LABORATORY POLICIES Know location of • Fire extinguishers • Eye wash stations • Safety showers • Exits
LABORATORY POLICIES No • Eating • Drinking • Smoking • Excessive personal property
LABORATORY POLICIES Wear • Safety goggles not safety glasses • Protective apron • Appropriate clothing (not your best clothes • Closed shoes that cover entire foot from ankle down including heel (NOT sandals, flip flops, clogs and/or flats)
LABORATORY POLICIES • You will be sent out of lab for the day if you do not wear appropriate attire to lab
LABORATORY POLICIES No • Horseplay, pranks, or other acts of mischief • Mouth suction of pipets (always use pipet bulb)
LABORATORY POLICIES • Report any accident, however minor, to the graduate teaching assistant at once.
LABORATORY POLICIES • Students who are pregnant or who become pregnant must inform their GTAs so that adequate precautions may be taken.
LAB REPORTS Must • Be complete and legible • Have data in ink (not pencil) • Be signed by GTA before you leave • Include proper units • Note all significant digits • Have listing of formulas for every type of calculation
LAB REPORTS Must • Have fully answered questions • Have properly constructed and labeled graphs • Be turned in the next week at the beginning of class • Be redone at GTA’s request if illegible
LAB REPORTS • If you miss a lab, it is your responsibility to have your lab report turned in on time (i.e., on the day and time of your regular lab).
LAB REPORTS • A final exam will be given at the end of the semester.
GENERAL LABORATORY RULES You must • Be on time • Attend briefing to do lab • Stop working on an experiment at the end of the period (no extra time)
GENERAL LABORATORY RULES You must • Work in lab room only when supervised • Perform only authorized experiments • Clean benches and work spaces before leaving
GENERAL LABORATORY RULES You must • Return chemicals to proper places immediately after use • Treat unused chemicals as wastes • Dispose of chemical wastes as directed • Use only designated waste containers
LABORATORY EQUIPMENT You are • Responsible for the equipment issued at beginning of term • To inspect each piece of equipment when you check in • To confirm that all equipment was present on the first day of lab • To return equipment in your drawer at the end of each semester complete and in good condition
LABORATORY EQUIPMENT • You will be charged if any equipment borrowed from stockroom is not returned.
LABORATORY EQUIPMENT You must bring your drawer key to lab. If not, • Five (5) technique points will be deducted from your weekly lab report grade • Your drawer will be unlocked by the stockroom personnel.
LABORATORY EQUIPMENT Go to the Chemistry Supply Store in 128 Saunders Hall to replace • Drawer keys • Missing or broken equipment
LABORATORY EQUIPMENT You must • Return the assigned key when you check out of lab • Return the lab key within one week grace period if you drop the course or stop attending
LABORATORY EQUIPMENT • You must return the key at the end of the course to receive a grade for the lab • There is a $50.00 charge that must be paid (to the Bursar’s Office) for an unreturned key.
LABORATORY POLICIES • STUDENTS WHO REFUSE TO FOLLOW LABORATORY SAFETY REGULATIONS WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE LABORATORY.