OSHA: Infection Control Practices! Quiz

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Infection Control Quizzes & Trivia

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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