Refer to osehs chemical waste webpage hazardous

This preview shows page 106 - 123 out of 191 pages.

Refer toOSEH’s Chemical Waste webpage
Hazardous Chemical Waste ManagementProperly store compatible wasteNOAA Chemical Reactivity Worksheetresponse.restoration.noaa.gov/chemaids/react.htmlUse containers that are in good condition and arecompatible with the wasteProperly label each container with a hazardous wastelabelKeep waste containers tightly closed to prevent accidentalspills and evaporation
Improper Waste Containers and LabelsInappropriate waste containers.Beverage containers shouldNEVER be used for chemical orwaste storage.Waste EthidiumBromideWasteoil
Hazardous Chemical WasteManagementSecondary containment is mandatory.Check waste accumulation areas weeklyto ensure proper labeling andcontainment.
Hazardous Chemical Waste ManagementPack appropriately for transportation to minimizecontainer damageMake sure the box is sealedAffix completed “Hazardous Waste” box label and leave itvisibleCall OSEH HMM at 3-4568 for supplies and withquestions
Hazardous Chemical Waste Labeling01/15/132013LSIJenny Generator16412MIR 000 001 735Hexane (70%), ethyl acetate (30%)LabelALLhazardous waste containers
Background image
Background image
Battery and Pump Oil DisposalBatteriesCollect in 5-gallon pail (must be able to close)Keep lead-acid batteries separate from dry-cellLabel pail withUniversal Waste LabelCan accumulate for one yearPump OilCollect in appropriate, closeable, containerLabel withHazardous Waste LabelMust write “Used Oil” on the labelCan accumulate for 90 days (hazardous waste rule)
SharpsAll of the following must be disposed of in a sharps container:NeedlesScalpelsLancetsGlass Pasteur pipettesGlass capillary tubesContaminated razor bladesContaminated broken glassContaminated microscope slides and cover slipsExposed ends of dental wires
DO NOT shear, bend, break, or re-cap by hand any needle or sharpsSharps
OSHA estimates 800,000 needle stick injuries occur per year inhealth care settingsThat is ~2,200 per day!Sharps
Sharps must be placed into sharpscontainersDo NOT put items in sharps containersthat are not sharpsSharps containers must be dated andcollected by OSEH HMM within 90 daysof first use or when ¾ fullSharps Containers
Sharps ContainersDO NOT OVERFILL717 injuries due to overfilledcontainers(77 hospitals surveyed between1993-1995)Call OSEH HMM (763-4568) for removalMust be removed from use whenthey are ¾ full or within 90-days offirst use
Improper Sharps Containers
Contaminated, Intact GlassDisposalAutoclave (Steam Treatment)Disinfect (Chemical Treatment)Place into an autoclave trayPlace into a tray or cylinderSteam SterilizeSoak in 1:10 dilution of 5% bleachor other EPA disinfectant for 1hour, then drain off liquidPlace into cardboard box and labelas “Uncontaminated Glassware”Place into cardboard box and labelas “Uncontaminated Glassware”
Tips for Fume Hood UseCheck that the hood is operating correctlyUse sash to protect yourselfKeep sash at or below the certification mark

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 191 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Spring
Professor
Stuff
Tags
Occupational safety and health, Waste, OSEH

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture