From: Karen Salazar <kls_1**At_Symbol_Here**COX.NET>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] looking for fume hood safety icon
Date: November 22, 2012 5:10:39 PM EST
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I apologize for the multiple posts and grammatical errors.  One should never try to remember stuff about a class while cooking Thanksgiving dinner. :-)  

I was able to search for the paper I mentioned in my previous post:

Usability Testing at the University of Arizona Library: How to Let the Users in on the Design 
by Ruth Dickstein and Vicki Mills 

Information Technology & Libraries; Sep2000, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p144.

This is the website discussed in the paper (It was Arizona, not Arizona State, but the ASU site is a nice site as well):

I realize that this group is focused on chemistry safety, but I feel that usability is relevant to you because much like librarians, your objective is to impart relevant information to a specific user community; therefore, your efforts could be aided from the skills of your librarians.  
Enjoy your weekend,

On Nov 21, 2012, at 2:20 PM, Kim Auletta wrote:

I'm working with our Chem dept to update their organic chemistry lab manual. I suggested they add safety icons to the steps to visually illustrate safety requirements, such as when gloves, goggles and fume hoods should be used. We have a language issue with some of our students and the manual is getting very wordy, so students are sometimes missing these important safety tips. 

I can find chemical hazard pictures, PPE pictures, eyewash, shower, etc. I have not been able to find a FUME HOOD small icon picture. Does anyone have a hood icon they can share or know where I can find one? 


Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Kim Gates Auletta
Laboratory Safety Specialist
Environmental Health & Safety
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-6200
FAX: 631-632-9683

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