OSHP provides expertise and resources for MUSC employees storing, handling, transporting, and disposing of nonhazardous and hazardous chemicals/materials. To ensure compliance with the MUSC Safety and Health Policy, and federal and state regulations chemical safety resources are provided below.
Chemical Spills - EMERGENCY RESPONSE
For a chemical spill response, contact 843-792-3604 for HAZMAT Response 24/7, 365 days.
OSHA Global Harmonizing System Transition - OSHP will assist the MUSC community to comply with changes being made to the federal Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) by the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) throughout the 2013 year. Please view the federal OSHA website for more details.
Hazardous and Chemotherapeutic Pharmaceuticals
NIOSH Chemotherapeutic Alert (2010) NIOSH Chemotherapeutic Alert (2004)
Log into the MUSC Intranet to access the C-155 Disposal of Pharmaceutical Waste Policy and List of Hazardous and Chemotherapeutic Pharmaceuticals (for employees only)
Chemical ProfileS For High HazarD Chemicals
1,4 Dioxane Picric Acid
Dinitrophenol Sodium Azide
Ethyl Ether Tetrahydrofuran
Hydrofluoric Acid Perchloric Acid
For further information about hazardous materials and chemical safety in the medical center, university, or outreach facilities, please contact Bill Seaborn, Manager of Environmental Programs.