From: Alan Hall <ahalltoxic**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] picture request - consequences of poor chemical storage
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2016 17:39:36 -0500
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Well, my post ws rejected because I sent a pix of my "Indiana Hall" Photo from Kyrgystan as a .pdf attachemnt.

I am graduate of IUSB and the Indiana School of Medicine, and I did go to Kyrgystan to try to fix the mess of a 20-ton cyanide release into the Barskoon River. Derned near got deported at gunpoint for my efforts, but managemed do some good work in spite of all that.

Couple of our books might be of interest:

Scharge N et al: Chemical Ocular Burns: New Understanding and Treatment. Springer, Heldelberg, 2011.

Maibach & Hall. Chemical Skin Injury,Mechanisms, Prevention, TDecontamination,Treatment, Springer, Heidelberg, 2014.

And up in Montana,once, I helped my daughter clean out a nasty chemical storage place in a classroom where none of the incompatible substances should have been stored. Took me some time to get the good State environmental guy to dispose of some of it.

Didn't win me any points with the principal. What was that about "No good deed ever goes unpunished?" Last time I tried it, got my hands bitten by a hurt dog.

But maybe the students were safer, and that has to matter.

Alan H. Hall, M.D.
Medical Toxicologist

On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 4:24 PM, Wilhelm, Monique <mwilhelm**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:
I have a whole website of beeps and after pictures. I will forward my Favorites to you later.

Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone

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From: Melissa Charlton-Smith <melissafcsmith**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Date: 7/13/16 5:18 PM (GMT-05:00)
Subject: [DCHAS-L] picture request - consequences of poor chemical storage

Hi everybody!

Does anybody out there have a stock picture, or a picture from one of your storage areas from when you FIRST took over handling chemical storage and you found the YUCK? You know the cracked bottles, the spills, the "scary" stuff that looks terrible? Or possibly even a picture of an incident that resulted from poor storage?

FYI I am just looking for a picture to put in a text book we are writing, you will get credit for the picture. If you have a "Before" and "After" picture that would be great too! Don't worry, the picture will include a line in there that it has since been remedied so no one will get the impression that it is still this way.

I have dug through the pictures I have taken over the years and can't find anything that looks like "consequences" of poor storage other than some jars of hygroscopics that had liquified.

Thanks everybody!

Mel Smith

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