Lesley Robertson wrote:
> "Dave" <david.lawton1 at spamfreezonentlworld.com> wrote in message
> > Not as someone did to a tray of burning meths and try to put it out with a
> > CO2 > fire extinguisher. All the subsequent little fires were very pretty.
> > He's now our safety officer :-s
> > Dave
> Of course he is - he got the lab nice and sterile, didn't he?
> My favourite was an early biosafety instruction that work tables had to be
> wiped down with phenol at the end of the day, which was displayed in the
> same frame as a general safety instruction that phenol should only be
> handled in a fume cupboard with gloves and extreme caution....
> I don't know why I'm laughing, mind you - for my sins, I'm the biosafety
> Lesley Robertson
Safety officers should definitely be kept out of the lab area!