From: "Jeskie, Kimberly B." <jeskiekb**At_Symbol_Here**ORNL.GOV>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Negative Pressure Laboratory Regulation or Standard
Date: August 6, 2012 10:21:57 AM EDT
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NFPA 45 Section 8.3.3. requires negative pressure except in a few instances.  You’ll find that this standard is invoked by many of your local building codes.


…Honestly, I don’t know the standard by heart…I just happen to be spending a great deal of time with it lately and it was within reach:o)




Kimberly Begley Jeskie, MPH-OSHM

Operations Manager

Physical Sciences Directorate

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Office: (865) 574-4945

Cell: (865) 919-4134


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Paul Weller
Sent: Monday, August 06, 2012 9:19 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Negative Pressure Laboratory Regulation or Standard



Does anyone know if there is a regulation or standard which requires labs to have a negative pressure relative to hallways?  Thanks.


Paul Weller


Paul Weller

Science Laboratory Manager-Chemistry
Elon University

2625 Campus Box

Elon, NC 27244

Phone  336.278.6225




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