A. Fire Blanket with Case
A woolen blanket for smothering fires and containing
and controlling chemical spills. Blanket is 62" x 80".
Mount in a fixed location for emergencies. Case is
18" W x 16" H x 5¼" D.
B. Flinn Spill Control Center
Everything for handling most laboratory spill
emergencies in one convenient location. All
components easily replaced after use.
17½" W x 15" H x 9" D.
C. Flinn Goggle Sanitizer, Digital
Allows several classes to safely share goggles.
Convenient racking system allows a high-intensity
ultraviolet 25-watt light to effectively sanitize.
D. Eye/Face Wash, with Bowl and
Wall Mounting Bracket
Two nozzles irrigate and wash both sides of the
face and both eyes. Flow of water remains on
until manually closed.
E. Safety First Sign
OSHA regulations require that you promote safety
in the laboratory with placards at key locations.
10" x 14".
F. PSworks™ Pendulum
Demonstrate simple harmonic motion and
conservation of energy as the pendulum swings
from side to side. Alter string length to measure
KEEP THE FUN OF
As in all science courses,
lab safety needs to be the
top priority for teachers and
students. In the physics lab in
particular, the wide range of
topics requires an assortment of
launchers, springs, pendulums,
carts, lasers and rockets—that
may tend to encourage careless
While having fun is an integral
part of learning, it’s important
to maintain a safety mindset
when working in the lab. Physics
teachers need to be aware that
students’ creative imaginations
can lead to some inventive
though dangerous “fun
Following instructions and safety
procedures is mandatory; and
it’s essential that teachers lead
by example. Keep physics fun,
but keep the fun of physics safe.
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