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Policy identification number: 7-1
File: Safety & Health Policies > Safety Policies
7-1: Hazardous Materials Management
To ensure all departments handle hazardous materials properly and that state established disposal procedures are followed.
Vice President for Finance and Administration
February 14, 2018
February 14, 2018
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Scheduled for Review
I. Policy Statement
All employees are required to adhere to federal and state hazardous waste regulations and policies set forth in the Hazardous Waste Management Plan and all other applicable plans and policies.
Specific policy objectives include:
II. Reason for Policy
To ensure hazardous waste is properly handled, documented and disposed of according to the requirements established by the State of Colorado.
For following the policy: All employees and students
For enforcement of the policy: Director, Environmental Health and Safety
For oversight of the policy: Vice President for Finance and Administration
For notification of policy: Policy Librarian
For procedures implementing the policy: Academic and other departments generating hazardous waste, Director Environmental Health and Safety, Physical Plant Services
IV. Cross Referenced Policies
V. Consequences of Non-Compliance
The department chair in consultation with the dean will determine appropriate consequences for non-compliance according to the provisions in the Faculty Handbook, Part II, Section 17, "Dismissal and other Disciplinary Actions." Disciplinary action up to and including termination as described in the Classified Employees Handbook, Exempt Employees Handbook.
February 14, 2018: Changed policy to carry out BOT policy and updated into new template.
April 18, 2018: Technical clarify to responsibility for asbestos management as Physical Plant Services.