3 Cuts and Burns These are the two most common injuries… Cuts can be prevented by checking to see if glassware is chipped, or broken…also clean up any glass you break.Allow to bleed briefly…..wash with soap and water
4 So you burned yourself…… Tell Mr. JordenImmediately put the burned area under cool water until the burning sensation subsides.
5 Someone has fainted??? Give the person fresh air! Make sure their head is lower than the rest of their body.If the person does not recover then artificial respiration may be needed.
6 SMALL FIRES on counterIn order to put out a small fire in the laboratory you must place an over turned beaker on top of the fire.It cuts off the supply of oxygen.
7 FIRE!In case of a small fire, such as a beaker engulfed in flames…
8 FIRE!You should cover the beaker with a watch glass and leave the cover there until the flame dies out.
11 USING A FIRE EXTINGUISHER Pull pinAimSqueeze handleMove back and forth
12 If a person catches on fire…. Wrap them in the nearest fire blanket.
13 Fire Blanket Use the fire blanket when a person catches on fire If someone catches on fire, wrap them up in the blanket and put them on the groundDo NOT cover up the persons head with blanket, it does not let oxygen through
14 Chemistry Safety Notes If you forget your safety glasses, bad things, like blinding an eye, could happenSee how UNcool he looks from his eye injury
15 IF YOU SPILL A CHEMICAL… If you spill a chemical in your eyes, immediately use the eyewash fountain to wash the liquid from your eyesRemember, if you have contacts take them out before you use the eyewash fountain.DO NOT RUB EYE!! (a foreign object could scratch your eye!)
16 In Case You are Poisoned... IMMEDIATELYIdentify the chemical substance you ingestedNotify the teacherIf necessary, contact medical assistance
17 PoisonSometimes we may have to force you to vomit.
18 Are you bleeding severely? Apply pressure to the wound and get medical attention immediately.
19 If harmful chemicals were to make contact with your skin….. Make sure the teacher is notified as you rinse it off in the sink right away.If it is a larger spill on your clothes and can’t be reached by the sink, take your clothes off immediately and if it made contact with skin get under shower.Neutralize acids with baking soda and neutralize bases with boric acid.
20 Be PreparedWhen you come to class be prepared to to immediately begin the lab.Familiarize yourself with the lab procedures before beginning the lab.
21 Perform only those lab activities assigned by Mr. Jorden. Never do anything that is not called for in the laboratory procedure or by your teacher.
22 Chemistry Safety Notes Work areas should be clean and tidyDO NOT take other materials into the laboratory.
23 Chemistry Safety Notes DO NOT wear open toed shoesHowever fashionable they may be
42 Always waft in order to smell a substance The Right WayAlways waft in order to smell a substance
43 Clean up all spills immediately If a harmful chemical is spilled and not cleaned up, the next person to encounter it could be harmed!
44 When the teacher is knocked out … WHEN MR. JORDEN IS OUTWhen the teacher is knocked out …
45 Call one of these numbers for help JORDEN cont.Call one of these numbers for help
46 Do not return used chemicals to their original containers
47 When mixing an acid and water… always add the acid to the water
48 Chemical Spills (continued) If you spill a chemical on yourself, wash the area well with soap and water, tell your teacher, and seek medical attention if needed.If a chemical spills on your clothes, take them off and wash yourself off with the safety shower.
49 HANDLING GLASSWAREAlways carry glass pieces in a vertical position to avoid stabbing anyone.Never handle broken glass with your bare hands. Use a brush and dustpan to sweep up the broken glass.Always lubricate glassware.
50 Incorrect ProcedureNever try to force glass tubing through an aperture without lubricating the end of the glass tubing, as well as the hole into which it will be inserted. Also, do not press with your palms, as illustrated to the right – doing so may cause the tubing to break or impale/cut you.
56 Checking Heat This is what happens when you aren’t careful! Don’t grab an object that has recently been heated. Always use the back of your hand to determine if an object is still hot after removal from a flame.
57 When heating liquids in test tubes using a burner…. Be sure to tilt the test tube away from you
58 Heating Substances -NEVER heat anything unless instructed to do so. -NEVER look into a container that is being heated.-When heating a substance in a test tube, make sure that the mouth of the tube is pointed AWAY from yourself or others.Heating Substances
59 Never heat a CLOSED CONTAINER!!!! The First Test- ConclusionsNever heat a CLOSED CONTAINER!!!!