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The rate of Hydrochloric acid reacting with magnesium ribbon.
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Introduction In the reaction between hydrochloric acid and magnesium ribbon, the hydrochloric acid will dissolve the magnesium and produce hydrogen gas. All chemical reactions involve reactants which when mixed may cause a chemical reaction which will make products. In my case the reactants are hydrochloric acid and magnesium ribbon. The chemical reaction takes place when the magnesium ribbon is dropped into the hydrochloric acid. The products that are formed during this reaction are hydrogen gas and magnesium chloride. The formula equation for this experiment is: Mg + 2HCl r MgCl2 + H2 Magnesium + Hydrochloric...
be similar to the ones I already have, so I would not use this for any further experiments. The reason I could use a different type of acid for any further work is to find if the is a difference between them if their molecular build up is different.

I could also use the less reactive metals of the reactivity series zinc, aluminium, iron and lead that way I could find the initial rate of reaction at 5 seconds for the higher concentrations of acid like 3.0M or 3.5M and I could find there relative activity.

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Acid Limestone SC1 HF Planning...Acid Limestone SC1 HF Planning We are going to investigate the factors that affect the rate of a chemical reaction. Input Variables of this investigation I could study are: Amount of Calcium Carbonate CaCO3 Temperature of Acid Concentration of Acid molarity Surface Area Amount of Acid Gas Pressure The Variable I have chosen is the Concentration of Acid molarity. My prediction is that if the concentration of the acid increases there will be an increase in the rate of reaction for example the highest concentration will have the fastest reaction time with the Calcium carbonate to produce Carbon Dioxide. I think this will happen because activation energy is an amount of energy needed for a reaction to occur; this amount varies from different elements and type of reaction. This may save energy for industrial use, as they will only supply the amount of energy needed exactly and not more. The Collision Theory, from the kinetic theory of gases, the collision theory of bimolecular reactions in a gas phase was developed. In a reaction between two gaseous substances A&B a molecule of A must collide with B for the reaction to proceed but in a concentrated solution there will be a higher percent of reactants which will have no more energy. Not all collisions cause a reaction, only the ones which reach the activation energy of the reaction. If a solution is more concentrate it means there are more particles of reactant knocking about between the water molecules, which makes collisions between important particles more likely. In a gas, increasing pressure means the molecules are more squashed up together so there are going to be more collisions. Reactions only happen if the particles collide with enough energy. This is called initial energy, is known as the activation energy, and is needed to break the initial bonds shown in the diagrams below. The more often the particles collide and the harder they hit, the greater the reaction rate. This is why I predict that the rate of reaction will increase as the concentration of a solution increases. The higher the concentration of the hydrochloric acid is, the higher the chance of the bonds breaking because the stronger the hydrochloric acid is the more energy the molecules have so they travel with more force which means the bonds break. They get this energy from colliding with each other this is why the higher concentrated acids have more energy as they have more particles to collide with to produce energy. If the molecules do not have much energy they will just bounce of the bonds harmlessly. The energy is needed to break the bonds and get the reaction started. Rates of reaction can be changed not only by catalysts but also by changes in temperature and by changes in concentrations. Increasing the concentration can also increase the reaction rate by increasing the rate of molecular collisions. Image to show the collision theory and why by increasing the concentration of the acid the more likely the acid particles will hit the calcium carbonate bond in the correct place. The line has the classic shape of a rate of reaction graph. It starts off steep, becoming shallower until it levels off. You can tell the rate of reaction at any particular time by the slope gradient of the line. The word equation for this experiment is: CALCIUM CARBONATE + HYDROCHLORIC ACID=CARBON DIOXIDE+ WATER + CALCIUM CHLORIDE CaCO3 + 2HCl = CO2 + H20 + CaCl2 Fair Test Details The input Variable I am going to change is the concentration of acid. The variables I need to keep the same are: Amount of Calcium Carbonate CaCO3 Temperature of Acid Surface Area Amount of Acid Gas Pressure The outcome variable I am going to measure is the amount of Carbon