Flashcards in Safety/Infection Control Deck (28)
OSHA stands for
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
When mixing acids and water, you should
Add acid to water
Chemicals should be
Labeled properly & Stored at or under eye level
The first action to take in the event of fire is to
Remove patients from danger
In the event of electric shock, the first thing you should do is
Attempt to turn off electrical equipment
Class C fires involve
Which of the following does the NFPA symbol warn about?
The first thing to do when giving CPR to a victim is
Determine whether the victim is conscious.
Safety equipment in the laboratory may include
Eyewash Station, Emergency Shower, PPE
Personal Protective Equipment
Reaction to latex products may include
Irritant Contact Dermatitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis, Anaphylaxis
The yellow diamond in the NFPA label indicates
What is not a pathogen?
Varicella-zoster is the cause of
HIV is the causative agent of
HIV means ?
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Insects such as ticks
Some types of Escherichia coli are normal flora of the
The most important way to stop the spread of infection is through
In putting on PPE, the first article that is put on is the
What is the OSHA standard for airborne pathogens in the workplace?
Employers must have written airborne pathogen exposure control plans in the workplace.
Although Standard Precautions apply to all potentially infectious situations, TBPs are chosen based on
the potential means of transmission of the disease or condition
Ten percent bleach used as a cleaning agent should be made fresh every
The continuous links in the chain of infection are, in order,
source, means of transmission, and susceptible host
The purpose of a protective environment for highly immunosuppressed patients is to
prevent transmission of infection to the patient