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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 16. Control of Hazardous Substances
Article 107. Dusts, Fumes, Mists, Vapors and Gases

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§5154.2. Ventilation Requirements for Biological Safety Cabinets, Appendix B - Start Up and Shut down Procedure (Non-Mandatory)

(a) Start up.

(1) Turn off ultraviolet sterilizer if so equipped.

(2) Turn on all blowers and cabinet illumination lights.

(3) Allow 5 minutes of operation to purge system, check flow alarm system audio and visual alarm function if so equipped.

(4) Decontaminate readily accessible interior surfaces with a disinfectant appropriate for the agents or suspected agents present.

(b) Shut down.

(1) Decontaminate and remove all items from interior work area.

(2) Decontaminate readily accessible interior surfaces with a disinfectant appropriate for the agents or suspected agents present.

(3) Turn on ultraviolet sterilizer if so equipped.

(4) Allow 5 minutes of operation to purge system.

(5) Turn off cabinet blower.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. New Appendix B filed 10-11-94; operative 11-10-94 (Register 94, No. 41).

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