Improper User Practices
Lab users are the most important part of the system.
The lingering smell in the lab indicates a loss of containment.
Continuously exposing users to chemicals is a major health and safety risk.
The lab occupants are a critical component of the lab ventilation system. The entire system is designed to keep occupants safe and to provide the best possible indoor air quality in order to support their work.
Even the best-designed fume hoods and well-integrated lab ventilation system cannot eliminate the risk of loss of containment, unless the lab users operate them properly.
User practices play an important role in ensuring that the lab ventilation system functions as designed. Some commonly observed user problems are
There is no reason why a Lab should smell of chemicals if your Lab Ventilation System and Fume Hoods are working as expected