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General Lab Safety

There are general safety rules that students have to follow in any lab. They are:

”Your personal laboratory safety depends mostly on YOU”

  • In your first lab session of each discipline, read the safety and instruction poster and familiarize yourself with entering door, emergency exit, working, and banned areas.

  • Listen carefully to the instructions before attempting to do anything and perform only those experiments authorized by your teacher.

  • Working in the laboratory without supervision is not allowed.

  • A lab coat, safety glasses, and gloves should be worn during laboratory experiments.

  • Shoes must completely cover the feet “No sandals or shorts allowed”.

  • Always work in a well-ventilated area.

  • Wear a mask when it is necessary.

  • Keep the work area clear of all materials except those needed for your work “Take to the lab only what is necessary”.

  • No eating, drinking, or chewing gum are allowed in the lab.

  • If you have long hair, make sure it is tied back or confined.

  • Do not wear loose clothes or dangling jewelry on lab days.

  • If you have a wound or minor cut, it should be covered during the session.

  • Labels on the containers must be read carefully before use.

  • Do not use any equipment unless you are trained and approved as a user by your supervisor.

  • Learn and avoid the hazards associated with the equipment you will use in your experiments.

  • You are responsible to dispose any used material properly in appropriate containers.

  • Do not carry reagent bottles to your desk.

  • Never return excess materials to reagent bottles.

  • Keep hands away from face, eyes, mouth, and body while using chemicals or lab equipment.

  • Examine glassware before each use. Never use chipped, cracked, or dirty glassware.

  • Be alert and proceed with caution at all times in the lab.

  • Do not put yourself or others in danger.

  • Do not wear contact lenses.

  • Never pipette anything by mouth.

  • Clean up your work area and the glassware that you used before leaving the lab.

  • Wash hands before leaving the lab and before eating.

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