Safe Work Practices in the Microbiology Lab


Lesson Code: PSY-740. The different types of safety cabinets found in a Microbiology Lab and the safe work practices involved in their use. Also includes safe work practices for the use of equipment such as syringes and centrifuges.


  • Category: Health and Safety - Microbiology Lab

Description

After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

- Explain the term 'containment'

- Explain the function of biological safety cabinets

- Describe the differences between class I, class II, and class III biological safety cabinets

- List the safe work practices for using safety cabinets

- List the safe work practices for using syringes, pipettes, bunsen burners, and centrifuges in a microbiological laboratory

- List the safe work practices for labeling in a microbiological laboratory