Blood Borne Pathogens Training

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Blood Borne Pathogens Training

Blood borne pathogens are microorganisms in the body that cause diseases, weaken the immune systems and can cause death. Principal investigators with laboratory investigations such as exposure to human body must establish and implement exposure control plan that meets the requirements. Take up the blood borne pathogens training quiz to guide your understanding on this.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Blood is the number one source of HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C virus in the workplace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    HIV poses a greater risk to school personnel than Hep. B or Hep. C because it is transmitted more easily.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Most people infected with Hep. B virus do recover and clear the infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Most people infected with Hep. C virus become chronically ill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    People infected with HIV usually experience the same types of symptoms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Fortunately, there are vaccines to prevent both Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Hepatitis B virus, Hepatitis C virus, and HIV are spread most easily through contact with contaminated blood. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    You can be exposed to blood borne pathogens at work if blood or other infectious material contacts your broken skin or mucous membranes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Feces, urine, and vomit can put you at risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens whether or not they contain visible blood. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Always wear gloves when you anticipate touching blood, body fluids, or contaminated surfaces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    You need to wash your hands after removing gloves only when you touch the contaminated side of the glove.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Hand washing is your main protection against the spread of infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Hepatitis B can survive in dried blood on surfaces for at least one week.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Universal precautions were developed to prevent the transmission of blood borne pathogens when providing first aide and health care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    You should treat all blood and body fluids as though infected with some pathogen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Always use a pocket mask or other respiratory device when you have to resuscitate someone in an emergency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    It is not advisable to encourage victims to administer their own first aid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    An athlete who is injured and bleeding should stop play immediately and have the wound cleansed and bandaged before returning to the competition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Most exposures to blood result in infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Most exposures to blood borne pathogens in the school setting is low.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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