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Anton Jones, Sr. - Hazardous Material Manager

The Hazardous Materials Department (EHS Support Facility) is responsible for the management of hazardous material, universal waste, radiological waste, and some biomedical waste generated on campus and in parts of the hospital and middle - large chemical spills. Our primary goal is to ensure the safe collection, segregation, and disposal of hazardous waste, as well as some non-hazardous regulated waste on campus and hospital. This includes, but is not limited to, chemical and biomedical waste, universal waste from labs, and other waste generated through facility operations, such as spent light bulbs, used oil, unused paint, etc.  


Disposing of hazardous or regulated waste is covered under federal, state, and local mandates. Hazardous and regulated waste can't be emptied into regular trash cans, poured down sinks, or emptied into the sewer system. Doing so could harm the environment and cost UAB dollars that could be spent elsewhere. Please think before you put or pour hazardous or regulated waste in the wrong place.