Lab.Chem I and II Safety AY 2017- 2018(1).ppt - Chemistry...

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Chemistry I/IILaboratory SafetyAcademic Year 2017- 2018
The Chemistry LaboratoryScientists understand the risks involved in thelaboratory and have established a set oflaboratory safety practices. This presentationsummarizes some of the safety rules thatscientists follow in the laboratory.2
Personal Protective Equipment(PPE)What is required for you to wearwhen you work in the laboratory3
Personal Protective Equipment(PPE)Isolates everyone from hazardous materialsEYESApproved chemical-splash gogglesBODYLong-sleeved knee-length lab coatFEETClosed-toed closed-top low-heeled shoesHANDSDisposable gloves, when necessary4
Personal Protective Equipment(PPE)5
Chemical Laboratory GogglesRequired for working in all Chemistry Labs atRowan University.Must be resistant to chemical splashes from anyliquid and impactGoggles available at the Bookstorehave been selectedspecifically for use within Rowan Chemistry classesGoggles purchased at a home improvement store maybe impact resistant, but are not designed for chemicalsplashes, and are not acceptable for use6
Safety GlassesDon’t protect against liquids!7Chemical Splash GogglesProtect against liquids!
Eye ProtectionContact lenses are OK if goggles are wornMust wear goggles over prescription glassesWish I'd Worn My Safety Goggles VideoNote: video shows glasses; we require goggles!8
Caring for your GogglesYou should not share your gogglesPrevent eye infectionsGoggles should have rubber straps notelastic strapsPrevents head liceClean with 70% isopropyl alcoholsolution or wipesAir DryStore in a clean area9
Clothing10A full length lab coat is requiredwhen working in the chemistrylaboratoryOpen-toed or open-topped shoes,shoes with high heels, and shoesmade from nonwoven materialsare prohibited in the labShorts are prohibited in the labJewelry should be removed beforeworking in the labLong hair should be tied back×
Foot ProtectionSandals, flip-flops, Crocs, open-toe and open-top(i.e. ballet flat) shoes and canvas shoes (i.e. Toms)are not appropriate.These are not going toprotect your feet if you drop a piece of glass witha liquid chemical reagent in it.

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