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Lab Safety. Mrs. Towle 2007. No pushing. Pay attention. 4. Name your containers. Clean up spills. Throw trash in trash can. Clean up your desk. Safety glasses!. tell Mrs. Towle. Roll up sleeves. Do not drink from glassware. No drinks, food, gum, candy!. 13.
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Lab Safety Mrs. Towle 2007
4 Name your containers
13 Do not pour extra chemicals back into bottle
14 Point test tube away from people
True or False? It is okay to come into a lab and touch equipment when the teacher is not there.
Answer • False. Do not touch any lab equipment until you are given instructions.
True or False? • Never eat or drink in the science classroom or use the lab equipment as a container for food or drink.
Answer 2 • True
True or False? • Always wear your goggles unless instructed not to do so.
Answer 3 • True. Goggles must be worn for hammering and when using chemicals.
True or False? • A small crack in glassware is okay as long as you are careful and don’t cut yourself.
Answer 4 False. Never use cracked or broken glassware. Give it to your teacher for replacement. Use the broken glassware box.
True or False? • Putting a beaker by your nose and inhaling quickly but briefly is an acceptable way to do an odor test.
Answer 5 • False. Wave your hand toward your nose over the opening of a container IF directed to smell the contents.
True or False? • If you spill any chemicals during a lab, just simply wipe up the spill and throw the paper towels in the trash.
Answer 6 • False. You must report the spill to your teacher first as there may be proper disposal guidelines to follow.
True or False? • Sandy came to her science lab wearing her long hair down on her shoulders, a skirt and open toed sandals.
Answer 7 • False. Enclosed toe shoes must be worn, hair tied back and legs covered.
Let’s Review • Do not touch any lab equipment until you are given instructions. • No horseplay in the science classroom. • Wash your hands before and after each lab period. • Never taste, touch, smell, or eat any chemical.
Keep on Reviewing • Never eat or drink in the science classroom. • Follow the specific rules for each lab. • Wave your hand toward your nose over the opening of a container IF directed to smell the contents. • When directed wear aprons tied securely around your back.
Review some more…. • Long hair must be tied back during a lab. • Always wear your goggles unless directed to do so. • Never point a test tube at yourself or another person. • Never look directly into a test tube. • Never use cracked or broken glassware. • Follow directions for the proper disposal of wastes. Certain wastes CANNOT go down the drain.
And last but not least! • Hot glassware looks the same as cool glassware. Use care when handling. • Wipe up spilled chemicals and let your teacher know of your spill. • Do not perform unauthorized experiments. • Do not waste materials! • Keep your voices low! • Experiments in science are fun as long as the rules are followed.