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68K 05 Lab Safety
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PPE Key Items
Clothing (lab coats, gowns, and/or scrubs)
Eye washers or face washers
Heat-resistant (non-asbestos) gloves
Safety goggles, glasses, and visors
Shatterproof safety shields
Polyethylene pumps for acids
Avoid wearing contact lenses
Chemical Hygiene Plan/MSDS
Exposure Control Plan
Tuberculosis Exposure Control Plan
All employees have occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.
Some employees have occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.
Employees do not have any occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.
Nine United Nations (UN) Classes of Hazardous Materials
Miscellaneous materials not elsewhere classified
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Placard
Red - Fire hazard / Flammability
Blue - Health
Yellow - Reactivity
White - Specific hazard / Special
0 = Stable
1 = Unstable if heated
2 = Violent chemical
3 = Shock/heat may detonate
4 = May detonate
Fire Hazard Area
0 = Will not burn
1 = Above 200 degrees F (93 C)
2 = Below 200 degrees F
3 = Below 100 degrees F (38 C)
4 = Below 73 degrees F (23 C)
0 = No hazard
1 = Slightly hazardous
2 = Hazardous
3 = Extremely hazardous
4 = Deadly
Specific Hazard/Special Area
OXY - Oxidizer
ALK - Alkali
COR - Corrosive
Face shields or mask and eye protection
Never perform mouth pipetting
Gloves must be disposable
Wash hands whenever gloves are exchanged
Facial barrier protection
Do not mix potentially infectious material by bubbling air through the liquid
Fire Safety equipment
Extension Cord limits
Be less than 12 feet
Be of appropriate gauge
Be approved by Underwriters Laboratory
Have only one outlet at the end
The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was enacted in what year?
The Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) was enacted in what year?
The "Lab Right To Know Standard" was expanded under OSHA in what year?
What is the MSDS?
A complete chemical inventory, updated annually, on file, and readily accessible and available to all employees 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Chemicals are defined by the MSDS as...
Toxic, carcinogenic, or dangerous
The purpose of the Tuberculosis Control Plan is to...
Prevent the transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Diamond shaped and with a digit imprinted on the bottom corner identifying the UN hazard class, along with color coding and printed words specifically identifying the hazard.
DOT Placards or Labels
Accidental puncture with needles, spraying of infectious materials by a syringe, and centrifuge accidents are what under what hazard?
Some proper chemical labeling includes...
Bear the name and concentration of the reagent, date on which the reagent was prepared, and initials of the person who made up the reagent
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