Chemical Waste Storage - Chemical Waste is not Stored at the Point of Generation

Audit finding: Chemical waste is not stored at the point of generation 

Adverse consequence(s):  The improper handling of chemical waste can result in injuries to employees, damage to the environment, and fines from regulatory agencies

Corrective action: All chemical waste must be stored in the laboratory in which it was generated. Taking hazardous waste to central accumulation areas, or consolidating the waste with other laboratories, is not permitted. Do not place chemical waste in hallways, in areas accessible to the general public, or where it may be mistaken for general trash.