CSPD CST Chapter 21

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Chapter 21


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  • 1. 
    Gas cylinders should be stored and transported in the upright position
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    If you are exposed to body fluids or chemicals, notify your supervisor before you go home at the end of your shift
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Sterile preparation and sterilization areas pose no risk of injury to central service techs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    OSHA has established the PEL for ethylene oxide as 1PPM over an 8 hour TWA*
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    You would find physical data relating to a chemical on its MSDS sheet
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Loss of the central service department's water supply would be an example of an internal disaster
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Sterilization load recalls should only be made if patients develop infections
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If an injury seems insignificant, there is no need to report it
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Once central servec techs have been made aware of the hazards they face in the work area, they are responsible for working safely and following safety guidlines
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When possible ethylene oxide sterilizers should be located in a separate area from work areas
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not required for sharps safety
    • A. 

      Dispose of all single single use sharps in an appropriate container

    • B. 

      Never use your fingers to remove a blade from a scalpel

    • C. 

      Wash all disposable sharps before discarding them

    • D. 

      Separate reusable sharps from other instruments when processing

  • 12. 
    The unit of measure used to describe the amount of ETO in the air is called
    • A. 

      TWA

    • B. 

      STEL

    • C. 

      PEL

    • D. 

      PPM

  • 13. 
    What is burning in a class c fire*
    • A. 

      Wood or paper

    • B. 

      Cloth or plastic

    • C. 

      Flammable liquid

    • D. 

      Energized electrical equipment

  • 14. 
    Ergonomic injuries
    • A. 

      Are not a concern for central service employees

    • B. 

      Are rare in today's work enviroment

    • C. 

      Are a risk factor for persons who perform repetitive or physical work

    • D. 

      Happen only in the office settin

  • 15. 
    Secondary containers of chemicals
    • A. 

      Must be labeled with a copy of the original manufacturers label or a generic label that identifies hazard warnings and directions

    • B. 

      Must be labeled with a permanent marker and must state the chemicals name and designated storage location

    • C. 

      Secondary containers of chemicals are not allowed in healthcare facilities

    • D. 

      There are no restrictions for secondary container labels at this time

  • 16. 
    Material safety data sheets are provided by
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      The FDA

    • C. 

      The Risk Managment department

    • D. 

      The product manufacturer

  • 17. 
    A molecular reaction that creates an uncontrolled release of energy os called
    • A. 

      Combustion

    • B. 

      Polymerization

    • C. 

      Vapor density

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 18. 
    100% ethylene oxide gas conisters should be stored*
    • A. 

      In a chemical storage cabinet

    • B. 

      Outside

    • C. 

      In a refrigerator

    • D. 

      In a chamber heated to 75 degrees

  • 19. 
    Which type of fire extinguisher should be used on flammable liquids*
    • A. 

      Type A

    • B. 

      Type B

    • C. 

      Type C

    • D. 

      Type D

  • 20. 
    Which of the following information is not included on an MSDS
    • A. 

      Special precautions

    • B. 

      Physical data

    • C. 

      Required inventory levels

    • D. 

      Product identification

  • 21. 
    Most stated require that ethylene oxide be vented into an emission control device to prevent the gas from entering the atmosphere
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A plane crash is an example of an external disaster
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Disposable items increase combustible load in a healthcare facility
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    It is the responsibility of all healthcare workers to report incidents or accidents that involve patients
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    When transporting a cart of sterilized items from the ethylene oxide sterilizer to the aerator, you should push it, instead of pulling it to avoid inhaling ethylene oxide fumes*
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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