Safety quiz

Appendix 5 Safety Manual Quiz
1. Who is responsible for health and safety in the department?
a. Safety Officer
b. Vice Chancellor
c. Head of Department
d. Students
e. All of the above
2. Which groups of personnel require safety induction and training?
a. Research staff
b. postgraduate staff
c. Visitors and contractors
d. General staff
e. Anyone (staff or visitor) working in the department
f. All of the above
3. When do contractors NOT need a safety induction?
a. When they will be working unsupervised for less than one day in a laboratory
b. When they will be working unsupervised for less than one hour
c. Answers (a) and (b)
d. Contractors must always receive a safety induction
4. The safety induction for contractors requires, at a minimum:
a. Information on local emergency procedures and hazards
b. The same induction given to staff in that area
c. Contractor induction CD training
d. No induction is required for technicians on regular service visits
5. Non-compliance with the safety requirements may result in:
a. Formal advice to supervisor of non compliant person
b. A written warning
c. Exclusion from the equipment/lab involved
d. Exclusion from all chemical engineering laboratories
6. The Safety Regulations in the Safety Manual cover (select all that apply):
a. Laboratory procedures
b. Emergency Procedures
c. Bullying
d. Threats to personal safety
e. All of the above
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7. Staff or students who may be exposed to raw sewerage in their work environments
a. MUST receive a Hepatitis B inoculation prior to beginning work
b. Are strongly advised to receive a Hepatitis B inoculation prior to beginning
c. Should receive a Hepatitis B inoculation sometime during the project
d. MUST receive a Hepatitis B AND a tetanus inoculation
8. After hours work is defined as work undertaken on campus outside the normal working
hours of:
a. 8.00 am – 6.00 pm any day of the week
b. 8.30 am – 5.30 pm Monday to Friday only
c. 9.00 am - 5.30 pm Monday to Friday
d. 8.45 am - 5.00 pm Monday to Friday, excluding university holidays
9. “Low Risk” does not require additional procedures for after-hours work. Which activities
are regarded as low risk work? (select all that apply)
a. Lectures and tutorials
b. Desk work in an office
c. Desk work in a laboratory
d. Desk work in a lab where there is no lab work underway
e. Use of low risk laboratory equipment e.g. microscopes
10. If your mobile phones rings while you are in a laboratory, you should:
a. Answer only if there are no flammable materials stored nearby
b. Answer only if it is safe to remove your dusk masks or chemical shield
c. Answer only after taking off your gloves
d. Terminate the call or answer it outside, after removing gloves
e. Mobile phones are not permitted in the laboratories
11. What PPE is mandatory for all the personnel entering / working in the laboratory
a. Dark goggles and dust masks
b. Safety glasses, fully enclosed footwear and lab coat
c. Dust masks and disposable shoe covers
d. Safety glasses and shoe covers
e. Lab coat and steel capped shoes
12. Safe work practices involve (select incorrect)
a. Washing hands after work and before leaving laboratory
b. Pipetting materials using mouth
c. Disposal of gloves immediately after the work is finished
d. Never use laboratory apparatus without prior instructions
13. Unattended experiments
a. Do not require a permit
b. Require a permit
c. Require a permit and risk assessment
d. None of the above
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14. Hazardous substances and Dangerous Goods
a. Mean the same thing
b. Means nothing
c. Hazardous substances harm health while dangerous goods potentially
hazardous to people and property.
d. Hazardous substances harms people and property while dangerous harm
15. Materials Safety Data sheets are required only for
a. Hazardous goods
b. Dangerous goods
c. Laboratory soap solutions
d. Answers (a) and (b)
e. All of the above
16. While storing dangerous goods:
a. One has to check if they are compatible with each other
b. Must be accompanied by risk assessments
c. Must be checked using segregation table
d. All of the above
17. Substances prepared and stored in the laboratory
a. Must be labeled
b. Must be labeled and entered in the laboratory hazard register
c. Not to be recorded in laboratory hazard register.
d. Do not need to be labeled
e. None of the above
18. In the event of a chemical exposure to the eyes
a. Immediately use saline solution from the first aid kit to flush the affected area
b. Seek the area first aider and obtain MSDS to give to medical centre
c. Immediately flush the eye with running water for 15 minutes
d. Seek the area first aider and notify the safety officer
19. When the first tone of the fire alarm sounds
a. Evacuate the area
b. Seek advice from the building warden
c. Collect essential items and evacuate on second alarm tone
d. Continue working until floor wardens advise that evacuation is required
20. In case of a large spill of Dangerous Goods
a. Raise alarm and evacuate in the safest route
b. Isolate hazard if safe to do so
c. Clean up if safe to do so
d. All of the above
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21. Waste chemicals should be
a. Stored in labeled containers
b. Can be mixed and stored provided they are in the fume cupboard
c. Stored in labeled containers and disposed of by Chemsal
d. Disposed of down the sink, provided they are heavily diluted
22. General safety documentation required in a laboratory are:
a. Risk assessments and safe work instructions
b. Training records
c. Laboratory safety inspections
d. All of the above
23. What is the correct procedure for ordering chemicals
a. Phone supplier and order with credit card
b. Follow procedural flowchart as laid out in the Safety Manual
c. Order via Internet
d. Fill out requisition form and hand it to Chemical Store Manager
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