Lab Safety Rule #1 • Never perform unauthorized experiments or use any equipment without proper instructions. • Follow all instructions given by the teacher
Lab Safety Rule #2 • Do not enter the stock rooms. • Do not work in the lab if no teacher is present
Lab Safety Rule #3 • Goggles must be worn when eyes could be injured. • All spills must be reported to teacher, then cleaned up Appropriately.
Lab Safety Rule #4 • Protective clothing must be worn to protect against burns or chemical spills: Lab aprons • No open shoes, sleeves below elbows, dangling jewelry. • Tie back long hair.
Lab Safety Rule #6 • Consider every chemical dangerous. • Do not inhale fumes, pipette by mouth, taste, touch or smell any chemical unless specifically asked by the teacher. • If chemicals get on skin or clothing, rinse immediately with water.
Lab Safety Rule #8 • Notify the teacher immediately in the event of an accident, injury or spill • You must remain near your table unless told to move around the room. • No student may touch the safety shower or eyewash without permission. Doing so will result in disciplinary action.
Lab Safety Rule #9/#10 • Never force glass tubing into a cork or stopper. • Never point a test tube toward yourself or anyone else.
Lab Safety Rule #11 • Only pins and specimens are allowed in dissecting trays. • Instruments not in use must remain in the kit. • Those in use are to be placed on a paper towel beside the tray.
Lab Safety Rule #12 • Discard only liquids or solids when told to by teacher.
Lab Safety Rule #13 • Keep all non-lab items away from all stations • Your lab notebook is the only item you need.