[Histonet] Proper Respirator for Formalin and Organic Solvents

rgrow <@t> bmnet.com rgrow <@t> bmnet.com
Mon Jul 11 17:17:27 CDT 2005

Greetings Histonetters,
We are investigating different respirators for dumping tissues and changing
processors.  We use NBF and real xylene.  What are other hospital labs
using?  Do you have to be fit-tested yearly?  Are you following hosp.
respiratory policy or your own?  Sorry for all the questions, but I am on a
fact-finding mission.

Thanks, Renee

Renee Grow, BA., HT (ASCP)
rgrow <@t> bmnet.com
Histology Supervisor
Blount Memorial Hospital
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Maryville, TN  37804-5016
(865) 977-4744
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