Hazardous Materials

Hazard SignNorthern Michigan University has a hazardous materials management plan that complies with the Federal Hazard Communication Standards, as well as with Michigan’s Right to Know Law.  It covers acquisition, storage and transportation of hazardous materials, health assessment related to contact and exposure to hazardous materials and disposal of hazardous waste.

All universities have some hazardous materials on campus, so educating the students, faculty and staff about proper hazardous materials procedures is an important element.  NMU faculty and staff are required to participate in periodic training opportunities regarding this topic.

NMU Public Safety and Police Services oversees Northern’s annual hazardous materials reports and coordinates annual disposal of these materials.  

Here are links to the annual inventory and disposal forms, the full NMU Hazardous Materials Management Policy, as well as reporting sheets and links to other policies related to hazardous materials: