Biological Safety

Science, Grade 5

BIOHAZARD © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4630 Biological Safety Animal Safety Wear appropriate hand protection when handling live animals. Handle animals with care and only if absolutely necessary. Never cause pain or any discomfort to an animal. Be sure that animals used for observation are given proper food, water and living conditions. Do not handle certain animals if you know you are allergic to them. Wash your hands thoroughly after any activity involving animals. Microbiological Safety Do use any microorganisms known to be pathogenic. Use appropriate personal protective equipment as directed by your teacher. Keep all sources of possible contamination away from your mouth, hands and personal belongings. Promptly report accidents, such as a spilled cultures or cuts, to your teacher. Discard contaminated material such as pipettes into an appropriate receptacle as directed by your teacher. Disinfect your work area at the end of the lab activity. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water or disinfectant before leaving the laboratory. Preserved Materials Dissection Safety Carefully follow all instructions presented by your teacher. Wear splash-proof safety goggles, chemical-resistant gloves and an apron. Know the location of an eyewash station. Be sure to work in a well-ventilated area. Avoid any contact with preservative chemicals. Rinse the specimens completely with water before dissection. Properly mount the dissection specimen to the dissecting tray. Keep all specimen material in the dissection tray. Cut away from your body and others. Do not ingest any specimen material. Promptly inform your teacher of any illness that may be as a result of exposure to the specimen preserving fluids. Clean up the work area and return all equipment to the proper place at the end of a dissection activity. Properly dispose of dissected specimens as directed by your teacher and according to your local, state and federal regulations. Wash hands thoroughly after handling any preserved specimens. Plant Safety Do not put any plant in or near your mouth. Do not handle certain plants if you know you are allergic to them. Avoid skin contact with the juice or sap of plants. Wash your hands thoroughly after any activity involving plants.
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