From: Samuella Sigmann <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Drinking Fountain in the Lab
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:25:07 -0500
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
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On 11/14/2014 11:05 AM, Michael Hojjatie wrote:

“there is minimum chance of chemical contamination”

What does this even mean?  To me, it says we are willing to accept the risk that a student could become ill from contamination.  I don't know of any regulation, but I have never heard of anything this idiotic.  Get them out of the lab.  "No eating or drinking in the lab" means just that. 

I am envisioning students filling their water bottles there. Yikes!


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Teresa Arnold

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A. R. Smith Department of Chemistry
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