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Other Standards & Guidelines

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) MN OSHA Policies, Procedures, Guidelines
Laboratory Safety Standard Minnesota Employee Right to Know Act (MERTKA) Laboratory Safety Plan
Individual Chemical Standards* (acrylonitrile, arsenic, asbestos, benzene, cadmium, carcinogens, coke oven emissions, cotton dust, cytotoxic drugs, DBCP, ethylene oxide, formaldehyde, lead, methylene chloride, methylenedianiline, vinyl chloride)   Hazardous Chemical Waste Program

Respiratory Protection Program

Confined Space Entry Policy and Program
Bloodborne Pathogens Standard   Biosafety Program

 Infectious Waste Program
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) MN State Board of Pharmacy Policies, Procedures, Guidelines
Permits for controlled substance   Ethanol handling policy
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Minnesota Department of Health Policies, Procedures, Guidelines
Permits for use of radioactive materials   Radiation Protection Program
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) MN Pollution Control Agency Policies, Procedures, Guidelines

Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)

  • New Chemical Program
  • PCBs
  Laboratory Safety Plan

*Compounds with individual standards generally have action limits (usually set at half the TLV), air monitoring requirements, and medical monitoring requirements. Please refer to the actual standard for details on any of these compounds.

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