From: JAKSAFETY**At_Symbol_Here**AOL.COM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] What Constitutes a Chemical Splash Hazard
Date: April 6, 2012 8:57:50 PM EDT
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Here's my definition of what constitutes a chemical splash hazard:
1. If you know that if you got the chemical in your eye it will harm you ...
2. If you don't know whether you would be harmed by getting the chemical in your eye
This was roughly what the policy was at Dow Chemical.
So, it is only not a chemical splash hazard if you know that you would not be harmed, otherwise is.
...  Jim
In a message dated 4/4/2012 10:46:53 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, LISTSERV**At_Symbol_Here** writes:
Date:    Tue, 3 Apr 2012 08:19:33 -0500
From:    "Bradley, Shelly" <Bradley**At_Symbol_Here**HENDRIX.EDU>
Subject: Re: DCHAS-L Digest - 29 Mar 2012 to 30 Mar 2012 (#2012-68)

While we are on this topic, my question has always been what constitutes a chemical splash hazard?
Volume (uL, mL, etc), hazard level regardless of volume, volume regardless of hazard level, transfer procedure, technique, mixing, heating, experience, etc, etc.

Shelly Bradley
Authorized OSHA Trainer
Instrumentation Specialist
Laboratory Development Assistant
Campus Chemical Compliance Director
Department of Chemistry
Hendrix College
Conway, AR 72032
(501) 450-3812

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