How to Work Safely with Laboratory Equipment

This 1 minute safety training video covers: How to set up laboratory equipment properly, what are the possible dangers of damage laboratory equipment, how to maintain laboratory cleanliness and clutter free, how to prevent slips and falls in the laboratory, how to properly use specialized equipment. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 11 minutes full length version.

The Full-Length Version is Available on DVD!

Atlantic Training's Orientation to Laboratory Safety Training DVD program shows both new employees and "seasoned veterans" the importance of safety in the laboratory... as well as reviews the OSHA regulations and good safety practices that apply to laboratory environments.

Orientation to Laboratory Safety Training DVD Covers:

  • How to Work Safely with Laboratory Equipment
  • OSHA regulations.
  • Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs).
  • Planning safe experiments.
  • Personal protective equipment.
  • Ventilation controls.
  • Chemical storage.
  • Accidents and emergencies.
  • Waste disposal.
  • and more.
  • Click here to watch a FREE full-length 11 minutes preview.

Video Transcript

An old label, a razor blade and a cluttered match. Even though every experience lab workers knows better accidents may still happen. That’s is why housekeeping is probably your most important safety precaution. Keep your best to clear of extra containers, equipment and chemicals. When a chemical spill on a clean and clear bench, clean up is easy, when it happens to crowded dirty bench top, unexpected reactions can occur and multiply the mess often resulting in a mixed of chemicals and reactions and broken glass. So, keep your work area clean and clear.