Laboratory Safety Module #1

8 Questions | Attempts: 250

Laboratory Safety Quizzes & Trivia

General laboratory safety focued on hygiene, apparel and personal protective equipment (PPE).

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Long hair, loose clothing and dangling jewelry are:
    • A. 

      The latest styles in laboratory attire.

    • B. 

      All safety hazards.

    • C. 

      Compliant with laboratory safety standards.

    • D. 

      Permissible if wearing appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment).

  • 2. 
    Strong smelling perfumes, deodorants and soaps can __________sensory testing.
  • 3. 
    Appropriate shoes to wear in the Anderson laboratory are (choose the best answer):
    • A. 


    • B. 

      Open-toed shoes

    • C. 


    • D. 

      Steel Toed Safety Shoes

  • 4. 
    Steel Toed Safety Shoes and Safety Glasses are required upon entering the laboratory (True or False).
    • A. 


    • B. 

      False, both are required only if working on the bench.

  • 5. 
    A lab coat is not needed if wearing a factory issued uniform (True or False)
    • A. 

      True, lab coats are only required over street clothes.

    • B. 

      False, lab coats are worn over both uniforms and street clothes as a barrier of protection against spills and biological contamination.

  • 6. 
    Contact lenses may be worn with safety glasses (True or False).
    • A. 

      True, safety glasses provide a barrier of protection against splashes.

    • B. 

      False, contact lenses are permeable to vapors which cause irritation.

  • 7. 
    Food and drink are permissible in the laboratory (choose best answer):
    • A. 

      When no testing is being performed in the area.

    • B. 

      Food is never permissible but one may drink water.

    • C. 


    • D. 

      During plant shutdown.

  • 8. 
    If I forget my safety glasses, I can get new ones from ____________ and _______________.
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