Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 06:31:24 -0500
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From: fwblack <fwblack**At_Symbol_Here**CABLEONE.NET>
Subject: Re: Fire Code for Lab
Comments: To: "Murphy, Dr. Ruth Ann"
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Not sure where it is - but I thought there was a requirement to have two
exits from the laboratory - no matter what the amounts are.

Frankie Wood-Black, Ph.D., REM, MBA


Senior Air Professional

Trihydro Corporation

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Murphy, Dr. Ruth Ann
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Subject: [DCHAS-L] Fire Code for Lab

My question is about exit requirements for chemistry labs.  Does a
policy limiting the amount of each flammable substance to one gallon or
less  in the entire building allow  exits from different  upstairs labs
to lead to only one hallway?   In other words, students from various
labs would have to exit by the same hallway, and there would be no limit
as to the number of flammable chemicals allowed - as long as each one
was present in amounts less than one gallon.  Natural gas lines would
also be in the labs.


Thank you for any help you can provide.


Ruth Ann 


Ruth Ann Murphy, Ph.D.


Department of Chemistry, Environmental Science and Geology

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Belton, TX  76513-2599



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