Always Wear Safety Goggles in the Lab!!!
Eyeglasses and sunglasses are not adequate substitutes.
A chemical burn of the eye can be prevented by WEARING GOGGLES.
Long hair MUST be tied back!
No Backpacks or Purses at Lab Tables
Never Perform Unauthorized Experiments!
No Food or Drink in the Lab!
Never remove chemicals or equipment from the lab
Never use chemicals from an unlabeled container
NEVER point the mouth of a test tube or Erlenmeyer flask at yourself or another person!
ALWAYS direct the mouth away from people!
The increasing pressure in the container can cause the contents to spray out the top, or the container shatters, spreading shards of glass
Never return spilled or unused material to the reagent bottle.
Solids should be swept up and placed in the waste disposal container for that lab
Small liquid spills should be diluted with lots of water and mopped up with a cloth towel.
Large spills must be handled by the instructor.