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Universal waste storage inspection

Universal waste ICON storage area inspection

Universal waste storage area inspection is a task in the Universal Waste compliance program on Complyrs.

Overview

Universal waste storage areas should be inspected monthly to ensure universal waste is stored in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Universal Waste Inspections

Universal waste storage inspections should include the following elements:

  • Verify that  all items designated as waste that qualify as universal waste are consolidated in a location and marked as universal waste.
  • Confirm that batteries are handled in a manner that prevents releases to the environment. Ensure batteries that show evidence of leakage or damage have been contained in a compatible and closed container.
  • Confirm that hazardous wastes handled according to the hazardous waste management regulations.
  • Verify that universal waste pesticides being handled in a manner that will prevent releases to the environment.
  • Affirm that universal waste pesticides are being managed in containers that are compatible with the contents and being kept closed.
  • Check to ensure damaged containers are not over-packed.
  • Confirm that universal waste thermostats are being handled in a manner that will prevent releases to the environment.
  • Verify that universal waste thermostats are being managed in containers that are compatible with the contents and being kept closed.
  • Are Ensure that lamps are managed in such a way as to prevent releases of any universal waste to the environment.
  • Verify that universal waste lamps are managed in containers that are closed, structurally sound, adequate to prevent breakage, and compatible with contents.
  • Confirm that if/when a lamp breaks it’s immediately cleaned up and placed in containers that are closed, structurally sound, adequate to prevent breakage, and compatible with contents.; and that the clean up is handled as hazardous waste.
  • Confirm that universal wastes are properly labeled and marked.
  • Ensure accumulated universal waste is not on site for more than one year.

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