From: Frankie Wood-Black <fwblack**At_Symbol_Here**CABLEONE.NET>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Signage for Microbiology Laboratories
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2016 07:44:16 -0500
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Today's Reg of the Day was on the posting of biological hazard signs.  Which got me to thinking about the signage in general microbiology laboratories.  We use the biohazard bags for the disposal of the augers and culture plates, we have assessed the microbes that are used for both human and canine exposures, but as I am not as familiar with the minimums for the signage - was wondering how institutions are assessing the threshold of the signage.  Are you placarding the microbiology laboratories?

Even thought we have very small amounts of chemicals and limited hazardous materials - we are still NFPA placarding with 4's - 

How are others handling their micro and biology labs with the biohazard?

Frankie Wood-Black, Ph.D., REM, MBA
Principal - Sophic Pursuits
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