Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 12:40:32 -0500
Reply-To: "Dr. Jay A. Young" <chemsafety**At_Symbol_Here**VERIZON.NET>
Sender: DCHAS-L Discussion List <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU>
From: "Dr. Jay A. Young" <chemsafety**At_Symbol_Here**VERIZON.NET>
Subject: Re: Shoes in Lab
Comments: To: "Murphy, Dr. Ruth Ann"

Ye Gods! Doesn't anybody have a copy of "Safety in the Academic chemistry 
Laboratory", Volumes 1 and 2, any more?

That free for the asking publication of the ACS states clearly and 
emphatically that under no circumstances should any shoe be worn in the lab 
that permits easy access of a liquid or solid to the skin of the 


Jay Young

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Murphy, Dr. Ruth Ann" 
Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2008 7:13 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Shoes in Lab


I would appreciate learning your requirements for shoes in lab.   Tennis
shoes, etc., while they cover the foot, offer little protection against
spills.  Thank you for any information you might wish to share.


Ruth Ann

Ruth Ann Murphy, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Chair, Department of Chemistry, Environmental Science and Geology
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
900 College Street
Belton, TX  76513-2599
Phone (254) 295-4542
Fax (254) 295-4237

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