Fume Hood Quick Facts

  • You must have the sash opened no further then 16-17 inches above the air foil
  • You must work 6 inches inside the cabinet
  • Large equipment must be elevated 1-2 inches up
  • Fume hoods must be certified annually by Facilities, Operation and Development to ensure proper working order
  • Users must not block the baffles
  • A training module is available¬†for Fume Hood Safety under Training
  • If the fume hood needs repaired or certified please contact Service2Facilies at 614-292-HELP or s2f.osu.edu.