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1

The health care provider is most likely to encounter this hazard upon entering the nuclear medicine department to obtain a blood specimen from a patient

Radiation hazard

2

The first step in controlling severe bleeding is to

Apply pressure directly over the wound or venipuncture site

3

If a health care provider is in an area of the health care facility where a fire starts, she or he should first

Pull the level in the fire alarm box

4

In the hazardous labeling system developed by the NFPA, the blue quadrant of the diamond indicates a

Health hazard

5

If an electrical accident occurs involving electrical shock to an employee or a patient, the first thing that the health care provider should do is

Shut off the electrical power

6

MSDSs must be supplies to employees according to the:

Hazard Communication Standard

7

The abbreviation RACE is used in

Fire emergencies

8

If a fire extinguisher has to be used in a health care environment, the first step to perform is

Pull the pin off of the extinguisher

9

The first step in giving mouth-to-mouth resuscitation is to

Determine whether the victim is conscious by gently tapping the shoulders of the victim and speaking loudly, “Are you okay?”

10

This should NOT be done for a shock victim who seems to be not fully conscious

Give fluids to keep the victim from becoming dehydrated

11

Organization that developed a labeling system for hazardous chemicals that is frequently used in health care facilities

NFPA

12

The HazCom standard requires chemical manufacturers to supply

MSDSs

13

The major principles of self-protection from radiation exposure

Time, distance, and shielding

14

A dosimeter badge is required in health care facilities for

Radiation safety

15

High exposures of radioactivity have been shown to lead to

Leukemia

16

If a health care provider hears a fire alarm as she or he is collecting blood from a patient, she or he should NOT:

Run

17

If a health care provider has a chemical spilled on him or her, he or she should immediately:

Rinse the area with water

18

According to the hazard labeling system developed by NFPA, the yellow quadrant of the diamonds indicates a(n)

Instability hazard

19

Chemicals that are defined as “explosive flammables” must be stores

In an explosion proof or fireproof room or cabinet

20

MSDS stands for

Material Safety Data Sheet

21

Class C fires are

Electrical fires

22

If a phlebotomist is collecting blood specimens from a patient in the nuclear medicine department, he or she needs to be

Wearing a dosimeter badge

23

If a phlebotomist is exposed to a chemical spill in the floor, he or she should quickly go to this department for a chemical spill cleanup kit

Clinical chemistry

24

Needed for cleanup of a chemical spill

Rubber gloves

25

CPR stands for

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

26

The dosimeter is a frequently used instrument for blood specimen preparation.

False

27

Severe bleeding from an open wound can be controlled by applying pressure directly below the wound

False (over wound not under)

28

Class A fires require an ABC extinguisher

True

29

Five general classifications of fires have been adopted by OSHA

False

30

A carbon dioxide extinguisher can be used for class B fires

True