If your "jurisdiction have authority" gets extremely AR and they enforce NFPA as though it were law, you will find a requirement for monitoring lab oratory chemical hoods in NFPA 45. The edition at my desk is ant iquated, 1991, but in Section 6-9.7 requires that new hoods and existing ho ods which are modified to have airflow indication. My newer editions are in my home office, but I would venture to say that newer editions are a t least as restrictive as the 1991 edition in this area.
From: "Hilbrandt, Robert"
Sent: Jul 16, 2009 11:03 AM
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Could you site the requirement for fume hood monitors. We are located in New York State (upstate) and are not awa re of such a requirement.
Robert W . Hilbrandt Jr., RMS < BR>Radiochemistry Technical Director / QA Manager
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