Lab safety and symbols
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 8

Lab Safety and Symbols PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 65 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Lab Safety and Symbols. Quiz - Wednesday. General Precautions. FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN BY THE TEACHER! (most of the answers on the safety quiz involve telling your teacher when a mishap occurs) NO HORSEPLAY NEVER EAT OR DRINK WHILE EXPERIMENTING

Download Presentation

Lab Safety and Symbols

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Lab safety and symbols

Lab Safety and Symbols

Quiz - Wednesday


General precautions

General Precautions

  • FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN BY THE TEACHER! (most of the answers on the safety quiz involve telling your teacher when a mishap occurs)

  • NO HORSEPLAY

  • NEVER EAT OR DRINK WHILE EXPERIMENTING

  • KEEP YOUR WORK AREA CLEAN AND UNCLUTTERED


Dress code

Dress Code

  • Wear safety goggles for the entire experiment if instructed to wear goggles.

  • Wear an apron to protect your clothes when using chemicals or items that will stain.

  • Gloves are provided when needed.

  • Tie back long hair and dangling sleeves.

  • Take off loose and long jewelry.

  • Wear closed shoes.


First aid

First Aid

  • Report all accidents- big or small to the teacher.

  • Know where the safety shower, eye wash station, and fire blanket are located.

  • Know where the fire exit is located.


Chemical safety

Chemical Safety

  • Never put your face near the opening of a container that holds a chemical.

  • Never touch, taste or smell anything unless instructed by the teacher.

  • When pouring, pour over the sink.

  • Use care when working with acids and bases.

  • When mixing acids with water, pour acid into the water slowly.

  • Ask the teacher about how to dispose of waste.


Using glassware safely

Using Glassware Safely

  • If glassware is chipped or cracked, notify the teacher.

  • If you break glass, notify the teacher and do not pick up the broken pieces.

  • Glass is cheap- Do not risk cutting yourself.


Sharp instruments

Sharp Instruments

  • Handle sharp instruments with care.

  • When cutting, always cut away from your body.


Safety symbols

Safety symbols


  • Login