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Yes, when I don't wear gloves
Yes, only if the patient shows symptoms
Protect healthcare workers
Are used in care of all patients
Use hand hygiene and appropriate PPE
All of the above
Contact with infected patient
Contact with infectious body fluid
Dried blood on contaminated needles
All of the above
6% - 15%
3% - 6%
6% - 30%
16% - 39%
1 week to 10 days.
1 in 3,000
3 in 1,000
10 in 3,000
3 in 3,000
Patients and staff.
Hands and contaminated needle.
Hands and contaminated gauze.
Hand and contaminated working surface.
If the patient is allergic to latex.
To help feel for the vein accurately.
On the 3rd attempt after 2 failed attempts.
Remove gloves and cleanse area, return to duties without gloves which caused the injury.
Cover with band-aid and carry on with duties; report to supervisor if any continued bleeding.
Wash the area at the next opportunity; report if it becomes infected.
Wash needle stick and cuts with soap and water; report it to the supervisor; complete the Employee Incident packet and send to HR.
Materials Safety Data Scroll.
Materials Substance Data Sheet.
Materials Safety Data Sheet.
Materials Supplied Distribution Sheet
Patients before they exit the exam room.
Site Manager for hazard control.
Gloves, Face Protection, and Gown
Gloves and Foot Coverings
None if face is turned away from the chemical
Cleansing injection site on patient
Antibacterial Hand Wipes
Cleaning agents for exam rooms and equipment
Clinical grade hygiene aids
Mop and bucket, make sure to empty bucket after use
Soap and water, then disinfectant
Absorbant paper towels with water
Nearest police or fire stations
Rescue, Alert, Combine, Extinguish / Expand
Rescue, Alert, Contain / Confine, Extinguish / Evacuate
Run, Attempt, Contain / Confine, Extricate / Evacuate
Remain, Alert, Control, Evacuate / Everyone
Tell them to wait or leave if they want to
Stay calm and provide good communication / update
Ignore them, they will go away
Tell them it's not your fault
Stop working and lie down to stretch
Use good body mechanics and ergonomic exercises
Do not wear PPE if it gets in the way
Do the minimum amount of work
Only if there are witnesses
Only if it involves a patient
Only once per quarter
Bend from the waist to pick up an object
Get help with heavy objects
Keep feet close together when lifting
Reach for objects above your head
Clearly marked and red Biohazard containers for all contaminated sharps and wastes
Regular trash as long as all sharps are properly recapped
Contaminated items must be contained in a plastic bag before disposing in trash
Contaminated items must be burned within a fireproof container