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quiz 1-3 vet nurse vett 116
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As an employee you are responsible for:
learning and following the safety rules and practices
Before using a radiology machine to create an image, it is recommended to collimate down to restrict the x-ray beam to the primary area of interest in order to:
decrease scatter radiation
What must be included in the hazardous material plan?
-An up-to-date list of products containing hazardous chemicals known to be in the hospital
-Instructions for organizing and filing material safety data sheets
-Specifications for a secondary container labeling system
-List of the people responsible for ensuring that all employees have received the necessary safety training
-All of the above
Which of the following gasses can be harmful or toxic to employees of veterinary hospitals?
all of the above
OSHA law requires that employers have a safety program, which includes educating employees about the risks they face on the job, providing the employee with appropriate safety equipment and how to use that equipment at the expense of the employee.
Emergency exits should always be unlocked and free from obstruction.
OSHA requires employees to: (Please mark ALL that apply)
-Read the OSHA poster
-Comply with all applicable standards
-Wear protective equipment as needed on the job
-Report hazardous conditions to your supervisor
-Report job injuries or illness to the proper person and seek treatment
-Learn and follow safety rules and practices for the hospital
When you are taking x-rays you should:
-always wear a lead apron and gloves
-wear thyroid collars and lead glasses
-never place any part of the bocy even a gloved hand in the beam
-all of the above
What does OSHA stand for?
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
As radiographic film processing chemicals can be corrosive or damaging to materials or tissues, it is recommended to wear protective gloves and goggles when handling or mixing fixer and developer.
Radiation scatter depends on:
-Kilovoltage (kVp) level.
-the intensity of the x-ray beam.
-the composition of the structure being radiographed.
-all of the above.
Anesthesia, or chemical restraint, should be used every time a patient cannot be controlled easily and adequately for an examination or radiographic procedure.
Proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for those involved in radiographic exposures include which of the following: (Please mark ALL that apply)
Defects, cracks, and a decrease in the effectiveness of lead-lined apparel can occur due to improper use and storage.
A film badge:
is a type of dosimeter designed to monitor the actual amount of radiation received.
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