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Assam Energy Institute, Sivasagar

Laboratories

Assam Energy Institute, Sivasagar has laboratory facilities run by Laboratory Establishment Committee. The roles and responsibilities of the committees are as follows: (1) Work for safe laboratory design, ventilation, and engineering. (2) Monitor laboratory instrument installations and coordinate with installing agencies. (3) Train the students, staff, and faculties for running the laboratory instruments. (4) Monitor and manage the repair, maintenance works of instruments. (5) Monitor and manage the disposal of harmful chemicals safely.



Laboratory Committee

Dr Sanat Kumar Singha Dr Sanat Kumar SinghaChairman Mobile: +91 9903582715 Email: sksingha@rgipt.ac.in
Dr Sumit Kumar Dr Sumit KumarMember Mobile: +91 9006508797 Email: skumar@rgipt.ac.in
Dr Arun Kumar Dr Arun KumarMember Secretary Mobile: +91 9779367250 Email: arunk@rgipt.ac.in


Laboratory Safety Rules and Regulations

  • Working alone in the laboratory is strictly not allowed. Do work in the laboratory during working hours as per instructions by your laboratory instructor.
  • Use common sense and do not rush in the laboratory. Never be complacent about chemicals or chemical reactions.
  • You must wear lab coat and safety goggle at all times in the laboratory. You are responsible for your lab coat and safety goggle.
  • When you are using gloves and working in the laboratory, do not touch switches, door latches, computer keyboards, even your own laptop and bags. Gloves may contaminate common / public items.
  • Face shield must be worn, if needed. Use mask as per the instruction, when working with toxic and volatile chemicals / reagents.
  • You must be covered continuously from shoulders to below the knees and must wear shoes that cover your feet. Bare feet, sandals, shorts, sleeveless shirts, short shirts, and short skirts are unsafe and must not be worn in laboratory. For fire safety, flammable materials, loose clothes and neck ties should not be worn, and long hair should be tied back. Full coverage by (cotton) clothing and leather shoes offers the best protection against chemical spills and fire.
  • Everyone should know the location and operation of the laboratory safety equipment. This includes the eyewash, fire extinguishers, deluge shower, and fire blanket.
  • Keep your workspace clean and tidy. The working space, desk drawers, cabinets, and instruments must be kept neat and clean at all times. If you have any issue related to work place and equipment (minor/major), please discuss with laboratory in-charge.
  • Ensure an uninterrupted water supply before you start your experiment.
  • Do not carry out any non-instructed and/or unauthorized experiment.
  • When lab work is completed, all materials must be returned to their proper places and the working benches, instruments and glassware must be cleaned up.
  • Many chemicals are toxic and/or corrosive. Chemical reagents require careful handling. Therefore, it is mandatory to strictly follow-up handling and safety instructions. Please be aware of symbols, descriptions and codes of safety, risk and hazardousness of chemicals.
  • Do not use laboratory equipment such as electric/microwave oven and refrigerator to keep any eatable and drinkable items.
  • Never use laboratory glassware for drinking and eating purpose.
  • Bringing any chemicals/glassware/goggles out of the laboratory for personal use will not be tolerated.
  • If an inflammable solvent is spilled, have all workers at the desk turn off their burners and clean it up immediately using a cloth.
  • Doors of laboratory should not be blocked by any items and should not be locked permanently. Glass window of each door of laboratory/seating room should not be covered/ painted.
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