Ch 4: CEOE Physical Science: Lab Safety

About This Chapter

We can help you prepare for the lab safety portion of the CEOE Physical Science exam. When you use the self-assessing quizzes and engaging video lessons, you will learn about important lab safety rules.

CEOE Physical Science: Lab Safety- Chapter Summary

Your review of the lab safety chapter includes video lessons that are user-friendly. Studying this portion of the exam will contribute to your readiness of the CEOE Physical Science exam. You will find the following concepts within this chapter:

  • Laboratory equipment
  • Laboratory safety approaches
  • Personal laboratory safety
  • Safe storage, use and disposal of chemicals
  • Recognizing labels within the laboratory
  • Hazardous materials

When you watch each video lesson and take each quiz, you will study and reinforce the necessary knowledge you need to pass this section of the exam. You can use these tools multiple times until you have a solid understanding of the chapter.

CEOE Physical Science: Lab Safety Objectives

The entire CEOE Physical Science exam contains 80 multiple-choice questions and 1 constructed-response assignment. The exam contains three subareas that make up the entire test. Subarea one is titled Foundations of Scientific Inquiry, which makes up 24% of the CEOE Physical Science exam. There are six competencies in subarea one and, of those six competencies, one contains information on laboratory safety. The lessons and other study aids in this chapter provide a solid review of this topic.

7 Lessons in Chapter 4: CEOE Physical Science: Lab Safety
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Common Laboratory Equipment: Types & Uses

1. Common Laboratory Equipment: Types & Uses

Biologists use all kinds of equipment in their labs to run their experiments. In this lesson, you'll identify some of the most common pieces of equipment as well as when you should or shouldn't use them.

Laboratory Safety Techniques: Protecting People and Equipment

2. Laboratory Safety Techniques: Protecting People and Equipment

Laboratory safety is not fun, but following the rules ensures that lab activities can be enjoyed by everyone. In this lesson, we cover some basic lab safety rules to follow that will help lab time be both safe and fun.

Standard Laboratory Safety Equipment

3. Standard Laboratory Safety Equipment

Even with proper precautions, lab accidents do happen. When they do, knowing what safety equipment is in your lab, where it is located, and how to use it can prevent further harm to both the lab and the people working in it.

Personal Safety Equipment for the Science Lab

4. Personal Safety Equipment for the Science Lab

Science labs are great places to explore and learn. But they're only as safe as the people who use them, so in this lesson, we'll discuss some of the ways that you can protect yourself and prevent personal harm in the event of a lab accident.

Safe Chemical Storage, Use & Disposal

5. Safe Chemical Storage, Use & Disposal

An important part of lab safety involves the correct usage, storage, and disposal of chemicals. Lab safety is everyone's responsibility, so it's important that you know the proper procedures and protocols for using chemicals in the lab.

Understanding SDS/OSHA Labels on Chemicals & Supplies

6. Understanding SDS/OSHA Labels on Chemicals & Supplies

Safety Data Sheets are an important component of safe lab work. In this lesson, we'll dissect an SDS to better understand its various components and see how they help keep you and everyone else safe in any lab setting.

Disposing of Hazardous Materials: Public Safety & Controversy

7. Disposing of Hazardous Materials: Public Safety & Controversy

Hazardous materials come in all types and from many sources. Because they may be harmful to human health, it's important to dispose of them properly and safely. It's also due to this potential harm that both their use and disposal are controversial.

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