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  • Lab Closures

    Does anyone have an example of a university or research lab being closed by a local fire authority due to exceeding maximum allowable storage limits for hazardous materials? ------------------------------ John Svenson, PhD, CSP Sr. Safety Partner Chemical ...

  • Hello Fire and Life Safety Community of Practice members, Scheduling our bimonthly CoP meeting. Please attend if you are available, and if you'd like to suggest a topic ahead of time please reach out to myself or @Jake Zlomie and we can add it to the ...

  • Hi everyone, We are reviewing our dining services cut-resistant glove policy at the moment.  Could anyone share their institutions policy with us to faciliate the review process?  If possible, it would be much appreciated! Best regards, Kate ------------------------------ ...

  • I would also caution you to check your radioactive materials license and any other referenced documents to make sure you won't be doing something that is not stated or is different in those documents. I know in the past, we sometimes have over-promised ...

  • Hi David, I agree with your reading of 10CFR20.1906. It is a good idea (and good health physics practice) to monitor all incoming radioactive material packages (Type A Packages or execpted quantity packages) for radiation level and surface contamination. ...

  • More questions about managing 14C and 3H.  If I am reading correctly, 10CFR 20.1906 Procedures for receiving and opening packages does not require monitoring of packages of 14C and 3H shipped as radioactive materials, excepted package UN2910, unless there ...

  • Thank you for the question.  Would be kind of interesting to actually dive into the prescription and promotion history for fire blankets.  My hunch is that fire blankets may have been prescribed in a time when fire extinguishers were much less ubiquitous ...