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Annual Fume Hood Testing in the Biochemistry Bldg May 2-13


Annual Fume Hood Testing


Biochemistry Building

What is happening and why?

Air flow measurement and inspection of fume hoods and other local exhaust ventilation used for containment of hazardous exhaust. The annual testing is required by OSHA and the MSU Chemical Hygiene Plan.

When will this occur?

May 2 - 13, 2022

How will this affect me?

The fume hood or other local exhaust will be unavailable for about 15 minutes during testing.

Hoods found to be unsatisfactory will be tagged (minor problem) or barricade taped (unsafe to use) as out of service. Please submit an IPF Service Requestfor repairs.

What do I need to do?

·     Please notify all personnel in your department. Your cooperation during this time is appreciated.

·     Do not work in hoods with barricade tape until hood is repaired.

·     This notice is sent to building contacts in the above-named buildings for distribution to building occupants. Click here to update your contact information or subscribe as a building contact.. 

·     For more information, please visit the EHS website.

Who can I contact for more information?

Jared Andrews, Industrial Hygienist, at (517) 355-6686 or andre190@msu.edu, or EHS at (517) 355-0153.