From: "Ashbrook, Peter C" <peteash**At_Symbol_Here**ILLINOIS.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Flammable Storage Cabinet Issues: Shelving Clips
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:14:30 +0000
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We had one of these shelves collapse on Memorial Day evening in 2012. The Duke Hazard Alert (below) may be referencing our incident (evacuation of the lab and a HazMat response). If not, it sure sounds like it.

Peter Ashbrook, Director
Division of Research Safety
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety
Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:06 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Flammable Storage Cabinet Issues: Shelving Clips

The topic of shelf stability in flammable storage cabinets came up on another lab safety e-mail list recently and a colleague requested information about other incidents related to this issue (see specific examples below). I thought that DCHAS members may wish to contribute to the list of incidents or, at a minimum, be reminded of the concern.

- Ralph

From: Hans Nielsen [mailto:hansn**At_Symbol_Here**]
Sent: Friday, November 21, 2014 3:58 PM
Subject: [CSHEMA_LABSAFETY] Flammable Storage Cabinet Issues: Shelving Clips

Hi All,

This subject came up in our Lab Safety CoP conference call the other day. I am consolidating info sent from Mark Bannister at Carnegie Melon and Courtney Stanion at Duke.

Anyone else had issues with these clips?



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