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Chemistry 30A3 Fall 2011 Labs Dr. Troendle 6

Chemistry 30A3 Fall 2011 Labs Dr. Troendle 6 - 10 FIRST AID...

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Chemical Biology 3OA3, September 2009 Page 6 This includes persons wearing prescription glasses. Contact Lens MUST NOT be worn in the Laboratory 8. CLOTHING Lab coats are strongly recommended. Shorts and Sandals are not to be worn in the lab; all loose or long hair must be tied back. Clothing or unnecessary books must be placed in designated ‘coat’ drawers. 9. FACE SHIELDS The use of face shields is recommended when high vacuum distillations are being done in glass equipment and when there is a high possibility that a violent reaction can occur. These shields can be obtained from the Technician. 10. GLOVES Plastic gloves should be worn at all times when handling chemicals. It is important to note that gloves provide an immediate protective effect; however, some chemicals can permeate or even dissolve gloves. Therefore, if chemicals are spilled on the gloves, they should be removed immediately and replaced.
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Unformatted text preview: 10. FIRST AID First Aid Kits are in each laboratory. Become familiar with their location and contents. In the event of an injury report to a TA who will take the necessary action. Do not neglect even small cuts or burns. These can become very serious if they are not treated promptly and properly. The first treatment for burns is ice or cold water. 11. SAND PAILS The sand, in pails in each of the laboratories, is for smothering small fires. It is particularly useful for sodium or potassium fires. 12. SPILL KITS Acid, Base and Solvent Spill kits are provided in each lab room for use in the event of a chemical spill. Know their location and how to use them. 13. AIR PACK (BREATHING APPARATUS) (TO BE USED BY TRAINED PERSONNEL ONLY) ABB. - 1 st floor, beside Room 113 14. MSDS Material Safety Data Sheets are kept in the Technician’s prep lab and are available for your review....
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