From: Debbie M. Decker <dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] New Science Building- Things to Look Out For
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:07:55 +0000
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I've restrained myself from weighing in on this one.  I could go on for a number of days, sharing war stories and experiences.


I would offer four resources, however, that may not have been mentioned yet.


At UC Davis, we use the Campus Design Guide here:  I've had a fair amount of input into the document and it gets well-used.


The UC system has a Laboratory Design Guide here:  It's an update of our old lab safety design guide from 2007.


DiBerardinis and Baum have published the 4th edition of Guidelines for Laboratory Design:  Health, Safety, and Environmental Considerations.  It's excellent.


The Harvard School of Public Health offers and advanced laboratory safety design workshop here:  I've attended it and it's really worthwhile.





Debbie M. Decker, CCHO, ACS Fellow

Past Chair, Division of Chemical Health and Safety

University of California, Davis





Birkett's hypothesis: "Any chemical reaction

that proceeds smoothly under normal conditions,

can proceed violently in the presence of an idiot."


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