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Science, Grade 5

 
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www.newpathlearning.com © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4627 face shield safety goggles eyewash station sign Watch out! Eye injuries in the laboratory can cause permanent damage or even blindness. Yet, most eye injuries in the laboratory are preventable. Safety eyewear can protect your eyes against the main categories of eye hazards: impact and liquid splashes. General Guidelines in the event of a chemical splash in the eye Holding the eyelids wide apart with your fingers, flush the eye immediately with potable, aerated 60-90º F water at a rate of 3-5 gallons per minute for a minimum of 15 minutes, as required by the American National Safety Institute Standard Z-358.1. Seek immediate medical attention. Save Your Eyes - Wear Eye Protection! Appropriate eye and face protection is required in the laboratory whenever procedures are conducted in which splashes of any chemicals or biological material may occur or if there is the possibility of a physical hazard to the eyes or face. Safety goggles (ANSI Standard Z87.1) Face shield (ANSI Standard Z87.1) Wear in addition to the goggles when working with strong acids and bases. Eyewash station (ANSI Standard Z358.1) Must be accessible within a 30-second walking distance from any place in the lab. Eye Safety
www.newpathlearning.com © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4627 safety goggles eye-wash station sign Watch out! Eye injuries in the laboratory can cause permanent damage, or even blindness. Yet, most eye injuries in the laboratory are preventable. Safety eyewear can protect your eyes against the main categories of eye hazards: ____________________ and ____________________ ____________________ . General Guidelines in the event of a chemical splash in the eye ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ Save Your Eyes - Wear Eye Protection! Safety goggles ______________________________________________ Face shield _________________________________________________ ______________________________________________ Eyewash station ______________________________________________ ______________________________________________ ______________________________________________ Eye Safety \|xiBAHBDy01814ozX