ARCHITECTS, SPECIFIERS AND LAB PLANNERS
Helping you visualize excellence
Whether planning your next laboratory expansion, upgrade or new facility, LAS has the experience to help you meet all of the necessary safety standards to protect laboratory personnel. You can start with standard modular components to maximize your budget and work with our designers to add custom sizes and features where needed.
Your safety is our main concern, and that is why LAS designs and manufactures laboratory products that meet or exceed industry standards for personnel and product protection. LabAire products are independently tested and certified to the following:
The Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association (SEFA)
Fume hoods (SEFA 1)
Installations (SEFA 2)
Laboratory Work Surfaces (SEFA 3)
Glossary of Terms (SEFA 4)
Scope of Work (SEFA 5)
Laboratory Casework -Polypropylene (SEFA 8P)
Adaptable Casework Systems (SEFA 10)
Liquid Chemical Storage (SEFA 11)
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) & The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
ANSI/AHIA Standard Z9.5 - 2003, Laboratory Ventilation
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers - (ANSI/ASHRAE)
ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 110 - 2016, Method of Testing Performance of Laboratory Fume Hoods
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
NFPA Standard 45-2000 addresses laboratory fume hood exhaust volumes, containment, and airflow measurement. The standard provides basic requirements to protect life and property through the prevention and control of fires and explosions involving the use of chemicals in laboratory-scale operations.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Provides guidelines to protect laboratory personnel in laboratories with hazardous chemicals, including the proper performance of fume hoods in Standard 29 CFR 1910.1450.
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Contact an Expert
Our laboratory experts are here to answer questions and support you through the design process. We have provided links to many of our resources on this page, and are available by phone and email to discuss your concerns.