Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 08:39:03 -0800
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From: Karen Smith <smithkl**At_Symbol_Here**WHITMAN.EDU>
Subject: Re: access to chemical stockroom
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A qualified "a".  They never log what they take, although they're  
supposed to.

Karen Smith, CSMM
Chemistry Stockroom Manager
Whitman College
345 Boyer Ave.
Walla Walla, WA 99362
509 527-5272

On Jan 17, 2011, at 7:10 PM, Patrick A Ceas wrote:

> Hi all,
> I know that this or a similar question has been asked before, but  
> please allow me to ask it once again in a simplified form: For your  
> central chemical storeroom, how is access to chemicals controlled?    
> (assume that the person who is picking up the chemical is wearing  
> appropriate PPE & uses an appropriate transport container):
> (a) Open Access: all faculty are allowed to enter and take what they  
> want as long as they log the user & amount.
> (b) Closed Access: no faculty are allowed to enter, and only a few  
> individuals (e.g., trained stockroom employees) have access to the  
> chemicals; faculty request a chemical, and that chemical(s) is  
> either delivered or can be picked up from a check-out window.
> (c) Limited Access: all faculty have "Open Access" to a subset of  
> chemicals with "lower" hazard ratings and they can simply log out  
> the amount taken; however, for chemicals with "higher" hazard  
> ratings (e.g., NFPA of 3 or 4) it is "Closed Access."
> Thanks.  Feel free to reply directly to me or to the list.
> Pat
> -- 
> Dr. Patrick Ceas
> 312 Regents Hall of Natural Sciences
> St. Olaf College
> Northfield, MN 55057
> 507-786-3560

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