Updated August 17, 2007 

BC Science 9 Videos

Can You Find the Safety Violations?

Movie Run Time: 0:48

The person is this video is trying to demonstrate the rapid combustion of ethanol, a highly flammable liquid. Unfortunately, this person is not practising good laboratory safety.

Watch the demonstration, paying close attention to the laboratory bench and how the demonstration is conducted.

When you have completed your list of safety violations, suggest ways to correct the violations so that this demonstration could be performed safely.

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Further Information

Laboratory Safety - these links are a great place to start to create a safe science lab:

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