Fume Hood

Location: 
Lab
How Used: 
Benchtop or Standing



Fume Hoods

Environment, Health & Safety assists campus in complying with Cal/OSHA ventilation requirements for laboratory-type hood operations (Title 8, §5154.1 and now §5154.2). Health & Safety team members monitor and report annually the operational status of nearly 1,300 chemical fume hoods to users, building coordinators, safety coordinators and to Facilities Services (formerly PP-CS) for adjustments and/or repairs.

Resources

Fact Sheet: Fume Hoods (PDF)
This fact sheet covers information on one of the most important safety devices in a laboratory—a properly functioning fume hood.

Fume Hood Flow Meter Information and Instructions

The Proper Use of a Fume Hood Video