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Who shall strive to ensure the safety of all officers in situations involving the possible presence of contagious diseases, parasites, or infectious material?

Supervisory officers

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Officers who are forewarned or suspect the presence of a contagious disease or parasite should prevent unnecessary skin contact by using various equipment provided in the-----kit

Infection barrier kit

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Who transports prisoners who require medical treatment as a result of a highly contagious disease?

EMS unit

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Who is notified in cases where evidence is believed to be contaminated with infectious material, contagious diseases, or parasites and needs to be recovered/transported to the property room or Medical Examiner's Office

Crime scene unit

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Who should be contacted to obtain the proper procedure for decontaminating the premises if infectious material, contagious diseases, or parasites or present or suspected?

Metropolitan health District

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Which hospital should a member go to be treated and tested, if they believe they have been exposed to a communicable disease?

University Hospital located at 4502 Medical Dr.

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In order to qualify for Workmen's Comp. benefits, a member who claims the possible of a work-related exposure must be tested for viral hepatitis and HIV within how many days of the exposure?

10 days

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If taken within two hours of exposure, some medications are believed to reduce the risk of contracting HIV by how much percent?

80%

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Who will arrange court proceedings to determine if the person who exposed the officer will undergo testing for communicable diseases?

The health department

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If the members or accidentally exposed to a patient's blood or body fluids while rendering assistance at the scene of an emergency or while transporting the patient at the hospital what can the hospital test for without the patient's consent?

Hepatitis B or hepatitis C

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If the person refuses to be tested for communicable diseases, the assisting officer will notify?

Follow-up unit/night CID unit and his supervisor

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Who properly completed all Worker's Comp. forms and ensures all forms are delivered to the accounting personnel office?

Supervisors

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The supervisor will complete all worker's comp forms and ensure all forms are delivered to------office

Accounting and personnel office

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In addition to the necessary reports for the presence of a contagious disease or parasite at a particular location, a supplemental report describing the nature of the public health risk and location will also be directed to the--------

Health department

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Who supplies infection barrier kits and replacement items to all supervisors?

Fleet services management office

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Who ensures infection barrier kits are supplied in each marked police vehicle?

Supervisors

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Police vehicles containing large amounts of blood or body fluids or presumed to contain the presence of a contagious disease or parasite are sealed and immediately returned to the assigned substation by------- for decontamination.

Contract wrecker

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If an officer has to seal a police vehicle because of large amounts of blood or body fluids or the presence of a contagious disease or parasite, The officer will send a written report detailing the reason to --------and the fleet services management office

Unit/shift director

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Who is required to spray a prisoner transport wagon with a hospital grade disinfectant upon completion of each tour of duty?

Assigned officer

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If an officer needs to shower and change clothes after being exposed to a contagious disease what should he do with his exposed clothing?

Place it in a plastic bag and spray with a hospital grade disinfectant available at all substations

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What should officer do when the seals on his personal protective equipment kit is broken?

A report must be written and given to his supervisor for accountability and replacement

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Once an officer has an approved report of his personal protective equipment kit that had the seal broken, where is he going to take it for replacement?

Armory and supply office

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What month of each year, will the unit/shift directors schedule and ensure each officer under his command is refitted and tested with his full face air purifying respirator?

In January

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If an officer's personal protective kit is lost, stolen, or otherwise rendered unusable because of negligence or carelessness, the supervisor will forward the officer's report through his chain of command to-----committee

Labor relations committee

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What are some symptoms of nerve agents?
(SLUDGE)

Salivation
Lacrimation (tears)
Urination
Defecation
Gastrointestinal distress
Emesis (vomiting)

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If an officer believes he has been exposed to a nerve agent where should he inject himself with the Mark 1nerve agent antidote?

Meaty portion of both of his thighs

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What can an officer do to help EMS determine how many series of shots the officer has taken of the nerve agent antidote kit?

After an officer in checks himself, he should place the bottom cap of each nerve agent on his fingers.

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Officers who come in contact with an individual having a contagious disease should avoid unnecessary physical contact other than for the three following reasons:
1) R
2) S
3) E

1) rendering of emergency first aid
2) stabilizing a life-threatening situation
3) effect an arrest

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What is lacrimation?

Excess of tears

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What is emesis?

Vomiting

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.06 PRISONERS EXHIBITING SYMPTOMS OF CONTAGIOUS DISEASES OR PARASITES
D. Prisoners who are suspected of having contagious diseases or parasites, but have been cleared from the need of medical attention are processed for the alleged offense with the nature of the suspected contagious disease or parasite noted in the _____ and _____. The _______is advised of the prisoner's suspected condition at the time of booking.

officer's report and on the booking slip
City of San Antonio Detention Center supervisor

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.09 OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES TO COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
If a member of the Department believes he has experienced an occupational exposure, the following procedures must be
adhered to:
A. Members Potentially Exposed to Communicable Diseases:
6. Members, who believe they have experienced an occupational exposure by a prisoner who is refusing to be tested for communicable diseases, will complete an ________, SAPD Form #CD-2. ____ or ______will
assist the officer in completing the affidavit in accordance with Subsection .09B.

