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Laboratory Practices and Procedures

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Laboratory Procedures and Practices
To: ..........
From: .........
Date: 24/01/2012
Report on: Practices procedures and communication within a science laboratory.
Figure 1 – Man carrying out an experiment
Figure 1 – Man carrying out an experiment
Contents:
Procedures
  * Handling of Materials   Page 2-3
  * Store Management Page 4-7
  * Ordering Procedures Page 7 -9
  * Calibration of Materials
      * pH Metres Page 9-11
      * Graduated Pipettes Page 11-12
  * Maintaining Equipment
      * Bunsen Burners Page 12-13
      * Burettes Page 14-15
  * Collection/Transportation of Substances and Equipment for Disposal
Page 15
  * Use of Centrifuges Page 16-17
  * Instrumentation Techniques
      * Colorimeter Page 18-20
      * Electrophoresis Page 20-22
  * Desiccators and Vacuum Storage Page 22-23
  * Handling and Disposal of Radioactive Substances Page 23-24
  * Handling and Use of Glassware Page 25
  * Handling of Solvents and Poisons Page 26-28
  * Use of Ovens Page 28-30
  * Operation of the Fume Cupboard Page 30-32
  * Transfer of Materials Page 32-33
  * Carrying Out Tests Page 33-36

Communications
  * Lines of Authority and Accountability to and from other personnel Page 36-38
  * Working as a Team Page 38-39
  * Organisation of the Laboratory Page 39
      * Weekly Page 29
      * Daily Page 40
  * Routines
      * Work Schedules Page 40-41
      * Briefings Page 41
  * Reporting of Results Page 41-42
  * Scientific Terminology Page 42
  * Conclusions Page 42-44
  * Glossary Page 46-48
Introduction:
Terms of relevance: The lecturers request a report to use as evidence for Unit 2 in BTEC applied science; this report will be on practises procedures and communication within a science laboratory.
Procedure: Using internet, textbooks, research books, CLEAPSS...

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