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Somerville House Middle School Science On-line: Year Seven
Safety in the Laboratory
Stay out of the laboratory if the teacher is not there.
Listen carefully and follow instructions.
Ask the teacher if it's safe before trying any experiments of your own.
Never eat or drink anything in the laboratory. Look at what happened to
Walk, don't run.
Tell the teacher if someone is injured, or if glass is broken.
Put broken glass in the glass bin.
Take care using
Clear the benches of anything you don't need before starting an experiment.
Tie long hair back.
Clean up when you are finished.
Place solids in the "waste" beakers.
Pour liquids down the sink with lots of running water.
Wear safety glasses when doing experiments.
Wash your hands before leaving the laboratory.