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KSU Sustainability February 7, 2014 Vanessa Biggers Chemical Safety Manager Kennesaw State University.

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1 KSU Sustainability February 7, 2014 Vanessa Biggers Chemical Safety Manager Kennesaw State University

2 Effective environmental, health, and safety performance is an important factor in our role here at KSU. The Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) department, working cooperatively with the entire campus community strives to provide a safe and healthy environment for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors. One of our primary goals is to prevent and/or minimize injuries and illnesses through the recognition, evaluation, and control of potential hazards arising from University activities. EHS@kennesaw.eduEHS@kennesaw.edu 770-499-3321 1000 Chastain Road, MD 0002, CP 201 Kennesaw, GA 30144 Environmental Health & Safety Department

3 Stephen Ndiritu, Interim Director Terran Terrell, Safety Coordinator Vanessa Biggers, Chemical Safety Manager Therrell Hall, Chemical Safety Coordinator Andre Berry, Student Assistant Eutopia Johnson, Compliance Training Manager Ugo Oruada, Student Assistant Natalie Higgins, Administrative Associate Jerry Daniels, Occupational Safety Manager

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5 Environmental Compliance Programs 1.Hazardous Waste Management 2.Universal Waste Management 3.Regulated Medical Waste Management 4.Solid Waste Management (Recycling)

6 Hazardous Waste Management Generator StatusKG per monthLbs per month Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity /=1000 >1 acutely haz >/=2200 >2.2 acutely haz Note: Universal waste is not counted toward these totals which includes batteries, pesticides, mercury-containing equipment, lamps containing mercury

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10 Recyclables at KSU Recyclables allowed in the single stream recycling stations or containers (these do not need to be separated in the containers): Plastics (1-7) – check the bottom of the container Aluminum products Glass – NO pyrex or high temperature glass Paper – white, colored, envelopes, magazines, newspapers, manila folders Cardboard – including light cardboard such as cereal boxes, outer container boxes for food Recyclables that are managed by EHS: Batteries Inkjet/Printer/Toner cartridges (users should mail back if possible) Transparencies Parts washer fluid Oil and Antifreeze Fluorescent Lamps/Ballasts Tires Recyclables that are managed by Plant Ops: Automotive products and batteries (managed by auto shop) Pallets

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