Keeping labs safe

Hazardous Waste Disposal

 

Most school districts already have a contractor to dispose of hazardous wastes. The local association can also call the county health department and speak to the county environmental health coordinator.

 

For more information

The rules to support the procedures

Chemical hygiene plan

  • Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories: PEOSH standard 1910.1450

Right to Know

  • PEOSH Right to Know: N.J.A.C. 8:59

Hazard Communication

  • Hazard Communication: N.J.A.C. 12:100-7

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Protective Clothing: PEOSH standard 1910.132
  • Eye and Face Protection: PEOSH standard 1910.133
  • Gloves: PEOSH standard 1910.138
  • Medical Services and First Aid (including eyewash and shower): PEOSH standard 1910.151

Fire Control

  • Portable extinguishers: PEOSH standard 1910.157