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OSHA guidelines for fume hood users

Bob Applequist 2013By Bob Applequist, Senior Application Specialist
On Friday, September 06, 2013
In Articles

I was glad to find this simple, two page guideline which offers some basic operation suggestions concerning fume hoods, on OSHA's website. This could be useful to labworkers who are starting to spend a lot of time in a fume hood:


The fume hood is often the primary control device for protecting laboratory workers when working with flammable and/or toxic chemicals. OSHA’s Laboratory standard (29 CFR 1910.1450) requires that fume hoods be maintained and function properly when used.

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