Science Lab Safety
Lab Safety and Symbols Quiz on Tuesday, Sept. 4 th Answer questions about safety rules (T/F) Identify safety symbols 15 point quiz
Safety Symbols Flame Poison Dangerous Fumes Wear Safety Goggles Electrical Shock
Safety Rule #1 Never perform any unauthorized experiments or use any equipment or instruments without proper instruction. Always follow all directions given by your teacher!
Safety Rule #2 Do not begin working on your lab unless your teacher is present!
Safety Rule #3 When required, proper eye protection must be worn during the entire class period!
Safety Rule #4 When something breaks or spills, you must notify your teacher so it can be cleaned up properly. DO NOT TRY TO DO THIS YOURSELF!
Safety Rule #5 When working on a lab, dangling jewelry should be removed and long hair should be tied back.
Safety Rule #6 Do not eat or drink anything in the lab at any time.
Safety Rule #7 Consider every material used in the lab as dangerous. Avoid inhaling fumes, tasting, touching, or smelling any chemical unless your teacher instructs you otherwise. Rinse anything that spills on your skin with water immediately.
Safety Rule #8 Nothing is to be taken from the laboratory unless checked out to you in writing by your teacher.
Safety Rule #9 Never become involved in horseplay or practical jokes in the lab. Use maturity at all times when working in the lab.
Safety Rule #10 Never point a test tube toward yourself or anyone else.
Safety Rule #11 Do not put anything in the sink or garbage can unless instructed by your teacher. Always clean up according to the lab and teacher’s instructions.
Safety Rule #12 Note the location of the safety equipment in and around the classroom. Always wash your hands with soap and water before leaving the lab.
Safety Scenario Activity Each group will be given a safety scenario. Your group must identify ALL rules broken in the scenario. Write the rules on the lines provided. In 10 minutes, we will share our scenarios with your classmates.
Safety Symbols The symbols on the sheet will be found on many labs, activities, chemicals, and equipment that we will work with this year. You should be familiar with these symbols.
Safety Symbol Bingo Fill in your bingo card using the WORDS in grey on your “Safety Symbol” sheet. The middle is the free space. You must get “Bingo” in horizontal, vertical, or diagonal rows.