Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness
Test your knowledge of bloodborne pathogens in the workplace.
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1. Bloodborne pathogen standards apply to everyone, not just medical personnel
5 points
2. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) can be spread by (check all that apply):
15 points
3. According to universal precautions, you should assume that everyone's blood could pass on a pathogen to another person
5 points
4. Sharps or needles used to inject medicines need to be disposed:
5 points
5. Antiseptic or ointments will reduce your risk of exposure
5 points
6. In the workplace, you have the right to receive testing after an exposure to HIV or HBV, and if infected, receive a treatment plan and post-exposure counseling
5 points
7. What can be done to help reduce the exposure of bloodborne pathogens when cleaning up after a blood spill (select one):
5 points
8. Match the Various Employee Types to the Exposure Categories
15 points
a. Routinely potential exposure (i.e. Nurse)
b. All Others (i.e. Office Staff)
c. Occasional Exposure (i.e. Janitors)
Category 1
Category 2
Category 3
9. In order to contain an infectious spill, It's important to hose down an area directly after it occurs to reduce contamination
5 points
10. Bloodborne pathogens can be found in saliva, urine, sweat or tears
5 points
11. Which is the most common type of Virus?
5 points
12. A disinfectant solution can be make with:
5 points
13. If you are exposed to a bloodborne pathogen in the workplace, first you should immediately report it to:
5 points
14. You can decline to take a test to determine if you have a bloodborne pathogen, but must sign a document stating that you declined to take the test
5 points
15. To protect employees from exposure to bloodborne pathogens, employers must:
5 points
16. Engineering controls that protect workers against bloodborne pathogens include regular handwashing and the use of sharps containers to dispose sharps and other infectious waste.
5 points
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