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Risk Assessment
You would use safety glasses for handling a corrosive substance.

Risk Assessment

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Each time that your teacher sets you an experiment to do, they will have carried out a risk assessment in order to reduce the chances of any accidents occurring. In this quiz we look at how to carry out a risk assessment and some of the possible dangers that might be encountered in a laboratory.

1.
If a chemical is volatile and could cause breathing problems, where is it handled?
Fume chamber
Not at all
On the bench
Fume cupboard
All chemicals have a safety sheet called a hazcard which tells us how it must be handled. When planning an investigation, your teacher can let you see the hazcards for any chemicals that you may be using
2.
Risk assessments are...
essential to protect the safety of all in the workplace
a part of some experiments
boring and only the teacher's responsibility
the responsibility of the lab technician and no one else
All lab users have a responsibility to ensure the safety of the people around them as well as themselves
3.
Another word for hazard is...
safety
danger
light
heat
Many chemicals are hazardous in one way or another - poisonous, corrosive etc.
4.
Which piece of safety equipment would you use when handling a corrosive substance?
Fire blanket
Fire extinguisher
Safety screen
Safety glasses
You should protect your eyes at all times during experiments, your skin can heal - your eyes don't
5.
Risk assessment works out what could go...
right
left
wrong
south
By identifying what could go wrong we can then take steps to prevent it from happening. We can also plan what actions to take if things do go wrong
6.
Which one of these is most likely to be a hazard?
Fire
Water
Air
Safety glasses
The treatment for a burn is to run lots of cold water over the affected area. Large burns require medical assistance
7.
The definition of risk is...
potential exposure to danger
cutting yourself
not wearing gloves
Bunsen burners
There are many risks during experiments but provided you concentrate and follow precautions like wearing safety goggles, they will be minimized
8.
An example of a corrosive substance is...
hairspray
sulphuric acid
oxygen
water
Corrosive substances include acids and alkalis
9.
What harm can corrosive substances do?
Fire
Sprains
Fractures
Burns
This is a different type of burn to the ones caused by heat but the effect is very similar, as is the treatment
10.
You need to do a risk assessment before...
writing up your results
writing the method
carrying out the practical work
evaluating the experiment
You must always do a risk assessment before entering the lab to do your experiment
Author:  Donna Maria Davidson

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