From: Suzy Arnette <suzyarnette**At_Symbol_Here**BOISESTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Stockroom Location
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2015 14:43:36 -0600
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Depending on your chemical load the fire code can possibly help you. If MN has adopted the International Fire Code, then there are specific limits based on types of materials, number of control areas, which floor you are located on (basements and floors 3+ have pretty low limits) and fire suppression methods.

On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 11:03 AM, Heather McCollor <mccollor**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:
Greetings all,

Like most colleges and universities, my school needs more space - specifically offices and teaching classrooms. One suggestion was to move the chemical stockroom from the third floor (top floor) by all the chemistry labs to the sub-basement.

Can any of you help me keep the chemical stockroom on the third floor? Is there any building code or recommended teaching protocol or some other rule of thumb that would keep me near the labs that use the chemicals?

Heather McCollor
Laboratory Materials Supervisor
Macalester College
1600 Grand Ave
St Paul, MN 55105

NAOSMM Site Selection Chair Aug 2015-Aug 2017

Suzy Arnette, PhD
Lab Safety and Design Manager
Radiation Safety Officer
Boise State University
Environmental Health, Safety, and Sustainability
Phone: 208.426.3906

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