Re: fume hood for balances
|From:||Lisa Appesland <Lisa.Appesland@noaa.gov>|
I feel the same. I work with National Marine Fisheries Service and our lab is
the model of safety. We don't have our balance under our fume hood and have
never been told to do so.
National Oceanographic Atmospheric Administration
National Marine Fisheries Service
Alaska Fisheries Science Center
Fisheries Resource Pathobiology
Teri Johnson wrote:
> My first reaction to this is, how much dry chemical is going to fly around
> as a result of the air flow under a fume hood?
> :::shuddering thinking of weighing out Aniline Blue under a fume hood:::
> -Teri Johnson
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Barbara.Davies@memhospcs.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2000 9:22 AM
> Subject: fume hood for balances
> > I need assistance from you....
> > The safety officer at our hospital is demanding that the Mettler balance
> > (for weighing dry chemicals) needs to be in a fume hood. What is the
> > standard out there? The balance is already in an enclosed glass box, so
> > that there is glass between the tech and the measured substance. What
> > your labs doing?
> > Barbara Davies
> > Memorial Hospital
> > Colorado Springs, CO
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