Policies & Procedures

This list is meant to provide quick access to EHS policies and procedures. The list is alphabetical, but you may filter results by your work role or EHS program.

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Air Discharge Requirements

Requirements for air emissions sources according to Yale policy.

ALARA Program

ALARA is an acronym which stands for - 'As Low As Reasonably Achievable'

Asbestos Management Program

This program is designed to ensure that ACM is appropriately managed on-campus to meet federal and state regulatory requirements as well as to minimize potential health risks to the University community.

Autoclave Safety - Chinese

One of the most effective decontamination controls is steam sterilization through the use of an autoclave. This process generates pressurized steam within a sealed chamber.

Autoclave Safety - English

One of the most effective decontamination controls is steam sterilization through the use of an autoclave. 

Autoclave Safety - Spanish

One of the most effective decontamination controls is steam sterilization through the use of an autoclave.

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Policy

The purpose of this policy is to allow for safe maintenance and use of AEDs installed on campus.

Ballast Guidance for Contractors

Guidelines for contractors to safely dispose of PCB and non-PCB containing ballasts. According to CT law, they must be disposed of by EHS.

BBP Spill Response Guidelines - Chinese

Procedures for dealing with some of the biological spills that may be encountered in a research laboratory.

BBP Spill Response Guidelines - English

Procedures for dealing with some of the biological spills that may be encountered in a research laboratory.

Bed Bug Protocol

The protocol for responding to bed bugs.

Biological Safety BSL3 Laboratory Manual

Practices and procedures for the safe handling of BSL3 biohazards.

Biological Safety Manual

Practices and procedures for the safe handling of known biohazards and potentially infectious materials.

Biological Safety Manual, Appendix F

Human gene transfer clinical trials.

Biological Safety Manual, Section 12 - Select Agents

Select agents are materials that have been identified by the U.S. Government as agents with potential for use in biological terrorism or warfare.

Biological Safety Manual, Section 13 - Research Involving rDNA

Research Involving Recombinant and Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules

Biological Safety Manual, Section 8 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Policy for the proper use of personal protective equipment in Yale laboratories.

Biological Substances, Category B

Biological Substances, Category B, are diagnostic or clinical specimens from humans or animals that are known to harbor a pathogen or have a high probability of containing a pathogen.

Biomedical Waste Guide

If you generate waste in a laboratory or clinical area, this guide will help you dispose of your medical waste properly.

Biomedical Waste Procedures, MedSchool

Proper handling procedures for biologically contaminated waste for the Medical School.

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