From: Cathleen Eldridge <eldridcm**At_Symbol_Here**PLATTSBURGH.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] October Fume hood design workshop planning
Date: Sat, 4 Oct 2014 10:22:58 -0400
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I feel it's important to somehow address the transition required for the maintenance department. Money needs to be budgeted for annual certification, new parts and filters, and possibly a contract for maintaining connectivity with the building management system, and training. New P.M.'s will need to be developed and procedures for communicating planned and unplanned shutdowns. My $.02.

Cathleen Eldridge
SUNY Plattsburgh

On Monday, September 22, 2014, Monona Rossol <actsnyc**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:
> Wouldn't it be really cool if, included in the panel, there was an industrial ventilation engineer. I know one near Boston who is both a P.E., CIH. But there must be others. It is my experience that the slip ups often occur in the unseen tangle of ductwork, energy saving devices and exhaust stack design.
> Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A., Industrial Hygienist
> President: Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety, Inc.
> Safety Officer: Local USA829, IATSE
> 181 Thompson St., #23
> New York, NY 10012 212-777-0062
> actsnyc**At_Symbol_Here**
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <secretary**At_Symbol_Here**DCHAS.ORG>
> Sent: Mon, Sep 22, 2014 9:04 am
> Subject: [DCHAS-L] October Fume hood design workshop planning
> I'm pleased to let the list know that four organizations are partnering to put
> on a day long "Fume Hood Design for the 21st Century: A Cross-Disciplinary
> Workshop". The goal of the workshop is to develop a report that describes key
> questions that should be considered at the institutional level in developing
> standards for fume hood performance and options for answering those questions.
> For many institutions, this is an ongoing challenge, given the changing nature
> of the sciences hoods support; the complex group of stakeholders involved in
> designing and operating lab ventilation system; and the changing lab ventilation
> technologies that have emerged in the last decade.
> We have begun the planning process for the workshop content. The current
> schedule of the workshop and an outline of the issues to be discussed can be
> found at
> This is a blog-based site, so viewers have the ability to comment on the
> questions we are considering. We'd appreciate feedback people have on the topics
> currently identified and others that should be considered as part of this
> discussion.
> The co-sponsors of the workshop are:
> - the New England Chapter of the International Institute for Sustainably
> Laboratories,
> - the American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Health and Safety,
> - the Campus Consortium for Environmental Excellence, and
> - the Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Association.
> The workshop will take place on October 29, 2014 from 9 AM - 3 PM Eastern
> Daylight Time at the Four Points Sheraton in Norwood, MA. Because we expect that
> there will be national interest in this topic, distance participation options
> are also available; contact Ralph Stuart at secretary**At_Symbol_Here** for more
> information.
> Let me know if you have any questions about this.
> - Ralph
> Ralph Stuart
> secretary**At_Symbol_Here**
> Secretary
> Division of Chemical Health and Safety
> American Chemical Society

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