Blood Borne Pathogen Test
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What workplace document describes the manner in which an organization will comply with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard?
a. Standard Precautions
b. Body Substance Isolation
c. Exposure Control Plan
d. Engineering Controls
A bloodborne pathogen is:
a. A bloodborne disease inherited from a person’s parents.
b. A genetic marker in blood that indicates an underlying disease.
c. A respiratory-based virus such as in uenza, measles or tuberculosis.
d. A disease-carrying microorganism, found in human blood and other body uids.
Which Bloodborne Pathogen has the greatest risk of transmission from exposure?
a. Hepatitis B (HBV)
b. Hepatitis C (HCV)
c. Human immunode ciency virus (HIV)
d. Acquired Immunode ciency syndrome (AIDS)
To comply with the OSHA Bloodborne Standard, how often, after initial training, must training be done for employees with a risk of occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials?
b. Twice a year
c. Every two years
d. Every three years
What best describes the use of barriers to isolate your body from contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials?
a. Personal Protective Equipment
b. Housekeeping procedures
c. Work Practice Controls
d. Hepatitis B vaccination
Which of the following statements is true regarding hepatitis B immunization?
a. An employer can charge you for the vaccination series.
b. The vaccination has few side effects, and is well tolerated by most.
c. An employer must offer the immunization within 90 days of starting work.
d. An employee cannot change his or her mind after declining the vaccination.
Which of the following is not a route of transmission for bloodborne pathogens?
a. Through non-intact skin, such as a cut or abrasion.
b. Casual social contact, such as holding hands.
c. Puncture wound from a contaminated sharp object.
d. Mucous membranes of the mouth, nose, and eyes.
What best describes a work practice control?
a. Installed equipment that removes or isolates a hazard in the workplace.
b. Specialized clothing or equipment that isolates your body from infectious materials.
c. A defined manner in which a task is performed to help reduce the risk of exposure.
d. HBV immunization through a series of three injections within a speci ed time period.
An exposure control plan:
a. Details the site-speci c measures used to minimize the risk of exposure
b. De nes the employees that must comply with the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
c. Details the procedures for investigating and handling an exposure incident.
d. All of the above
The infection-control approach that assumes that any human blood or body fluid is considered potentially infectious is known as:
a. Body uid isolation.
b. Standard precautions.
c. Exposure precautions.
d. International precautions.
Which of the following statements is true regarding contaminated laundry?
a. It is okay to take contaminated laundry home to wash.
b. If blood on clothing has dried completely, it is safe to handle without PPE.
c. Bagging and labeling of contaminated laundry is not necessary.
d. Wear disposable gloves when handling contaminated clothing.
Installing a specially designed container to place contaminated sharp objects, such as needles, in is an example of a/an:
a. work practice control
b. engineering control
c. standard precaution
d. personal protective equipment
Which is not a characteristic of a container designed to contain blood or other potentially infectious materials?
a. Biohazard symbol
b. Red or orange color
c. Removable label
Which is not an example of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?
a. Disinfectant solution
b. Disposable gloves
c. Eye/face shield
d. Resuscitation mask
In what type of situation would the use of a face shield be most appropriate to prevent exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials?
a. When the affected person has a cold or the u
b. Large abrasions on the skin surface
c. When splashing or spraying of body uids may occur
d. Moderate sized burn with uid- lled blisters
Which job classiification is the most likely to have tasks and procedures that have risk of exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials.
a. First aid provider
b. Administrative of ce worker
c. Construction worker
d. Retail store employee
After immediate self-care of an exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials it is important for the exposed employee to, without delay:
a. Clean-up the location to reduce the risk of exposure to others
b. Go to a medical clinic for evaluation
c. Fill out an exposure incident report
d. Report the exposure incident to a supervisor
As a first aid provider on your company’s emergency response team, you accidentally get an injured person’s blood splattered up into your unprotected face. Other team members are continuing care. What is your next immediate action?
a. Transport yourself to a clinic or hospital for evaluation, testing, and treatment
b. Flush your eyes, nose, and mouth out with large amounts of running water
c. Notify your supervisor and consult your company’s Exposure Control Plan
d. Remain with the injured person until they are turned over to the next level of care
Which is not a part of the evaluation and follow-up after an employee is exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials?
a. Medical evaluation and testing by a healthcare provider
b. Counseling and education regarding post-exposure issues
c. Post-exposure administration of the hepatitis B vaccination
d. Short term post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV exposures
What is an important consideration when using disposable gloves in a situation that could result in an exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials?
a. If you know the person’s medical history, you can elect not to wear disposable gloves
b. If a glove is punctured or torn, keep the damaged part of the glove away from body uids
c. In an emergency, use latex gloves, even if you have an allergic sensitivity to latex
d. Take the gloves off in a manner that prevents splattering or spraying of body fluids
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