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USG Design Criteria For Laboratories

This design criteria (DC) establishes minimum design requirements for laboratory furniture, fume hoods, and safety devices to provide a safe work environment and prevent undesirable exposures to chemical contaminants among students, faculty, and staff in University System of Georgia (USG) laboratories.

The latest version of Design Criteria for Laboratories is effective September 2019 and supersedes the November 2013 version.

The previous version of the Design Criteria document is no longer effective but is provided for reference and comparison purposes only.