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General Laboratories

Safety procedures for general laboratories around campus.

Hazardous Waste Management Program

UWF shall take every precaution against hazards normally associated with handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals and wastes to avoid human and environmental exposure.

The University is a Small Quantity Generator (EPA ID #FLD0503000709) of hazardous waste and is thereby required to comply with Federal and State regulations governing the management and disposal of hazardous wastes. These regulations mandate that the University determine if any given waste is hazardous, and if so, manage and dispose of that waste strictly in compliance with applicable standards.‌

Hazardous Waste Management Program (pdf)

Dangerous Goods Shipping Policy

The University of West Florida is responsible for complying with the Department of Transportation (DOT) and/or the International Air Transport Association (IATA)regulations as they apply to our operations. If you intend on shipping a hazardous material, please read the information below.
To ensure the safe transportation of these materials and to comply with the applicable regulations, the University must adhere to the following guidelines regarding all shipments of hazardous materials. A hazardous material/dangerous goods is any articles or substances, which pose an unreasonable risk to health, safety or to personal property when transported.