From: Phuong Morgan <pmorgan**At_Symbol_Here**EHS.UMASS.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Basic Laboratory Skills
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2014 20:26:42 +0000
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I agree with Monona.  Adding acid  to water and  not the other way around is such a basic(pun intended) knowledge which is  not always thought of.

 Of course,  proper use of  basic PPE( the right type for the right application): safety glasses( or goggles), lab coats(buttoned) ,no shorts and or flipflop and no earbud when doing any lab work.



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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Monona Rossol
Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 8:35 AM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Basic Laboratory Skills


The really old saying was "Do as you oughter, add the acid to the water."


Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A., Industrial Hygienist

President:  Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety, Inc.

Safety Officer: Local USA829, IATSE

181 Thompson St., #23

New York, NY 10012     212-777-0062





-----Original Message-----
From: Dawn Fogleson <jdfog**At_Symbol_Here**SBCGLOBAL.NET>
Sent: Tue, Jun 3, 2014 7:47 am
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Basic Laboratory Skills

The old saying:  Always Add Acid.  You can never stress that enough.

Jon C.Fogleson, CHMM


On Monday, June 2, 2014 4:03 PM, Frankie Wood-Black <fwblack**At_Symbol_Here**CABLEONE.NET> wrote:


OK - I am working on a few different things all of which require a listing of basic laboratory skills for general chemistry - i.e. those things they should have learned in high school science.  There is no definitive list out there - and in fact - I am not finding a good one at all.

Here is my list:

- measuring to the proper significant figures

- Using a triple beam balance

- Transferring liquids

- mixing liquids and solids

- Heating materials

- smelling a liquid

- Pipeting

- titration

- writing a laboratory report

- using a bunsen burner

What others should be on the list?



Frankie Wood-Black, Ph.D., REM, MBA

Principal - Sophic Pursuits

6855 Lake Road

Ponca City, OK 74604



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