H1N1 Pandemic Influenza / Influenza Awareness Quiz

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H1N1 Pandemic Influenza / Influenza Awareness Quiz

This quiz has been prepared to promote awareness on H1N1 Pandemic Influenza. In the event that a Pandemic Influenza occurs employers and workers need to be prepared and know the critical steps and controls.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The obligation to protect against swine flu is implied under what clause contained in the Alberta OHS Act, which requires employers to provide a safe and healthy workplace and take measures to prevent unforeseeable risks that are not specifically mentioned in the regulations
    • A. 

      Negligence Clause

    • B. 

      General Duty Clause

    • C. 

      Risk Clause

  • 2. 
    Handwashing is only important when you are sick
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The flu is caused by a bacterial infection
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Hazards are normally grouped into 4 categories. They are:
    • A. 

      Biological, Physical, Chemical and Physcological

    • B. 

      Viruses, Physical, Chemical, Environment

  • 5. 
    Whenever possible hazards should be eliminated. If elimination is not possible, they must be controlled. Control means reducing the hazard to levels that do not present a risk to the worker.Identify the type of controls that would be used to effectively control spread of an influenza virus.
    • A. 

      Isolation, Policies, protective clothing

    • B. 

      Engineering, Administrative, and Personal Protective Equipmental and a combination of controls

    • C. 

      Physical Barriers, Hand Washing, Masks

  • 6. 
    Chose the the right method for hand washing
    • A. 

      Lather hands with soap and wash for 10 - 15 seconds Dry hands with a clean paper towel Turn off faucet handle with the paper towel Drop the paper towel into a proper waste basket

    • B. 

      Turn on faucet Wet hands, apply soap, rinse hands Turn off faucet Put paper towel in garbage can

  • 7. 
    If you don't have a tissue or hankerchief, it is best to sneeze into your sleeve
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Handwashing is considered the best way to prevent the spread of germs
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 9. 
    Chose the correct answer.Unsafe conditions are:
    • A. 

      Slippery surfaces, cluttered aisles, damaged equipment, and poor housekeeping

    • B. 

      Not using PPE correctly, using defective equipment, improper lifting, disregarding policies / procedures

  • 10. 
    In "Breaking the chain" and stopping the spread of pandemic influenza workers should:
    • A. 

      Practice social distancing, limit sharing of equipment, wash hands frequently, and cover mouth and nose during coughing & sneezing.

    • B. 

      Touch surfaces contaminated with the virus, shake hands with an infected person, and share work stations