Competency Test

3 Questions | Total Attempts: 62

SettingsSettingsSettings
Competency Test Quizzes & Trivia

Please enter your name exactly as it appears on your ID badge in the appropriate boxes. Your employee ID number is the same number you use to clock in and out everyday. Finally, when taking this quiz please make sure you have allotted at least 25 minutes so that you can read each section and answer the questions. You cannot save information on this survey and complete it at another time. In order to have your score counted you must finish the survey in one sitting. Your results need to be tabulated, and this is done at the end of each work day, so that your results will be available the following day.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sharps Safety When working with needles, please remember:
  • Always use needle-less systems or safety needles.
  • Never recap contaminated sharps.
  • After use, place contaminated sharps in the proper puncture-resistant, leak proof sharps container.
  • Hand washing If infectious materials get on your hands, the sooner you wash them off, the less chance you have of becoming infected.
  • Mucous membranes (ie: eye, mouth) that come into contact with blood or other body fluids should be washed or flushed with water as soon as possible.
  • An antiseptic alcohol cleanser may be used as a temporary measure to clean contaminated skin. However, you must wash your hands with soap and water as soon as possible.
  • Hand washing should be done before and after routine patient care.
  • Hand washing is the single most important procedure to stop the spread of infection.
  • The use of gloves does not eliminate the need for hand washing.
    Personal Hygiene Personal hygiene is an important work practice control.
  • Never eat, drink, apply lotions, cosmetics or lip balms or handle contact lenses where you may be exposed to blood or potentially infectious materials.
  • Avoid petroleum-based lubricants that can eat through latex gloves.
  • Never keep food and drinks in refrigerators, freezers, cabinets, on shelves, countertops or bench tops where blood and other potentially infectious material can be present.
    Personal Protective Equipment Personal protective equipment is designed to protect you from health and safety hazards that cannot be removed from your workplace. PPE includes everything from utility gloves, goggles, lab coats and surgical masks.
  • Your employer is required to provide proper PPE and training to perform your job
  • You must be aware of the potential hazards that exist, and consult your department orientation manual.
    Good Housekeeping Good housekeeping protects every worker and is every worker’s responsibility.
  • Clean all equipment and environment work surfaces as soon as possible after contact with potentially infectious materials.
  • Never pick up potentially contaminated broken glass with gloved or bare hands, instead you should call EOC to clean it up.
  • Each employee is responsible for disinfecting their own environment work surfaces according to their department policies.
    How to Help Stop the Spread of Germs Take care to:
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze or cough
  • Clean your hands often
  • Avoid touching your eyess, nose or mouth
  • Stay home when you are sick and check with a health care provider when needed
  • Practice other good health habits Cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze or cough
  • Always remember to cough or sneeze into a tissue and then throw it away.
  • If you do not have a tissue make sure you cover your cough or sneeze, and then clean your hands, and do so every time you sneeze or cough.
  • QUESTION #1:Hand washing is the single most important procedure to stop the spread of infection.
  • A. 

    True

  • B. 

    False

  • 2. 
    QUESTION #2Sharps can be thrown in the trash if they have a protective cap on.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    QUESTION #3 For your convience, you can store your lunches and drinks in the pharmacy or lab refridgerator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False