Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 14:34:34 -0700
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From: Gordon Kroemer <gkroeme**At_Symbol_Here**LINFIELD.EDU>
Subject: Re: Lab safety showers
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How will the 1” high curb prevent 300-600 gallons of water (with the hazmat) from entering the floor drain?  Looks like normal governmentes e.

Gordon J. Kroemer, CSP, NRCC-CHO
Director, Office of EHS
Linfield College
900 SE Baker Street, A508
McMinnville, OR 97128
503-883-2204 fax

On 28/10/10 12:16, "ACTSNYC**At_Symbol_Here**CS.COM" <ACTSNYC**At_Symbol_Here**CS.COM> wrote:

O h, like that's going to work!  The volume of water comming off that sho wer will turn that shower area into a I inch-deep pond surrounded on 4 sides with mini falls.  I'd love to find out who thought up that one.   Monona

In a message dated 10/28/2010 2:34:46 PM Eastern Daylight Time, retrosynthesis**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM writes:

< BR> I am currently involved in construction of two new laboratories and was ins tructed by the city commercial building review department to include a 1&quo t; high curb around the shower area to keep hazmat from entering the floor d rain in the event of a spill.  Also, the curb has to be sloped on both sides to allow accessibility.

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