Standard Laboratory Safety Equipment - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following is NOT true about lab safety equipment?

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1. Which piece of safety equipment is typically optional in a lab?

2. What is the purpose of a ventilation hood?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Working safely in a laboratory is crucial, and this comprehensive test/worksheet will assess your understanding of laboratory safety equipment and procedures. Some items you will be tested on include the functionality of multiple types of safety equipment, equipment inspection, and laboratory safety precautions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be assessed on:

  • Safety equipment facts
  • Standard laboratory safety equipment
  • Purpose of a ventilation hood
  • First aid kits

Skills Practiced

This test and printable worksheet will confirm that students are proficient in the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the importance and various types of standard laboratory safety equipment
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the use of a ventilation hood and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as optional versus traditional safety equipment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the importance of safety equipment and the necessity of accessible and fully-functional safety items

Additional Learning

To learn more about lab safety, review the accompanying lesson on Standard Laboratory Safety Equipment. This lesson covers the following goals:

  • Understand the importance of safety equipment in a laboratory and regular equipment inspection
  • Know the location and proper usage of lab safety equipment
  • Define eye wash station, emergency shower, ventilation hood, and first aid kit