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07 2Inf. Occupational Safety
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Which regulatory agency requires the use of surface disinfection?
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Which of the following materials contain mercury?
Bacterial filtration efficiency is a measure of effectiveness for which aspect of PPE?
All waste containers that hold potentially infectious materials must be
labeled with the biohazard symbol.
Employee training regarding the identification of hazardous chemicals and personal protective equipment in the dental office must occur within __________ days of employment.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has researched the use of spray disinfectants in health care settings, and found that high numbers of dental health care professionals have developed
respiratory illnesses related to the disinfectants.
Which of the following statements is accurate as it refers to precleaning work surfaces in a dental office?
If a surface is not clean, it cannot be disinfected.
Flushing the water lines of the dental unit relates to
reduction of microbial count in the water.
How often does the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that dental office sterilizers be biologically monitored?
Which of the following does the OSHA Hazard Communications Standard require employers to do?
Tell employees about the identity and hazards of chemicals in the workplace.
Which of the following incidents is not considered an exposure incident?
Puncture with a needle before injection
If a patient indicates on the health history that he or she is HIV positive, what should the dental assistant do before and after treatment?
Follow standard precautions as with all patients.
Hazard communication training must be provided
any time a new employee is introduced to the dental office.
Hazardous chemicals in the dental office should include which identifier?
A matching SDS
An employer must maintain employee records for the duration of employment plus __________ years in accordance with OSHA's standard on access to employer exposure and medical records.
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