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AS/NZS 2982-2010 laboratory design and construction

Standard Number:  AS/NZS 2982-2010
Title:  laboratory design and construction
Language:  English
Replacing Standard:  DR 09033

Publication Date:  2010/3/12
Status:  Current
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
Price:  
Number of Pages:45  

Description:Sets out requirements relating to the design and construction of buildings that house laboratories. It applies both to new laboratories and to where existing buildings are converted to laboratory use. Special sections are included for hazardous substances, biological, radiological, and secondary school laboratories.  
Catalog:Document Contents
AS/NZS 2982:2010 LABORATORY DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
PREFACE
CONTENTS
FOREWORD
SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 DESIGN
1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
1.4 DEFINITIONS
1.4.1 Air-handling system
1.4.2 Approved, approval
1.4.3 AQIS (Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service)
1.4.4 Contaminated
1.4.5 Corrosive
1.4.6 Cryogenic liquid
1.4.7 Dangerous goods
1.4.8 Designated radiation area (DRA)
1.4.9 Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA)
1.4.10 Flammable
1.4.11 Flammable liquid
1.4.12 Flammable liquid storage cabinet
1.4.13 Flashpoint
1.4.14 Fume cabinet (also known as ?recirculating fume cabinet?)
1.4.15 Fume (as used in the term ?fume cupboard? or ?fume cabinet?)
1.4.16 Fume cupboard
1.4.17 Gas container
1.4.18 OGTR (Office of the Gene Technology Regulator)
1.4.19 Hazard
1.4.20 Hazardous substance
1.4.21 HEPA filter
1.4.22 HSNO
1.4.23 Ignition source
1.4.24 International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP)
1.4.25 Laboratory
1.4.26 Laboratory-biological
1.4.27 Laboratory-extreme hazard
1.4.28 Laboratory-microbiological
1.4.29 Laboratory-radiation
1.4.30 Laboratory-radioisotope
1.4.31 Laboratory-radiological
1.4.32 Laboratory-secondary
1.4.33 Laboratory waste
1.4.34 May
1.4.35 Mechanical ventilation
1.4.36 Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) Biosecurity New Zealand
1.4.37 Natural ventilation
1.4.38 NHMRC (National Health and Medical Research Council)
1.4.39 Pathogen
1.4.40 Physical containment
1.4.41 Plenum
1.4.42 Potable water
1.4.43 Radiation protection adviser (RPA)
1.4.44 Reticulated services
1.4.45 Risk
1.4.46 Shall
1.4.47 Should
1.4.48 Security sensitive agents
1.4.49 Storage room for hazardous substances
1.4.50 Zoonosis
SECTION 2 GENERAL LABORATORY CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS
2.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
2.2 PROTECTION AGAINST SUNLIGHT
2.3 STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY
2.4 CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND FINISHES
2.5 FLOORS
2.6 WALLS
2.7 CEILINGS
2.8 VENTILATION OPENINGS
2.9 BENCHES
2.10 AISLES
2.11 EGRESS AND ACCESS
2.12 SHELVING
2.13 FIXTURES, FITTINGS AND EQUIPMENT
2.14 FUME CUPBOARDS AND CABINETS
2.15 LUNCH ROOMS AND TOILETS
2.16 WRITE UP AREAS
2.17 RESTRICTED ACCESS
2.18 WATER HEATERS
SECTION 3 RETICULATED SERVICES
3.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
3.2 IDENTIFICATION AND COLOUR CODING
3.3 SERVICE ISOLATION
3.4 EMERGENCY SHUT OFF
3.5 EXPOSED SERVICE PIPES
3.6 PIPING IN CONCEALED SPACES
3.7 RETICULATION FROM GAS CYLINDERS
3.7.1 General
3.7.2 Control of pressure
3.7.3 Pipes
3.7.4 Liquefied petroleum gas cylinders
3.7.5 Asphyxiant gases
3.8 VACUUM RETICULATION
3.9 HYDRAULIC SERVICES
3.9.1 General
3.9.2 Materials
3.9.3 Drinking water
3.9.4 Safety shower and eyewash
3.9.5 Disposal of liquid waste
SECTION 4 ELECTRICAL SERVICES
4.1 STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS
4.2 LABORATORY POWER
