From: "Murphy, Dr. Ruth Ann" <rmurphy**At_Symbol_Here**UMHB.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Two Questions
Date: April 11, 2012 1:40:03 PM EDT
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
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Good Afternoon,


I would appreciate your wisdom on the following matters, as I’ve encountered different philosophies.


*1.  Is it acceptable to move chemicals (5-L bottles, barrels, etc.) up and down a flight of stairs if an elevator is not available?

*2.  What are recommendations for allowing cleaning personnel in labs to mop, empty trash, etc.?   Should it only be done by lab personnel who are trained in safety ?  Do you require training sessions for housekeeping staff?


Thank you!


Ruth Ann


Ruth Ann Murphy, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry

Chairperson, Department of Chemistry, Environmental Science and Geology

Chairperson, Health Professions Advisory Committee

JAMP Faculty Director

Goldwater Scholarship Faculty Representative

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

900 College Street

Belton, TX  76513-2599

Phone 254.295.4542








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