Please note: Hot water baths vary both in physical appearance and operation. Therefore, always reading the manual for the particular hot water bath you are using. For example, domestic and laboratory hot water baths can use different power control (variable versus on/off).

Please note: hot water and heated surfaces can scald/burns skin so take particular care to ensure no one comes into physical contact with them. The following links provide additional information and guidance.

Wiki Guide to laboratory hot water baths

HSE (UK) guide to hot water