Biomedical Waste Management Quiz

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Biomedical waste is any wastage that contains or may contain infectious viruses or bacteria. Thus, its management becomes a big concern for all. This Biomedical Waste Management Quiz is here to test your knowledge about this critical subject. Test your knowledge as well as learn new things from this quiz. Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you find biomedical waste in regular waste, which of these things should you do?
    • A. 

      Fill out an AEMS report

    • B. 

      Notify the area leader

    • C. 

      Notify your Service Coordinator

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A diaper contaminated with cytotoxic is considered biomedical waste
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    You should never transport a grey tote when the liner is visible on the outside of the container.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Cytotoxic should be placed in which container?
    • A. 

      Yellow Container

    • B. 

      Grey Container

    • C. 

      Red Container

    • D. 

      White Container

  • 5. 
    Biohazardous sharps containers must be rigid, leak-resistant and puncture-proof.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Biohazardous waste must have the "Biohazardous Waste" symbol visible and legible on the container.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What are the steps to take if you are exposed to blood or other infectious materials?
    • A. 

      Needle sticks or sharps injuries should be immediately washed with soap and water.

    • B. 

      Irrigate eyes with an eyewash for 10 to 15 minutes.

    • C. 

      Report the incident to your supervisor and seek immediate medical treatment.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which container would anatomical waste go in?
    • A. 

      Grey tote

    • B. 

      Red pail

    • C. 

      Pharma pail

    • D. 

      Yellow pail

  • 9. 
    Where would you put a syringe?
    • A. 

      Pharma pail

    • B. 

      Sharps container

    • C. 

      Gray tote/yellow pail

    • D. 

      Red pail

  • 10. 
    What container would you put a cytotoxic vial into?
    • A. 

      Red pail

    • B. 

      Sharps container

    • C. 

      Pharma pail

    • D. 

      Grey tote/yellow pail

  • 11. 
    What container would you choose for a placenta?
    • A. 

      Red pail

    • B. 

      Grey tote

    • C. 

      Yellow pail

    • D. 

      Regular waste

  • 12. 
    Where would you put pills?
    • A. 

      Down the toilet

    • B. 

      In the regular waste

    • C. 

      Pharma pail

    • D. 

      Red pail

  • 13. 
    Where would you put a blood product pack?
    • A. 

      Red pail

    • B. 

      Grey tote/Yellow pail

    • C. 

      Regular waste

    • D. 

      Pharma pail

  • 14. 
    Where would you put a scalpel?
    • A. 

      Yellow pail

    • B. 

      Red pail

    • C. 

      White pail

    • D. 

      Sharps container

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