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Laboratory Safety

Physical Safety in the Lab

In addition to the hazards inherent to the use of chemicals in a lab, there are plenty of physical hazards as well. These may include:

  • Electrical Issues
  • Equipment
    • Glassware
    • Centrifuges
    • Heating Devices (hot plates, heating baths, Bunsen burners)
    • Cooling Devices (cryogenic, refrigerators/freezers, ice machines)

For more information, contact Dawn Lee at (585) 395-5873 or dlee@brockport.edu