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Do You Properly Label Hazardous Waste Containers?

Here is what you need to do…

•Label all hazardous waste containers "Hazardous Waste"

• Mark each hazardous waste container with the date you started filling the container with waste material

• Mark each container with the following:

Contents Hazardous Property (i.e., flammable, corrosive, reactive, toxic, etc.)

Hazardous waste is regulated from the point of origin to the ultimate disposal point. Containers of hazardous waste must be properly labeled.

For additional information, contact your immediate supervisor or visit the environmental web page (

For assistance with training, contact NCED environmental support team at 405 366-4890.

Poster 165, November 2001