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Program Information Chemical Emergency CEPACCEPAC Publications Resources and Links Location and Directions
Chemical and Physical Hazards 7:45 am - 4:45 pmMon - Fri
Chemical Emergency CEPAC8:00 am - 4:00 pmMon - Fri
In collaboration with the Water and Land Protection Program, the Chemical and Physical Hazard Program deals with infectious waste, hazardous waste, and other environmental concerns. The program's role is to:
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
City of Columbus Refuse Collection Division, working with the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio, maintains a household hazardous waste collection site to recycle or dispose of this waste in a safe and environmentally friendly manner. Visit the
City of Columbus Refuse Collection.
Industrial Noise Monitoring
Responds to complaints of ongoing noise from industrial sources in Columbus. Staff utilize sound measurement equipment to assess if the noise levels are outside of city ordinance limits. Noise complaints may be filed through the City of Columbus 311 Call Center.
Chemical Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council (CEPAC)
Develops a comprehensive emergency response plan for the county, maintains public reports and chemical inventories, and responds to public questions about what chemicals are being stored in the area. For more information, go to
Chemical Emergency CEPAC.