Chapter 23 Chem Man.
Chemical and waste management
|High levels of exposure over a short period. ||Acute exposure|
|Comprehensive list of every product used in the office that contains chemicals. ||Chemical inventory|
|Repeated wxposure, generally to lower levels , over a long time. ||Chronic exposure
|Items such as gloves and pateint napkins that may contain the potentially infection body fluids of patients are called? ||Contaminated waste
|What does the EPA do? ||Make environmental laws protecting public health and restoring the environment.
|Wht does OSHA stand for? ||Occupational Safety and Health Administration|
|Waste that poses a risk to humans or to the environment is called? ||Hazardous waste|
|Waste that is capable of transmitting an infectious disease is called? ||Infectious waste|
|What is MSDS and what does it provide? ||Material Saftey Data Sheet is a form that provides health and safety information regarding materials that contain chemicals.|
|What is regulated waste? ||Infectious waste that requires special handling, neutralization, and disposal.|
|Is it true that you can wear latex gloves when using chemicals? ||No|
|How do you know if a chemical is hazardous? ||If it is ignitable, corrosive, reactive, toxic, or is listed by the EPA.|
|What is the NFPA label blue section rating of 3 indicate? ||Health hazard is high.
|What is the NFPA label yellow section rating of 4 indicate? ||Instablility hazard is extremely high.|
|What is Photochemical waste? ||Radiographic fixer and developer.|