Dioxide given off in 1 minute. The other outcome variables I could have measured are: How long it takes to produce 100ml of Carbon Dioxide, I have chosen the concentration of acid as my input variable as it is one of the easier variables to control, as variables like temperature and surface area are hard to either keep at a constant temperature or get the surface area the same each time you repeat the experiment. I will use the following equipment in my experiments: 10g-15g Marble Chips, 1 Conical flask, 1 Thistle Funnel, 25ml dilute Hydrochloric Acid, 1 Delivery Tube, 1 Gas Jar, 1 Bee Hive Shelf, 1 Measuring Cylinder, 1 Tub of water, 1 Bung, 1 Thermometer, 1 Greasy lid for gas jar, 1 Stopwatch, 1 Set of Scales, Distilled Water, 1 pair of Goggles, 1 Bench Mat, 1 Sieve. I will weigh out the marble chips on the scales so I have exactly the same mass of marble chips each time to make it a fair test. I will then place the chips in the conical flask, and place the airtight bung in the top so no Carbon Dioxide will escape making it a fair test. The bung will have the thistle funnel attached to it and the delivery tube. I will make sure the thistle funnel tube is touching the bottom of the flask so no carbon dioxide can escape that way. I will pour the 25ml of hydrochloric acid into the conical flask through the thistle funnel so that all the carbon dioxide is captured and non-can escape so it is a fair test. The carbon dioxide cannot escape through the thistle funnel, as the bottom of the tube will be submerged in acid if it is touching the bottom of the conical flask making it impossible for the gas to travel up it. The delivery tube will take the carbon dioxide produced up through the bee hive shelf and into the gas jar filled with water, as the carbon dioxide is produced it will push the water out of the jar and at the end of the experiment we can measure how much gas was collected by the amount of water we need to refill the gas tube to repeat the experiment. We will the gas jar to the top with water and then slide the greased lid across the top that makes sure the gas jar is full to the top. We will pull the end of the delivery tube up through the hole in the beehive shelf. The beehive shelf is then placed in the tub of water that goes about 4-5cm over the top of it. We will then put the gas jar with lid in the tub filled with water, we will then slide the greasy lid of the top and carefully keeping the top of the jar under the water place the open end of the jar on top of the beehive shelf over the top of the delivery tube so the carbon dioxide produced will be able to go straight into it, making it easier to record how much was produced. We use the measuring cylinder to measure how much water is needed to top up the gas jar after each experiment to wok out how much gas was produced. To make the measuring easier we can put an elastic band around the gas jar where the water level is at the end of each experiment so it is easier to measure. We will need the stopwatch to time the minute for the experiment so we will know when to stop the experiment and measure how much gas has been produced. I will use the Distilled water to dilute the acid to give me other concentrations to experiment with. I will try to take 4 "“ 5 readings for each concentration of acid as it will give us a clearer pattern and will make it easier to spot anomalous results so my average will be more accurate. I will use the concentrations of acid within the rage of 0.5m and 2m, as these are the acids available to us in school at the moment. I will be able to change the concentrations of the acids by diluting them with distilled water this will give us other concentrations giving us a wider range of concentrations to work with. I will make sure that I dispose of the left over marble chips correctly so the sink doesn't get blocked with the un-reactive pieces ate the experiment. I will make sure that the bung is on the conical flask securely in case of a violent reaction so it doesn't harm anyone. I will wear goggles to make sure that the acid doesn't go in my eyes. I will be careful when carrying or handling the glass equipment so not to drop it or cut my self with it. I will be careful when handling the acid, by not to using too much and making sure that any spills are mopped up straight away. I will make sure I keep an eye on my experiment so I get reliable results and also so it doesn't react to vigorously. Concentration of acid. M Amount of Carbon Dioxide produced in 1 min ml 1 2 3 4 5 Average 0.5 M 0.75 M 1 M 1.5 M 2 M Preliminary Work I hope to find out: How much Hydrochloric acid to use, What temperature is the best for getting my chemicals to react, How many grams of marble chips work best, How long too time for, for the best results i.e. 1 or 2 minutes. In my Preliminary work I took 0.5m acid and 2m hydrochloric acid as these are the highest and lowest concentrations of acids I am going to use. I did this to test to see how large a gas jar I needed and how easy it was going to be to carry out my experiment. I found that I needed a gas jar