Best Practice For Sharps Safety Quiz 3

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Best Practice For Sharps Safety Quiz 3

Sterile Processing University


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Today, a major source of puncture injury to CS / SPD workers is from;
    • A. 

      Broken glass

    • B. 

      Reusable biopsy needles

    • C. 

      Contaminated needles / syringes

    • D. 

      Contaminated sharp instruments

  • 2. 
    The blood borne pathogen ruling holds who responsible for employee compliance with the law?
    • A. 

      The emplyee

    • B. 

      The superviser

    • C. 

      The hospital

    • D. 

      The Infection Control Department

  • 3. 
    Disposable, contaminated needle boxes should be replaced when they are/
    • A. 

      2/3rds Full

    • B. 

      1/2 Full

    • C. 

      3/4 Full

    • D. 

      Completely Full

  • 4. 
    If an oral glass suction bottle breaks and it contains suction fluids, the best way to pick up the broken glass is 
    • A. 

      Using latex gloves

    • B. 

      Using rubber gloves

    • C. 

      Using a dust pan and brush

    • D. 

      Using neoprene gloves

  • 5. 
    The OSHA biohazard sigh must be:
    • A. 

      Black sign on red label

    • B. 

      Red sign on black label

    • C. 

      Orange sign on black label

    • D. 

      Black sign on orange label

  • 6. 
    Using a sponge stick to sort through contaminated instruments to prevent a sharps injury is an example of
    • A. 

      Mechanical change

    • B. 

      Work practice control

    • C. 

      Environmental control

    • D. 

      Process improvement

  • 7. 
    One means of preventing sharps injuries when working with surgical instruments is to;
    • A. 

      Not handle the instruments

    • B. 

      Disinfect the instruments

    • C. 

      Wear metal mesh glove liners

    • D. 

      Only handle non-sharps

  • 8. 
    OSHA requires that employers provide which vaccine to employee at risk of exposure of blood and blood borne pathogens? 
    • A. 

      Hepatitis C vaccine

    • B. 

      Hepatitis B vaccine

    • C. 

      Hepatitis A vaccine

    • D. 

      Tetanus toxoid

  • 9. 
    It is important that after removing PPE, the employee 
    • A. 

      Place the PPE in the proper receptacle

    • B. 

      Change their clothes

    • C. 

      Wash their hands

    • D. 

      Return to work

  • 10. 
    If a sharps injury is experienced, the incident should be documented on an incident report
    • A. 

      Within 24 hours

    • B. 

      Within 48 hours

    • C. 

      Within one week

    • D. 

      Immediatley

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