School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Sharps Safety

If a demonstration requires any syringes or glass, there may be a broken glass or sharps hazard.

· Be sure there is a dustpan and brush on hand in case of any breakages.

· Be sure to dispose of any sharps in a sharps container.

· Be sure to dispose of any broken glass into a broken glass container.

· Use gloves when handling broken glass.

· Should an injury occur, contact the appropriate authority.

· If there is the possibility of broken glass fragments safety goggles must be worn

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