Personal protection is always the priority for any scientific activity!
Here is the good practice of doing any kind of “Science”. Wish your scientific career “Live long and prosper”!
Step 1: Clean a working space on a suitable table with enough light and plenty of space to work.
Step 2: Place an absorbent pad on the table to prevent spilling and keep it easy to clean later.
Step 3: Organize the tools, biology stains, blank microscope slides, coverslips and equipment you may need.
Step 4: Put on personal protection, for example, gloves, protective glasses and lab coat, etc.
Step 5: After work, wash your hands with water or hand sanitizer. Always wash your hand after work. It is the most efficient way to keep bacteria away from you.