Safety Exam MSE-enim's Student

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Each ENIM student should take this quiz to be able to work in Labs. To pass the test you should have 26/30 points. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You should consult with your PI or Tim Banks before pulling a fire alarm
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Gas cylinders
    • A. 

      Must be restrained with a chain or strap on the lower half of the cylinder

    • B. 

      Must be capped when not in use and restrained even when empty

    • C. 

      Are universally color coded

    • D. 

      All the choice

  • 3. 
     When you are splashed in the eye with a chemical:
    • A. 

      You may have only 10 seconds to begin rinsing it out before you will suffer corneal burns

    • B. 

      You don't have to wash it out if it's only listed as an irritant on the MSDS

    • C. 

      You can hold a drench hose and use it to wash out both eyes

    • D. 

      You can tell if you've been injured, so you do not necessarily need to see a doctor

  • 4. 
    When you dispense a chemical into a different container that will last longer than just "immediate use", the new container needs to be:
    • A. 

      Entered into Chematix

    • B. 

      Labeled with the name of the chemical and a hazard warning

    • C. 

      Labeled with the name of hte chemical, the manufacturer's name and the manufacturer's address

    • D. 

      Answers 1 and 2

  • 5. 
    An incident is a "major spill" if
    • A. 

      Medical attention is required

    • B. 

      There is a fire or run away reaction

    • C. 

      I don't feel safe cleaning it up myself

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Answers 1 and 2

  • 6. 
     "P" listed waste:
    • A. 

      Is identified on the GT Safety Website as High Hazardous Materials

    • B. 

      Is so environmentally dangerous that even the empty bottle must be disposed of as hazardous material

    • C. 

      May never go down the drain or into a landfill

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    You must be wearing eye protection to enter a wet bench lab
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Immediate use containers:
    • A. 

      Do not need to be labeled

    • B. 

      Need to have the name of the chemical, and a hazard warning

    • C. 

      Need to have the name of the chemical, the name of the manufacturer, and a hazard warning

    • D. 

      Need to have the name of the chemical and the name of the user

  • 9. 
    The first thing I should do when working with a chemical with which I am not familiar is:
    • A. 

      Put on my safety glasses and gloves

    • B. 

      Review the MSDS

    • C. 

      Ensure that the material is being stored correctly

    • D. 

      Call EH&S

  • 10. 
    Latex gloves are a good choice against common laboratory solvents like Toluene and Dichloromethane
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Chemical waste containers:
    • A. 

      Need to be labeled with the name and approximate percentages of each of the chemical(s) they contain

    • B. 

      May be left open as long as I am still in the area

    • C. 

      Must be compatible with the wast

    • D. 

      Answers 1 and 3

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 12. 
    What is the OSHA definition of a hazardous chemical?
    • A. 

      Chemicals with a flashpoint below 100 degree Fahrenheit

    • B. 

      Chemicals that cause the death of test animals at concentrations less than 200 ppm

    • C. 

      Any chemical which is a physical or health hazard

    • D. 

      Any chemical which is soluble in blood

  • 13. 
    The top diamond on an NFPA diamond represents:
    • A. 

      Special Messages

    • B. 

      Health

    • C. 

      Fire

    • D. 

      Reactivity

  • 14. 
    MSDS stands for:
  • 15. 
    NFPA stands for National Fire Protection Association and was originally meant to warn firefighters of immadiate hazards:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    I can wear any kind of safety glasses I like as long as they meet the ANSI standard for impact resistance and have side shields to protect against splashes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Your first and best defense against unwanted chemical exposures is:
    • A. 

      Personal Protective Equipement (PPE)

    • B. 

      Getting an MBA and staying out of the lab

    • C. 

      Practicing good chemical hygiene

    • D. 

      Using a fume hood

  • 18. 
    Flash Point is:
    • A. 

      The concentration in air at which a material will burn

    • B. 

      Temperature at wich a material will spontaneouly combust

    • C. 

      Temperature at which a material gives off sufficient vapor to support combusion, if provided with a source of ignition

    • D. 

      Concentration at which a material gives off sufficent vapor to support combusion, if provided with a source of ignition

  • 19. 
    In the event of a major spill/human exposure I should:
    • A. 

      Dial 911

    • B. 

      Call the GT Police

    • C. 

      Be ready to provide the street address and room number of my location

    • D. 

      Answers 1 & 3

    • E. 

      Answers 1 and 3 OR 2 and 3

  • 20. 
     The Georgia Tech Police telephone number is (the solution should be formulate as follow 111-111-1111):
  • 21. 
    On an NFPA diamond label
    • A. 

      Numbers go from 0-4 with 4 being highest hazard

    • B. 

      Blue is for reactivity, red is for fire, yellow is for toxicity and white for special notes

    • C. 

      Numbers go from 0-4 with 0 being the highest hazard

    • D. 

      Answers 2 and 3

  • 22. 
    Electronical equipment should not be used if:
    • A. 

      If it is not grounded, such as if the third prong of the plug has been removed

    • B. 

      If the wires are damages or frayed

    • C. 

      The manufacturer's tag has been removed

    • D. 

      Answers 1 & 2

  • 23. 
    If I am the first person to assist a person who has splached chemicals in their eyes it is my responsability to:
    • A. 

      Watch the clock and make sure that they use the eyewash for 15 minutes

    • B. 

      Remind them that they must pry they eye(s) open with ther fingers

    • C. 

      Call Georgia Tech Police or 911, and advise them that the person will need to see a doctor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    A material is considered flammable by OSHA if:
    • A. 

      Its flash point is below 100 degree Fahrenheit

    • B. 

      Its flash point is below 100 ppm

    • C. 

      Its boiling point is above 52 degree Celsus

    • D. 

      Its lower explosive limit is above 2%

  • 25. 
    Fume hoods and bio safety cabinets are examples of:
    • A. 

      Personal Protective Equipment

    • B. 

      Engineering Controls

    • C. 

      Administrative Controls

    • D. 

      Standard Operating Procedures

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