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Lab Safety. Ms. Raihan. Always Wear Safety Goggles in the Lab!!!. Eyeglasses and sunglasses are not adequate substitutes. Chemical Burn of the Eye. A chemical burn of the eye can be prevented by WEARING GOGGLES. Long hair MUST be tied back!. No Backpacks or Purses at Lab Tables.

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Lab safety

Lab Safety

Ms. Raihan


Always wear safety goggles in the lab

Always Wear Safety Goggles in the Lab!!!

Eyeglasses and sunglasses are not adequate substitutes.


Chemical burn of the eye

Chemical Burn of the Eye

A chemical burn of the eye can be prevented by WEARING GOGGLES.


Long hair must be tied back

Long hair MUSTbe tied back!


No backpacks or purses at lab tables

No Backpacks or Purses at Lab Tables


Know the location of the following

Know the Location of the Following…

  • Eyewash

  • Fire blanket

  • Fire Extinguisher


No horseplay

NOHORSEPLAY!


Never perform unauthorized experiments

Never Perform Unauthorized Experiments!


No food or drink in the lab

No Food or Drink in the Lab!


Never remove chemicals or equipment from the lab

Never remove chemicals or equipment from the lab


Never use chemicals from an unlabeled container

Never use chemicals from an unlabeled container


Heating test tubes

Heating Test Tubes

  • NEVER point the mouth of a test tube or Erlenmeyer flask at yourself or another person!

  • ALWAYS direct the mouth away from people!

Correct!

Wrong!


Never heat a closed container

Never Heat a Closed Container

The increasing pressure in the container can cause the contents to spray out the top, or the container shatters, spreading shards of glass


Keep flammable substances away from heat sources

Keep Flammable Substances Away From Heat Sources


Clean up all spills immediately

Clean up all spills immediately

  • Never return spilled or unused material to the reagent bottle.

  • Solids should be swept up and placed in the waste disposal container for that lab

  • Small liquid spills should be diluted with lots of water and mopped up with a cloth towel.

  • Large spills must be handled by the instructor.


Begin first aid immediately

Begin First Aid Immediately

  • Alert the instructor

  • If chemicals have come in contact with the eyes, begin eyewashingNOW!

  • Remove clothes that have chemical contamination

  • Move everyone away from the area to avoid further contamination


Report all injuries to your instructor immediately

Report all injuries to your instructor immediately.


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