OH201 Laboratory Safety Training

Lesson 1: General Lab Safety and Safe Work Practices

Lesson Overview:
  • The importance of laboratory safety
  • Electrical wiring and equipment
  • Glassware
  • Vacuum pumps
  • Compressed gases
  • Cryogens

Lesson 1: General Lab Safety and Safe Work Practices... In this lesson we will begin by exploring the fundamentals of laboratory safety, and you will learn how you can improve the safety of your lab by making the way you work safer. You will learn some general work safety practices for items commonly found in labs, including: electrical wiring and equipment, glassware, vacuum pumps, compressed gases, and cryogens.

Please note that before using any type of laboratory equipment, starting any new procedure, or using any new chemical or biological agent, you must review the appropriate information, such as MSDS sheets and operating manuals.

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