2018-2019 Faculty Handbook

Hazardous Materials

Employees and supervisors should be aware of the dangers involved in handling chemicals, solvents, etc., and should follow the guidelines below when dealing with these hazards.

  1. Use Personal Protection Equipment when handling.

  2. Follow industry safety practices and label instructions.

  3. Notify Public Safety in the event of a hazardous materials spill/leak.

  4. Do not mix chemicals without authorization.

  5. Use approved respirators or work in well-ventilated areas when dealing with toxic fumes.