Presentation on theme: "SAFETY FIRST. RULES OF THE SCIENCE LAB 1. Always get teacher permission to begin any lab. 2. Read ALL procedures carefully, and completely before starting."— Presentation transcript:
RULES OF THE SCIENCE LAB 1. Always get teacher permission to begin any lab. 2. Read ALL procedures carefully, and completely before starting a lab. 3. Pay close attention to all safety symbols.
SAFETY SYMBOLS 1.Eye safety- You must wear goggles appropriately. 2. Clothing protection - Wear an apron during the duration of the lab. 3. Hand Safety- be aware of other symbols that could affection your hands.
4. Heating safety- all heated items are to be placed away from the experimenter. Proper attire must be worn during labs with heat. 5. Electrical- NEVER pull an electrical plug out of the wall by the cord. Keep away from water. 6. Chemical Safety- Properly mix and store chemicals. Wafting is the only proper way to smell an unknown chemical.
7. Animal safety- Handle all live specimens with care. Always wash your hands after handling a specimen. 8. Sharp objects- these are only to be used with extreme care. Never hold an object and cut it, also never cut towards yourself. 9. Plant safety- the same rules apply to plants as to animals.
SAFE LABS INCLUDE: 1. Permission from the teacher. 2. Procedure has been completely read thoroughly and completely before beginning. 3. All clutter has been cleared away and only necessary items are on the lab table. 4. All safety precautions have been identified and acknowledged. Long hair should always be pulled back, long sleeves rolled up, and shoes laces tied.
5. Follow your assigned role. 6. No running or horseplay. 7. No food or drinks in the lab or room. 8. If something seems unsafe, get a teacher immediately.
SAFETY EQUIPMENT IN THE CLASSROOM Goggle sanitizer- sanitizes the goggles after each use. Emergency shut off valves- turns off gas, electrical outlets, and water in the lab area immediately. Fire blanket- used to extinguish a fire on a person. Fire extinguisher- used to extinguish a fire.
Safety shower- ONLY used for hazardous chemical spills. Emergency Eye wash- will flush chemicals from eyes.
SCHOOL SAFETY Fire drill- leave class in a single file, SILENT line towards the nearest exit. Wait for attendance to be taken. Severe weather- leave as a class in a silent single file line to assigned area. Listen for the announcements for which position to sit in. You are silent. Stay in Place: Stay in the classroom with door shut, class continues. Lockdown: Danger outside the building. Stay in a secure location within the building. Run, Hide, Fight: There is immediate danger within the building. If possible run towards Indian Trail. If it is too dangerous to run then you need to hide in a secure location. If needed, fighting off the intruder for safety.