As a generator of small amounts of Hazardous Waste the University is required to comply
with Federal Standards promulgated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
(RCRA). These regulations cover the storage, handling and documentation of transfer
of hazardous waste from the point of generation to final disposal.
HAZARDOUS WASTE details & definitions
Procedures for Specific Hazardous Wastes
All chemicals have toxic effects at some dose level for some route of exposure. It
is therefore wise to minimize exposure to chemicals.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE AND SAFE HANDLING PRACTICES
NC OSHA has adopted the "Safety and Health hazard communication Standard" for workplace chemicals and gases. The basic provisions in the Standard require chemical manufacturers to evaluate the hazards presented by the chemicals they produce and to provide safety information to employers who purchase the products.