[Histonet] Wax removal

Tom Wells Tom_Wells <@t> bcit.ca
Thu Jul 15 15:47:52 CDT 2010

Hi Rhonda,

Where do you get the "anti-fatigue mats" Thanks. Tom

Tom Wells BSc, ART
School of Medical Laboratory Sciences
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Burnaby, BC

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Date: 07/15/2010 10:04AM
Subject: RE: [Histonet] Wax removal

We have a paraffin scraper that our Housekeeping staff uses. It was
purchased from   American MasterTech Scientific (item CPW04200E, and
replacement blades item CPW04201P). We also have perforated anti-fatigue
mats in aisles around the cutting stations which trap the wax and can be
vacuumed/swept away when the mat is flipped.

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[mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu]On Behalf Of Hartz,
Rhonda SktnHR
Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2010 12:42 PM
To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Subject: [Histonet] Wax removal

Hi everyone;

This may seem like a insignificant question, but we consistently have
issues with injuries to our maintenance staff from cleaning the wax off
of our floors.  Housekeeping has laid sticky layered mats all over our
floors (like large mouse traps), which they peel off layer by layer as
they become wax covered.  Apparently these are very expensive.  Does
anyone have any suggestions?

Rhonda Hartz
Technologist Supervisor
Anatomic Pathology Division
Saskatoon Health Region
(306) 655-8197
rhonda.hartz <@t> saskatoonhealthregion.ca

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