Flashcards in Exposures, Injuries, and MVC's Deck (10)
What are the different types of exposures?
- Air-borne respiratory
- OPIM (other possible infectious materials)
- Hazardous materials
For air-borne exposure how close do personnel have to be within the patient?
Within 6 feet
What kind of exposure would be described as:
"when someone knowingly attempts to infect a firefighter to their disease"
How many different types of consent forms are there and what are they?
4 different forms
- Yellow - airborne
- Blue - Criminal Intent
- Green - Consent for HIV testing
- Red - No consent for HIV testing
How soon after a exposure do you have to get the blood draws from the patient to the testing site? And what is the name of the testing site?
Sonora Quest and within 1 hour
What are the steps taken for an injury to an employee?
1. Determine the level of injury
2. First aid or transport if needed
3. Make notifications
-contact Well America
-based on severity have Comm contact Central Safety
-SRI Form 100 part A (electronic)
-SRI Form 100 part B given to the employee to have filled out by the treating physician
5. All paperwork emailed to TFD_exposure_injuries
-Have the EC hand deliver all paperwork including memos, SRI part B, and IDN to Fire HR
If involved in a MVA who should be notified?
-On call mechanic
-First aid if needed
If an injury happens during a MVA who do you send all electronic paperwork to?
What set of circumstances must be met before an employee must submit to a urine test after an accident?
- The accident involves a fatality (Must go get tested)
- The driver receives a citation AND
-injury treated AWAY from the scene
-vehicle have to be towed away from the scene
-supervisor has reasonable suspicion