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ASSIGNMENT-1 Perchloroethylene As he was leaving work, a dry cleaning worker accidentally spilled a full gallon container of perchloroethylene onto the floor of the dry cleaning establishment. He left the building without realizing he had spilled the solvent. The building temperature is maintained at 72 F. All of the solvent evaporated overnight and the building was completely closed during that time. The interior dimensions of the building are 30 feet wide x 50 long x 12 feet high. nswer the following questions: 1. How many pounds of solvent were spilled? 2. How many cubic feet in the building? 3. What would the expected concentration in ppm of perchloroethylene be in the building when the worker returned the next morning? 4. Compare your answer to the TLV, PEL and IDLH (Submit your answers using a Word document thru the Moodle link) 5. Post your answer to Question #3 above onto Forum #2 and include your recommendations to protect the worker and/or patrons, if necessary, upon entering the building. 6. Comment on at least two other postings 11:13 AM 0
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