- Know the correct procedures and techniques for safe experimentation in the laboratory
- Know the location and use of fire blankets, fire extinguishers, and eye wash stations.
|- Sign and obey the Lab Safety Contract|
Lab Safety Content
Read and evaluate the following description of a lab situation. Decide which violate safety procedures and which demonstrate good/safe practices.
Use the columns on the worksheet provided to generate two lists and sort the actions as “safe” or “unsafe”.
Propose a hypothesis (an “if…then” statement) concerning one of the “unsafe” actions and predict some possible consequences that could result from students not following safety procedures.
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