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Research Safety: Bloodborne Pathogen Training Quiz

The questions for this quiz may be from the PowerPoint presentation, Emergency Response Procedures or the Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Manual. This is an open book quiz, however you must have a passing grade of 80% to have completed this section even though 100% should be attempted. Also, feel free to discuss the questions and answers with other OSU-CHS personnel who may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens. The purpose of completing the quiz at 100% is to demonstrate that you have read the manuals, understand their contents, and have gained the knowledge to work safely with possible bloodborne pathogens. What you learn may prolong your life and those of your co-workers.

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    True False
1 HBV vaccinations are required for all personnel working with blood or OPIM
2 Once autoclaved, contaminated sharps may be disposed to the trash
3 Occupational exposure includes potential contact with human cell lines
4 Needles should be removed from disposable syringes before the needles are placed in a sharps container
5 There is a vaccination for HIV
6 If blood comes in contact with clothing, remove clothing, place in bag and take home to launder
7 Each laboratory worker is required to complete the Hepatitis B Vaccine Information Form
8 You are taking universal precautions if you leave the scene of an injury at the first sight of blood
9 OPIM stands for 'Other Potentially Infectious Materials'
10 An employer must offer HBV vaccination to an employee within at least 15 working days
11 The PI shall complete an Engineering Controls and Safety Feature Evaluation annually
12 An exposed employee is required to provide blood for testing
13 HBV may still remain infectious after 14 days of having dried on a surface
14 An exposure to blood and OPIM may occur through the skin or mucous membranes
15 Wearing gloves reduces the number of times hand washings is required
16 Spills of blood can be cleaned and disinfected with a 1:10 bleach solution on surfaces
17 It is possible to contract HIV and HBV through taking care of a coworker who has cut their finger
18 Biohazard labels have an orange or red background color
19 Biohazard labels are required on all blood or OPIM containers or equipment that may contain residue
20 An Institutional Biosafety Committee approved protocol is necessary for working with human or non-human primate derived cell lines
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