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LAB

RULES
Your life
depends on it.
Rule # 1
Wear safety
goggles at all
times.
Safety Goggles
Acid Damage
Base Damage
Flying Glass
Rule # 2
.
Acid burn
Rule # 3
Only do
experiments
assigned and
Rule # 3
work only when
teacher is
present.
Rule # 3
If you dont
Rule # 3
He decided to
play with dry
ice and didnt
listen to the
teacher: you
can see the
where the cap
of the bottle
went.
Rule # 4
Be aware of safety
equipment and
how to use it.
Safety Equipment
Fire Blanket
Fire Extinguishers
PASS
PULL
the pin
PASS
AIM
low
PASS
SQUEEZE
PASS
Sweep
Rule # 5
Do not eat or
drink in the
lab.
Rule # 6
Point test tubes away
from all people when
heating.
Rule # 7
Read all of the
instructions and
Rule # 7
listen for special
precautions.
Rule # 8
Notify teacher of
all spills
immediately.
Rule # 9
Notify teacher of
any injuries
immediately.
Rule # 10
Pull back long hair
and contain loose
sleeves.
Rule # 11
Wear close-
toed shoes.
Rule # 12
Use a hot plate
for flammable
liquids.
Rule # 13
Do not leave a
lit burner
unattended.
Rule # 14
Read the label of a
reagent carefully
before using.
Rule # 15
Do not return
unused chemicals to
the stock container.
Rule # 16
Do not use cracked
glassware. Throw it
away in the broken
glass bin.
Rule # 17
To dilute an acid,
always pour acid
into water!
Rule # 18
Clean up
accidents
immediately and
Rule # 18
leave your area
clean at the end
of lab.
Rule # 19
Wash hands
at end of lab.
Lab Safety
It is
everybodys
responsibility.
MSDS Form
A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
is intended to provide workers and
emergency personnel with procedures
for handling or working with that
substance in a safe manner, and
includes information such as physical
data, storage, disposal, protective
equipment and spill handling
procedures.
Example page
Hazard Code System
4 Severe 3 Serious 2 Dangerous 1 Minor 0 Slight
Red = Flammability
Blue = Health
Yellow = Reactivity
White = Special
Hazard Code System
Practice!

What does this
say about
diethyl ether?
Hazard Code System
Practice!

What does this
say about
sodium metal?
Chemical Safety Symbols
Poisonous / Toxic
Chemical Safety Symbols
Corrosive
Chemical Safety Symbols
Oxidizer
Chemical Safety Symbols
Biohazard
Chemical Safety Symbols
Radioactive
Chemical Safety Symbols
Flammable
Chemical Safety Symbols
Explosive
Chemical Safety Symbols
Electrical Hazard