ChemDAQ - CE Quiz - Regulatory & Terminology 101 for Chemical Exposure
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Regulatory & Terminology 101
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True or False: The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is the premier regulatory agency that provides guidelines to the Sterile Processing industry. *
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Which of the following is NOT a federal agency? *
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Which of the following organizations is known for publishing Threshold Value Limits (TLVs) regarding chemical exposure? *
3 points
If an industrial sterilization plant was allowing unacceptable levels of EtO emissions into the air, which of the following federal agencies would address the issue? *
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Which AAMI publication provides thorough recommendations and practical information regarding flexible and semi-rigid endoscope processing in health care facilities? *
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In order to enforce standards and laws that promote the health of individual Americans, the EPA issues which of the following? *
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The FDA hosts an important database that allows users and manufacturers to report medical device and equipment failures. What is the name of this database? *
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Which of the following government agencies has the primary goal to ensure safe and healthful conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, outreach, education and compliance assistance? *
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) oversees which important safety document related to chemical usage, safety, and disposal? *
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AAMI consensus standards for Sterile Processing are used as a primary source: *
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This lesser known federal agency is a part of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and has more than 1,300 employees from a diverse set of fields including epidemiology, medicine, nursing, industrial hygiene, safety, psychology, chemistry, statistics, economics, and many branches of engineering. Which of the agencies listed below fits this description? *
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What does the acronym FDA stand for? *
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Fill in the “M” in (PPM): Parts Per __________ *
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The primary function of NIOSH is: *
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Which of the following organizations is a federal agency concerned with occupational safety and health? *
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Certain high risk devices and equipment that will be used in the hospital setting must have prior approval by which of the following agencies? *
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Fill in the Blank: The acronym ACGIH stands for "The American Conference of Governmental Industrial __________." *
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In the context of chemical exposure, the acronym TWA stands for: *
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The average workplace exposure to any hazardous contaminate or agent is referred to as: *
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Acute exposure guideline levels (AEGL) refer to how many levels of exposure? *
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Fill in the Blank: The acronym EPA stands for "The Environmental __________ Agency." *
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Which of the following is a guideline developed by NIOSH, enforced by OSHA, and meant to protect workers when they are exposed to a toxic chemical in the course of their work? *
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True or False: In the context of chemical exposure, the acronym IDLH stands for "Irreversibly Damaging to Life and Health." *
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The maximum chemical exposure permitted over an 8-hour period is known as: *
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Fill in the “O” in (OEL): __________ Exposure Limit *
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets which of the following regulations as the maximum amount or concentration of a chemical that worker may be exposed to? *
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Which piece of Sterile Processing equipment would most likely have a PEL associated with it? *
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Which of the following acronyms refers to a common measurement for certain molecules or chemical compounds? *
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Fill in the “R” in (REL): __________ Exposure Limit *
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Which of the following acronyms refers to an occupational chemical exposure limit recommended by the federal NIOSH agency? *
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Fill in the “S” and “T” in (STEL): __________ __________ Exposure Limit *
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Which of the following acronyms refers to the limit defined by ACGIH as "the concentration to which workers can be exposed to chemicals continuously for a short period of time without suffering certain reactions"? *
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Fill in the “T” in (TLV): __________ Limit Values *
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Which of the following federal agencies established occupational exposure limits (OELs) for a number of chemicals used in Sterile Processing? *
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Which of the following acronyms refers to the most widely accepted occupational exposure limits in the United States and most other countries? *
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