OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Quiz

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OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Quiz

Blood borne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, HBV, HCV and HIV. When handling bodily fluids a medical practitioner should excessive care. Take the OSHA quiz below to know how prepared you are to handle bodily fluids. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    HIV and HBV may be present in body fluids other than blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The following are considered sharps:
    • A. 

      Needles

    • B. 

      Splash goggles

    • C. 

      Broken glass

    • D. 

      Dental wire

  • 3. 
    Universal precautions means treating the blood or body fluids of anyone aged 18 to 65 as if they were known to be infected with HIV, HBV, or other bloodborne pathogens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following practices is 100% effective in reduces risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens?
    • A. 

      Engineering controls

    • B. 

      Employee work practices

    • C. 

      Personal protective equipment

    • D. 

      Housekeeping

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    When recapping needles is allowed, it is important to use two hands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What should you do every time you remove your gloves?
    • A. 

      Apply hand cream

    • B. 

      Wash your hands with soap and running water

    • C. 

      Rinse your gloves for reuse

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Once blood gets on your hands, it's too late to take any preventive measures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    You can store food next to blood under the following conditions.
    • A. 

      The food is stored in a bag

    • B. 

      The food is stored in a lunchbox

    • C. 

      The food would not be easily contaminated

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The type of protective equipment appropriate for a given task depends on the degree of exposure you anticipate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If utility gloves are damaged, you should patch any holes before reusing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Who is responsible for good housekeeping?
    • A. 

      Environmental services

    • B. 

      Secretary

    • C. 

      Everyone

    • D. 

      Dr. Hansen

  • 12. 
    Contaminated laundry should be rinsed and placed in appropriate bags or containers where it is used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Hepatitis B Vaccination is encouraged unless documentation exists that you have previously received the series; antibody testing reveals that you are immune; and/or medical evaluation shows that the vaccination is contraindicated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    If you are exposed, you should report the incident to your supervisor within what amount of time?
    • A. 

      Within 14 days

    • B. 

      Within 24 hours

    • C. 

      Immediately

  • 15. 
    Please list any additional questions or concerns you have regarding the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Training.