From: "Kohler, Christopher E" <cekohler**At_Symbol_Here**IU.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Base baths outside a fume hood
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:28:19 +0000
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We frequently see base baths located outside of fume hoods. If they are covered and secure we haven’t objected to this in the past.


What are your opinions regarding placement of base baths outside fume hoods, near sinks, and on the floor in 5-gallon buckets?






Christopher E. Kohler, MS, LPG, CCHO

Laboratory Safety Manager, EHS

Laboratory Safety Instructor, ACS

Adjunct Faculty, SPEA


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