Name (First -MI - Last):
Whose lab are you working in?
Hazardous Waste Proctor:
1. How often does the Satellite Accumulation Area (SAA) need to
2. What is the maximum volume of normal waste (not P-listed)
allowed per SAA?
a) 10 gallons
b) 25 gallons
c) 55 gallons
d) 110 gallons
3. In addition to the words "Hazardous Waste," waste
containers should be labeled
c) in latin
d) with full
chemical names in English
4. If a hazardous chemical gets in your eyes, how long
should you flush them before seeking appropriate medical attention?
a) 15 seconds
b) 5 minutes
c) 15 minutes
d) 15 hours
5. Used syringes and razor blades that are NOT chemically
contaminated must be:
a) thrown in
in puncture-proof containers and placed in the trash
in puncture-proof containers and sent through the hazardous waste program
6. Required annual hazardous waste training :
a) failure to complete can result in EPA citations and fines for departments
b) must be completed by hazardous generators and their supervisors
c) can be completed online by lab proctor presentation or at a monthly EH&S classroom session
d) all of
7. Which of the following is required for gas cylinders in
b) secured to
a lab bench or wall
c) stored by hazard class
d) all of the
8. How should broken glass that is NOT chemically contaminated be disposed of?
a) through the hazardous waste program
b) packaged in puncture proof containers and disposed of as hazardous waste
c) put in regular domestic trash
d) put in puncture proof, custodian safe containers or special broken glass containers, which then go to domestic trash
9. Which of the following is necessary for hazardous waste
to be removed from the lab?
constituents total equals 100%
must be closed
c) top copy
sent to EH&S at 413 UCB
d) All of the
10. According to the lab Emergency Action Plan, the
following actions (IN ORDER) should be taken for incidents involving
hazardous materials, fires, explosions, or natural gas leaks .
a) Call 911
from a safe location, Remain available for emergency personnel
b) Life Safety
First, Evacuate Immediate Area, Pull Fire Alarm, Call 911 from a safe
c) Pull Fire
Alarm, Evacuate Immediate Area
d) Exit the lab
11. It is okay to store chemicals and waste in the fume hood
without secondary containment.
12.. Acids should not be stored with bases.
13. Potentially biohazardous materials must be rendered
non-infectious before disposal.
14. It is okay to combine liquid and solid wastes in order
to fill a container for pick-up.
15. Multiple containers of the same waste only need one hazardous waste tag. For example, 4 bottles containing 4 liters of methanol can be listed on one tag.
16. All constituents, including solvents, must be listed on
the hazardous waste tag.
17. Flammable materials can be stored in any refrigerator or
18. Expired chemicals should be labeled as hazardous waste
and stored in a SAA until pick-up by EH&S.
19. Secondary containment is only important for the
hazardous waste in the lab.
20. Hazardous waste, radioactive waste, and biological
waste should be stored together.
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