Lab Safety Always Wear Safety Goggles in the

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Lab Safety

Lab Safety

Always Wear Safety Goggles in the Lab!!! Eyeglasses and sunglasses are not adequate substitutes.

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

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 MUST be tied back!

No Backpacks or Purses at Lab Tables

No Backpacks or Purses at Lab Tables

Know the Location of the Following… ü Eyewash ü Fire blanket ü Fire Extinguisher

Know the Location of the Following… ü Eyewash ü Fire blanket ü Fire Extinguisher

NO HORSEPLAY!

NO HORSEPLAY!

Never Perform Unauthorized Experiments!

Never Perform Unauthorized Experiments!

No Food or Drink in the Lab! DEADIL

No Food or Drink in the Lab! DEADIL

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 q NEVER point the mouth of a test tube or Erlenmeyer

Heating Test Tubes q NEVER point the mouth of a test tube or Erlenmeyer flask at yourself or another person! q ALWAYS direct the mouth away from people! Not quite wrong! Not quite correct!

Never Heat a Closed Container The increasing pressure in the container can cause the

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 Notify Teacher! 1. Never return spilled or unused material

Clean up all spills immediately Notify Teacher! 1. Never return spilled or unused material to the reagent bottle. 2. Solids sweep up and place in the waste disposal container for that lab 1. Small liquid spills should be diluted with lots of water and mopped up with towel. 2. Large spills must be handled by the instructor.

Begin First Aid Immediately 1. Alert the instructor 2. If chemicals have come in

Begin First Aid Immediately 1. Alert the instructor 2. If chemicals have come in contact with the eyes, begin eyewashing NOW! At least 10 minutes! 1. Remove clothes that have chemical contamination 2. Move everyone away from the area to avoid further contamination

Report all injuries to your instructor immediately.

Report all injuries to your instructor immediately.