Broken or breaking glass during laboratory work/process (Injury from slipping Check the glassware to ensure it is free of cracks, flaws or scratches. The risk of injury from the storage, handling and disposal of glassware or broken glass exists in most workplaces. Tags: anthropology-and-sociology, pseudoscience, weird-and-wonderful ^ to top. a. But if you have small enough pieces, it’s not a big deal. Don't wrap the glass in newspaper and then throw it into your bin bag or trash can. Handle Glass Safely. The risk of injury from the storage, handling and disposal of glassware or broken glass exists in most workplaces. Glass shatters, chips, and/or breaks very easily. c. Dispose of all pieces in a puncture-resistant "Broken Glass" box. Wear slip-resistant and/or cut-resistant gloves, safety glasses with side shields, and lab coat when washing glassware. Clue # 2: You can find me in the kitchen. If you can answer the 1st clue you’ll get 5 points 2nd clue- 3 points 3rd clue -1 point If you like to answer right away, just raise the group placard. Two panes of glass sandwich a resin core which allow the glass panes to stay complete when broken. Unlike normal float glass laminated glass does not break into harmful pieces when it is broken. b. Due to this, we have provided information on the safe handling of glassware, including the correct method of cutting glass tubing, handling broken glass, and disposing of broken glassware. I accidentally broke a huge vase that shattered all over the floor and after sweeping and picking up the large pieces, I vacuumed up the dust and may have inhaled some of the dust coming from the vacuum vents. If you do not have access to a glass recycling bin or a depot, here is the best solution. Heat Resistant Glass. You can nicely cut up your insides potentially causing infections and bleeding. Borosilicate glass is a type of heat resistant glass which is … Using tools (e.g., tongs & dust pan), carry the broken pieces to the trashcan. If your reaction requires the use of a heat source, glassware or the clamps used to hold glassware can become hot enough to cause a thermal burn on your skin. Published 18 January 2007 Q1- WEEK 2- DAY 5 MOTIVATION Let us try to answer each riddle by guessing the material being described. If not broken down small enough, yes definitely. Understanding how to dispose of dangerous garbage like broken glass and crockery is important for everyone's safety. txguy84 asked about dust from broken glass NOT fiberglass. Glassware Safety Introduction. ITEM # 1 Clue # 1: I am made of metal. Let the instructor handle all broken glass. So what is the answer as I would like to know the answer as well. What is the recommended strategy for handling broken or chipped glassware in lab? Useful and Harmful Materials. Broken glass can cause lacerations, cuts, and puncture wounds which may result in severed arteries or tendons, amputations, eye injuries, or exposure to disease. Should you really wish to use glass as a murder weapon, do try a broken bottle. Wear heavy gloves to prevent this. Place the broken glassware in one of the "Broken Glass" containers located in the labs. Once the glass is stabilized, call a glazing contractor to carefully remove the glass and make sure they tape the edges once the glass is removed. Broken glass can cause lacerations, cuts, and puncture wounds which may result in severed arteries or tendons, amputations, eye injuries, or exposure to disease. Most of the equipment used in the labs is made of glass. ... toxics or harmful irritants. After marking the broken glass evidence, take pictures of the glass while it is still in the frame with the labels clearly visible and in the context of the surroundings. 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