that could contain about a litre of water for my experiment as if the gas jar was any smaller the 2m acid would react to produce to much carbon dioxide to be measured accurately. I also found that the reaction wasn't as violent if I use only 20ml of acid instead of 25ml, this was enough to cover all of the marble chips but didn't produce to much carbon dioxide for me to measure. By using 15g of marble chips slowed down the rate of the reaction as there was more for the acid to react with which made the product easier to measure. Amount acid Concentration Result 25 ml 0.5 M 85 ml 25 ml 2 M Emptied gas jar. 20 ml 2 M 323 ml 20 ml 0.5 M 82 ml Obtaining Evidence Concentration of acid m Amount of Carbon Dioxide produced in 1 min ml 1 2 3 4 Average 0.5 M 40 ml 75 ml 76 ml 72 ml 74.33 ml 0.75 M 97 ml 115 ml 120 ml 105 ml 109.25 ml 1 M 190 ml 165 ml 157 ml 175 ml 171.75 ml 1.5 M 234 ml 200 ml 240 ml 221 ml 223.75 ml 2 M 225 ml 301 ml 320 ml 323 ml 314.66 ml Results from another group doing the same experiment using the same variable. Concentration of acid m Amount of Carbon Dioxide produced in 1 min ml 1 2 3 4 Average 0.25 M 23 ml 34 ml 19 ml 31 ml 26.75 ml 0.5 M 67 ml 75 ml 78 ml 64 ml 71.0 ml 1 M 169 ml 221 ml 175 ml 174 ml 172.66 ml 1.5 M 265 ml 276 ml 279 ml 273 ml 273.25 ml 2 M 383 ml 358 ml 370 ml 376 ml 376.33 ml Circled and pink results are the anomalous results, which are not included in the average. Analysis At the end of the experiment there was more gas produced by the 2m hydrochloric acids reaction than the 0.5m hydrochloric acids reaction. The higher the concentration of acid the faster the reaction and so more gas was produced in the minute. The lower the concentration of acid the less gas was produced, as the reaction takes longer. This is because a high concentrated substance has more particles, this means that the reaction is quicker because the reactant has more particles to collide with and so reacts faster. This happened because activation energy is an amount of energy needed for a reaction to occur; this amount varies from different elements and type of reaction. This may save energy for industrial use, as they will only supply the amount of energy needed exactly and not more. The Collision Theory, from the kinetic theory of gases, the collision theory of bimolecular reactions in a gas phase was developed. In a reaction between two gaseous substances A&B a molecule of A must collide with B for the reaction to proceed but in a concentrated solution there will be a higher percent of reactants which will have no more energy. Not all collisions cause a reaction, only the ones which reach the activation energy of the reaction. The higher the concentration of the hydrochloric acid is, the higher the chance of the bonds breaking because the stronger the hydrochloric acid is the more energy the molecules have so they travel with more force which means the bonds break. They get this energy from colliding with each other this is why the higher concentrated acids have more energy as they have more particles to collide with to produce energy. If the molecules do not have much energy they will just bounce of the bonds harmlessly. The energy is needed to break the bonds and get the reaction started. Rates of reaction can be changed not only by catalysts but also by changes in temperature and by changes in concentrations. Increasing the concentration can also increase the reaction rate by increasing the rate of molecular collisions. If a solution is more concentrate it means there are more particles of reactant knocking about between the water molecules, which makes collisions between important particles more likely. In a gas, increasing pressure means the molecules are more squashed up together so there are going to be more collisions. Reactions only happen if the particles collide with enough energy. This is called initial energy, is known as the activation energy, and is needed to break the initial bonds. The more often the particles collide and the harder they hit, the greater the reaction rate. If the experiment is completed with a high concentrated acid, the hydrogen is evolved much more quickly, making the liquid fizz. This is because the rate of reaction depends upon how frequently the molecules of the reacting substance collide. The concentrated acid has more molecules for a given volume than the more dilute acid. This is because there are more molecules about, the frequency of the collisions is greater, and the reaction is faster. Both of my graphs and my hypothetical graph from my plan show me that the higher the concentration of the acid the faster the reaction and the more product is produced in the time given. On the graph to show my results I have one anomalous result, this is at 1m of acid, but apart from this the rest of my results fit into my best-fit curve. All my graphs are of a similar nature and show the same thing this makes me confident in my readings. Evaluation For each concentration of acid the results seemed to come out close together which gave me confidence. I found it difficult to