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Official policies of St. Mary's University

Facilities Services

Waste Disposal Management Plan (Environmental)

Purpose St. Mary’s University generates solid and liquid waste as part of normal daily facility operations and academic operations. A determination is conducted on all waste to identify the proper…

Vehicle Pool Rental Agreement Form

The Vehicle Pool Rental Agreement form is available as a PDF. Vehicle Pool Rental Agreement – PDF

Vehicle Pool Program

The purpose of this policy is to manage a designated pool of University-operated vehicles in a manner that best serves the entire St. Mary’s community. The policy serves as a…

Used Oily Rag Handling (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the responsibility and procedures for handling oily rags. Background Rags are used by maintenance personnel in Automotive, Skill Craft, and Central…

Used Oil Collection and Disposal (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the procedure to collect, store, and dispose of used oil. Background St. Mary’s University has in operation van pool vehicles, tractors,…

Underground Storage Tanks (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the procedures and responsibilities for maintaining the Underground Storage Tanks. Background The University has two underground storage tanks that are located…

Underground Storage Tank Test Well Inspection (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the procedure for the periodic inspection of the UST Test Wells and subsequent removal of liquid in the wells if required….

Scrap Metal Collection and Disposal (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the procedure to collect, disposition, and recycle scrap metal. Background Scrap metal generated on campus will be dispositioned and recycled to…

Refrigerant Management Plan (Environmental)

Purpose The Refrigerant Management Plan provides guidance for developing policies and procedures necessary to meet the requirements of an effective refrigerant management program to ensure safer handling and storage of…

Parts Washer (Cleaner) Service (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the procedure to service, maintain, and dispose of waste solvents from the parts cleaner. Background The parts cleaner (Gray mills product,…

Paint Shop Rags Disposal (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the handling and disposal of paint rags and paint solvent rags used in the Paint Shop. Background St. Mary’s University operates…

Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (Environmental)

Purpose This document provides the procedures to be used in conjunction with the St. Mary’s Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plan (SPCC) to prevent migration of oil into waterways (navigable…

Mercury Releases and Spills (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the cleanup, handling, and disposal procedures for mercury or mercury filled instruments. Background / Scope This document applies to all academic…

Medical Waste Intra-departmental Transport Chain of Custody (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the process and safety procedures for the pickup and transport of the medical waste containers from the Student Health Center (SHC),…

Maintenance and Repairs – UC and AA&CC (Environmental)

Purpose This document provides guidance to the Directors and staff of the University Center (UC) and Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center (AACC) when performing maintenance and repair activities to ensure…

Lead Management Plan (Environmental)

Purpose This plan establishes the lead exposure and handling process for St. Mary’s University. The purpose of this program is to reduce the risk of lead exposure to University maintenance…

Lamp, Ballast, Battery and Capacitor Recycling (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the procedure for managing the accumulation, storage, packaging, shipping, tracking, and record keeping of lamps, ballasts, batteries, and capacitors that qualify…

Hazard Waste Tracking System (Environmental)

Purpose All regulated waste generated on the St. Mary’s University campus is managed and disposed of in compliance to federal, state, and local requirements. This tracking system will provide a…

Hazard Communications Plan (Environmental)

St. Mary’s University has established a Hazard Communication Plan (HCP) to meet the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements set forth in the Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200).The…

Greenhouse Safety Rules (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the access control, safety rules, procedures, and training requirements when working in the Greenhouse. Background The Greenhouse is considered a workshop…

Exposure to Blood-borne Pathogens

Full information pertaining to the policy on Exposure to Blood-borne Pathogens (BBP) is available in the Office of Human Resources. The following staff and faculty members of St. Mary’s are…

Emergency Generator Refueling (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the procedures used to reduce the potential for spills during refueling of the four emergency generators located by AA&CC, Charles Francis,…

Dumpsters, Trash and Recycle Management (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the procedure to manage the trash and recycle containers. Background St. Mary’s University has 5 containers on campus. This includes two…

Compressed Gas Cylinders Handling and Storage (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the procedure to register, handle, and store compressed gas cylinders. Background Compressed gases may include acetylene, oxygen, nitrogen, propane, helium, butane,…

Battery Collection and Disposal (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the procedure to collect and dispose of lead acid, rechargeable, and alkaline batteries. Background Batteries may contain chemicals that can negatively…

Asbestos Management (Environmental)

Purpose The plan has been developed to provide information to the Facilities Services staff and the University community about the locations of asbestos material on campus and the safety procedures…

Aerosol Can Puncture Safety and Operation (Environmental)

Purpose The purpose of this document is to describe the operations and safety procedures of the J7 Aerosol Can Depressurizing System, and the disposal requirements of the empty can and…

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