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UNTHSC Chemical Safety Manual

The Chemical Safety manual provides all HSC employees, students, and visitors with an institution approved set of guidelines and procedures for the safe procurement, storage, use, and disposal of hazardous chemicals. “Hazardous chemicals” or “chemical” refers to an element, compound, or mixture of elements or compounds that are a physical or health hazard as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. The scope of this document is to provide a set of guidelines and best practices that apply to all HSC employees and students who handle, store, or dispose of hazardous chemicals and hazardous waste.


Hazardous Waste Removal request



Safe Working Practices for Laboratory Work

HazMat Removal How to Packaging (Disposal FAQ)

Hazard Communication Training

Hazardous Materials Spill

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