2 Accidents Occur When You Least Expect Them You Tube: Funny Accidents at homeCould these have been prevented?
3 Being in the Lab Labs can be a fun and exciting learning environment. It is a privilege for those who can follow instructions.Labs can be a very dangerous place if people are careless and take things for granted.
4 Practicing Lab Safety You can enjoy science more often. You gain the trust of your teacher.You keep yourself and others from harm and even death.So let’s begin…
6 What can we do to prevent accidents? Be well prepared.Actively seek signs of danger.Know the proper procedures.
7 10 Safety Rules Get permission before starting. Study the procedures. Use safety equipment like goggles.Always point materials away from you and other students.Never eat or drink in a lab; do not inhale or taste any chemicals.
8 10 Safety RulesKnow the location of safety equipment and how to use it: fire extinguisher, fire blanket, first aid kit, eyewash and fire alarm.Be aware of open flames; tie back long hair and loose clothing.Never run if you are caught on fire.Keep area organized and clean.Report any incidences to the instructor, no matter how minor.
9 Basic First Aid Always notify your instructor. Burns: apply cold water.Cuts: stop bleeding by applying direct pressure. Cover cuts with a clean dressing.Bruises: Apply cold compresses to bruises.Fainting: Leave the person lying down. Loosen tight clothing and don’t crowd
10 Basic First AidForeign matter in eye: Use the eyewash station and flush with plenty of water.Poisoning: Note the suspect poisoning agent FIRST then call teacher/poison control. Inducing vomiting is not always the remedy.Chemicals on skin: Flush with large amounts of water.
11 Lab Clean-Up Turn off water/gas. Unplug electrical devices. Return materials to their proper places.Properly dispose of materials as instructed.Clean your work area.Wash your hands!!!
12 Top 7 Keys to SafetyStick to these 7 tips and you won’t have to worry about safety.Stick to these 7 tips and you won’t need first aid.Stick to these 7 tips and you can have fun in science this year!
13 Top 7 Keys to Safety #7: Be attentive to the task(s) at hand. Arby’s zoo commercialSoVN7DY
14 Top 7 Keys to Safety#6: Always check the equipment.
15 Top 7 Keys to Safety#5: Be attentive to those around you. Ninja partners j2YpMSSLh4
16 Top 7 Keys to Safety#4: Keep your eye on the experiment.
17 Top 7 Keys to Safety#3: Don’t leave your experiment unattended.
18 Top 7 Keys to Safety#2: Keep your head on and ALWAYS inform your instructor of any incidents no matter how minor.
19 Top 7 Keys to Safety#1: Stay calm and don’t panic, you might end up injuring yourself.