2011 Volume 2 Issue 1 Pages 1_51-1_59
Since the university owns various kinds of chemical substances, it complies with the laws and regulations dealing with them. In the last few years, a chemical management support system has started being introduced at the university to deal with them. In this report, we selected four areas concerning regulations to be complied with: "Acquisition and Use", "Management of Usage", "Storage" and "Notice". In addition, we verified whether or not using the system increased efficiency in chemical management.
If all chemicals in the university are registered with the chemical management support system, it is possible that the "Acquisition and Use", "Storage" and "Notice" items can be searched using the system. However, in "Management of Usage", there are insufficient parts in the system's aggregate feature.
We recognize that the system supports chemical management and we need to continuously operate it. Moreover, by performing "Quantification", which is an aggregate feature of the system, we can understand the condition of compliance in regards to chemicals at the university and, in doing so, advance the state of chemical management at the university. To do this, it is necessary to establish a chemical management support system and to allocate personnel and human resources to operate it.