• Lab Safety

     

    All students, along with their parent/legal guardian, are required to read and sign a lab safety contract.  Students must submit a signed contract to participate in lab activities.

     

    Rules:

    • No loose clothing or open-toed shoes
    • Tie back hair
    • Keep hands away from mouth
    • Goggles always unless otherwise specified
    • Clean work station -  No pocketbooks/backpacks on lab tables!
    • No eating, chewing gum, drinking
    • No flammable products
    • No joking around
    • Let me know about allergies
    • When using materials, dispense only what you need
    • Never pour anything down the drain unless you get the OK
    • Do not begin activities unless instructed first
    • Stay in your work area
    • Please ask for instruction if you are unsure
    • ALWAYS point containers away from yourself and away from classmates
    • Do not consume anything you use or find in lab
    • Never remove materials from the lab
    • Clean up your work area when finished
    • Turn off flame/heat
    • Wash/dry table and around sink
    • Disconnect electrical devices and put away
    • Dispose of materials as directed
    • WASH hands thoroughly before removing your goggles

     

     

    EMERGENCIES:

    Mishaps – Inform the teacher ALWAYS in the event of the following: fire, spills, broken glass, bodily injuries, burns, electric shock.

    • In most cases I will clean up spills and broken glass.
    • Know the location of: fire extinguisher and First Aid Kit.
    • Never practice first aid procedures unless you are certified.