Bloodborne Pathogens Trivia Test Quiz

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 50

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Bloodborne Pathogens Trivia Test Quiz

Annual OSHA quiz for SFFC employees. Employees should reference handouts on bloodborne pathogens as needed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As a healthcare worker, you are at risk for several bloodborne diseases. Which of the following diseases are BLOODBORNE pathogens?
    • A. 

      Hepatitis A

    • B. 

      Hepatitis B

    • C. 

      Hepatitis C

    • D. 

      HIV

    • E. 

      Syphilis

  • 2. 
    Most exposures to bloodborne pathogens result in an infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If you are exposed to a bloodborne pathogen, wait and see if you have any symptoms before you tell anyone of the possible exposure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How can you decrease your exposure risk?
  • 5. 
    What's the first thing you should do if you get stuck by a contaminated needle?
    • A. 

      Call the PEP line.

    • B. 

      Wash the affected area with soap and water.

    • C. 

      Order Hep B and HIV from the patient's blood.

    • D. 

      Call the medical director.

  • 6. 
    What's the first thing you should do if you get splashed by blood or fluid in your nose?
  • 7. 
    What's the first thing you should do if you get splashed by blood or fluid in your eyes?
  • 8. 
    Who do you need to report the exposure to, and when?
  • 9. 
    Why is it important to report exposures immediately?
  • 10. 
    Which is the most "contagious" occupational exposure?
    • A. 

      Blood with hepatitis B

    • B. 

      Blood with hepatitis C

    • C. 

      Blood with HIV

  • 11. 
    All of these diseases can be transmitted via exposure to INTACT skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which fluids are potentially infectious for HIV?
    • A. 

      Saliva

    • B. 

      Pus

    • C. 

      Sweat

    • D. 

      Urine

    • E. 

      Blood

  • 13. 
    What is non-intact skin?
  • 14. 
    Which disease has no postexposure prophylaxis?
    • A. 

      Hepatitis B

    • B. 

      Hepatitis C

    • C. 

      HIV

  • 15. 
    If you have immunity against Hep B, we will NOT recommend post-exposure prophylaxis against Hep B.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    How soon do you need to start medications for post-exposure prophylaxis?
  • 17. 
    What's the most effective way to protect against Hepatitis B?
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