Biohazardous Waste Training Test

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Biohazardous Waste Training Test

This test will evaluate your knowledge on: • How to properly segregate and handle waste • The components for labeling and documentation of Regulated Medical Waste • Department of Transportation (DOT) requiremen


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Municipal solid waste may be mixed or commingled with Regulated Medical Waste.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The only regulating agency that is concerned with Regulated Medical Waste is the Occupational  Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    No cauterizers or batteries may be placed in Regulated Medical Waste receptacles,  including Sharps Containers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Regulated Medical Waste must be placed in containers that are closable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Sharps containers must be located no more than 50 feet from the immediate area where the sharp is used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Weight limitations stated on transport containers must never be exceeded.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Controlled Substances may not be discarded in Regulated Medical Waste.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Hazardous Waste may be placed in Regulated Medical Waste if it is placed in a sharps container.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Federal OSHA provides a good general definition of Regulated Waste, but individual states may have  their own particular definition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Pathological waste and trace chemo waste are not considered to be Regulated Medical Waste.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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