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Where is your school. The New Jersey Poison Control Center
helped me after I became very ill from the dust problems in my
The best source of information I know which was also a big help to me
is the Center for Hazards in the Arts:
The center is now closed because of loss of funding but
there is a wealth of information in their archives.
Michael McCann, PhD, CIH (michael.mccann),
You might try to email Michael and see if he would be willing to
guide you. He directed the center for many years.
It is extremely important for you to resolve this asap but you want
to get adequate equipment.
The Monmouth County parks System here in NJ has installed vent.
system So has a College in North Jersey which I can find out more
if these other avenues do not lead to good information
I am planning on writing a proposal for the purchase and installation
of an air filtration system in my pottery classroom. I realize that
the cost of a really good system is not inexpensive so I will need to
support my request with statistics. The pottery studio is not very
large, but the class sizes are...go figure. I have finally hidden the
shop brushes, and have been trying to keep the dust down. If anyone
has any information or sources of help regarding air filtration
systems I would appreciate hearing from you.
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