Business Policies - Use, Storage, and Disposal of PCB Equipment
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TO: All Members of the University Community 97:43
DATE: September 1997
Use, Storage, and Disposal of PCB Equipment
It is the intent of Ferris State University to maintain a safe environment for all
persons on campus and to fully comply with all Federal, State, and local regulations
which apply to the continued use, storage and disposal of PCB’s. The University will,
therefore, train employees, perform inspections as required, document all activities,
and develop an emergency response plan to protect the students, staff, faculty, and
general public while on campus.
The FSU Physical Plant - Environmental Engineer is responsible for the immediate administration
of the University PCB program. All University personnel are expected, where applicable,
to provide full support and cooperation in complying with established policies and
- Purchase or Acceptance of Donations
The University will not purchase or accept any device, machine, or chemical which
is contaminated with or contains any component which contains PCB’s.
Disposal of University-owned PCB’s will be done within EPA guidelines and will utilize
vendors who have the appropriate technology for the disposal.
Arrangements for disposal shall be made through the Plant and Environmental Engineer’s
Office or the Environmental Health and Safety Office.
- Public Disposal of University Surplus
No PCB’s will be disposed of via public sale.
Inspections will be done as required by law and will be conducted by the Environmental
Health and Safety Office.
- Employee Training
Employee training on PCB’s will be done by the Environmental Health and Safety Office.
The PCB emergency response plan and spill containment kit will be maintained at the
General Services Building and may be accessed by calling ext. 2920.
- Complete Policy and Procedure
The complete policy and procedure statement dated November 28, 1989, as revised, is
available in the Ferris State University Policies and Procedures Manual.
- Richard P. Duffett,
- Vice President for Administration & Finance
- Contact: Physical Plant