Personal Protective Equipment Policy

Respirator Policy

Respirator for PaintIn accordance with the requirements of the Amherst College Environmental Health & Safety Policy, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.132, 29 CFR 1910.134 and 29 CFR 1910.139 the following guidelines have been established to control occupational diseases caused by breathing air contaminated with harm

Personal Protective Equipment Policy

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In accordance with the requirements of the Amherst College Environmental Health & Safety Policy, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.132 and 29 CFR 1910.135,

Personal Protective Equipment


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Because Amherst College is currently only capable of handling "incidental spills" involving chemicals, gasoline, oil and other similar materials, our personal protective equipment needs are limited. Amherst College Hazardous Material Emergency Response Personnel have the necessary equipment to address an incident of level "C" or less. The equipment available consists of: