ChemDAQ - CE Quiz - 10 Reasons for Chemical Monitoring
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Reasons for Chemical Monitoring in the Sterile Processing industry
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True or False: Low temperature and liquid chemical sterilants are designed to kill all microorganisms including resistant spores. *
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The two main classes of sterilant chemicals are oxidizing agents and _______. *
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Oxidizing agents kill microbial life by: *
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On average, how many hospital-acquired infections occur each year? *
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Hazards associated with other common sterilants are just as well known as ethylene oxide? *
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Glutaraldehyde use has been banned in the United Kingdom because of: *
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Which of the following is NOT an example of an engineering control that would reduce chemical vapors: *
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Modern sterilizers are designed and manufactured to very high levels of engineering, however______. *
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Measuring sterilant gas exposure once a year adequately protects employees from danger. *
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Sterilant gas leaks can occur for many reasons, including failure of the sterilizer, failure of engineering controls, and *
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Smell is not a good method for determining if a sterilant vapor is present at a safe concentration because: *
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Hydrogen peroxide has almost no smell. *
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Prolonged exposure to gas or vapor that reduces the sense of smell over time is known as: *
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Generally speaking, the sense of smell is not: *
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The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) began in what year? *
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The OSH Act created a legal duty for employers to provide a _________ work environment. *
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The Hazardous Communication (HazCom) standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) is intended to inform employees about the hazards of the _____________ they are using. *
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Which US organization developed what later became known as threshold limit values (TLVs) for hazardous gases? *
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There are currently more than _______ chemicals and physical agents with established threshold limit values (TLVs). *
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Permissible exposure limits (PELs) are legal requirements but employers cannot be prosecuted for allowing chemical exposure greater than the PEL. *
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Hydrogen peroxide and ethylene oxide both have the same eight hour OSHA PEL of: *
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For compounds without an OSHA PEL, the employer: *
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Chemical monitoring exposure badges can protect employees from potential harmful exposure. *
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Exposure badges are often used for all of the following EXCEPT: *
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Typical exposure badges are worn by employees for: *
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OSHA may conduct random inspections of workplaces in response to an employee or other compliant about work practices. *
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OSHA must do an on-site inspection of a workplace if: *
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If OSHA discovers non-compliance during an inspection, they may issue _____________. *
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The penalty for a serious OSHA violation in 2020 is about: *
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Which of the following would NOT be caused by exposure to chemical sterilants & high level disinfectants? *
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), health care and social assistance professions accounted for approximately _________ injury and illness cases reported by private industry employers in 2018. *
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According to Hospital & Health Networks, more than 250,000 health care workers are injured every year at work. *
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In a 2008 survey, respondents indicated that it took between 3 and ____ months to train a Sterile Processing technician. *
3 points
If employees feel valued, then they will: *
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