Environmental, Health and Safety Services

Chemical Hygiene Plan Online

Introduction
The purpose, application and scope of the Chemical Hygiene Plan are covered in this section along with some information related to the Hazard Communication Program.

Responsibilities
EHS, Departmental, Employee, Student, and Contractor responsibilities regarding this program are covered in this section.

Training
General training requirements for this program are covered in this section. Specific training requirements for the Chemical Hygiene Plan and the Hazard Communication Plan can be found under the appropriate section below.

Chemical Storage and Management
Information and guidelines for all hazardous chemicals and products used by personnel at Virginia Tech.

Lab Requirements
Personnel working in laboratories where hazardous chemicals are present must have laboratory-specific documentation IN ADDITION to the information provided above. The Chemical Storage and Management section, this section, and the Laboratory Specific Documentation recorded here( pdf | doc), make up the Chemical Hygiene Plan for laboratory spaces.

Pesticides
This information is intended as a supplementary guide for the use of pesticides by university personnel.

Definitions
Terms and definitions used in the Chemical Hygiene Plan and the Hazard Communication Plan

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Contact Information

Rachel Layman, University Chemical Hygiene Officer