coming to the laboratory prepare yourself by reading the relevant materials
supplied by the class teacher.
can be brought into the lab, but must be placed in secure place (e.g., under
the bench or as instructed by your teacher).
coats and shoes (that fully cover the feet) are absolutely required, you will
be asked to leave if you are not wearing appropriate dress (lab coats and
shoes). Wear gloves before working with any chemicals.
that are shoulder length or longer must be tied back. This is to prevent the
possible contact with the open flames/ bunsen burners.
drinking & chewing gum in the lab are strictly prohibited.
down bunsen/ spirit lamps when not using them. Do not blow on the flames.
all apparatus or reagents to the proper places as soon as you are finished with
them, so that others may use them. Never mix up one chemical with another
all pieces of apparatus carefully and correctly, if you are in doubt as to
proper operating procedure ask your teacher.
rinse broken glass-wears and put in the special container. Report any damage,
breakdowns on malfunctions immediately.
the microscope with care. Don’t touch the lenses with your fingers. Never
adjust microscope wearing gloves.
your used slides and cover-slips and keep securely.
the end of the class clean your bench and all equipments. Switch off the
microscope power; turn off spirit lamp/ bunsen burner etc.
Students who do not behave appropriately will be asked to leave and will
be given an unexcused absence which can severely impact final mark.