Housekeeping and Maintenance for Level 2 Biosafety Laboratories


January 2010

The following guidelines and procedures shall be used by the Physical Plant before housekeeping and maintenance activities and initiatives are undertaken for the Level 2 Biosafety Laboratory Facility. The sole purpose of this guideline is to protect the health and safety of our employees and to prevent the spread of contamination.

Septic System Management Policy

MRSA Policies and Procedures


January 2010

For your health, safety and well being...

Do not share…
  • towels, soap, cosmetics, lubricants or clothing
Separate your clothing, equipment & towels from others.
  • use a personal bag or storage space and clean or launder frequently
Properly clean and/or sanitize protective clothing & equipment.

MRSA Facts

HEPA Vacuum Policy


January 2010

In accordance with the requirements of the Amherst College Physical Plant Environmental Health & Safety Policy, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1001 and 29 CFR 1910.1025 the following guidelines have been established to reduce the risk of incident and illness when it comes to working in areas where asbestos and lead dust or related material may be present. HEPA vacuums are to be used when an employee of Amherst College Physical Plant is…

Food and Kitchen Safety

January 2010

Just the facts:

According to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA)…

Department of Physical Education and Athletics Public Access Defibrillator Program (PAD)

Amherst College Police

Cross Connection / Backflow Prevention Plan

Chemical Inventory Requirements


January 2010

The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986 established requirements for Federal, State, and Local Governments, as well as Indian Tribes, Businesses, Industries, Colleges and Universities regarding emergency planning and Community Right-to-Know reporting on hazardous and toxic materials.

Pages