The term 'hazardous materials' covers a wide range of substances that can cause harm.
The broad divisions are:
Biological Hazards, and
EH&S manages the following programs to address proper management of hazardous materials at Longwood University.
Chemical Safety - a group of compliance initiatives that aid in compliance with:
The requirements for hazardous chemicals include:
Chemicals that require additional hazard awareness training
EH&S identified that the following chemicals are in storage or use on campus. OSHA requires additional hazard awareness training for anyone working with these chemicals. If you need to work with any of the following, read the document and contact EH&S email@example.com to document your training and answer any questions you may have.
Hazardous Waste Disposal
Longwood University's Hazardous Waste Management Program is being revised to comply with recent regulatory changes.
Hazardous Material Shipping (also called Dangerous Goods Shipping)
Contact EH&S if you need to send any quantity of a hazardous material to a destination outside of Farmville
Materials of Trade Exemption
Biological Safety (BioSafety)
Department of Health Registration of Radiation Machines
ALARA - (As Low As Reasonably Achievable)