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…