laboratory Director of Operations delegates the authority to authorize an experiment in this hazard class to a member of the APS Experiment Review Board and any of the persons in the beamline personnel that appear in the list of Beamline Manager personnel authorized to approve experiments.

Hazard Control Verification

The PSC Deputy Associate Laboratory Director of Operations delegates responsibility for verifying that required controls are in place to personnel delegated the authority to perform this task to the experiment On-site Spokesperson, and Beamline Management personnel having experiment safety responsibilities.

Reviewed: 2/27/2017