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  • 1. Laboratory safety
    Mrs. Kirby’s Biology I and AP Biology
  • 2. General Safety
  • 3. General Safety
    • Always follow teacher’s instructions.
    • 4. Do not eat or drink anything in lab.
    • 5. No horseplay.
    • 6. Inform teacher of health problems.
    • 7. Keep lab free of paper.
    • 8. Wash hands after lab.
    • 9. No destruction of others’ work.
  • Laboratory Dress Code
  • 10. Laboratory Dress Code
    • Always wear shoes.
    • 11. Tie back loose hair.
    • 12. No loose clothing.
    • 13. Wear safety goggles, when instructed.
  • First Aid
  • 14. First Aid
    • Report to teacher immediately any accidents, injuries, burns, or spills.
    • 15. In case of an acid spill, rinse off with lots of water.
    • 16. Learn locations of safety equipment.
  • Glassware Safety
  • 17. Glassware Safety
    • Handle glassware with care and common sense.
    • 18. Never use any chipped or broken glassware – let teacher know immediately.
  • Sharp Instrument Safety
  • 19. Sharp Instrument Safety
    • Sharp instruments include: scalpels, dissecting pins, and scissors.
    • 20. Handle sharp instruments with care and common sense.
    • 21. Always cut away from you.
  • Chemicals Usage Safety
  • 22. Chemical Usage Safety
    • Close lids tightly when chemicals are not in use.
    • 23. Never pour back any chemical into its original container, to avoid contamination.
    • 24. Acids and bases require special care: Never pour water into acid.
    • 25. If you are to note the fumes of a chemical, wave your hand over the chemical to direct the fumes toward you – never inhale fumes directly.
  • Heating and Fire Safety
  • 26. Heating and Fire Safety
    • Never leave flame unattended.
    • 27. Never heat liquids in closed containers to avoid explosion.
    • 28. Use tongs or heat-resistant gloves to handle hot containers or burners.
  • Lab Animal Safety
  • 29. Lab Animal Safety
    • All living and preserved animals require to be treated with care and respect.
    • 30. Treat all microorganisms as if they were harmful, dispose of them appropriately, and disinfect all work areas.