University Human Resources
Part IV: General Rules
OSHA citation 1910.141
- Never reach into a wastebasket with your hands. Pick up a basket and pour the trash into the proper receptacle.
- Do not let garbage accumulate so that the container is too heavy to lift. Use teamwork if loads are too heavy to manage by yourself.
- Report any improper disposal of hazardous waste to your supervisor.
- Do not place lamps, asbestos tiles, batteries, fluorescent tubes or liquids into trash receptacles. Report these to your supervisor.
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