Hazardous material spills

The Hazardous Material Spills Poster outlines the procedures for spills involving biological, chemical, and radioactive materials.

Please refer to the poster for guidance on:

  • The steps to take before working with hazardous materials
  • Small spills that pose no immediate threat to health
  • Large spills or spills that pose an immediate threat to health
  • Waste disposal

Waste disposal

Lab spill plans should follow the University's Hazardous Waste Standard.

The Safety Office recommends anyone bringing hazardous waste to the Environmental Safety Facility (ESF) completes the Hazardous Waste Segregation (SO2035) online training module.

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