Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 15:32:11 -0500
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From: Phil Anderson <panderson**At_Symbol_Here**AQUASCIENCE.COM>
Subject: Re: Lab Coat Options
There are many types of "Lab Coats". Try
them all, but I
like the pure cotton ones (they "breathe") or the light weight
The reason that they should be worn is that the
people wear is not acid-proof, nor is it capable of being just thrown
away if it
is too contaminated. Be propared to discard a great many lab coats
least until the party gets into a comfortable one.
Also be aware that many times, the makers lie
about what size
the coats are that they supply.
experience with chemists that state they are too hot to wear lab
For the most part, all scientists in my company comply. One exception
– he flat
out refuses to wear the lab coat because he says it makes him so hot he
like he’s going to pass out.
Since the whole
point of wearing a lab coat is to protect against spills and splashes,
thinner coat does not seem like a viable option.
would like to
find a solution that is workable for the employee, but also protects the
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