9. 2nd-Year (Organic) Chemistry Student Questions
Answer these questions, then read and sign the statement.
What MUST you wear at all times in the lab, on your feet?_____________
What must you wear on your face?_______________________________
Do you need special goggles to protect you from UV?_________________
When should you wear gloves?__________________________________
When should you use a fume hood?______________________________
When is it acceptable to eat food in the lab?________________________---
Where does hexane, benzene, or ether waste go?_____________________
Where does acidic or basic waste go?______________________________
What do you do if there is an injury in the lab?_________________________
What do you do for a chemical burn?_____________________________
What do you do if there is a fire?_________________________________
What do you extinguish a metal fire with?__________________________
What do you do for a mercury spill?______________________________
What do you do if you feel faint in the lab?____________________________
What do you if you feel pain in your eye(s) during lab?_______________
What do you do if you're not sure about anything in the lab?_____________
How can you prevent a reaction from getting out of control?___________
When should you heat a closed system?___________________________
I, the undersigned
hereby declare that I have read the Reed College chemistry department’s Manual for Chemical Safety, edition number fourteen, dated April 2004, and that I have understood its contents. I hereby undertake not to engage in any laboratory work whatsoever except that covered by the statement titled "Normal operating hours and conditions of work in the chemistry department" of the above manual.
In particular, I agree never to undertake experimental work, or to remove chemicals or equipment from the chemistry building, without written prior approval of my instructor.
I understand that any chemistry building activity on my part that is counter to the regulations in this booklet may result in disciplinary action by the chemistry department or by the college. In the case of persistent and/or severe infringement of the regulations, I may expect to be denied registration in the college.
Date ________________Name of student (print) ___________________________________________________Signature of witness _______________________________
Name of chemistry instructor witness ________________
PLEASE RETURN THIS PAGE, FILLED OUT IN ITS ENTIRETY, TO THE DEPARTMENT SECRETARY IN ROOM 303.