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


April 1999 - Volume 1 - Number 1

Reference Standards Applicable to Forensic Laboratory Design

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

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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