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Safety. Topics covered under Safety. Chemical Hazards Chemical Exposure Understanding Laboratory Equipment. Chemical Hazards. Corrosives Asphyxiants Oxidizers Alkalis. Chemical Exposure. Inhalation Ingestion Injection Absorption. Chemical Exposure. How can you avoid exposure?.

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Safety

Safety


Topics covered under safety

Topics covered under Safety

  • Chemical Hazards

  • Chemical Exposure

  • Understanding Laboratory Equipment


Chemical hazards

Chemical Hazards

  • Corrosives

  • Asphyxiants

  • Oxidizers

  • Alkalis


Chemical exposure

Chemical Exposure

  • Inhalation

  • Ingestion

  • Injection

  • Absorption


Chemical exposure1

Chemical Exposure


How can you avoid exposure

How can you avoid exposure?


How can you avoid exposure1

How can you avoid exposure?

  • Hands?

  • Eyes?

  • Clothes?

  • Face?


How can you avoid exposure2

How can you avoid exposure?

  • Procedurally

    • Use small amounts of chemicals

    • Follow directions exactly

    • Make sure equipment is not broken

    • Be aware of NFPA diamond information

    • Look up information on MSDS


What if you are exposed to chemicals

What if you are exposed to chemicals?


What if you are exposed to chemicals1

What if you are exposed to chemicals?

  • Hands?

  • Eyes?

  • Whole body?

  • Ingested?

  • Inhaled?


Shower and eyewash

Shower and Eyewash

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fZ3sle8o9k


Prevention is better than cure

Prevention is better than cure

  • OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration

  • NFPA diamond

  • MSDS – Material Safety Data Sheets


Reading a nfpa diamond

Reading a NFPA diamond

  • Blue is for level of Health Hazard

  • Red is for level of Flammability

  • Yellow is for level of Chemical Reactivity

  • White is for special codes for unique hazards


Reading a nfpa diamond1

Reading a NFPA diamond

  • The blue, red and yellow portions will rate he hazard from 0 to 4 with 4 being the most dangerous.

  • The white “special notification” symbols include OX for oxidizer, W to symbolize an unusual or dangerous reaction with water or SA to signify Simple Asphyxiant gas


Which would be more dangerous

Which would be more dangerous?


Laboratory equipment

Laboratory Equipment


Laboratory equipment1

Laboratory Equipment


Laboratory equipment2

Laboratory Equipment


Laboratory equipment3

Laboratory Equipment


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