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Document ID (ISN)53231
CIS number 90-191
ISSN - Serial title 0304-3894 - Journal of Hazardous Materials
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Alam I.A., Husain T., Hoda A.
Title Management of hazardous materials at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Bibliographic information July 1988, Vol.19, No.1, p.69-77. Illus. 15 ref.
Abstract Information is gathered on the quantity and the nature of hazardous chemical waste materials generated by the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (Saudi Arabia) in order to prepare a temporary plan for their disposal. Since the amount of hazardous waste materials generated is small, land disposal is found to be the most economically feasible disposal method until a regional treatment facility becomes available. Guidelines for chemical storage are prepared, stressing the importance of keeping the quantity of chemicals stored to a minimum. A management plan for collection, transportation, and ultimate disposal of hazardous waste materials is outlined. A manual on safe chemical disposal practices in the laboratory is prepared and distributed to concerned departments of the University.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; laboratories; educational institutions; toxic substances; waste disposal; Saudi Arabia
Descriptors (secondary)
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
Teaching and educational institutions