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OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens, Waste, Sharps and Catheters

Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Incidents

1. OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) defines an exposure incident is a specific eye, mouth, other mucous membrane, non-intact skin, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials.

A. True

B. False

2. Employers are required to make confidential medical evaluation and follow-up available for workers who have an exposure incident, such as a needle stick, within a week after the incident.

A. True

B. False

Hepatitis B Vaccination Protection

3. Which of the following statements is true?

A. An employer must develop an exposure control plan and implement use of universal precautions and control measures to protect all workers with occupational exposure.

B. Employers must make hepatitis B vaccination available to these workers.

C. Employers must ensure that workers who decline vaccination sign a declination form.

D. All of the above.

E. A and B above

Protecting Yourself When Handling Contaminated Sharps

4. By OSHA regulation, employers have the option to consider and use safer medical devices, wherever possible, including needleless devices or devices that have built-in protection against contact with the contaminated sharp.

A. True

B. False

Securing Medical Catheters

5. OSHA is concerned with inserting vascular catheters because doing so exposes the healthcare worker to the risk of:

A. Injuring the patient

B. Injuring the healthcare worker

C. Specifically incurring a needlestick

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