1. Check your
area/sink/sonicator before you go home everyday will help keep the lab
containers should not be left out or open to the air for prolonged
periods of time. They should be covered or left in a hood and with an
3. Try not to leave
glassware in the sinks and sonicators for an extended amount of time.
4. Everyone have a
drawer/drawers now to put their capped samples/solutions in.
5. Safety glasses and gloves
take priority over lab coats. However, if you are wearing short sleeves
or are working in the hood or with acids/bases you should definitely
wear the coat.
6. People who are sitting
near the sonicator are in charge of replacing the water weekly or
whenever it's necessary.
7. After you finish
weighing, please check that the balance is clean.
8. Please return everything
after your experiments.
9. If others' set-ups are
conflicting with your experiments, please check with your lab-mates and
figure out a solution together.