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Hazardous Waste - General Questions

  • Last Updated: 06/16/2016
  • Effective Date: 06/13/2016

Policy Statement
There is no formal policy statement for this topic however procedures and other information are provided below.
Reason for policy
To provide guidance and direction to generators of hazardous waste with regard to proper management and disposal of hazardous wastes.
Procedures
Please contact the Hazardous Materials Program: https://esd.uga.edu/hazardous-materials at (706) 713-2729 with all questions regarding the proper management and disposal of hazardous wastes.
Additional contacts

Brian K. Adams

Hazardous Materials Manager

706-713-2729

Policy definitions
Hazardous Waste:   Hazardous waste is a waste with properties that make it dangerous or potentially harmful to human health or the environment.  Hazardous waste takes many forms and can be a solid, semi-solid, liquid or contained gas.
Responsibilities

Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

 

Responsible University Administrator:Associate Vice President for Environmental Safety

 

          Policy Owner:Environmental Safety Division - Hazardous Materials Program

 

          Policy Contact:Brian K. Adams

 

          Phone Number: 706-713-2729

 

          Responsibilities: 

Record Retention
All hazardous materials records are maintained by the Environmental Safety Division – Hazardous Materials Program in accordance with the Board of Regents Record Retention Policy
Policy Appendices

Responsible Management of Hazardous Waste Training Manual

https://esd.uga.edu/sites/default/files/hazardous_waste_manual_-_sept_2013.pdf