From: Ralph B. Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**CORNELL.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Definition of a "wet lab"
Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2013 16:45:23 +0000
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> I go on to discuss what the OSHA definition of a hazardous chemical is under the definitions section of 1910.1450.  In my mind, this is so clearly defined that we need no other definitions, designations, etc.  


I agree with this, but my experience is that many lab workers have picked up the dry lab / wet lab terminology in random discussions and are confused when it doesn't mean much to me. I can think of many exceptions to pretty much any application of those terms…


Thanks to everyone for their input.


- Ralph


Ralph Stuart CIH

Chemical Hygiene Officer

Department of Environmental Health and Safety

Cornell University




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