Safety Tips and First Aid

First aid boxes are available at:

Room Phone
Chemistry Office, POD Building, 1D-4023340
Chemistry Research labs, POD Building3340
Security office, School Building (Ground Floor)717

Caretakers for First-aid in the Discipline of Chemistry:

NamePositionRoom Phone
Mr. Manish KushwahaDeputy Manager (Lab)POD Building (1D-406)3340

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.