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Environmental Compliance at Missouri S&T. This online training was established to make available Environmental Compliance training for Missouri S&T employees. The following groups of employees need to take this training and complete the quiz found at the end . Student Activities Police

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Environmental compliance at missouri s t
Environmental Compliance at Missouri S&T

This online training was established to make available Environmental Compliance training for Missouri S&T employees. The following groups of employees need to take this training and complete the quiz found at the end.

  • Student Activities

  • Police

  • Art & Theatre

  • Yearbook

  • Student Health

  • Missouri Miner

  • Athletics Maintenance

  • Physics Faculty Maintenance

  • Residential Life Maintenance

  • Power Plant personnel

  • Golf Course

  • Print Shop


  • Click on the forward or backward arrows at the bottom of the screen to navigate through the presentation. When finished, print out the quiz on slide number 26 and follow the instructions.

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Compliance topics
Compliance Topics

  • Chemical Requirements

    • Labeling

    • Storage

    • Handling

    • Spills and Leaks

  • Hazardous Waste Requirements

    • Labeling

    • Storage

    • Disposal

  • Universal Waste Requirements

    • Used Batteries

    • Aerosol Cans

    • Fluorescent Bulbs

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Compliance topics1
Compliance Topics

  • Used Oil Requirements

  • Saturated Rags & Towels

  • Bio-Hazardous Wastes

  • Pesticide & Herbicide Requirements

  • Emergency Procedures

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  • Labeling Requirements

    • All Chemicals must be clearly labeled with contents and appropriate warnings, and must have MSDS information readily available.

  • Storage Requirements

    • Chemicals must be stored / separated by Hazard Class (i.e. flammables, oxidizers, acids et..)

    • Storage containers must be in good condition with tightly closing lids and be compatible with the contents.

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  • No more than 10 gallons of flammable materials in original containers and an additional 25 gallons in approved safety cans (not exceeding 2 gallons in size) may be stored outside NFPA approved flammable storage cabinets.

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  • Bulk Drum Storage

    • All bulk containers must be properly labeled with contents, CAS Number, and Hazard Identification.

    • Secondary Containment must be maintained for bulk storage of liquids.

    • Bonding and grounding wires must be used when transferring flammable liquids from one metal container to another.

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  • Compressed Gas Cylinders

    • Compressed gas cylinders must be securely held upright and fastened with an approved restraint device to a rigid structure so they cannot fall or be knocked over.

    • Cylinders can not be stored in hallways, exits, stairwells, or other routes of egress.

    • Do not store cylinders in direct sunlight or near localized heat sources.

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  • Only move cylinders when their caps are in place, and only when they are secured to a suitable hand truck.

  • Cylinders must be legibly marked with name of contents, and must have their caps in place when not in use.

  • Cylinders must be segregated from any incompatible or combustible material by a minimum distance of 20 feet , or isolated by a noncombustible barrier.

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  • Handling Requirements

    • All Chemicals or hazardous materials must be shipped in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations (i.e. DOT / IATA Specifications).

    • MSDS information shall be referred to regarding proper Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) and handling instructions for specific chemicals.

    • Manufacturer recommendations for PPE and Handling instructions must be followed when working with hazardous chemicals.

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  • Spills and Leaks of Hazardous Materials

    • All spills and leaks of Hazardous materials must be promptly cleaned up.

    • Missouri University of Science and Technology Spill Clean Up Procedures and MSDS recommendations must be followed regarding clean up of small spills.

    • All major spills must be reported immediately to the Department of Environmental Health and Safety.

    • All chemical wastes from spills and leaks must be placed in appropriately labeled waste containers and disposed of in accordance with University procedures.

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Hazardous wastes
Hazardous Wastes

  • Labeling Requirements

    • All waste containers must have a yellow Missouri S&T Waste Tag attached and be labeled with the following information:

      • Waste accumulation start date (Date that wastes were first placed into container).

      • Generator name (Name of person generating the wastes).

      • Room location, and

      • Container contents.

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Hazardous wastes1
Hazardous Wastes

  • Storage Requirements

    • No containers shall exceed 90 days from the accumulation start date.

    • No more than 55 gallons of chemical wastes or 1 quart of acutely hazardous waste shall be stored at any one time in accumulation area.

    • Waste containers must be kept closed except when adding or removing wastes.

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Hazardous wastes2
Hazardous Wastes

  • Containers must be maintained in good condition (i.e. no rust, dents or leaks, etc.) and be compatible with the wastes they contain.

  • No containers greater than 5 gallons shall be used as waste storage unless special provisions have been made.

  • Spill response procedures shall be posted in all Hazardous Material Storage areas.

  • Spill clean up kits shall be available to handle minor spills or leaks.

