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Bloodborne Pathogens: Quiz

Try testing yourself to see what you know about bloodborne pathogens. Circle TRUE or FALSE for each of the statements below. Answers appear at the bottom of the page.

1) You don't need to take universal precautions if you know the person who's injured.

True

False

2) Hepatitis B or C infection can be very serious and may lead to liver damage.

True

False

3) Infected blood could enter your body through a hangnail.

True

False

4) Work practice controls help employees protect themselves against infections.

True

False

5) Disposable gloves can be reused if they're rinsed off.

True

False

6) Bags marked with biohazard symbols may contain bloody objects.

True

False

7) Sharp objects can be discarded in heavy-duty trash bags.

True

False

8) Towels soaked in plain water are good for cleaning blood.

True

False

9) You don't need to wash your hands if you've been wearing PPE while helping an injured person.

True

False

10) Washing blood from your hands helps prevent infection.

True

False

11) Work can resume at an accident scene as soon as the injured person has been treated.

True

False

12) If someone is badly hurt, call 911, then tell your supervisor.

True

False

Answers to quiz: 1 False. 2 True. 3 True. 4 True. 5 False. 6 True. 7 False. 8 False. 9 False. 10 True. 11 False. 12 True.

 

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