Health & Safety Programs

Properly Disposing of Hazardous Chemical Waste

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All researchers share the responsibility for properly handling, storing and disposing of hazardous materials used in their experiments and utilizing good management practices as part of their daily lab operations.

IDENTIFICATION - How to identify waste, role of waste generator to use the waste hierarchy, and reference table correlating hazard categories and Department of Transportation (DOT) designations.

LABELING - How to properly fill out a waste tag and other labeling requirements.

MANAGING WASTE - includes properly storing waste and knowing how to arrange for disposal through the University's hazardous waste program.


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