Safety in the Physics Laboratory Mr. Thompsons Physics Class 1
Apparel Always wear a lab apron and safety goggles No contact lenses Personal apparel should be appropriate for laboratory work. Mr. Thompsons Physics Class 2
Never Work alone in the laboratory Taste chemicals Touch chemicals or allow them to contact areas of bare skin Fool around in the lab Bring food, beverages or chewing gum Mr. Thompsons Physics Class 3
What Belongs in the Lab Only books and notebooks needed for the experiment Mr. Thompsons Physics Class 4
Before an Experiment Read the entire experiment instructions Mr. Thompsons Physics Class 5
Always Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water at the conclusion of each investigation Stay alert and proceed with caution Heed all safety symbols and cautions written in the experimental investigations and handouts, posted in the room and given by Mr. Thompson. They are provided for a reason: YOUR SAFETY Mr. Thompsons Physics Class 6
Report and Inform Report all accidents to Mr. Thompson immediately, no matter how minor. Report all spills to Mr. Thompson immediately Use extreme CAUTION when working with hot plates or other heating devices Mr. Thompsons Physics Class 7
Use Caution When working with hot plates or other heating devices When working with electrical equipment Mr. Thompsons Physics Class 8
In Case of Fire Know the proper fire drill procedures and locations of the fire exits and emergency equipment If your clothing catches on fire do not run; WALK to the safety shower, stand under it and turn it on. Mr. Thompsons Physics Class 9
In Summary Wear Proper Apparel Never Work Alone Bring Only What Belongs in the Lab Read and Follow Instructions Always Wash Hands Heed all Safety Symbols and Cautions Report Accidents & Spills In Case of Fire Mr. Thompsons Physics Class 10
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