ACS Webinar on Laboratory Safety

On October 20th, the American Chemical Society conducted a webinar regarding laboratory safety entitled “Tales of Lab Safety: How to Avoid Rookie Accidents”.¬† Below¬†were the topics:

  • What lab incidents have happened recently
  • What common factors underlie those incidents
  • What are some of the resources available to help people work safely

This presentation is available YouTube at
Please review when you get a chance.

They emphasized the following five rules of laboratory safety:

  1. Dress for Lab
  2. Personal Protective Equipment
  3. Chemical Safety
  4. Safety Equipment
  5. Lab Behavior”