From: Ken Simolo <simolo**At_Symbol_Here**CHEM.CHEM.ROCHESTER.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Synthetic Hijabs in Labs
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2015 07:02:44 -0500
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
Message-ID: 5AC76BAB-3DED-4255-BFE2-DEC7684A91BD**At_Symbol_Here**chem.chem.rochester.edu
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I thought AnnaČ??s link had some acceptable solutions in use with the earlier comment about masks. I also agree with the recommendations to include a conversation with the user as well.

Ken

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FR hoods sound like what you're asking for, see https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.grainger.com_category_ecatalog_N-2D1z0dv4z&d=BQIFaQ&c=lb62iw4YL4RFalcE2hQUQealT9-RXrryqt9KZX2qu2s&r=meWM1Buqv4IQ27AlK1OJRjcQl09S1Zta6YXKalY_Io0&m=uaRYbaHiD0bTC3HG8pBthwGDJPdbYFJ_cb0KfmWcG_0&s=lNT3O_m3fUgycyBaj5CGixH55KwCn_ToWbBKIJM5dOQ&e=

Many users are not aware that body area specific coverings are available in a variety of common protective materials beyond just the lab coats and gloves. Some of our labs really like flame resistant (FR) sleeves.

--
Anna Sitek (Englund)
Research Safety Specialist- College of Science & Engineering
Department of Environmental Health and Safety
University of Minnesota- Boynton W131
Desk 612 625 8925
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> On Dec 9, 2015, at 6:49 PM, Debbie M. Decker wrote:
>
> And quite flammable.
>
> I also looked at the sports hijab link another kind poster suggested. It looks to be synthetic, too.
>
> The dilemma continues ...
>
> Debbie
>
> Debbie M. Decker, CCHO, ACS Fellow
> Chair, Division of Chemical Health and Safety
> University of California, Davis
> (530)754-7964
> (530)304-6728
> dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**ucdavis.edu
>
> Birkett's hypothesis: "Any chemical reaction
> that proceeds smoothly under normal conditions,
> can proceed violently in the presence of an idiot."
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Peter John Stuurwold
> Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2015 10:59 AM
> To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU
> Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Synthetic Hijabs in Labs
>
> It appears it's made of a material generally similar to Tyvek.
>
> Pete Stuurwold
> Laboratory Supervisor
> Department of Chemistry
> Western Michigan University
> 1903 W Michigan Ave
> Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5413
> (269) 387-2914
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Rita Kay Calhoun"
>> To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU
>> Sent: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 12:11:39 PM
>> Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Synthetic Hijabs in Labs
>>
>> Would something like a Particle Protection hood Fisher #01-349-8 work?
>> Can't tell for sure what it's made of.
>>
>> It is refreshing and comforting, actually, to see people being
>> sensitive to cultural differences. There is so much hate and
>> stupidity being spread right now it is scary and infuriating.
>>
>> Kay

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