From: James Saccardo <James.Saccardo**At_Symbol_Here**CSI.CUNY.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Combating Food in student Research Laboratories
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 20:55:15 +0000
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Thanks to all for your great responses my question.

It would seem that 1) a top down approach and 2) convenient, designated areas specifically set aside for eating, studying, and other social activities are key so that the laboratory area will NOT be used for these purposes are both keys to success.


James Saccardo, MS, CHMM

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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**] on behalf of James Saccardo [James.Saccardo**At_Symbol_Here**CSI.CUNY.EDU]
Sent: Thursday, August 06, 2015 4:00 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Combating Food in student Research Laboratories

Hello All,

I was wondering if anyone could share and methods they currently use of have used in the past to combat and discourage the storage and consumption of food and drink in the laboratory.


Has anyone come across the following in a laboratory: Microwave / water cooler / beverage refrigerator? How did you rectify the situation?


What is an appropriate penalty for anyone that “consumes food or beverages in any area exposed to a toxic material” (29 CFR 1910.141(g)(2)).


James Saccardo, MS, CHMM





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