Safety Review Test

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Bloodborne Pathogens

The most significant bloodborne diseases health care workers come in contact with are: Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)
Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
All of the above
Of all the bloodborne diseases, which poses the highest risk of exposure? HIV
HCV
HBV
The single most important work practice for preventing the spread of infections is: Isolating patients and visitors with infectious disease.
Wearing gloves when handling articles contaminated with blood and body fluids
Handwashing
Staying home when you are ill
Hands should be washed by a vigorous rubbing together of all surfaces of soaped hands for at least: 15 seconds
60 seconds
1 ½ minutes
2 minutes
The health care worker/volunteer determines the need for Personal Protective Equipment based on: What equipment is available
The patient’s diagnosis
The task or job to be done and the chance of likely exposure
Personal preference
Health care workers/volunteers must wear gloves when there is the possibility of: Skin contact with blood or any other body fluid
Skin contact with the mucous membranes or broken skin of any patient
Handling or touching any items or surfaces soiled with blood or body fluids
All of the above
Transmission routes of HBV, HCV, and HIV include contact between broken skin and infected blood or other body fluids. True
False
Occupational exposures such as patient’s blood getting on your skin or in your eyes, should be reported immediately to your manager/supervisor and Cook Children’s Occupational Health Department. True
False
Health care workers/volunteers should wash hands immediately or as soon as possible after removal of gloves or other Personal Protective Equipment: True
False
Standard precautions means treating blood/body fluids of all patients, regardless of diagnosis, as potentially infectious. True
False
Personal Protective Equipment includes masks, gloves, and gowns. True
False
Soiled linens should always be handled as potentially infectious. True
False
If you are exposed and know that the source individual does not have an infection, there is no need to report the exposure. True
False
Employees’/volunteers’ work-related exposure and medical records are kept confidential. True
False
HIV is not transmitted by touching, feeding, or casually working around patients who carry the disease. True
False
Hepatitis B vaccinations are available free of charge to all employees/volunteers with patient care interactions. True
False
A mask must be worn if fluids could splash or spray into your nose or mouth. True
False
The Hepatitis B virus has the ability to survive in dried blood for up to seven days whereas HIV is a very fragile virus and cannot live very long outside of the human body. True
False
Hand washing is only required after patient contact. True
False
Exposure to blood or body fluids can occur only through needlesticks. True
False
Mucous membranes are a potential route of entry into the body for bloodborne pathogens. True
False
It is OK for the volunteer to use the patient’s bathroom in an emergency. True
False
Cavicide is used to disinfect toys and surfaces. True
False

FIRE SAFETY

Volunteers are considered part of a unit’s/department’s emergency response team. True
False
In a fire, you should do the following in this sequence: Extinguish the fire; Protect the lives of patients, visitors and staff; Report the fire.
Rescue any patients, visitors, staff; sound the Alarm; Contain the fire; Extinguish the fire if it is safe or Evacuate.
Report the fire; Extinguish the fire; Protect the lives of patients, visitors and staff.
Evacuate the building; sound the Alarm; reenter and Extinguish the fire.
The number one priority in any fire is to: Contain the fire
Report the fire
Extinguish the fire
Protect life
If you cannot safely extinguish a fire, you should: Leave the area
Close the door to the room and do not open it.
Place a damp towel or blanket under the bottom of the door to contain the smoke
All of the above
To properly use a fire extinguisher, you should: Unlock, Squeeze and Aim
Follow the instructions on the specific type of extinguisher that is being used as each type operates differently.
Pull, Aim, Squeeze and Sweep (P.A.S.S.)
None of the above
The multi-purpose dry chemical fire extinguisher can extinguish which type of fires: Wood, paper, and trash
Electrical
Flammable Liquid
All of the above
Cook Children’s has a no smoking policy. True
False
Smoke zones are areas of a building separated by fire doors and other barriers that slow the spread of smoke and fire. True
False
It is acceptable to use door stoppers to hold open fire doors. True
False
Code Green means the staff should prepare for a sudden increase in patients. True
False
To report any emergency in the medical center, dial: “0” to reach the Operator
“51111” to reach the Operator
“911”
None of the above
The All Clear is announced when a code has ended. True
False
A list of emergency codes can be found on the back of employee/volunteer badges. True
False

Hazardous Chemicals

Hazardous chemicals include: Flammable liquids
Toxic or poisonous agents
Corrosives
All of the above
MSDS stands for: Missouri State Data Source
Material Scientific Disclaimer Statement
Material Safety Data Sheet
Matter Source Data Screen
An MSDS contains information on the chemical including: Name and ingredients
Physical and health hazards
Spill or leak cleanup procedures
All of the above
If a chemical is spilled or released, you should: Clean it up immediately yourself
Report it to the Fire Department
Remove people from the area
All of the above
Some of the health hazards of chemicals include: Burns
Difficulty breathing
Cancer
All of the above
When working with chemicals, you should: Read the warning labels after you have used the chemical
Wear the proper personal protective equipment
All of the above
None of the above
Hazardous chemicals like liquid paper, chemo, and cleansers, are used every day in the hospital. True
False
All hazardous chemical containers must have a warning label. True
False
Hazardous chemicals can be harmful only if inhaled. True
False
A common first aid procedure for hazardous chemical exposure is washing/flushing the area with water. True
False
Anyone can clean up a hazardous chemical spill. True
False
Hazardous chemicals can cause both physical and health hazards. True
False