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Nursing

Activity: College of Nursing – Nursing

In order to increase the utility of this manual, the team undertook an effort to produce a sample aspect analysis. This sample was expanded to include a cross reference of Texas state environmental regulations, Federal regulations, as well as a listing of best management practices. Please click on the references below to further investigate the regulatory references and best management practices provided as links below.

Aspects

Impacts

Applicable

Regs

Applicable

BMPs

Air Emissions

-     Dust from samples and lab work

-     Asbestos from laboratory equipment

-     Radioactive containing material

Degradation of air quality

Health hazards

Regulatory requirements

AQ- 5,6,7

RP 5

600b

103a

Eco/Human Toxicity

-    Rocks

-    Petroleum

-    Minerals

-    Asbesos

-    Soil samples

Health hazards

Regulatory requirements

 

HWM 1 -24

101a

102

104

105

301

Energy

-     Electricity Usage

-     Instrument analysis (GC, IRS, etc.)

-     Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)

-     Temperature - sensitive experiments

Resource depletion

Regulatory requirements

Health hazards

 

905

Hazardous Waste

-     Rocks

-     Petroleum

-     Minerals

-     Soil samples

Health hazards

Storage concerns

Possible radioactivity in sediments

Possible flammables

Disposal/Recycling

 

ST-1

HWM 1 - 24

102

107c

107g

107h

107i

108

 

Natural Resources

-     Samples/specimens

 

Resource depletion

Disturbance of natural environment

 

905

Radiological

-     Disposal of radioactive material

-     Radioactive materials use

-     X-ray use

Health hazards

Disposal concerns

Potential contamination

Regulatory requirements

Storage concerns

Transportation concerns

Resource depletion

 

RP- 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11

301

Solid Waste

-    Computer equipments

-    Batteries

-    Rocks

-    Minerals

-    Asbestos containing materials

-    Soil samples

Health hazards

Storage concerns

Transportation concerns

Disposal/Recycling

Resource depletion

 

HWM 1 - 24

UW 1, 3

600c

205a

17

Waste Water

-     General lab experiments

-     Safety shower run-offs

Potential contamination

Regulatory requirements

SW 1, 3, 4

507d

507c