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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.
Please contact the Hazardous Materials Program: at (706) 713-2729 with all questions regarding the proper management and disposal of hazardous wastes.
Additional contacts

Brian K. Adams

Hazardous Materials Manager


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.

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



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