Procedure#04-007-managing Risk Of Exposure & Transmission Of Infectious Diseases

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Infectious Disease Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Name 1 of the objectives of this procedure.
  • 2. 
    True or False? Personal protective Equipment that must be worn can includes: hard hats, coveralls and safety glasses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    True or False? When handling contaminated sharp objects such as saw blades, it is not necessary to wear puncture-resistant or Kevlar-type gloves with nitrile gloves underneath.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    True or False? At the scene site, place any contaminated personal protective clothing and equipment in a household garbage bag. Launder any personal clothing in hot water with detergent. Clean equipment with a cleanser and decontaminate the equipment with a 1:10 household bleach solution for 10 minutes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Exposure to blood or body fluids should include the following steps:
    • A. 

      Report the incident to your supervisor and have it recorded with your medical records or first aid logbook, complete an accident report and a Form 67.

    • B. 

      Immediately wash the exposed skin area with alcohol gel waterless hand cleaner (with at least 62% alcohol). Eyes exposed to harmful fluids should be flushed with water for at least 20 minutes.

    • C. 

      Following the emergency treatment outlined in (a) go immediately to an outpatient clinic at the hospital for follow-up treament and care.

    • D. 

      All of the above.