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					Unit 1: Safety in the
Chemical Laboratory
      Room 101
     Main Goals of This Lesson
1. identify the safety and protective equipment available in
   the laboratory and describe how and when to use each
   piece of equipment
2. indicate on a school map the location of the nearest fire
   alarm and appropriate fire exits
3. list sources of first-aid assistance other than the
   classroom teacher
4. describe common chemistry laboratory hazards and the
   appropriate procedure or technique for dealing with
   each
5. produce a list of general rules of safe laboratory
   conduct
6. perform laboratory experiments in a safe manner
 1. identify the safety and
protective equipment available
in the laboratory and describe
  how and when to use each
      piece of equipment
   Emergency Equipment

1. The Fire Extinguisher (pg 1)
     IF YOU FIGHT A FIRE, REMEMBER THE WORD
                         PASS...
          PULL... AIM... SQUEEZE... SWEEP...
• PULL... Pull the pin.        • AIM... Aim low, pointing
  Some extinguishers             the extinguisher nozzle at
  require releasing a lock       the base of the fire.
  latch, pressing a puncture
  lever or other motion.
• SQUEEZE... Squeeze the      • SWEEP... Sweep from
  handle. This releases the     side to side at the base of
  extinguishing agent.          the fire until it appears to
                                be out. Watch the fire
                                area in case fire breaks
                                out again, and repeat use
                                of extinguisher if
                                necessary.
       WHEN NOT TO FIGHT A FIRE...

       - If the fire could block your only exit!
         - If the fire is spreading too quickly!
- If the type or size of the extinguisher is wrong!
                 - If the fire is too large!
      - If you don't know how to use your fire
                        extinguisher!

 If any of the above conditions exist, leave
                immediately!!!
Back Chemical
    Room
Seniors
Hallway
The nearest Fire
   Alarm Pull
   In case of a Fire Alarm
Room 101 Exits to the Student
         Parking lot
2. Fire Blanket (pg 2)
And YANK
it out
??When to use a fire blanket??
• When a students clothing or hair catches
  on fire
• To smother burning material the floor or on
  a lab bench
     How to use a fire blanket
• Person on fire must stop, drop, and roll
  (NEVER wrap a person while they are
  standing up…why?)
• Throw the blanket over person asap
3. Eyewash Fountain/station ( pg 3)

                •Keep eyes open and blink
                rapidly
                •Keep washing eye for at
                least 15 minutes
                •If using the sink, the
                affected eye must be facing
                down
 Every SINK can be a eye wash
           station
Lye on back, infected eye towards
        the floor, rinse…
….in the back
chemical room
                PRESS
4. Emergency Shower (pg 4)
PULL
HARD
5. Emergency gas Shut off
         Valves
                   Priorities
• If more then one emergency is involved,
  tend to the most serious problem FIRST
       – Fire
       – Chemical in eye
       – Body soaked in chemicals
Glass Trash Bin
Chemical Spill Kit


     Spill
     Pillows




    Pillow
   Disposal
   Bags and
    gloves
Fume
Hood
Mercury Spill Kit
     Protective Eye Wear



                   Goggles




Face Shields
Lab Aprons 
    What to do if there is an Injury

•    Remain calm.

•    Notify teacher immediately.

•    Know how to use the
     emergency equipment and
     where it is located
Know your safety
    symbols!!
       4 Types of Hazards:
1. __________


2. __________


3. __________


4. __________
        4 Types of Hazards:
1. Poison


2. Flammable


3. Corrosive


4. Explosive
      3 Intensity Levels:
1. Danger



2. Warning



3. Caution
What is wrong with this picture?
What is wrong in this
     picture??
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_J9wM
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