Administrative Procedure 542

AP 542 - Chemical and Hazardous Waste Management


The division will implement an effective chemical management plan that meets federal and provincial standards in each of its facilities.


  1. The Facilities Supervisor is responsible for establishing and maintaining a plan for the proper disposal and storage of chemicals and hazardous waste in all areas of the school system operation, including instructional, custodial/maintenance, clerical support, transportation and others.
  2. Principals are responsible for ensuring the appropriate purchase, proper storage and safe usage of chemicals used in instructional activities.
  3. Refer to the Health and Safety Handbook for specific procedures.


School Act,  Section 45, 60