INTRODUCTION

The University of the Sciences continually strives to provide a safe and healthful learning, teaching, and research environment.  Pursuant to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Regulations (29CFR1910.1450) the University establishes this Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) or Laboratory Safety Manual to minimize recognizable hazards associated with the handling, use, and storage of hazardous materials in laboratories. It is the intent of the University to comply with occupational safety and health regulations and standards.

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