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UOP Organizes Lecture Entitled “Public Safety in Laboratories” on the Occasion of Arab Chemistry Week

On the occasion of “Arab Chemistry Week”, the Department of Chemistry organizes a lecture Entitled: “Public Safety in Laboratories” by Dr. Nuha Sweidan. Dr. Sweidan listed types of risks that students and workers may encounter at laboratories and how to deal with them. Dr. Sweidan clarified that UOP has paid considerable attention to public safety. Dr. Sweidan added that UOP has equipped laboratories with public safety equipment in coordination with relevant authorities, including: Fire extinguishers, sprinklers, eye washers, protective masks and protective gloves to protect students when accidents occur at laboratories.
Moreover, she noted that UOP has equipped each laboratory with a cabinet for gases and ventilators to reduce effects of chemical vapors and secured emergency exits at all UOP faculties. A large number of teaching staff members, technicians and students attended the lecture.