Laboratory Safety & Hazardous Waste
- Download Hazardous Waste Policy
- Southwestern has developed a hazardous waste program to effectively manage our chemical inventory, protect human health and safety, reduce disposal costs, and enhance regulatory compliance. Departments using chemicals and producing hazardous waste (disposal) are responsible to adopt and implement this policy/program.
Is your waste considered hazardous waste?
- Download Quick Reference Guide
- This guide will assist departments to help determine which of their products are “hazardous waste”, recycled waste or non-hazardous general waste.
Environmental Management at Southwestern University - EMS
- Download Environmental Management System Policy (EMS)
- Download Hazardous Waste Disposal Form
- Departments (waste generators) must use this form to document/describe each container or drum that is prepared for disposal as a “hazardous waste”.
- Download Universal Waste Disposal Form: Aerosol
- Download Universal Waste Disposal Form: Non-Aerosol
- Download Aerosol Can - Partial Product Remaining - clogged (pdf)
- Download Hazardous Waste Label - Medium (pdf)
- Download Hazardous Waste Labels - Large (pdf)
- Download Latex Paint Nonhazardous Disposal Procedure (pdf)
- Download PCB Ballasts Label
- Download Solvent Drum Sign - Halogenated
- Download Solvent Drum Sign - Non-Halogenated
- Download Solvent Waste Drum Labels - Halogenated and Non-Halogenated
- Download Universal Waste - Batteries Label
- Download Universal Waste - Fluorescent Bulb Label (pdf)
- Download Universal Waste - Mercury Containing Device Label
- Download Universal Waste - Oil-Based Paints/ Products - Label (pdf)
- Download Universal Waste - Used Paint Thinner Label (pdf)
Web Resource Sites
- Browse to Lab Safety Institute
- Browse Fume Hood Safety (url)
- Browse to AIHA - Lab Safety Committee Section (url)
- Browse to American Chemical Society Chemical Resource Site (url)