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LAB REPORT 1 LABORATORY SAFETYINTRODUCTIONIn laboratory, workers are always expose to a lot of hazards including, chemicals,biochemicals, physicals and radioactive hazards. In laboratories where thedangerous conditions might exist, safety precautions are important. Rules exist tominimize the individual’s risk, and safety equipment is used to protect the lab userfrom injury or to assist in responding to an emergency. Lab equipment and chemicalsthat are improperly handled can result in personal injury and even death. Chemicalspills, toxic fumes, needle pricks, and fires can harm lab workers and all the peopleeither in or surrounding of the laboratory.In this chapter, student will learn about safety rules in laboratory. Laboratory safetyare included:Laboratory safety procedureProtective procedureEmergency procedureChemical procedureOBJECTIVETo make sure that all students are always prepared before entering the lab. Also givestudents knowledge and detail about laboratory safety. Students also can be cureduntil the experiment ends.METHODLaboratory safety procedures:1. Reporting all spills and broken glassware to the instructor and receivinginstructions for clean-up.2. Washing hands prior to and following laboratories and at any time contamination issuspected.3. Disinfecting lab benches and equipment prior to and at the conclusion of each labsession, using an appropriate disinfectant, and allowing a suitable contact time.4. Identification and proper disposal of different types of waste.5. Reading and signing a laboratory safety arrangement indicating that the studenthas read and understands the safety rules of the laboratory.6.Good lab practice, including returning materials to proper locations, proper careand handling of equipment, and keeping the bench top clear of extraneous materials.
Protective procedures:1. Wearing long pants or dresses (NO shorts, NO sandals).