2 WEAR APPROPRIATE CLOTHING Safety goggles should be worn at all timesJackets, ties and other loose garments should be removedLong sleeves should be rolled upLong hair should be tied backClosed toed shoes should be wornNO EATING OR DRINKING IN LAB!
3 FOLLOW DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY Read procedure before beginning labNever do anything not called for in procedureKeep work area clean and tidyKeep combustible materials away from open flamesAlways be aware of your surroundings
4 WORKING WITH TOXIC SUBSTANCES Activities involving poisonous vapors should be done in the hoodUse wafting motion to direct odors to noseNever touch or taste any substance unless directed to do soDo not pour toxic, corrosive or insoluble liquids down the sink
5 KNOW EMERGENCY REPONSES Know the location of emergency equipment and how to use themAlways report accidents to instructor immediatelyWash your hands before you leave the room
6 HANDLING GLASSWARE Never handle broken glass with hands Lubricate glassware with glycerine before inserting into stopperDo not place hot glassware directly on table, use an insulating padAllow plenty of time for hot glass to cool
7 HEATING SUBSTANCES Always turn burner off when not in use Point heating test tubes away from yourself and othersNever look into a container that is being heatedNever heat a closed containerNever leave a substance being heated unattended
8 IF YOU’RE NOT SURE….SIMPLY ASK! HANDLING CHEMICALSRead labelsTake only as much as neededDo not return unused reagent back to bottlesWhen transferring chemicals, hold container out away from your bodyAAA; Always Add AcidIF YOU’RE NOT SURE….SIMPLY ASK!
9 WHAT’S WRONG IN THIS PICTURE? Goggles not onHair not tied backFlammable liquid near bunsen burnerRoll up loose sleeves