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Listing of Lab Design Standards by Mount (FSC, April 199)

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April 1999 - Volume 1 - Number 1


Reference Standards Applicable to Forensic Laboratory Design

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American National Standards Institute/American Industrial Hygiene Association (ANSI/AIHA)
2700 Prosperity Avenue #250
Fairfax VA 22031
Phone: 703-849-8888
Website: http://www.aiha.org
ANSI Z-35-81: Requirements for Emergency Showers and Eyewashes
AIHA Z9.5-92: Laboratory Ventilation
American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD)
c/o Columbus Police Department
Forensic Laboratory
520 King Avenue
Columbus OH 43201
Phone: 614-645-4911
Website: http://www.ascld.org
ASCLD: American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/
Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) Accreditation Manual
ASCLD: Guidelines for Forensic Laboratory Management Practices
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration,
and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
1791 Tullie Circle NE
Atlanta GA 30329
Phone: 404-636-8400
Website: http://www.ashrae.org
ASHRAE 100-85: Method of Testing Performance of Laboratory Fume Hoods
Center for Disease Control (CDC)
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta GA 30333
Phone: 404-639-3311
Website: http://www.cdc.gov
CDC/NIH: Primary Containment for Biohazards
Section III—Biological Safety Cabinets
Section IV—Laboratory Hazards & Risk Assessment
Section VI—Facility and Engineering Requirements
Code of Federal Regulations
(CFR)

Office of the Federal Register
National Archives and Records Administration
United States Government Printing Office
Washington DC 20402
Phone: 202-523-3419
Website: http://www.nara.gov/fedreg/nfpubs.html#cfr
CFR 21: Chapter 11—Drug Enforcement Administration
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
United States Department of Justice
700 Army Navy Drive
Arlington VA 22202
Phone: 202-307-1000
Website: http://www.usdoj.gov/dea
DEA: Guidelines for Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Evidence Handling and Security Procedures
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
120 Wall Street 17th Floor
New York NY 10005
Phone: 212-248-5000
Website: http://www.iesna.org
Lighting Handbook: Reference and Application
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
P.O. Box 9101
Quincy MA 02269
Phone: 800-344-3555
Website: http://www.nfpa.org
NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code
NFPA 45: Fire Protection for Laboratories Using Chemicals
NFPA 49: Hazardous Chemical Data
NFPA 55: Storage, Use, and Handling of Compressed and
Liquefied Gases in Portable Cylinders
National Institutes of Health (NIH)/U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
900 Rockville Pike
Bethesda MD 20892
Phone: 301-496-4000
Website: http://www.nih.gov
NIH: Design Policy and Guidelines
DHHS (CDC) 93-8395: Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories
National Institute of Occupational Safety
and Health (NIOSH)
200 Independence Avenue SW
Washington DC 20201
Phone: 800-356-4674
Website: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html
NIOSH Standard 1910.1025: Lead Exposure and Design Considerations for Indoor Firing Ranges
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
1000 Bureau Drive Stop 8102
Gaithersburg MD 20899
Phone: 301-975-2000
Website: http://www.nist.gov
NCJ 168106: Forensic Laboratories—Handbook for Facility Planning, Design, Construction, and Moving
National Research Council (NRC)
2101 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC 20418
Phone: 202-334-2138
Website: http://www.nas.edu/nrc
NRC 1981: Prudent Practices of Handling Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories
National Sanitation Foundation (NSF)
3475 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor MI 40105
Phone: 734-769-8010
Website: http://www.nsf.org
NSF 49: Class II Laminar Flow Biosafety Cabinetry
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Publications Office
200 Constitution Ave NW Room N3103
Washington DC 20210
Phone: 202-693-1888
Website: http://www.osha.gov
OSHA: 29 CFR 1901.103— Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
OSHA: 29 CFR 1910.1025— Testing Procedures for Air Quality in Indoor Firing Ranges
OSHA Section 1910.106: General Industrial Standards—Solvent and Acid Storage Cabinets
Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association (SEFA)
7 Wildbird Lane
Hilton Head Island SC 29926
Phone: 843-689-6878
Website: http://www.sefalabfurn.com
SEFA 1.2: Recommended Practices for the Design, Construction and Testing of Laboratory Fume Hoods
SEFA 2.3: Recommended Practices for the Installation of Laboratory Furniture and Equipment
SEFA 3: Guidelines for the Selection of Laboratory Work Surfaces


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