Lab Safety Worksheet by theriddlerishere

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									                                                                 Name: ________________________
Science 8                                                                       Assignments/Labs
                                                                 Date: ________    Block: ________


                              LAB SAFETY WORKSHEET
1. Before beginning an experiment a student must:
   a) _________________________________________________________________________
   b) _________________________________________________________________________

2. You are the scientist. Where are the following located?
   a) Fire Alarm: _______________________________________________________________
   b) Fire Extinguisher: __________________________________________________________
   c) Fire Blanket: ______________________________________________________________
   d) Eyewash Station: __________________________________________________________

3. Why wouldn’t you begin an experiment until the teacher has instructed you to?
   a) teacher might warn you of areas of danger
   b) Teacher might point out the best way of doing the experiment
   c) Teacher might show you how to set up the equipment
   d) All of the above
   e) None of the above

4. When would be the only time when it is OK to taste any material in the laboratory? Explain you
   answer.
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________

5. Why do you think it is unsafe to smell chemicals by putting the container close to your nose?
   Explain your answer.
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________

6. What procedure should you use when given the OK to smell a chemical?
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________

7. Which of the following could catch on fire when working with an open flame?
    a) scarves                      d) loose hair                  g) books
    b) ties                         e) long sleeves                h) all of the list
    c) loose clothing               f) purses                      l) none of the list
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8. What are two situations in which you would wear safety goggles?
       a) __________________________ b) __________________________

9. If you burn yourself with an open flame what should you do immediately?
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________

10. If you burn yourself with a chemical what should you do immediately?
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________

11. If any part of our body comes in contact with any chemical, wash the are immediately with
    ___________ ______________.

12. What should you do if your eyes come in contact with a chemical substance? What should you
    not do?
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________

13. What are 3 things you must do following all lab activities, if you were working with chemicals?
   a) ________________________________________________________________________
   b) ________________________________________________________________________
   c) ________________________________________________________________________

14. Why do you not put chemicals back into the original containers? THINK!
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________

15. Why, should you wash glassware at the end of a lab activity?
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________________________________




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16. What should be down with broken or chipped glassware, immediately?
     ____________________________________________________________________________
     ____________________________________________________________________________
     ____________________________________________________________________________

17. Explain the procedure you would follow if your lab partner was to catch on fire.
     ____________________________________________________________________________
     ____________________________________________________________________________
     ____________________________________________________________________________

18. Explain the procedure you would follow if a fire broke out in the lab?
     ____________________________________________________________________________
     ____________________________________________________________________________
     ____________________________________________________________________________

19. Explain why you should not take part in horseplay in the science lab?
     ____________________________________________________________________________
     ____________________________________________________________________________
     ____________________________________________________________________________
     ____________________________________________________________________________
     ____________________________________________________________________________
     ____________________________________________________________________________

FLOOR PLAN OF ROOM 119

1.     Label the following safety items on the map below:

       A = fire alarm                            G = eye-wash located in
       B = fire extinguisher                     H = Chemical Shower
       C = fire exit door                        I = broken glass bucket
       D = fire blanket                          J = brush & dust-pan
       E = safety glasses & goggles
       F = room gas shut-off

2.     Label the fire-exit route in red ink.




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