make accurate readings as gas could easily escape as not all of the equipment was as air tight as it could have been and I could have made silly mistakes as we were pushed for time and so we rushed a bit while carrying out the experiment. There are two reasons why I thought my results wee accurate. Firstly in most cases the amounts of Carbon Dioxide given off during the reactions were quite close together. Secondly the graph shows a clear pattern showing the different amounts of Carbon Dioxide produced for each concentration of acid. I spotted two anomalies which I ringed but ignored these when working out the averages, for my results and the other groups results which are included in my obtaining evidence. Taking 4 readings allowed me to even out the difficulties of measuring the amount of Carbon Dioxide produced in a minute for each concentration of acid, as it was difficult to pull the delivery tube out of the gas jar exactly after one minute, also gas could have been lost through the thistle funnel and through the gap between the bung and the conical flask or any other air tight materials these were all slight human errors which could have caused some of my anomalous results. The method worked quite well because most results seemed consistent. There were a few problems capturing the gas accurately because it was difficult to prevent leaks in the equipment if there were any. Sometimes the acid didn't cover all of the limestone, so I would have to next time make sure I choose flatter pieces of limestone to make sure it was all covered by the acid. Also the conical flask that the reaction was taking place in was getting slightly warm after each experiment this may have changed my results slightly. I would use a different conical flask each time to prevent temperature rise if I repeated the experiment. The fastest concentration of acid to react was the highest concentrated. The graphs show this clearly. The one 'odd' result ringed at 1 m acid on the graph was over average. This may have occurred by an inaccurate reading or by mixing unevenly as I may have mixed some acids more or less than others. However ignoring this, the other readings were consistent. The results covered a wide range of the concentrations available to us and agreed with the results of the rest of my class, who tried out different concentrations of acid. There are several ways I could improve the way the gas is collected. There are several ways in which this experiment can be extended. The surface area of the limestone used could be used, but would be very time consuming as each time the experiment was repeated we would need to make sure that the limestone was ground to the same size each time otherwise this would not be a fair test. Temperature could be altered to extend this experiment, but I would have to be careful when heating the acid not to go above 70°c as above this temperature the acid starts to decompose. Similar equipment would be needed for both of these experiments, for the surface area of the limestone we would need to use a mortise and pestle to grind it up to different surface areas, for the temperature variable we would have to use ice and a Bunsen burner to establish different temperatures. As one the products, is in the form of gas, another way of extending the experiment is to use different reactants and keep the variables the same, as you can control the concentration of the substrate and collect the gas given off from the reaction between the substrate and the enzyme. The volume of the product can be measured to demonstrate the difference of the reaction when certain factors are changed. Enzymes are made to e specific; this means that they can have only one substrate that they will wok on. Each enzyme has an active site that is where their own specific substrate's molecules will fit. Enzymes all work best at optimum temperature that is usually body temperature at 37°C. If the temperature that the enzyme has to work at gets to high, normally 40°C it will start to become denatured and therefore no longer wok on it's substrate as the active site has changed shape. Also enzymes usually wok best at an optimum pH level, this is normally seven because enzymes are proteins, which are damaged by very acidic or very alkaline conditions. Most reactions work better at higher temperatures, this is because molecules move around much quicker. This makes the molecules have more chance to collide with the substrate. With more collisions there is more chance of a reaction-taking place. This makes the rate of reaction faster. At 40°C the enzymes start to get damaged, this slows down reaction and by around 60°C the enzyme will be completely destroyed. SUBSTRATEGLUCOSE SOLUTION + EMZYMEYEAST GAS PRODUCTCARBON DIOXIDE + LIQUID PRODUCTALCOHOL + CHEMICAL PRODUCT + ENERGY   

Acid Limestone SC1 HF Planning We are going to investigate the factors that affect the rate of a chemical reaction. Input Variables of this investigation I could study are: Amount of Calcium Carbonate CaCO3 Temperature of Acid Concentration of Acid molarity Surface Area...