4.3 LABORATORY LIGHTING
SECTION 5 VENTILATION AND AIR QUALITY
5.1 GENERAL
5.2 VENTILATION FOR OCCUPANTS
5.3 NATURAL VENTILATION
5.4 MECHANICAL VENTILATION
5.4.1 General
5.4.2 Natural ventilation as back-up
5.5 AIRBORNE CONTAMINANTS
5.5.1 Exposure limits
5.5.2 Contaminant control
5.5.3 Control of flammable gases and vapours
5.6 LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION
5.7 VENTILATION FOR HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL STORES
SECTION 6 HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
6.1 GENERAL
6.2 SAFETY SHOWERS AND EYEWASHERS
6.2.1 Provision of equipment
6.2.2 Operation and access
6.2.3 Equipment specifications
6.3 HANDWASHING FACILITIES
6.4 SAFETY NOTICEBOARDS
6.5 SAFETY SIGNS
6.6 HAZARD SIGNS AND PLACARDS
6.7 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 7 STORAGE OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
7.1 GENERAL
7.2 FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS CABINETS
7.2.1 General
7.2.2 Segregation
7.2.3 Maximum capacity
7.2.4 Cabinet venting
7.3 FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS STORES
7.4 COMPRESSED-GAS CYLINDERS
7.5 STORAGE AREAS FOR CORROSIVE MATERIAL
7.5.1 General construction
7.5.2 Floors
7.6 CHEMICAL STORAGE CABINETS
7.7 STORAGE FOR SOLID AND LIQUID WASTES
SECTION 8 BIOLOGICAL LABORATORIES
8.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
8.2 LABORATORY LAYOUT
8.2.1 Separation of work areas
8.2.2 Microbiological work areas
8.3 SECURITY
8.4 VENTILATION
8.5 STERILIZATION
8.6 BIOLOGICAL WASTE DISPOSAL
8.6.1 General
8.6.2 Incinerators
8.7 ANIMAL ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES
8.7.1 Application
8.7.2 Separation of animal accommodation
8.7.3 Prevention of vermin
8.7.4 Separation of infected animals
8.7.5 Clean stores
8.7.6 Autopsy and experimental areas
8.7.7 Waste handling and storage
8.7.8 Cage area
8.7.9 Ventilation
8.7.10 Animal containment
8.7.11 Cleaning
8.8 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ANIMAL ACCOMMODATION
8.9 REQUIREMENTS FOR PLANT HOUSES
8.10 REQUIREMENTS FOR INVERTEBRATE FACILITIES
SECTION 9 LABORATORIES IN WHICH RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS AND IONIZING RADIATIONS ARE USED
9.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
9.2 GENERAL
9.2.1 Radiation warning signs
9.2.2 Shielding
9.2.3 Limitation on access
9.2.4 General requirements for radiation laboratories
9.2.5 General requirements for radioisotope laboratories
9.3 MINIMUM CRITERIA FOR RADIOISOTOPE LABORATORIES
9.3.1 Laboratory grading
9.3.2 General
9.3.3 Floor penetrations
9.3.4 Low-level laboratories
9.3.5 Medium-level laboratories
9.3.6 High-level laboratories
9.4 SUMMARY OF DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
9.5 STORAGE OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS
9.5.1 General
9.5.2 Security
9.5.3 Shielding
9.5.4 Ventilation
9.5.5 Signage
SECTION 10 SECONDARY SCHOOL LABORATORIES
10.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
10.2 RETICULATED SERVICES
10.2.1 Gas isolating valves
10.2.2 Controls labelling
10.3 ELECTRICAL SERVICES
10.4 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
10.4.1 Flammable liquids
10.4.2 Chemicals emitting hazardous vapours
APPENDIX A - PLANNING, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
A1 THE PLANNING BRIEF
A2 SITING OF BUILDINGS
A3 ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS WITHIN LABORATORIES
A4 LABORATORY ACCESS
A4.1 Laboratory egress
A4.2 Control of access
A4.3 Access for materials and equipment
A5 WORK SURFACE HEIGHTS
A6 STORAGE
A6.1 Storage heights
A6.2 Storage depths and access
A7 FUME, SAFETY, LAMINAR FLOW CABINETS AND CUPBOARDS
A7.1 Containment devices
A7.2 Laminar flow cabinets
  
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