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…

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.