From: Vivian L. Longacre <vlongacr**At_Symbol_Here**CALPOLY.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] "safe" barking dog demo
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:37:04 +0000
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We had a professor do this in a large vessel and burned her forearm and had to go the emergency room a few years ago.  She will never do this demo again!

Vivian Longacre 
Safety Training Specialist
Environmental Health & Safety
Cal Poly State University
San Luis Obispo, CA

Direct 805.756..6628

From: DCHAS-L Discussion List <dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**> on behalf of Barbara Foster <bfoster**At_Symbol_Here**WVU.EDU>
Sent: Friday, April 29, 2016 5:17:55 AM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] "safe" barking dog demo



Barbara L. Foster

College Safety Officer

Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

West Virginia University

DCHAS Fellow - American Chemical Society

304-293-2729 (desk)

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----- Original Message -----

Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:10 PM

Subject: [DCHAS-L] "safe" barking dog demo


Just a quick yes or no, please.  Would you lump the "Safe Barking Dog Demo" in the same category as the Rainbow Demo & Tornado Demo (i.e., it is an open flame demo, where additional flammable fuel -- let's say 95% ethanol -- could be added to an already confined ignited situation, therefore it is not prudent to perform, especially at a local grade school).  We are having a discussion about it.


Here are two links that show/explain it:








Patrick A. Ceas, Ph.D.

Chemical Hygiene Officer
312 Regents Hall of Natural Sciences
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN 55057
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507-321-0379 (c)



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