Safety & Introduction
Proper safety techniques is imperative in a microbiology lab, improper lab technique could cause you or one of your classmates to become ill or ruin your experiments or laboratory procedures. Proper handling of microorganism used in this laboratory should not pose a risk, but handled improperly these microbes can make you ill.
It is also important to handle the equipment in the lab in a proper manner. Some of these items are sharp, made of glass, produce heat or flame, or are hazardous chemicals. Proper handling of the equipment in the lab is important to keep both you and your lab mates safe.
Make sure you read and follow all the safety policy. You must also sign the last page and return it to your laboratory supervisor by the 2nd date of class.