OSHA: Infection Control Practices! Quiz

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OSHA: Infection Control Practices! Quiz

Are you familiar with OSHA? Do you believe you can get past this quiz? OSHA stands for Occupational Safety and Health Administration. It is responsible for creating and enforcing workplace safety and health regulations. It is an agency of the United States Federal Government. Prevention practices are imperative and apply to all patient care, according to OSHA. Take on this test and see how much you understand about OSHA infection control.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    OSHA standards address issues relating to:
    • A. 

      Handling products.

    • B. 

      Storing products.

    • C. 

      Your right to know about potentially hazardous product ingredients.

    • D. 

      All of these answers are correct.

  • 2. 
    What can OSHA or state board inspectors do if a salon does not have MSDSs available for review during regular business hours?
    • A. 

      Immediately shut the salon down.

    • B. 

      Issue a fine to the salon.

    • C. 

      Immediately revoke the salon manager's license.

    • D. 

      Arrest and imprison the salon manager.

  • 3. 
    Disinfectants used in the salon must be:
    • A. 

      Bactericidal.

    • B. 

      Fungicidal.

    • C. 

      Virucidal.

    • D. 

      All of these answers are correct.

  • 4. 
    Bacteria:
    • A. 

      Can exist only on nonporous surfaces.

    • B. 

      Are also known as microbes.

    • C. 

      Can be seen by the naked eye.

    • D. 

      All of these answers are correct.

  • 5. 
    Pathogenic bacteria are considered:
    • A. 

      Harmful.

    • B. 

      Beneficial.

    • C. 

      Neither harmful nor beneficial.

    • D. 

      Both harmful and beneficial.

  • 6. 
    Which type of cocci grow in clusters like a bunch of grapes?
    • A. 

      Streptococci

    • B. 

      Bacilli

    • C. 

      Staphylococci

    • D. 

      Diplococcicci

  • 7. 
    Lyme disease is caused by which type of bacteria?
    • A. 

      Bacilli

    • B. 

      Spirilla

    • C. 

      CocciF

    • D. 

      None of these answers are correct.

  • 8. 
    During the spore-forming stage, bacteria:
    • A. 

      Grow

    • B. 

      Coat themselves with wax outer shells.

    • C. 

      Are vulnerable to disinfectants.

    • D. 

      Perform mitosis.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a sign of inflammation?
    • A. 

      A cold spot on the skin

    • B. 

      Redness

    • C. 

      Swelling

    • D. 

      Pain

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of a local infection?
    • A. 

      Influenza

    • B. 

      AIDS

    • C. 

      An abscess

    • D. 

      Pneumonia

  • 11. 
    When you remove all visible dirt and debris from something, you ____ it.
    • A. 

      Disinfect

    • B. 

      Sterilize

    • C. 

      Clean

    • D. 

      All of these answers are correct.

  • 12. 
    Sterilization:
    • A. 

      Destroys most, but not all, bacteria.

    • B. 

      Destroys spores.

    • C. 

      Is commonly performed in salons.

    • D. 

      Is done through the use of a disinfectant.

  • 13. 
    Unless the label states otherwise, implements being disinfected must remain immersedin the disinfectant for at least ___ minutes.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      15

  • 14. 
    Quats:
    • A. 

      Usually disinfect implements instantly.

    • B. 

      Are not safe for use in the salon.

    • C. 

      Cannot damage your implements no matter how long they are immersed.

    • D. 

      May contain aitirust ingredients.

  • 15. 
    Phenolis disinfectants have a:
    • A. 

      Very high pH.

    • B. 

      Very low pH.

    • C. 

      Neutral pH.

    • D. 

      Mildly alkaline pH.

  • 16. 
    When using disinfectants you must always:
    • A. 

      Wear gloves.

    • B. 

      Follow the manufacturer's instructions for mixing and disposal.

    • C. 

      Use tongs or a draining basket to remove implements from immersion.

    • D. 

      All of these answers are correct.

  • 17. 
    A person who is asymtomatic:
    • A. 

      Is immune to most types of disease.

    • B. 

      Is exceptionally prone to most types of disease.

    • C. 

      Shows multiple signs of infection.

    • D. 

      Shows no sign of infection.

  • 18. 
    Who publishes the Universal Precautions?
    • A. 

      The FDA

    • B. 

      The FBI

    • C. 

      OSHA

    • D. 

      The EPA

  • 19. 
    If there is an exposure incident, you must stop the service, put on gloves, and then do what next?
    • A. 

      Clean the injury with an antiseptic

    • B. 

      Clean your workstation.

    • C. 

      Bandage the cut

    • D. 

      Discard contaminated objects.

  • 20. 
    How often should waste receptacles in the salon be emptied?
    • A. 

      Regularly throughout the day

    • B. 

      At the end of the day

    • C. 

      Several times a week

    • D. 

      Only when they are full

  • 21. 
    When washing your hands, it is recommended that you brush your nails:
    • A. 

      Horizontally

    • B. 

      Vertically

    • C. 

      Diagonally

    • D. 

      Horizontally and vertically

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