The interactive lab primer - working safely

Description

The chemistry laboratory is full of hazards and it is your responsibility to work safely for your own well-being and for the well-being of others. Use this resource to understand the basic rules and procedures that should be followed to minimise any risks.
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GHS01 Explosive materials

(unstable explosives, self

reactive substances and

organic peroxides)

GHS02 Flammable solids,

liquids or gases.

Substances which emit

flammable gases on

contact with water.

GHS03 Oxidising solids

liquids or gases.

GHS04 Compressed,

liquefied or dissolved

gases.

 

GHS05 Corrosive to metals.

GHS06 Acute toxicity.

GHS07 Harmful, irritant,

and skin sensitising

chemicals.

GHS08 Damage to genetic

material: mutagens,

carinogens, respiratory

sensitisers, hazardous

substances to specific

organs.

 

 

GHS09 Chronic hazard

to aquatic environments.


     

 Explosive  

Oxidising  

Flammable

/extremely flammable

Toxic/very toxic

Harmful/irritant                        Corrosive                                 

Dangerous for the

environment                    

Radioactive        

 



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The interactive lab primer was developed as part of the 'Chemistry for our future'  Royal Society of Chemistry Teacher Fellowship Scheme. With contributions from Prof. David Read (the University of Southampton), Mr David Brentnall (The University of Nottingham), Dr Sandy Wilkinson (the University of Birmingham) and Mr William Davey (The University of Sheffield)