OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Training 2020-2021

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OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Training 2020-2021

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is not an example of direct contact
    • A. 

      The spread of an bloodborne pathogen from human to human

    • B. 

      Accidental needlesticks or other sharps contaminated with the pathogen

    • C. 

      Contact between broken skin, mucous membrane (eyes, nose, mouth) or other potentially infectious materials or body fluids

    • D. 

      Respiratory transmission

  • 2. 
    The appropriate way to dispose of a used needle is to:
    • A. 

      Recap it

    • B. 

      Deposit it into a sharps container

    • C. 

      Bend or break it so others know that it has been used

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    When handling blood or other potentially infectious materials you should always:
    • A. 

      Use Universal Precautions

    • B. 

      Wear gloves and or other appropriate PPE

    • C. 

      Dispose of all waste materials properly

    • D. 

      Eat or drink

  • 4. 
    Which is an example of practicing Universal Precautions?
    • A. 

      Use PPE when interacting with any patient, regardless of whether or not they are known to have an infection

    • B. 

      Use PPE only when interacting with patients who have laboratory evidence of infection

    • C. 

      Use PPE only when interacting with patients who are suspected of having an infection

    • D. 

      Use PPE only when interacting with patients who have bodily fluids on them

  • 5. 
    Which is an example of a blood borne pathogen exposure incident?
    • A. 

      Unanticipated contact with blood

    • B. 

      Slipping on a wet floor

    • C. 

      An allergic reaction to latex gloves

    • D. 

      A patient falling out of bed

  • 6. 
    Personal protective equipment (PPE): 
    • A. 

      Must be purchased by the employee and brought to work each day after laundering at home

    • B. 

      Must be provided by the employer at no cost to the employee

    • C. 

      Must be available for rent from the employer

    • D. 

      May be worn off the unit to go to the cafeteria

  • 7. 
    The recommended PPE for spurting blood:
    • A. 

      Gloves

    • B. 

      Gown

    • C. 

      Mask

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Whose responsibility is it to prevent blood borne pathogen exposure?
    • A. 

      The employee

    • B. 

      The employer

    • C. 

      The employee's immediate supervisor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    To reduce the risk of blood borne pathogen exposure, employees should:
    • A. 

      Attend training sessions

    • B. 

      Provide his/her own PPE (personal protective equipment)

    • C. 

      Avoid the rooms of patients who are known to have a blood borne pathogen

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    How soon should you be evaluated if you have a blood borne pathogen exposure?
    • A. 

      Within 1-2 months

    • B. 

      Within 1-2 days

    • C. 

      Within 12 hours

    • D. 

      Within 1-2 hours

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