12.2 Information for practical classes BackSafety Information Sheet
Your co-operation is requested in the smooth running of the four practicals by observing the following conditions of attendance.
N.B. You MUST wear a lab coat and will be asked to leave if you arrive without one.
Rules which must be observed in the first practical and subsequently.
Please be in your place on time.
1. Always wear protective clothing in the laboratory.
2. Scrub your hands with soap after practical classes and also after certain procedures involving the handling of hazardous chemicals or pathogens, clean under the nails. Use paper towels and Kleenex tissues rather than personal handkerchiefs. Do not make hand to mouth movements. If you leave the lab at any time wash your hands well beforehand.
3. Keep the bench tops clear of personal effects. After completing a practical class rinse all glassware and leave the bench tidy.
4. SAFETY the final responsibility for safety is in your hands. If you are in any doubt about safety ask the lecturer in charge.
© Dr. Clive Bennett 2006