Chemical Handling Safety

It’s vital that you prepare for each lab activity by determining the possible risks, donning the right PPE, and be aware of any protective measures and emergency responses that are pertinent for the chemicals that you’ll be working with.
• Eye protection
• Transporting chemicals
• Lab aprons and arm-length rubber gloves
• Inhalation exposure
• Chemical spill response
• Flammables
• Chemical disposal

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Special thanks to:
Amber Baker
Chase Turner
Chris Puente
Dan McClellan
Diane Hendrickson
Duane Adams
Harry Schultz
Jamie Costa
Jeff Irvin
Joe Issa
Laurel Vaughn
Marie Knight
Meghan Davis
Michael Gibbons
Mike Gentilini, Jr.
Randy Durren
Richard Chadwick
Richard Gualandi
Ryan Atkins
Sarah Schober
Summer Cortinas
Vernon Shoaf

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This video provides guidance for working safely in a modern science lab and is intended to supplement the formal instruction provided in each institution and lab. This video is not a substitute for a safety training program.