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Agricultural Research Service

Laboratory Safety Quiz
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1 The critical components of laboratory safety program are:
Chemical Hygiene Plan
MSDS
Chemical Labels

2 Continuous or intermittent exposure extending over a long time period, usually to relatively low concentrations of amounts of materials is:

3 Exposure of short duration, usually to relatively high concentration or amounts of materials is:

4 Routes of entry of a chemical into a body includes:
Inhalation
Absorption
Ingestion
Injection

5 True of False: All toxins are poisons.
True
False

6 A chemical that causes visible destruction or and irreversible alteration in living tissue is:
An Irritant
A Corrosive

7 Any solid, liquid, vapor, or gas that ignites easily and burns rapidly is:
Combustible
Flammable

8 Corrosive chemicals pH is:
Acid pH less than 2 and Base pH greater than 12
Base pH less than 2 and Acid pH greater than 12

9 Inhalation of chemical is more dangeous than absorption via skin.
True
False

10 Good lab procedures include the following.
Knowing your protocol
Knowing the hazards of your chemicals
Reducing the hazards you're exposed to
Using personal protective equipment
Using engineering control
Working while you're exhuasted

NOTE When finished, print out a copy and return it to your Safety Officer. Or...

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New York: Ithaca & Geneva
Maine: Orono, Presque Isle, & Franklin
Pennsylvania: University Park
West Virginia: Beaver
West Virginia: Kearneysville, Leetown

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Last Modified: 2/2/2010
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