Environmental, Health and Safety Services

What types of substances require hazard monitoring?

Any chemical/substance listed by OSHA in Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances where exposure is not reduced to a safe level by engineering and/or administrative controls should be reviewed.  Some common toxic/hazardous substances include:   asbestos, benzene, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, fluorine, formaldehyde, grain dust, lead, methyl ethyl ketone, nickel, phosphine, silica, zinc, and literally hundreds of other chemicals and substances that may be found in various products or used in laboratories. 

For more information, contact EHS at 231-5985.