Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms Policies and Procedures Revisions

SPPM Revision Memorandum

March 30, 2000

TO: Manual Users
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Manager
SUBJECT: Safety Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Thirty


This SPPM revision includes the following changes:

Machinery Safeguards S40.20

This revision clarifies the procedures for using safeguards to protect employees from machinery hazards. The procedures for implementing machine controls, reporting hazards, and the requirements for implementing corrections are also updated.

Recycling or Disposal of Chemical Wastes S70.40

Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) has updated the procedures for managing hazardous chemical wastes to bring the University into compliance with local, state, and federal requirements.

Confined Spaces S80.90

This new section defines confined spaces, access restrictions, and permit requirements. The section also describes departmental responsibilities for confined space management, training, and safety controls.