lab inspections

May 27, 2006 at 1:27 pm | | everyday science, lab safety

Stanford and the county are very careful about lab safety and waste disposal. Maybe it’s just California regulation, but sometimes it goes a little over the top. My new favorite requirement: Dalbir, who is our department’s Safety Compliance Officer, tells us that we need secondary containment (i.e. a bucket) for our propane torch. I think that’s pretty stupid: I’m pretty sure propane isn’t liquid at room temperature and pressure…

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  1. We had to label the chemical contents of a fibre optic cable.

    Comment by kendall — May 30, 2006 #

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