Any hazardous waste that may need disposal from another part of the campus is moved to the chemical storage room for disposition. The movement of this waste is coordinated between the Office of Public Safety and the coordinator of the chemical storage room.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania has entered into a hazardous waste removal contract along with other SSHE universities. Waste is removed from the campus on a quarterly basis.
The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics has developed an extensive Chemical Hygiene Plan. Because of its length, it has not been incorporated into this document. The plan is kept with this document for reference when needed. The table of contents page has been incorporated into the appendices.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has defined a hazardous waste as any material that no longer has a use and is either specifically listed in the regulations or meets defined hazard characteristics.
Wastes exhibiting any of the following characteristics:
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