17 basic laboratory safety objectives: upon completion of the lecture, accompanying video, required readings and clinical rotations, the student will be able to: 1) list and describe the appropriate safety procedures practiced in the clinical laboratory. Chemical laboratory safety measures signs and information labels and warning signs should alert employees to potentially hazardous materials and allow those unfamiliar with the laboratory surroundings to identify hazardous chemical use and storage areas, safety facilities, emergency equipment and exits and aid emergency response personnel. Laboratory glassware is specifically designed for scientific work however, by design it is also fragile and can easily break and cause injuries in the process there have been many lab accidents at uvm involving the handling of glassware in the lab. Safety precautions for the laboratory before you begin your work, it is necessary for you to know safe practices for the laboratory that must be observed at all times, for your protection and the protection of others.
Guidelines for chemical laboratory safety book laboratory safety for chemistry studentsa the goal is to help those limitations of those protective measures. Laboratory work is basic to any scientific pursuit it is important to learn safety in the laboratory you must purchase the safety book by garcia and spencer. Safety measures in the chemistry laboratory the mentors are responsible for instructing the competitors as to the risks to which they are subjected when working in a chemistry laboratory, as well as to the basic safety measures, and first aid.
The chp, and other laboratory safety practices, including exposure detection, physical and health tective measures in this standard (eg, ecp, engi. Do not wander around the room, distract other students, startle other students or interfere with the laboratory experiments of others 15 know the locations and operating procedures of all safety equipment including: first aid kit(s), and fire extinguisher. Laboratory safety the laboratory safety program supports ehs's mission by providing guidance and support to researchers in order to identify and eliminate or reduce hazards, train personnel, and ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
Lab safety rules part of this powerpoint has been taken from the power point oftim baker, adam kueltzo, and todd katzformer nchs students and from lyndon b johnson high school science web site. 6 safety equipment the following safety equipment hould be available in high school science laboratories informations regarding possible suppliers is provided in the section on safety in the chemistry laboratory of the. Establish incentives for all laboratory personnel to comply with safety and security measures laboratory safety program typically rests with the laboratory.
A c1inical chemistry laboratory must adopt the standard safety measures adopted in other analyticallaboratories and already discussed in this book for example, eating, drinking and smoking must only take pi ace in an area. Safety is a key concern in any scientific enterprise, but particularly so in the chemistry lab there are many potential hazards when working with chemicals, but all of them can be avoided with the appropriate precautions. Safety goggles are required wear in all chemistry labs not wearing them puts you in danger of eye irritation and possibly blindness in the case of an accident a small droplet of acid could splash out of the container at any time. The best safety measures are to wear proper equipment for personal protection for a chemical lab you will require a lab coat, hand gloves, safety goggles.
School chemistry laboratory safety guide safe lab the views or opinions expressed in this safety guide do not necessarily represent the views of the commission. At a time when there was little emphasis on teaching laboratory safety, the committee on chemical safety of the american chemical society (acs) published the first edition of safety in academic chemistry laboratoriessacl ( . Laboratory safety rules and regulations chemistry department middle east technical university the following safety rules must be observed while performing any of the scheduled laboratory experiments in one of the chemistry laboratories. Department of chemistry university of kentucky che 226 - analytical chemistry laboratory 2 laboratory safety laboratory the extra time invested in working carefully and at a measured pace is more than.