Fume Hood

Normal use

Step 1: When fumehood is not in use, the sash should be down.Step 1: When fume-hood is not in use, the sash should be down. Any clutter should be avoided (eg. towels, kim-wipes)
Step 2: Ensure you have read the fumehood operating instructions. Step 2: Ensure you have read the fumehood operating instructions. When there is no alarm, the green light on the energy usage panel should be on.
Step 3: As sash is opened, energy usage should increase.  Step 3: As sash is opened, energy usage should increase.

Emergency

Step 5: If emergency occurs, alarm will sound. Do not mute the alarm. Step 5: If emergency occurs, alarm will sound. Do not mute the alarm.
Step 6: Pull the sash completely down. Step 6: Pull the sash completely down.
Step 7: Unplug all equipment, if it is safe to do so.Step 7: Unplug all equipment, if it is safe to do so.
Step 8: Remove gloves and evacuate the laboratory.Step 8: Remove gloves and evacuate the laboratory.

 

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