Hazardous Wastes & Hazardous Materials Committee

Purpose and Duties:

  1. Develops and maintains a current list of applicable federal, state and system regulations. ("Hazardous materials" is not the same as "Hazardous wastes" under the law.)
  2. Establishes policy to ensure compliance with regulations governing hazardous wastes/ materials with respect to their effects on the health of individuals and on the environment.
  3. Establishes policies which will reduce liability to System, this campus, and individual instructors who deal with hazardous wastes/materials.
  4. Educates faculty and staff to ensure compliance with policies pertaining to hazardous wastes/materials.
  5. Surveys compliance with policies and recommends any need for enforcement to the Chancellor.

Composition of Committee: