From: "Murphy, Dr. Ruth Ann" <rmurphy**At_Symbol_Here**UMHB.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Disposal of Lab Gloves
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:34:24 +0000
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We dispose of them as hazardous waste.  The Housekeeping personnel  (who are untrained in Chemical safety) handle the lab trash which is mostly paper towels.


Ruth Ann


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Kennedy, Sheila
Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 2:23 PM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Disposal of Lab Gloves


Ruth Ann,

Why are you uncomfortable with putting them in the lab trash?

What would you do with gloves collected in a separate container? Add them to the lab trash in the dumpster or dispose as hazardous waste or ??



Sheila Kennedy, C.H.O.

Safety Coordinator | Teaching Laboratories

UCSD Chemistry & Biochemistry |MC 0303

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Office: (858) 534-0221 | Fax: (858) 534-7687


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Murphy, Dr. Ruth Ann
Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 11:16 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Disposal of Lab Gloves




Has anyone found a suitable container in which students can leave the gloves they wore in lab?  We prefer not to put the gloves in with the regular trash and would like something obvious that maybe could be on the wall by the door – as a reminder to remove gloves before leaving the lab.  Thank you!


Ruth Ann



Ruth Ann Murphy, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry

Chairperson, Department of Chemistry, Environmental Science and Geology

Chairperson, Health Professions Advisory Committee








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