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SECTION 800 - HUMAN RESOURCES

SECTION 800 - HUMAN RESOURCES

 

805             HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

                                                           

Many substances that are used on a daily basis can be considered hazardous - bleach, gasoline, rubbing alcohol and detergents to name a few.  These substances can be found at Georgia Perimeter College.

 

In addition, science labs and facilities' shops often use and store other substances that are classified as hazardous.

 

WHAT ARE MATERIAL DATA SAFETY SHEETS?

 

Manufacturers of hazardous materials are required to provided consumers of their products with MSDSs. These are documents that detail the contents and potential hazards such as explosion or fire, health risk, chronic or acute toxicity as well as recommended safety precautions.

 

WHERE CAN I FIND MSDSs AND OTHER INFORMATION AT GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE?

 

Copies of the Hazard Communication Program can be found in the Media Centers of each of the campuses. Copies of the program and all MSDSs are kept at each Protective Services Office. At Lawrenceville, the program and MSDSs are in the Office of the Provost. In addition, site specific MSDSs are kept in labs and shops.

 

WHO HANDLES THIS PROGRAM AND TO WHOM SHOULD QUESTIONS BE DIRECTED?

 

A committee consisting of people from all areas of the College including Academics, Plant Operations, Protective Services and Auxiliary Services administers and monitors this program at Georgia Perimeter College. For more information contact:

 

COORDINATOR OF THE RIGHT TO KNOW PROGRAM:

The Environmental Health and Safety Manager            (404) 299-4420

 

 

Revised 5/99

 

Approved by College Advisory Board 9-23-99

 

Revised 4/04 – First paragraph, minor editorial change

“Many substances that are used on a daily basis can be considered hazardous - bleach, gasoline, rubbing alcohol and detergents to name a few.  And of course These substances can be found at Georgia Perimeter College.”