Hazardous Material Management Policy

Date approved: 10-5-2005
Last update: 10-5-2005
Approved by: President
Oversight unit: PUBLIC SAFETY AND POLICE SERVICES
Subject category: Safety
Level: Admin Policy
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Purpose

To manage hazardous materials that presents a physical or health hazard, on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Applicability

All University employees, full time, part time, temporary, casual labor, students.

Description

 

It is the Policy of Northern Michigan University that all hazardous materials will be managed in accordance with the Federal Hazard Communication Standard and Michigan's Right To Know Law, as they apply to: Acquisition of Hazardous Materials, Storage and Transportation, Health Assessment, and Disposal of Hazardous Waste.

References

Federal Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), 29 CFR 1910.1200 as amended and Michigan's Right To Know Law, Act 80, of Public Acts of 1986 as amended.