Bloodborne Pathogen Quiz


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1 If you are exposed to potentially infectious materials on the job, you may request a vaccine for which bloodborne disease?
    HIV
    Syphilis
    Hepatitis B
    Brucellosis

2 Which of the following materials could contain bloodborne pathogens?
    Bloody saliva and mucous
    Semen and vaginal secretions
    Sharps (needles and other sharps contaminated with blood)
    All of the above

3 If you wear gloves when cleaning up an accident site, it is not necessary to wash your hands afterwards.
    True
    False

4 Bloodborne pathogens may enter your system through:
    Open cuts
    Skin abrasions
    Dermatitis
    Mucous membranes
    All of the above

5 You should always treat all body fluids as if they are infectious and avoid direct skin contact with them.
    True
    False

6 All schools must have a written plan regarding bloodborne pathogens and review this plan initially and annually with employees that are at-risk of exposure.
    True
    False

7 If you have blood or potentially infectious materials splashed into your eye, nose or mouth or it gets into a cut/would/abrasion,  you should flush with clean, running water for at least:
    2 minutes
    5 minutes
    10 minutes
    15 minutes

8 Sharps may be disposed in regular trash bags, and needles should be recapped before placed in a sharps container for disposal.
    True
    False

9 A quarter cup of household bleach to one gallon of water provides a strong enough solution to effectively decontaminate most surfaces, tools, and equipment if left for 10 minutes.
    True
    False

10 Responders must be offered Hepatitus B vaccinations or sign a release form, and must be offered medical consultation following exposures to blood/bodily fluids incidents.
    True
    False


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