Unformatted text preview: H Meter Operating Instructions 10. Fume Hood Use and Safety
Purpose: Protects from hazardous materials and inhalation
1. Turn on the hood light.
2. Check the certification sticker.
3. Check alarm and airflow.
a. Should read more than 100 ft/min (if it has one a meter)
b. When increased airflow is needed, select the higher airflow and
mute the alarm.
4. Move unused equipment and chemicals away from you while working.
5. Work 6 inches away from the edge of the hood. Do not rest body parts on
the edge of the hood.
6. Clean spills immediately.
7. Close hood sash when done.
Fume Hood Use Waste disposal containers are kept in the fume hood. Hazardous chemicals are kept in the fume hood. Do not remove
hazardous chemicals or use them outside of the hood unless specifically
directed by the Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manuals
Sash Use Lower sash to increase airflow. If alarm goes off, lower sash. If alarm is not removed, see safety
personnel immediately. Use sash in green zone as much as possible and red zone only for
equipment setup. Properly adjust sa...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2013 for the course CHE CHE 2C taught by Professor Nasiri during the Spring '07 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '07