From: Pam <aubu**At_Symbol_Here**HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Policy for Alarming Fume Hood
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:19:30 +0000
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
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We do not have a policy though I think having a policy prudent.

Last year when we have frequent alarms in two fumehoods, students would simple mute the alarm. On one occasion I watched our lab coordinator do the same. It took me several months to get our administration to call for service. The excuse was lack of money. When we attempted to get the hood re certified 4 failed and not are sitting unused . 

Having worked in the private sector prior to my current academic position, I am often surprised by what transpires. 

Pamela Auburn, PhD
2041 Branard
Houston TX 77098

From: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU> on behalf of Penny Manisco <pmanisco**At_Symbol_Here**G.HMC.EDU>
Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 5:27 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Policy for Alarming Fume Hood
Hi All,

I'm wondering if anyone has a campus policy on safe fume hood use that could be shared. Specifically I am looking for procedures to follow when a fume hood (or multiple hoods) alarms.



Penny Manisco,
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Harvey Mudd College

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