-Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals Standard- requires that employers inform employees of all chemicals and hazards in the workplace. All manufacturers must provide MSDSs (Material Safety Data Sheets) with any hazardous products sold.
-Bloodborne Pathogen Standard- mandates to protect health care providers from diseases caused by exposure to body fluids.
Standard Precautions- rules developed by the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) that states every body fluid must be considered potentially infectious material.
PPE-Personal Protective Equipment such as gloves, gowns, masks, protective eyewear, face shields, lab coats, etc.
Read all instructions before beginning
Wear appropriate clothing in the lab
Do not wear contact lenses in the lab
Know location of all safety and emergency equipment used in the lab
Always wear appropriate PPE
Never work unsupervised in the lab
Keep work area neat and clean
Always heed safety symbols and cautions
Do not eat, drink, chew gum, or touch your face in the lab
NEVER taste chemicals or allow them to touch your skin
Observe electrical equipment safety
Follow standard fire safety procedures
Report any accident, injury, hazard, or spill to your teacher immediately
No “horseplay” in the lab
Branches of Forensic Science: