LAB SAFETY QUIZ
(How does your lab measure up?)


1. Work stations are located directly across from a fume hood opening.
[ ] YES
[ ] NO

2. Fume hoods are located in the path of emergency exits.

[ ] YES
[ ] NO

3. Fume hoods are located next to active doorways.

[ ] YES
[ ] NO

4. All flammable substances are transferred between containers in a fume hood.

[ ] YES
[ ] NO

5. Acids and flammable materials are stored in proper cabinets, not in the fume hood.

[ ] YES
[ ] NO

6. Open chemicals are not stored above eye level.

[ ] YES
[ ] NO

7. All electrical equipment is plugged into secured outlets and not extension cords.

[ ] YES
[ ] NO

8. Pipes, tubes, or cords don't lay across floors or are otherwise located where workers can't trip.

[ ] YES
[ ] NO

9. Fume hoods and other exhaust devices are tested regularly and are known to be operating as designed.

[ ] YES
[ ] NO

10. Equipment and glassware not in use or routinely used are not stored on work surfaces.

[ ] YES
[ ] NO

11. Broken glass and biowaste are disposed of in special containers for broken glass and biowaste, not in general waste cans.

[ ] YES
[ ] NO

12. Flammable storage cabinet doors are kept closed and latched except when containers are being removed or replaced.

[ ] YES
[ ] NO

13. Emergency eyewashes are tested weekly for one minute.

[ ] YES
[ ] NO


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