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Checklists for safety and emergency equipment for the laboratory.
Use these checklists for safety and emergency equipment for the laboratory.
Gloves (selected based on the material being handled and the hazard involved)
Need help deciding which safety equipment is right for your class? Use this guide for PPE.
Hands-free eyewash stations (not eyewash bottles) that conform to the ANSI Z358.1–2014 standard
Deluge safety showers that conform to the ANSI Z358.1–2014 standard
Safety shields with heavy base
Fire extinguishers (dry chemical and carbon dioxide extinguishers)
Emergency signs and placards
Fire detection or alarm system with pull stations
Chemical storage cabinets (preferably with an explosion proof ventilation system)
Gallon-size carrying buckets for chemical bottles
Laboratory chemical hood (60–100 ft/minute capture velocity, vented outside)
Ground-fault interrupter electrical outlets
Disposal box for broken glass and other sharps
Safety Data Sheets (SDS/MSDS)
Emergency Action Plan for the institution
This information is from the School Chemistry Laboratory Safety Guide created by the U.S. Consumer Safety Product Commission (CPSC), Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
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