The Hazardous Materials Program at the University of New Hampshire is available to assist faculty, staff, and students with hazardous materials shipping and hazardous waste storage pick-ups and training. The following links provide more information on the different kinds of Hazardous Materials Management:
Hazardous Materials Management Plan
The Hazardous Materials Management Plan provides information, guidelines, and UNH procedures for the purchasing, storage, use, and disposal of hazardous materials throughout the campus. The Hazardous Materials Management Plan describes ways to reduce, minimize, and/or eliminate the quantity and toxicity of hazardous materials that are used, stored, or disposed.
A “hazardous material,” as defined by the USEPA, is any physical, biological, or chemical item, which has the potential to cause harm to living organisms or the environment.
Examples include chemicals that are toxic, corrosive, flammable, highly reactive, explosive, and/or emit ionizing radiation.
The Hazardous Materials Management Plan will help UNH maintain compliance with regulatory requirements, increase consistency with the use and implementation of UNHCEMS®, and provide an opportunity for recognizing innovation for hazardous materials management and minimization.
Hazardous Waste Management
The Office of Environmental Health and Safety is responsible for ensuring that all regulated wastes are managed in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations. EHS personnel provide technical assistance and guidance to members of the University community on proper handling, storage, and disposal of wastes generated from research, teaching, maintenance, and construction activities. Safe, efficient, and environmentally sound management of chemical, universal, radioactive and biohazardous wastes from generation to disposal is of primary importance to the University.
Shipping Hazardous Materials
The Office of Environmental Health and Safety is available to assist with hazardous material shipments. Guidance will ensure hazardous materials arrive at their destination in the safest way possible. Please call (603) 862-5038 for details.
The Knowledge Base contains forms, instruction and training material, minutes, policies, tools and other resources to support your research efforts by topic area.
Marty McCrone, Hazardous Waste Manager
Phone: (603) 862-3526
David Edwards, Hazardous Waste Coordinator
Phone: (603) 862-0683
Andy Glode, Laboratory Safety Coordinator
Phone: (603) 862-5038
Brian Cournoyer, Occupational Safety Coordinator
Phone: (603) 862-4761