From: "Chance, Brandon" <brandon.chance**At_Symbol_Here**QATAR.TAMU.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Two Questions
Date: April 11, 2012 3:47:02 PM EDT
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Ruth Ann,

For question 2, we only allow cleaners in the lab when laboratory personnel are present. The cleaning staff have to be supervised at all times and are provided appropriate PPE for the space by the laboratory personnel.


Brandon Chance, M.S.

Safety and Environmental Compliance Manager
Office of Building Operations & HSSE
Texas A&M University at Qatar

PO Box 23874 | Doha, Qatar
TAMUQ Building Room 225E | Education City

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It's Time For Texas A&M

From: "Murphy, Dr. Ruth Ann" >
Reply-To: DCHAS-L >
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 17:40:03 +0000
To: >
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Two Questions

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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