How to Apply Safety Techniques in the Lab Assignment

How to Apply Safety Rules and Techniques for the Chemistry
This exercise explores some basic safety and first aid rules and the reason for their
existence. In addition, you will also devise some techniques for doing some experiments.
Use complete sentences to answer the questions below.
1. Describe some clothing and accessories that would be inappropriate in the lab.
Explain why they should NOT be worn.
2. Are there any other things associated with you person that might be a safety
hazard in the lab?
3. Explain the location and the use of each with respect to the chem. lab:
a. Fire extinquisher
b. Fire blanket
c. Phone
d. Eyewash
e. Shower
4. Explain what should be done if someone happens to:
a. Receive a burn
b. Receive a cut
c. Pour acid or base on their body or clothing
d. Cause a fire in the lab
e. Get a chemical in his/her eyes
f. Spill a large quantity of chemical liquid in the lab
Devise a procedure for the following situations. In each case identify all
equipment necessary to carry out the procedure.
1. Test the odor of something
2. Pour a liquid from one beaker to another
3. Prepare a crucible and cover for lab use
4. Set up a hot water bath- with burner and with a hot plate
5. Set up an ice bath
6. Set up a filtration system- gravity and vacuum
7. Light a laboratory burner and obtain the best flame for lab work
8. Decant a liquid
9. Properly use a wash bottle
10. Cut glass
11. Bend glass
12. Fire polish glass
13. Use a transfer pipet
14. Read a buret
15. Read a graduated cylinder
16. Record measurement of mass
17. Heat a test tube attached to a ring stand
18. Heat a test tube using a test tube holder
19. Dispose of water-both liquid and solid
20. Determine the volume of a solid and of a liquid
21. Determine the density of a solid and of a liquid
22. Use a laboratory thermometer- regular and CBL
23. Empty hot liquid from a beaker
24. Evaporate water from a solution in a quantitative experiment
25. Determine the solubility of a substance
26. Collect gas by displacement of water
27. Titrate an acid with a base
28. Make 250 mL of a 0.5 M NaCl solution
29. Prepare a graph of the pH of an acid solution as you add base in 0.5 mL
30. Record any laboratory measurement.
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