Safety Tips and First Aid

First aid boxes are available at:

Room No. Phone
B-Tech lab, 2nd Floor, M-Block 725
PhD Research lab, Ground Floor, M-Block 748
Security office, Ground Floor, M-Block 717
Head, Chemistry Member (Ex-officio)

Caretakers for First-aid in the Discipline of Chemistry:

Name Position Room No. Phone
Sarita Batra Lab technician B-Tech lab, M-Block 725
Mr. Manish Kushwaha Junior Lab Assistant B-Tech lab, M-Block 725

A few important safety tips for you:

  • Familiarise yourself with all aspects of safety before using any equipment.
  • Be alert to unsafe conditions of the equipment, procedures and actions, and call attention to them so that corrections can be made as soon as possible.
  • Label all storage areas, appropriately, and keep all chemicals in properly labelled containers.
  • Date all chemical bottles when received and when opened. Note storage conditions and adhere to them.
  • Familiarise yourself with the appropriate protective measures when exposed to the following classes of hazardous materials.
  • Flammable, Corrosive, Toxic, Carcinogen, Compressed Gases, Poisonous
  • Segregate chemicals by compatibility groups for storage.
  • Post warning signs for unusual hazards such as flammable materials no naked flames or other special problems.
  • Pour more concentrated solutions into less concentrated solutions to avoid violent reactions.
  • Avoid distracting other worker.
  • Use equipment only for its designated purpose.
  • Position and secure apparatus used for chemical reactions in order to permit manipulation without moving the apparatus until the entire reaction is complete.
  • Reporting of accidents is mandatory.