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Introduction In this... Introduction In this assignment I will investigate hazard and prevention. This is three tasks assignment. In task one I will make a checklist and definition of checklist and why we should make a checklist for any place. For task two I have given an A4 sheet with tropical image of accidents. For this task I need to find out these accidents and write how I could prevent them. Fro task three I need to write all about hazards and anything related to this. Task one In this task I am going to make a checklist for my chemistry lab. Checklist is a tool to ensure all-important steps or actions in an operation have been taken. Checklist contains items important or relevant to an issue or situation. Checklist is a safety list. Checklist is a list of different equipment in a lab or home or office. Make sure that all the equipment listed in the checklist and it should check once or twice a year. A checklist helps us to find out what type of equipment we get a specific place, such as lab or home. If I don¡¦t have a checklist, than I can¡¦t tell what I have gets in a place such as lab or home. Checklist often confused with check sheet. Check sheet is a simple data-recording device. The check sheet is custom designed by the user, which allow him or her to readily interpret the result. I am going to make a checklist about G4 Chemistry laboratory. I will check each item once a year. Category Date of checking Any thing wrong Yes No Action Job Done First Aid Eye wash 20 /08/2002 Water line block Call an plumber Clear the line. Fire fighting Equipment Fire Extinguisher Fire Blanket Fire Alarm Fire Exit Sand Bucket Main Equipment Gas guard Electric power supply Gas tapes Electric sockets Equipment Broken bucket Bin bag Water bath Oven Special equipment Distilled water Eye/body protection Lab coat Goggle Spectacles Face shield Experiment safety Hazards warning sign Safety screen Task two a I have given an A4 sheet paper where they gave me a typical image of an accident waiting to happen in the laboratory. My task is to identify these accidents and explain how I could prevent them happening. List of the accident may happen in this laboratory: 1. A boy doing an experiment where chemicals will fall of on his body. And he didn¡¦t wear an eye protection. And height of the object is not appropriate for him. 2. A girl doing en experiment but her long hears were untied, under her hair there is a Bunsen burner with fire. 3. Middle of the class room there is water on the floor. 4. A boy opens an electric socket without teacher permission. He might get electric shock. 5. All students do not wear eye protection. 6. A girl playing with the rubber band and disturbing other to do their experiment. 7. A girl doing experiment but her test tube face at her chemicals will go on to her body. 8. A girl doing an experiment but her test tube faced straight to up. Hot chemicals may explore and fall on to her body. 9. A girl holding a hot bicker without a glove. 10. A girl looking to other girl and mistakenly she put her hand up on the hot gorse. 11. A boy carrying box but he can¡¦t see anything what happen to front. 12. Main exit door blocked by boxes. If fire in the room no one can get out. 13. Teacher given demonstration about chemical where students were too close and there is no safety screen. None of these students wearing goggle. 14. A girl put an iron stand at the edge of the tale. It could fall onto someone¡¦s foot. 15. Some one put a biker up on the gorse at the edge of the table. 16. Bunsen burner left with blue fire. I could prevent these accidents by: 1. Height of the object must be appropriate for him. And he must wear a goggle to do chemical experiment. 2. This girl must tie her hear up and when she does not use Bunsen burner she must left it with yellow coloured fire. 3. Clean the water as soon as possible. Otherwise someone may slip n the floor. And it may break their leg or hip. 4. Teacher must warn students about electric socket that students never try to open an electric socket. It is dangerous to get an electric shock. 5. All students doing various experiments, but none of them use eye protection. Chemicals or other thing could spill in to the eye. To prevent this happen teacher must tell students advantage of wearing a goggle which can save my eyes to have any damages. 6. Tell her play outside. 7. Test tube must not face to you or other people, because chemical may explore and go onto your body. 8. Test tube must put diagonally, because if test tube put straight up and chemicals heated than chemical will explore and could fall onto your body. 9. If anyone needs to hold some thing hot they must use glove. Because otherwise they might burn themselves. 10. If anyone does any experiment they must concentrate with their experiment. 11. Tell him to remove these boxes after the class. 12. Clear the door way. 13. Use a safety screen and student must wear goggle. 