Date(s) - 28/09/2015 - 02/10/2015
Chemical fume hoods are one of the most important items of safety equipment present within the laboratory. Therefore it is vitally important that they are properly used and maintained. Chemical fume hoods serve to control the accumulation of toxic, flammable, and offensive vapors by preventing their escape into the laboratory atmosphere.
The seminar will provide attendees with an overview of laboratory HVAC concepts. This will include discussions of environmental safety enclosures, such as fume hoods, biological safety cabinets and other containment enclosures and review of the various HVAC systems that are currently employed in laboratory design. In addition, the basic operation of fume hoods and other containment enclosures and their respective applications and features will be presented.