Chemical Fume Hood Animation in English

(gentle music) – [Female narrator] Chemical Fume Hood: How it Works to Protect You. (continuous music) Exhaust duct By-pass grill Sash Work height: 46 centimeters Air foil Storage cabinet Correct sash height Do not use, needs repair Exhaust duct Baffles Air foil Air flow overview Under air foil Window opening By-pass grill Work at least 25 centimeters inside hood. Rear air slot promotes air flow. Too many objects disrupt air flow. Vapors escape hood. Use a shelf to improve air flow. Fast movement disrupts air flow. Use slow, direct movements. Foot traffic disrupts air flow. Summary Proper sash work height is 46 centimeters. Work at least 25 centimeters inside hood. Do not block air slot at rear of hood. Too many objects disrupt air flow. Use a shelf to improve air flow. Use slow, direct movements. Minimize foot traffic around hood. – [Male Narrator] The
illustrations, safety practices and suggestions shown in
this animation do not cover all the potential health
and safety concerns associated with the use
of a chemical fume hood. The chemical fume hood in
your laboratory may differ from the model presented
in this animation. Please take time to learn
about your chemical fume hood, its design and proper operation. Always wear appropriate
personal protective equipment, such as eye protection, lab coat and chemically resistant gloves,
for the chemicals you use, handle or store in the laboratory. Please discuss the safe operation of your chemical fume hood,
such as alarms or airflow, with the maintenance
staff in your facility. Thank you.

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