14. Put the iron stand middle of the table. 15. Put bicker and gorse middle on the table. 16. Bunsen burner must be left with yellow flame. Task two b In this task I will write about three accident and necessary emergency procedures could be used in these accident. There are the accidents: ƒ¾ Chemical in the eye ƒ¾ Chemical burn ƒ¾ Electric shock Chemical in the eye: splashes of chemicals in the eye can cause serious injury if not treated quickly. Recognition of chemicals there may be: "žÃ Intense pain in the eye "žÃ Inability to open the injured eye "žÃ Redness and swelling around the eye "žÃ Copious watering of the eye "žÃ Evidence of chemical substance or containers in the immediate area. Treatment: First thing do not allow the casualty to touch the injured eye or forcibly remove contact lens. Hold the affected eye under gently running cold water for at least ten minutes. Make sure that you irrigate both sides of the eyelid thoroughly. If the eye is shut in a spasm of pain, gently but firmly pull the eyelid open. Be careful that contaminate/rotten water does not splash the uninjured eye. Ask the casualty to hold sterile eye pad or any clean pad or non-fluffy materials over the injured eye. Than take or send the casualty to the hospital. Chemical burn: certain chemicals may irritate, harm or be absorbed through the skin, causing widespread and some times fatal damage. Recognition of chemical there may be: "žÃ Evidence of chemical in the vicinity "žÃ Intense, stinging pain "žÃ Later, discolouration and swelling of the affected area. Treatment: Never attempt to neutralise acid or alkali burn unless trained to do so. Do not delay starting treatment by searching for an ambulance. First make sure that injured area is safe. Ventilate the area and remove the casualty if necessary. And seal the chemical container if possible. Flood the affected area with water to disperse the chemical and stop the burning. Do this at least 20 minutes. Gently remove the pollute clothing during flooding the injury. Take or sand the casualty to hospital. Give the details about chemical to medical person. Electric shock: Domestic current, as used in home, office, college lab etc, can caused serious injury and even death. Action: do not touch the casualty if they contact with electrical current, he will be ¡§live¡¨ and risk electrocution. Do no use anything metallic to push away the electrical source. Try to switch off the socket or main power, if you can¡¦t switch off than stand on dry insulating materials such as a wooden box or telephone guide. Push the casualty¡¦s limbs away from the source with a broom, wooden chair or stool or push the push the source from the casualty, whichever is easier. If the casualty is unconscious, open the airway check for breathing and be ready to place them in recovery position. Cool if there any burn with cold water. Dial 999 for an ambulance. If the casualty seems to be unharmed, advise them to rest. Observe them closely and, if in doubt, call a doctor. If the hart stops apply the ABC Airway, Breathing and Circulation signs of life of resuscitation until a normal heartbeat returns or specific medical treatment is given. Task three Hazard & Risk The term "risk" is often confused with "hazard". A high voltage power supply, a sample of radioactive metal, or a toxic chemical may present a hazard, meaning that they present the potential for harm. Concentrated acids, for example, clearly present the hazard to the user of serious burns if they are handled incorrectly. A hazard is something with the potential to cause harm of life e.g. this can be a substance, part of a machine, form of energy, method of work or a situation. Harm includes death, injury, physical or mental ill health, damage to property, loss of production, damage to the environment or any combination of these. Risk is a measure of the likelihood that the harm from a particular hazard will occur, taking into account the possible severity of the harm. The risk is the probability or chance that the hazard posed by the chemical will lead to injury. Thus, concentrated sulphuric acid is a hazardous chemical; because it is very corrosive and reactive. However, provided it is handled in an appropriate way the risks it poses may be small. For the risk to be real: "žÃ The threat must exist. "žÃ There is likely to be magnitude of effect. "žÃ There is potential for occurrence. It is thus evident that hazards are something we can do little about. The hazard posed by a carcinogen, a concentrated acid or an explosive substance is inherent properties of the material. The risks they pose, however, can be and should be! minimised by initially preparing a suitable risk assessment. Risk Assessment is the process of analysing the level of risk, considering those in danger, and evaluating whether hazards are adequately controlled, taking into account any measures already in place and any work practices