EH&S – Hazardous Waste Management Manual – Table of Contents

Hazardous Waste Manual

I. INTRODUCTION/SCOPE

Introduction
Functions and Responsibilities

II. HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT

Overview
Hazardous Chemical Waste Definition
Characteristic Hazardous Waste
Listed Hazardous Waste
Hazardous Biological Waste
Radioactive Waste
Non-RCRA & Special Waste

III. ACCUMULATION REQUIREMENTS

Accumulation Sites
Accumulation Requirements
Collection Containers
Waste Compatibility & Segregation
Flammable Waste
Empties, Residues & Compressed Gases
Labeling
Storage
Accumulation of Non-RCRA & Special Waste

IV. TRACKING, PICKUP & DISPOSAL

Tracking Forms
Packaging
Pickup Scheduling

V. NON-RCRA WASTE HANDLING

Microbiological & biological waste
Autoclaved waste
Preserved biological waste
Sharps waste-Packaging and Disposal
Radioactive waste
Special and non-RCRA waste

VI. HAZARDOUS SPILL PROCEDURES

VII. UNKNOWNS AND ORPHANS

General Guide
Unknowns
Orphans – ‘Left Overs’
Minimizing Unknowns & Orphan Reaction Mixtures

VIII. WASTE MINIMIZATION

Chemical Re-Use Program
Microscale Chemistry

IX. TRAINING

Training

X. APPENDICES

  1. Waste Tracking Form – Blank
  2. Waste Tracking Form – Example
  3. Acutely Hazardous Wastes
  4. Waste Accumulation Point Checklist
  5. Accumulation procedures – general
  6. Accumulation procedures – batteries, oil, antifreeze
  7. Accumulation procedures – ethidium bromide
  8. Accumulation procedures – regulated waste
  9. Accumulation procedures – non-regulated waste
  10. Accumulation procedures – biological waste
  11. Accumulation procedures – other lab waste
  12. Waste Minimization Program and Recommendations
  13. Autoclave & Biowaste training & disposal forms
  14. Phase out-Removal Mercury Thermometer & Compounds
  15. Compounds containing mercury
  16. Chemicals classes that tend to be Carcinogens
  17. NMSU discharge limits to Las Cruces treatment facility
  18. Fluorescent Lamp Waste Procedures (2000 memo pdf)
  19. MicroBlaze SOP: Biodigestion Organic Spills