Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 13:16:51 -0400
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From: "Samuella B. Sigmann" <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: Histology Lab Covered by OSHA Lab Standard
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Hi Craig - It is my understanding that use of the lab standard is defined by "Laboratory Scale 1910.1450(b)" and "Laboratory Use 1910.1450(b)".  The first question addresses scale and the second and third address use.

Is chemical handling designed to be easily and safely manipulated by 1 person?  If YES go to next question.  If NO cannot use lab standard
Does lab support or simulate a production process? If NO, go to next question.  If YES cannot use lab standard.
Does the lab produce materials for commercial use? If NO Ok to use lab standard.  If YES cannot use lab standard.

This is how I learned application of the standard.

Laboratory Scale


Laboratory Scale


On 6/14/2011 11:32 AM, Craig Calvert wrote:


I am currently working with a histology laboratory on their safety procedures. I am looking for other opinions on whether the OSHA Laboratory Standard applies to a histology laboratory?



Craig Calvert, PhD, NRCC-CHO
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