SOP for Safety in Quality Control

To lay down a procedure to provide general guidelines to be followed in Quality control department for safety purposes.

This SOP shall be applicable for all persons working in Quality Control Laboratory. 

Execution : All persons working in Quality Control Laboratory 
Checking : Chemist and above – QC department. 

  • Follow the instructions given by the Head of Department time to time. 
  • Wear an apron and safety shoes when entering into the laboratory. 
  • Wear protective garments like masks, gloves, goggles, while performing critical hazardous tests. Refer to MSDS of related chemicals or solvents wherever required 
  • Read the label before opening any container. 
  • Open the container of hazardous chemicals carefully in the fuming hood. 
  • Take precaution while extracting and using hazardous chemicals. 
  • Avoid use of contaminated apparatus and instruments. 
  • Seal containers tightly after use. 
  • During handling & using of chemicals do not eat or drink anything. 
  • Hands should be washed properly after handling and testing of chemicals. 
  • Seek medical attention immediately if affected by chemicals and use appropriate first aid until medical attention is available. 
  • Store the chemicals and solvents at specified temperatures mentioned on the labels. 
  • All flammable solvents should be stored away from sources of fire. 

SOP : Standard Operating Procedure 
No. : Number 
MSDS : Material Safety Data Sheet 
QC : Quality Control 

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