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Blake Test 2

Major VersionM

by Blake Barth

Introduction

Safety Precautions:

  1. Slips, Trips, and Falls
  2. Personal Injury
  3. Weather
  4. Pinch Points

Personal Protective Equipment Required

  1. Boots
  2. Eye Protection
  3. Gloves
  4. Ear Plugs
  5. Hard Hat

Tools

Parts

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  1. Potential Hazards Include:
    • Potential Hazards Include:

    • Slips, Trips, and Falls

    • Personal Injury

    • Weather

    • Pinch Points

  2. Only use forceps, knife carrier or suction tool to handle blade - not your fingers To avoid chance of injury
    • Only use forceps, knife carrier or suction tool to handle blade - not your fingers

    • To avoid chance of injury

    • Confirm that microtome is stil locked before placing blade into knife carrier

    • So that microtome doesn't move accidentally, risking injury

  3. Immediately after inserting blade into microtome
    • Immediately after inserting blade into microtome

    • Skim water bath surface with "kimwipe"

    • Water surface must be cleaned before each block to prevent carryover & debris pickup

    • To generate labels (single specimen processing)

    • Select blocks in numerical sequence

    • To simplify required sequencing when filing blocks

    • For instruction on quantity and type of slides required

    • Visually verify matching accession & specimen identifiers on the block and the printed labels

    • to detect errors that Intellipath may make (historically this has occurred)

    • Printed side of block to the left

    • To standardize orientation of blocks for cutting

    • Align block to blade

  4. Refer to this document
    • Refer to this document

    • To avoid tissue at end of slide not covered by coverslip

    • To avoid tissue pick up on back of slide

    • To avoid washed off tissue

    • For hard tissue use charged slides or albumin

    • Sections should be centrally placed on slide

    • Remove unwanted sections with probe or forceps

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