OSHA Dental: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Annual Review

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1. The term “Standard Precautions” replaces an older term, “Universal Precautions”.

  a. True

  b. False


2. An example of a mode of transmission is:

  a. Direct contact

  b. Indirect contact

  c. Airborne

  d. All of the above


3. The Bloodborne Pathogens standard covers all workers in the private sector as well as civilian employees of federal entities.

  a. True

  b. False


4. Hepatitis B is an airborne and foodborne virus.

  a. True

  b. False


5. All DHCP who are exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials should receive the Hepatitis B vaccine according to the current CDC recommendations.

  a. True

  b. False


6. Of the various hepatitis viruses, the one of most concern in dentistry is:

  a. Hepatitis A

  b. Hepatitis B

  c. Hepatitis C

  d. A & B


7. All of the following are examples of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment), EXCEPT:

  a. Needle guards

  b. Face Shields

  c. Clinical gowns

  d. Latex or nitrile gloves


8. Face masks continue to be effective even if wet.

  a. True

  b. False


9. Hand hygiene is considered the most effective measure for reducing the risk of transmitting organisms to patients and DHCP.

  a. True

  b. False


10. Biopsy specimens should be placed in a sturdy, leak-proof container with a secure lid for transportation:

  a. True

  b. False