Kathryn Heivilin, CPIA, RBP
Senior IACUC Manager
UM Biosafety Officer
Last Review Date: February 5, 2018
Waste products, including autoclaved waste, must be removed from the facility and disposed of to ensure a sanitary workplace and to prevent the contamination of work areas with waste materials.
LAR staff must remove waste from the animal facility in an efficient and safe manner. Staff must avoid contaminating other areas of the facility while disposing of waste materials.
autoclaving, the biohazard symbol on the bag is defaced and the bag is placed
B. All non-hazardous waste is placed into black trash can bags that are a minimum of 3
mm thick (under IACUC approved guidelines)
C. Once trash is in a bag, the bag is tightly closed to prevent any waste from falling out.
D. All bagged waste from the NUAIRE Animal Bedding Disposal
E. The trash bags are taken to the dumpster outside the Health Science Building to be
delivered to the local landfill.
F. Hazardous chemical or biological waste will be stored in plastic bags in a designated
freezer (HS 015A and SB 028) and will picked-up for disposal as needed by
Environmental Health Risk Assessment.