Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2007 09:54:34 -0700
Reply-To: "Larry D. McLouth" <LDMclouth**At_Symbol_Here**LBL.GOV>
Sender: DCHAS-L Discussion List <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU>
From: "Larry D. McLouth" <LDMclouth**At_Symbol_Here**LBL.GOV>
Subject: Re: 1920's College Chem Lab
Comments: To: Julie Jarrah
In-Reply-To: <174721.2849.qm**At_Symbol_Here**>

If by heavy metals you mean mercury then you are more than likely to 
find it....from broken thermometers, etc.


Julie Jarrah wrote:
> I am part of a group who is determining the safest way to 'tear down' an old college chemistry lab building that was built in the 1920's.  We know that the underlying floors are asbestos and that heavy metals are a concern.  
> Are there any other major concerns that I should be aware of or need to look into?  Please advise.
> Thank you,
> J J Schwartz
> Safety Officer
> Bethlehem, PA
> 610-625-8047
> ____________________________________________________________________________________
> Need a vacation? Get great deals
> to amazing places on Yahoo! Travel.

Previous post   |  Top of Page   |   Next post

The content of this page reflects the personal opinion(s) of the author(s) only, not the American Chemical Society, ILPI, Safety Emporium, or any other party. Use of any information on this page is at the reader's own risk. Unauthorized reproduction of these materials is prohibited. Send questions/comments about the archive to
The maintenance and hosting of the DCHAS-L archive is provided through the generous support of Safety Emporium.