RE: [Histonet] Venting Part II
The city isn't thinking very hard. 1/2 inch of water over the floor is
going to be mopped up into a bucket. Guess where the bucket will be
emptied? Emergency procedures are not the same as routine procedures.
Allen A. Smith, Ph.D.
Professor of Anatomy
Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Miami Shores, Florida 33161
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Patti
Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 1:27 PM
To: Joe Nocito; histonet
Subject: Re: [Histonet] Venting Part II
Joe - I can truly sympathize with you since we moved into a new building
about 3 yrs ago & certain contractors issues are still haunting us. Just one
note - there might be a valid reason for not installing drains at the shower
- you local regulations may not allow it. We don't have one because the city
doesn't want any chemical contamination in their drainage system (save the
Good luck at your new location, enjoy it.
Patti Loykasek BS, HTL, QIHC
Okay, as I said in my apology posting, I used "dumb ass" to describe the
> plumber who did not want to vent the flame cabinets. Please give me an
> alternative phrase for me to use because I don't understand the following
> 1. what do you call it when you put in a drench shower/eyewash station
> combo, but don't put in a drain?
> 2. what do you call it when you leave a 2" pipe open near the bottom of
> shower/eyewash so that when you test the eyewash station, a rush of water
> soaks your shoes?
> 3. what do you call it when you put in a deionized water station, but
> know what a conductivity light is? So when you ask the plumber "how do you
> when to change the tank if there is no light", and the plumber just says
> don't know"?.
> 4. what do you call it when you blow a test ball through the drain
> test the drain system, yet forget to take the test ball out of the drain
> water backs up into your new lab causing a huge flood in the lab? Then
> call in a competitor to help you fix it.
> 5. what do you call it when you try to light a gas water heater for 30
> minutes, just to be told by some one else that there is no gas meter
> because you forgot to get the meter from the city?
> 6. what do you call it when you are soldering a pipe and activate the
> alarm system?
> I fell like Jeff Foxworthy "You might be a redneck if".
> Can some one please come up with an alternative phrase other than "dumb
> These events really happened this weekend in my new $1.5 million lab. I
> it sounds like fiction, but trust me, it's the real thing. So you see my
> dilemma. And for that one person who I offended in the past, I may be
> unprofessional in my language and conduct, but I do know MY job.
> Thanks for listening. In advance, I am sorry for the harsh language once
> again, but I can't come up with the words to accurately describe this
> "professional" plumber.
> Let the flaming begin (I'll just have to get another plumber to help put
> the flames)
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