Laboratory Safety

Laboratory Safety introduces the fundamental concepts and procedures that should be practised in a generic laboratory environment. It covers safety procedures, emergency routines, personal conduct, waste disposal routines and safety equipment.

Table of ContentsEdit

  1. Introduction to Laboratory Safety
  2. Emergency Response
    1. Emergency Equipment Location
      1. Identifying Emergency Equipment
      2. Using Emergency Equipment
    2. Emergency Procedure
      1. Assessing the Emergency
      2. Alerting Laboratory Personnel
      3. Emergency Action
    3. Emergency Hazards
      1. Chemical
      2. Biological
      3. Physical
      4. Psychological
      5. Electrical or Mechanical
  3. Personal Conduct
    1. Personal Responsibilities
    2. Group Responsibilities
  4. Entering and Exiting the Laboratory
    1. Entry Procedures
    2. Exit Procedures
    3. Emergency Procedures
  5. Protective Equipment
    1. Protective eye wear
    2. Protective clothing
    3. Protective Breathing Apparatus
  6. Hazardous and Unknown Materials
    1. Handling
    2. Waste Disposal Procedures
  7. Material Storage
Last modified on 8 March 2011, at 11:24