From: "Stuart, Ralph" <Ralph.Stuart**At_Symbol_Here**KEENE.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Lab Ventilation
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:42:03 +0000
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**Princeton.EDU>
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> If we can at least have our buildings characterized in terms of exhaust availability without need for extensive modification and its associated costs, and this information is readily available to the space assignment decision makers, then we have at least tried to help keep our research staff out of awkward or worse situations.

I do know of several institutions that have this process in place and it can be very valuable in addressing the concerns we‰??re talking about. Circling back to the original question, perhaps this discussion demonstrates why assigning specific air change rates to generic lab descriptions is so difficult‰?|

- Ralph

Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO
Environmental Safety Manager
Keene State College
603 358-2859


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