Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2005 14:26:25 -0500
Reply-To: chemcon**At_Symbol_Here**JUNO.COM
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From: Jay Young <chemcon**At_Symbol_Here**JUNO.COM>
Subject: Re: [CSHEMA-L] safety shower location
Comments: To: ceas**At_Symbol_Here**STOLAF.EDU

Good for you!  ANSI is always a good precept to follow.

Frankly, I am surprised that your architects wanted to put them in a

I'd fire my architect for incompetence (i.e., not knowing the "code") if
he or she put safety showers and eye washes in a hall way space.

Jay Young


On Mon, 28 Nov 2005 15:32:20 -0600 Patrick Ceas  writes:
> And thanks again for everyone's input!  I had asked this question 
> because our architects had initially placed the showers and 
> eyewashes in 
> the halls, and I was looking for your opinions/experiences to use 
> during 
> meetings that we had this morning (I already had my OSHA/ANSI 
> support 
> sheet prepared). 
> FYI, we will be placing the showers & eyewashes in the labs.  This 
> is 
> where I and the faculty want them and, as some of your responses 
> indicated, I too feel that this complies much better with ANSI 
> Z358.1-2004. 
> Thanks again for the responses.
> Pat
> ceas**At_Symbol_Here** wrote:
> >Thanks for the replies so far.  I forgot to mention that I am very 
> aware
> >of the ANSI standard, distance to showers, etc.  I'm just wondering 
> what
> >your personal preferences are, or what hassles you've had if the 
> showers
> >are located in the halls vs. the labs, or vice-versa.
> >
> >Pat
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> >>My apologies for the cross posting.
> >>
> >>We are designing a new Science Center (178,000 sq. ft).  
> Regardless of
> >>the location of your current safety showers and eyewashes, I would 
> be
> >>very interested in hearing where you would prefer to have yours 
> located
> >>-- in the labs or in the halls -- and why.  Thanks!
> >>
> >>Pat Ceas
> >>
> >>***
> >>Chemical Hygiene Officer
> >>St. Olaf College
> >>Northfield, MN
> >>
> >>    
> >>

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