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

SPPM Revision Memorandum

August 5, 2004

TO: Manual Users
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Director
SUBJECT: Safety Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Fifty-Five


This SPPM revision includes the following changes:

Recycling or Disposal of Chemical Wastes S70.40

Departments are to submit completed Chemical Collection Requests when disposing of batteries and pressurized aerosol containers at approved waste accumulation areas or by EH&S pickup.

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is added to the list of federal and state agencies which issue regulations that WSU must follow.

Chemical Hazard Communication Program S80.60

The name of this section is changed from Worker’s Right to Know–Hazard Communication.

This program is developed, maintained, and implemented jointly by Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) and the Maintenance Services for Campus Life division of Housing and Dining Services. This revision outlines the chemical hazard communication policy, including responsibilities and written program requirements.

The Material Safety Data Sheet Request is moved from S80.62 to this section. See S80.60.6.

Hazard Communication–Written Program S80.61
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)–Hazard Communication S80.62
Container Labeling–Hazard Communication S80.63
Employee Training and Information–Hazardous Chemicals S80.64

EH&S has removed these four sections from the SPPM.