Laboratory Rules - Compiled by Mark Bailey
- Start promptly and on time.
- Reports are due at the start of the period.
- Keep the top of your bench as free from unnecessary apparatus as possible.
- Be certain the apparatus is set up and connected properly before beginning. When circuits using 120v 60~line power are to be operated, they must first be checked by the instructor before the power is turned on.
- No electrical or electronic equipment is ever to be energized, except when an electronics instructor is present in the laboratory.
- The experiments are not especially dangerous. However, should an accident occur, report it immediately to your instructor. The best accident preventatives are a thorough knowledge of the experiment and a serious positive attitude toward lab work.
- Know the exact location of first-aid kits, fire-fighting equipment and the nearest telephone.
- Know who to contact in case of emergency.
- Smoking or eating is never permitted inside the laboratory.
- "Goofing off" or "horseplay" has no place in the laboratory. Student who persist in this behavior are subject to expulsion from the laboratory.
- Leave the bench and equipment clean at the close of each laboratory.
- ALWAYS be sure, all of the equipment is turned off at the end of every lab period.
- Never leave the lab before the end of the period without permission from the instructor.
- Know who is responsible for the lab.