From: Ralph B Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**CORNELL.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Eating and Drinking in Laboratories
Date: December 3, 2012 9:21:05 AM EST
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For what it's worth, as far as I can tell, the origin of this general rule was Glenn Seaborg's common sense approach for the plutonium labs during the Manhattan Project. See the 1998 JCHAS article "Working Safely at the Frontiers of Science"

for more information.


- Ralph


Ralph Stuart CIH

Chemical Hygiene Officer

Department of Environmental Health and Safety

Cornell University




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