Original Broadcast Date: Monday November 10, 2014

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This webinar will focus on proper placement and other design considerations when installing chemical fume hoods. The presentation will touch on the design differences of major types of chemical fume hoods and briefly discuss their features and functions. Important key issues regarding exhaust ducts are covered in detail. OSHA standards and other applicable guidelines and regulations including NFPA are also discussed.

As an Attendee You Will Learn About:

  • Fume Hood Design – terminology and functions
  • Issues to protect critical inflow velocity and flow – i.e. the right location
  • Exhaust ducts – correct size, materials, blower location and stack heights

Vince McLeod is an American Board of Industrial Hygiene Certified Industrial Hygienist and the senior IH with the University of Florida’s Environmental Health and Safety Division. He has more than 25 years of experience in all facets of occupational health and safety and specializes in conducting exposure assessments and health hazard evaluations.