Affidavit in Support of Mandatory Testing for
Communicable Diseases

Follow up detectives or the night CID unit detectives

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.09 OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES TO COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
If a member of the Department believes he has experienced an occupational exposure, the following procedures must be
adhered to:
A. Members Potentially Exposed to Communicable Diseases:
. If members are accidentally exposed by a person other than a prisoner,
a. Members will comply with Subsections 615.09 A1-5.
b. The person, who exposed the member, is asked to voluntarily submit to a test for communicable diseases at
the ______.
c. If the person consents to the test, a _____ will arrange for the transportation of this person to _____
Hospital.
d. If the person does not consent to be tested for communicable diseases, the person will be _____ and _____.
e. Members will immediately contact the _____ or _____ and complete SAPD Form
#CD-2, Affidavit in Support of Mandatory Testing for Communicable Diseases.
f. After the affidavit is signed, it will immediately be delivered in person to the ____ and _____
Office.
g. The Accounting and Personnel Office will hand deliver it, no later than the next business day, to the ______.
h. The_____will arrange court proceedings to determine if the person who exposed the officer will undergo testing for communicable diseases.

b) City’s expense
c) supervisor
University Hospital
d) identified and allowed to leave
e) Homicide Unit or the Night CID Unit
f) Accounting and Personnel
g) Health Department‘s Epidemiologist
h) Health Department

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.09 OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES TO COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
If a member of the Department believes he has experienced an occupational exposure, the following procedures must be
adhered to:
B. Duties of Assisting Officers / Detective Investigators
2. The follow-up unit, which has investigative responsibility for the criminal offense committed, will assist the officer in completing the proper paperwork to have the prisoner tested for communicable diseases when the prisoner has refused to be tested for communicable diseases.
d. In the event the exposed officer is unable to sign the affidavit, the follow-up unit Detectives or Night CID
Unit Detectives will contact a _____ for assistance in having the prisoner tested on the _____ in accordance with Article 18.22(a) of the Code of Criminal Procedures.

magistrate
magistrate’s own motion

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.12 DISPOSAL OF CONTAMINATED PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT / SUPPLIES
B. After being used, all Infection Barrier Kit items and any other items or supplies used as an infection barrier are to be disposed of properly. The only acceptable method of disposal is to seal the items in one of the _________ contained in the Infection Barrier Kits. After being sealed, the biohazard infectious waste is taken to the _______Office, which is located at 329 S. Frio. A large trash can marked “Biohazard Infectious Waste” will be placed directly outside of the _______Office, so officer may properly dispose of the biohazard infectious waste. Officers disposing of biohazard infectious waste shall document in a written report the method used for disposal. Copies of the report are routed to the _____ and _____.

red disposable bags marked "Biohazard Infectious Waste"

Fleet Services Management Office
Fleet Services Management Office

officer's supervisor and the Fleet Services Management Office

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.12 DISPOSAL OF CONTAMINATED PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT / SUPPLIES
C. After the trash can labeled “Biohazard Infectious Waste” is full, a member of the _____Office will deliver the Biohazard Waste to the _______Lab located at 332 W. Commerce on the 2nd floor. Members of the ________Office will call in advance to schedule the delivery. The telephone
number to the Health Department Lab is 207- 8747.

Fleet Services Management
Health Department
Fleet Services Management

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.15 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) KIT
F. In the event an officer deploys his PPE Kit in a WMD/Hazardous Event, he shall contact the _______Unit, prior to leaving his assignment at the scene, to determine if decontamination is necessary and to determine how to dispose of the contaminated equipment and/or supplies. Any contaminated equipment will be disposed of in accordance with the _______established procedures.

Fire Department’s Haz- Mat
Fire Department’s

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.15 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) KIT
G. If the PPE Kit is deployed at an incident which did not require the Fire Department and if the officer has any
reservations on how to _____ of the equipment or supplies, he shall have the dispatcher contact the _______Unit, prior to leaving his assignment at the scene, to determine the proper method of disposal of any used or contaminated equipment or supplies.

dispose
Fire
Department’s Haz-Mat

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.15 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) KIT
H. _____ shall ensure annual inspections of the PPE Kits are conducted, and verify the identification seal is intact (indicating a complete kit) and document the serial numbers of the seals on the ______form. Any new seals issued will be documented at the time of issuance and a copy of the new serial numbers will be kept in the officer’s____file.

Supervisors
officer’s monthly inspection
field

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.16 MARK 1 NAAK (NERVE AGENT ANTIDOTE KITS)
The PPE Kit contains three (3) Mark 1 Nerve Agent Antidote Kits. Each of the Mark 1 Nerve Agent Antidote Kits has two auto injectors. One injector is ______and the other injector is _______.

2 mgs of Atropine
600 mgs of 2 Pam-Chloride

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.16 MARK 1 NAAK (NERVE AGENT ANTIDOTE KITS)
The PPE Kit contains three (3) Mark 1 Nerve Agent Antidote Kits. Each of the Mark 1 Nerve Agent Antidote Kits has two auto injectors. One injector is 2 mgs of Atropine and the other injector is 600 mgs of 2 Pam-Chloride.
A. The Mark 1 Nerve Agent Antidote Kits can cause serious injury if not used correctly; therefore, officers shall treat these injectors with the same level of respect and security as ______.

firearms