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Air Quality

Air Quality

The purpose of this procedure is to build, install, alter, replace or operate equipment that emits or controls the emission of air contaminants and to comply with the current air quality laws, avoid fines, and expedite the process of obtaining the required permits.

Asbestos

Asbestos

The Universtiy's Asbestos Control Program is designed to prevent employee exposure to this substance. It is important for individuals to follow proper work practices to minimize exposure Airborne asbestos levels in buildings are much lower than those in industrial workplaces where serious health effects have been observed.

Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste

It is the policy of California State Polytechnic University - Pomona to manage hazardous waste generated on campus in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Wherever possible, hazardous waste generated at California State Polytechnic University – Pomona will be managed in a manner that minimizes short and long term liability associated with such waste. Environmental Health & Safety has primary authority in determining management options to achieve this objective.

Universal Waste

Universal Waste

Universal Hazardous Wastes are a sub-category of Hazardous Wastes. The State of California has created this sub-category for types of Hazardous Wastes that are not as dangerous to people and the environment as other Hazardous Wastes. However, just as their more dangerous cousins, Universal Hazardous Wastes cannot be poured down the drain, discarded in the trash, tossed on the ground, dumped into bodies of water or storm drains.

Smoking

Smoking

The smoking policy prohibits smoking inside and twenty-fivefeet from all university and auxiliary organization faciliteis and in all cheicles owned or maintained by the University and auxiliary organizations. This was put into place to help reduce the amount of secondhand smoke that individuals are exposed to.

Vector Management

Vector Management

Environmental Health & Safety uses and outside contractor to deal with most rodent and insect issue tha occur on campus.