From: Laurence Doemeny <ldoemeny**At_Symbol_Here**COX.NET>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] propane camping burners
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:54:51 -0700
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I've read many of the responses to this post and what is absent in the conversation is working with the facilities engineer at this charter school.  This facilities engineer should know the building and appropriate code.  Discuss your proposal with this person and possibly obtain a Hot Work Permit.  While  hot work permits are generally used for welding and related activities I think it is worthwhile in this case.  This facility engineer would also be the person most likely to contact the local fire department for suggestions and fire extinguisher training.



From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Roshen Benoy
Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 3:06 AM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] propane camping burners


I work  in a charter high school and we are in a temporary school building with out any gas connection in the lab.

I would like to know is it ok to use propane camping burners for labs involving flames.(flame test).Any legal issues??

I had used small portable burners in the past ,but it is running out quick. Any help appreciated.



chemistry instructor

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