Laboratory fume hoods are safety devices, designed to contain contaminates generated inside the apparatus.  This administrative control helps minimize exposure while working with hazardous materials.

Fume Hood Information for New Projects

Building Liaison/Safety Contact Chemical Hood Reference Information
Chemical Fume Hood Owner Reference Information
Fume Hood Face Velocity Factors to Consider
Recommended Chemical Hood Use Procedures
Common Corrections Actions for Fume Hoods (Letter Size / Legal Size)

Ventilation Systems – Proper laboratory ventilation is needed to minimize exposure to hazardous materials while conducting research associated activities.