  • All personnel must be familiar with spill clean up procedures.

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Hazardous wastes3
Hazardous Wastes

  • Disposal

    • Chemical Materials Pick-Up Request Forms (PURF”S) shall be filled out and sent to EH&S department for all full containers and containers approaching the 90 day holding time limit.

    • The Department of EHS will collect and dispose of all properly labeled containers upon receipt of completed Pick-Up Request Forms.

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Universal waste
Universal Waste

  • Used Batteries

    • Do not throw used batteries away in the trash, but collect them for disposal. Create a Used Battery Collection bin and place all used batteries in it. When bin is full, contact EHS for disposal, or fill out a PURF.

  • Aerosol Cans

    • Empty Aerosol Cans may be disposed of as regular trash.

    • Aerosol Cans, which still contain product and/or propellant, shall be handled as Hazardous Wastes. When the collection bin is full, fill out a PURF for disposal.

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Universal wastes
Universal Wastes

  • Used Fluorescent Bulbs

    • Labeling

      • All used fluorescent bulbs must be stored in sealed, labeled boxes. Labeling must be placed on boxes when the first used lamp is placed in the box for storage. Label outside of boxes with the following information:

        • Words “USED LAMPS”

        • Accumulation Start Date

        • Building Name

        • Number of used lamps in box (when box is full).

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Universal Wastes

  • Fluorescent Bulb Storage

    • All Custodial and Maintenance Personnel who replace or repair Fluorescent Light fixtures must follow the guidelines listed below.

      • Store in appropriate packaging to prevent breakage.

      • Insure proper labeling has been clearly marked on outside of package

      • Store all broken bulbs in the appropriate bin in Building T-32.

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Universal wastes2
Universal Wastes

  • Fluorescent Lamp Disposal

    • Transport all full, properly labeled boxes of used lamps to Building T-32 for disposal.

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Used oil
Used Oil

  • Labeling

    • Label all containers used for storage of used oils with the words “USED OIL” clearly marked on a visible side of the container.

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Used oil1
Used Oil

  • Storage

    • Store only non-hazardous oils in containers

    • Storage containers must be in good condition with tightly closing lids which must remain closed except when adding or removing oil from the storage container.

    • Secondary containment must be provided for all storage containers greater than 55 gallons.

    • Routine visual inspections for leaks and spills must be performed on Used Oil Storage areas and containers.

    • Store Oil Spill cleanup materials near storage area for easy access.

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Used oil2
Used Oil

  • Disposal

    • Fill out a PURF and submit to EHS for disposal of small containers of used oils.

    • For large containers of used oils (i.e. 55 gallon drums), contact EHS to schedule a waste oil contractor to pick up containers on site.

    • Dispose of all spill cleanup materials with used oil.

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Saturated rags towels
Saturated Rags & Towels

  • All Rags or Towels which have become saturated with solvents must be disposed of in the following manner.

    • Solvent saturated rags must be placed in an appropriately labeled bin with a tightly closing lid that remains closed except when being filled or emptied.

    • All Bins must meet Missouri S&T Hazardous Waste labeling Requirements.

    • Fill out a Pickup Request form within 90 days of the start date of the Bin for proper disposal.

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Bio hazardous wastes
Bio-Hazardous Wastes

  • All Bio-Hazardous wastes must be properly labeled and stored according to Missouri S&T Policies.

    • All Bio-Hazardous wastes must be stored in containers lined with red plastic bags labeled “INFECTIOUS WASTE”.

    • All needles, syringes or other sharp Bio-hazardous materials must be placed into puncture-resistant sharps disposal box prior to placement in Bio-hazardous waste container.

    • All waste containers must be kept closed, except when adding or removing waste, and properly disposed of through approved disposal contractor as needed.

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Pesticides and herbicides
Pesticides and Herbicides

  • Insure all containers of Pesticides and Herbicides are clearly labeled with original manufactures labels and warnings.

  • All Pesticides and Herbicides must be handled and used in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations. This would include the use of PPE, application methods, and proper disposal.

  • Personnel must be trained and familiar with proper application methods, and must acquire proper licensing and certifications as necessary.

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Emergency procedures
Emergency Procedures

  • In the event of an Emergency, immediately notify the University Police at 341-4300, or by dialing 4300 from any campus phone.

    • Be sure to include your Name, Location, and type of emergency during your call.

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Environmental compliance at missouri s t

  • Click the following link to open the Environmental Compliance Quiz.

  • Fill in your answers and mail the sheet to :

    Office of Environmental Health & Safety,

    108, Campus Support Facility

    Rolla MO.

  • For Further information regarding waste disposal, recycling, or other

    environmental topics, please visit the EHS Website at


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