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

SPPM Revision Memorandum

DATE: September 5, 2013
FROM: Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms
TO: Manual Users
SUBJECT: Safety Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Ninety-Eight


This SPPM revision includes the following changes:

Health, Safety, and Risk Management Offices and Services 1.40

This section is removed from the SPPM.

Form: Witness/Injured Person Statement

This minor amendment to the form splits the Name of Witness/Injured Person field into two fields: Name of Witness and Name of Injured Person.

Disposal of Biohazard Wastes 4.24

This revision:

  • Moves responsibility for the section from Environmental Health and Safety to the Office of Research Assurances.
  • Updates the responsibilities for management, cleanup, and proper disposal of biohazard and nonbiohazard wastes.
  • Updates the requirements for information and training.
  • Expands the procedures in cases of spills or leaks.

The title of the section is changed from Disposal of Biohazardous Wastes.