that may be in force. I have to fill a risk assessment for my Physics experiment. Sample of that risk assessment form as below: Components of Hazards There are number of components to consider in defining hazard: ľ Intrinsic properties of the hazard. ľ The nature of the equipment or from of the material such as vapour, mist, liquid etc. ľ The exposure-effect relationship. ľ The pathways and frequency of use ľ Aspects of worker behaviour the affect exposure to the hazard. ľ Mechanisms of action. Type of Hazards: There are different types of hazards: Chemical hazard: through a variety of action, chemicals can cause damage to health and property. Some of these actions are explosive, flammable, corrosive, oxidation, poisoning, toxicity, and carcinogenicity. Biological Hazard: mainly from infection or allergic reaction. Biological hazards include viruses, bacteria, fungi and other organism. Some biological hazards such as AIDS or hepatitis B are potentially life threatening. Physical hazards: these include noise, radiation such as ionising, electromagnetic or non-ionising, heat, cold, vibration and pressure. Ergonomic hazards, psychological hazards, Lateral water hazards, EM hazards, health hazards etc. Components of Risk; ľ Individual variation in susceptibility. ľ The numbers exposed. ľ The degree of individual risk. ľ The possibility of elimination of a less hazardous substance or process. ľ The possibility of achieving of the hazard. ľ Public opinion and pressure groups. ľ Social responsibility. Perception of Risk: People judge risks differently. Judgments are made on the ease of recall and imagining. For example, the role of the media in bringing risk issues such as AIDS or asbestos to public attention in one exercise of this judgment. While risk analyses will provide some estimate of a risk in numerical terms, presentation of quantitative facts on risk rates often does not work well. Statistical expressions of risk are only one dimension of risk, and these may be irrelevant to lay people who view risk qualitatively. Warning signs represent a hazard level between Caution and Danger. A warning indicates a potentially hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury. All the chemicals in the laboratory must have warning sign and labelled, because without a warning sign or label no one will know is it a corrosive, flammable or other dangerous chemical. To be safe in a laboratory than all chemical must be label and must have a warning sign. Example of some warning sign: A survey carried out in school science laboratory publisher in education in science. The result of that survey most common accident in the laboratory as below: Accident Percentage Chemicals in the eye 23% Chemicals on the body 21% Cuts 20% Burn & scalds 15% Dropping, falling, slipping, lifting, knocking 7% Chemicals in mouth 4% Inhalation 4% Animal bites 3% Explosions 2% Electric shock 1% Most common accidents in laboratory show in the pie chart as below; The result of the survey tell that chemical in the, is the most common, because students does not follow the safety rule. In the safety rule they give everything what student should do when they enter in a laboratory. Before get this result I thought cut will be the height common accident, but in this result show chemical in the eye is the most common accident. This because students don¡¦t understand the important of wear eye protection. They didn¡¦t listen to their teacher. The safest place from accident is science laboratory, because they have rule which you must need to follow. And mostly accident happened in home, because we don¡¦t have any rule in home. That way in the home there are most accident happened. For safe in laboratory they made a safety rule. A sample of a safety rule in science laboratory is below: To be safe in the laboratory we must follow the safety rules and we must have hazards warning sign and label. And minimise the risk we should do risk assessment. Before using a lab first thing to do is make a checklist of the entire item in the lab. Than check these once or twice a year. Safety check is very important because if something wrong in the lab than from safety check we could know about it. Safety check helps us to find out any fault or any thing change we need to do. In your home you also need a checklist, because if any thing stolen from your home police will ask you what the things stolen. In this time you need a checklist. You also need checklist for checking is your all machinery or other things work properly such as your washing machine, freezer etc. so a checklist very important for any particular place.   

Introduction In this assignment I will investigate hazard and prevention. This is three tasks assignment. In task one I will make a checklist and definition of checklist and why we should make a checklist for any place. For task two I have given an A4 sheet with...

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