Newsletter Article – IV, 2; October 2012: Satellite Accumulation Area (SAA) Hazardous Waste Containers and Equipment Hazard Clearance Tags

Newsletter Article – IV, 2; October 2012: Satellite Accumulation Area (SAA) Hazardous Waste Containers and Equipment Hazard Clearance Tags

Satellite Accumulation Area (SAA) Hazardous Waste Containers
Satellite Accumulation Area (SAA) Hazardous Waste Containers must have only compatible chemicals in them to be secure, have secondary containers in the event of a spill, and be clearly labeled. Once full, containers must be moved to the Main Accumulation Area (MAA).

Equipment Hazard Clearance Tags
It is not uncommon for the Tufts Facilities Services Department to receive a request to repair, relocate, or dispose of equipment. While most equipment presents minimal hazards, some, especially those found in a laboratory or clinical setting often present a higher risk.

In Case You Haven’t ’Herd’: A Newsletter of Tufts Environmental Health and Safety
Volume IV, Issue 2; October 2012
http://publicsafety.tufts.edu/ehs/files/October2012.IV_.2-SAAHazWasteContainers-EquipHazTags.pdf