The Safety Handbook Test For Laboratories Shtl Quiz

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The Safety Handbook Test For Laboratories Shtl Quiz

The Safety Handbook Test for LABORATORIES is designed for all laboratory and workshop users. The test consists of 32 questions and the pass mark is 80%. There is no time limit and you have 3 attempts. This test is open book. The test must be completed in one sitting so make sure that you are familiar with the Safety Handbook before you take the test, as this will help save time when answering the questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the emergency number?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      1234

    • B. 

      4444 on an internal phone or 0207 589 1000 on an external phone

    • C. 

      999

    • D. 

      58900

  • 2. 
    What do you do if you discover a fire?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Spend 30 min looking for your supervisor who will know what to do

    • B. 

      Run down the corridor shouting "Fire! Fire! we're all going to die!"

    • C. 

      Activate the nearest fire alarm call point and evacuate the building

    • D. 

      Attempt to extinguish the fire

  • 3. 
    Which items need to be electrically tested?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Fume cupboards

    • B. 

      Gas detectors

    • C. 

      Any electrical items with a plug - this means electrical appliances and power cables

    • D. 

      Toilets

  • 4. 
    Safe use of distribution boards/extension leads includes:(Choose the 2 correct answers)
    • A. 

      Plugging heaters into them

    • B. 

      Securing them off the floor

    • C. 

      Always connecting them to their own mains socket

    • D. 

      Washing them with soap and water to ensure they are clean

  • 5. 
    During a fire alarms, ways to evacuate safely are:(Choose the 3 correct answers)
    • A. 

      Use the lifts

    • B. 

      Use the stairs

    • C. 

      Remain calm

    • D. 

      Do not waste time collecting your belongings

    • E. 

      Panic and run up and down the corridor

  • 6. 
    After a fire alarm/evacuation, you can re-enter the building:(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Any time you like, it's a free country

    • B. 

      After the fire bell has stopped ringing

    • C. 

      Only if you are a member of the department

    • D. 

      Only if you have been given permission by a Fire or Security Officer

  • 7. 
    Sharps contaminated with (hazardous) chemicals should be disposed of as:(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Biological waste

    • B. 

      Chemical waste

    • C. 

      Non-hazardous sharps

    • D. 

      Domestic waste

  • 8. 
    Red bins are for the disposal of:(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Red waste

    • B. 

      Chemical bottles

    • C. 

      Clean broken and unbroken glass

    • D. 

      Tissues

  • 9. 
    Any electrical or electronic equipment must be disposed of:(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      In the domestic waste bin

    • B. 

      By leaving it in the corridor or the lift bay

    • C. 

      As Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) through Facilities Management

    • D. 

      By bringing it home

  • 10. 
    If your friend has an accident which causes them an injury, what do you do?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Call the Emergency number 4444 or 0207 589 1000 to get help and first aid

    • B. 

      Call their parents

    • C. 

      Walk around the entire department to find a First Aider

    • D. 

      Call the Police

  • 11. 
    When do Annual Safety Inspections take place?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      At Christmas

    • B. 

      Every week

    • C. 

      From January to June every Wednesday from 14.00

    • D. 

      On safety Inspection day

  • 12. 
    If the Safety Inspection Report for my area highlights non-conformities, what should I do?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Ignore them - This is optional.

    • B. 

      Rectify all the non-conformities. This will be checked in a re-inspection 2 weeks after the report has been sent

    • C. 

      Solve some problems but not others

    • D. 

      Ask the Safety Officer to rectify the non-conformities

  • 13. 
    Which areas are inspected during Spot Inspections?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      A randomly selected laboratory

    • B. 

      The Departmental Common Room

    • C. 

      A randomly selected office

    • D. 

      Lecture Theatre 1

  • 14. 
    If you need advice or help with electrical work, you should go to:(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Electronics Services

    • B. 

      The Workshop

    • C. 

      Analytical Services

    • D. 

      Departmental Stores

  • 15. 
    If you have an accident in your lab or your office, you must:(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Report it on SALUS, the College online reporting system so it can be investigated and prevented next time

    • B. 

      Be punished

    • C. 

      Tell your parents

    • D. 

      Take no action

  • 16. 
    The top shelf in your lab or your office collapsed while you were at tea and all the heavy books have fallen on the floor. what should you do?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Report it as a near-miss on SALUS, the College online reporting system- if someone had been in the lab or office, the books could have fallen on them and injured them

    • B. 

      Get a stronger top shelf installed

    • C. 

      Ignore it, it's only books

    • D. 

      Check if the books have been damaged

  • 17. 
    If my sharps are contaminated with (hazardous) chemicals, I need a blue waste tag to dispose of them
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What is the the safest practice with Lone Working?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      It must be avoided as much as possible - if anything happens to you, you may not get the help you need

    • B. 

      It's fine to lone work during working hours

    • C. 

      You should only lone work when you know you are safe

    • D. 

      It is safe to lone work if you have received permission

  • 19. 
    In order to safely enter a laboratory, you must:(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Wear a lab-coat and safety spectacles

    • B. 

      Wear gloves

    • C. 

      Tie your hair up

    • D. 

      You don't need to wear a labcoat or safety specs if you are not doing experimental work

  • 20. 
    How should the Safety Handbook be used?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      You need to know everything by heart

    • B. 

      The Safety Handbook is a reference document - when you have a safety question, look in the Safety Handbook before you ask the Safety Officer

    • C. 

      It's not important, you can just as the Safety Officer

    • D. 

      You should always keep the Safety Handbook with you

  • 21. 
    Who carries out Safety Inspections?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Members of the Departmental Safety Committee in teams of three

    • B. 

      The College President

    • C. 

      The College Director of Safety

    • D. 

      The Departmental Safety Officer

  • 22. 
    In the Chemical Engineering Department, when are core hours?(choose the correct answer)
    • A. 

      09.00-17.00

    • B. 

      09.00-18.00 weekdays

    • C. 

      All times outside 07.30 and 00.00

    • D. 

      All the time during weekends

  • 23. 
    Why should you report accidents and incidents?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Because there is a legal requirement, but also, it helps to prevent them happening again and improve safety

    • B. 

      Because the Police need to know

    • C. 

      You don't need to report accidents and incidents, what happens to you is your own business

    • D. 

      Because it is important for my risk assessment

  • 24. 
    Who investigates Accidents and Incidents after they have been reported?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      The Departmental Safety Team the Departmental Safety Team

    • B. 

      The Safety Department

    • C. 

      The College President

    • D. 

      The Head of Department

  • 25. 
    A student drops their drink bottle from the top floor window. This could have killed someone. What do you do?(Select the correct answer)
    • A. 

      Report it as a dangerous occurrence on SALUS, the College online reporting system

    • B. 

      Buy him another drink, as he might be thirsty

    • C. 

      Go downstairs and mop up the spilled drink

    • D. 

      Tell your supervisor

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