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					LABORATORY DESIGN AND
  SAFETY EQUIPMENT
   LABORATORY DESIGN AND
     SAFETY EQUIPMENT
1. LABORATORY DESIGN
 a. Egress
 b. Traffic Patterns
 c. Floor Surfaces
 d. Master Controls
 e. Automated Detection Systems
f. Automatic Emergency Systems
g. Limited Chemical Storage
h. Neatness / Organization of Lab
i. Room Ventilation
2. LABORATORY SAFETY EQUIPMENT
   a. Hoods
       Proper design
       Good working practices
       Testing and maintenance
   b. Safety Shower
   c. Eye Wash
d. Fire Extinguishers
    Combustion – Fire Tetrahedron
    Classes of Fires
      A - ordinary combustibles
      B - flammable liquids, gases
      C - electrical equipment
      D – combustible metals
Types / Properties of Fire Extinguishers
 Water –


 Carbon dioxide-


 Halons –


 Dry Chemicals -
         Types of Fire Extinguishers
                      Uses (Class Fires)
Type              A      B      C      D
Water
CO2
Halons
Dry Chemical
e. Laboratory Safe Refrigerators
f. Fire Blankets
g. Safety Shields
h. Electrical Equipment Safety
i. First Aid Kits
j. Telephone (with emergency numbers)
k. Spill Containment Kits

				
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