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Managing Your Hazardous Waste

Chemical waste is generated across the Emory Research and Healthcare communities. This hazardous waste is handled as Regulated Wastes and are managed by the Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHSO). You can request hazardous waste pick-up through the Online Waste Request System by clicking the “Waste Collection” link located on the EHSO website (ehso.emory.edu). The […]

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Chemical Container Labeling

Chemical containers must meet the labeling requirements of the Global Harmonization Standard (GHS).  GHS hazard information, including pictograms and hazard warnings, are necessary to ensure that both lab personnel and non-lab personnel are aware of the physical and/or health hazards of the chemical. The hazard warnings may be communicated through pictures, symbols, words, or a […]

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Urgent! Do you Store Hazardous Chemical Waste?

The State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division has implemented new rules for hazardous waste management. Here are the current guidelines for hazardous chemical waste management implemented by Emory EHSO: LABEL all chemical waste containers to indicate contents (Picture 1). Find labels at www.ehso.emory.edu. AFFIX a GHS pictogram (Figure 1) to the containers that defines the hazard […]

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