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Hazardous Waste - General Questions

Environmental Safety

View policy pdf: Hazardous Waste General Questions Policy

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

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.

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

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

Date Issued: 06/13/2016

Last Reviewed/Updated: