By: Tyree Lee
When heating a substance in an test tube. You want to first make sure you have on your safety gloves, lab apron, safety goggles and using test tube holders.
- Next as your holding the test tube over the flame, you want to tilt it not to far but just right away from you and any others around you just in case of liquid popping out.
Accidents and Injuries
- If you are to knock glass over; Immediately tell the teacher. She should clean it or direct you to cleaning it up.
- If you are injured in any form or fashion, tell the teacher immediately. She should guide you into what to do next. If you get chemicals in your eyes go to the eye wash station and sit there washing your eyes out for at least 20 minutes.