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  Tips for Managing Waste
  What are Safety Data Sheets (SDS)?
  What if I only handle chemicals in unopened, sealed containers?
  What is in a spill clean-up kit and how do I get one?
  What is the Chemical Registration System?
  What is the food and drink policy for research labs?
  What should I do with my unwanted chemicals?
  What types of substances require hazard monitoring?
  When does my chemical waste get picked up?
  When should a vented cap be used on waste containers?
  Where can I find information to determine if a chemical/product is hazardous?
  Where should I keep the Chemical Hygiene Plan?
  Who must have a Chemical Hygiene Plan?
Chemical Waste
  Controlled Substances, Listed Chemicals, Ethanol
  How are empty bottles and/or broken glass containers disposed of?
  How do I handle laboratory waste?
  How should fluorescent tubes and light ballasts be disposed?
  How should I dispose of needles or other sharps?
  New Hazardous Waste Hazard Label Requirement - 2018
  What do I do with waste from nanotechnology research?
  When should a vented cap be used on waste containers?
Compressed Gas Cylinders
  Compressed Gas Cylinder Awareness Training Information
  Where can I find information to determine if a chemical/product is hazardous?
Confined Spaces
  Are attics considered to be confined spaces?
  Are outside personnel allowed to enter the steam tunnels?
  Are silos considered to be confined spaces?
  Are the steam tunnels considered to be a confined space?
  Can "dust" cause an explosion in a confined space?
  Confined Space Awareness Training Information
  Confined Space Entrant/Attendant/Supervisor training information
  Do I have to perform air monitoring?
  How do I conduct air monitoring in a confined space?
  How do we address confined spaces at Virginia Tech?
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