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DA chapter 12

Managment of hazardous materials

OSHA's objective is? To provide a safe work environment for all employees.
Bloodborne/hazardous material standards methods of compliance are? Standard precautions, engineering and work practice controls, ppe, housekeeping.
Sharps containers must? Readily accessible, puncture resistant, labeled and color coordinated, leak proof, closable, frequently replaced.
Levels of protective clothing are? Low level= lab coats moderate level= fluid resistant gown high level= fluid proof apron, head and foot covering.
Regulated waste containers must be? closable, leak proof, labeled and color coded.
Laundry must be? Bagged where used, labeled and color coded, transported in leak proof bags.
Made available upon employment, free to employee, must sign form if declined, must be available at later date if refused? Hepatitis B vaccination.
Wash thoroughly, have blood drown as soon as possible or within 2 hours, document incident, identify source, attempt to test source, provide results? Post exposure follow up.
Labels should say? Biohazard.
Required, given upon employment annually thereafter, provided at adequate levels for employee to understand, interactive? Information training.
Training components? Engineering controls.
Kept for each employee, vaccination status, post exposure follow up procedures, health care professionals written opinion, maintained for thirty years? Confidential medical records.
Kept for three years from date of training, contents of training, qualifications of trainer, names and job titles of people attending? Training records.
Must be written, must reference existing policies and procedures, must be updated annually? Exposure control plan components.
Exposure to blood, saliva, and body tissues.( Dentist, hygienist, assistant, lab tech)? Category 1.
occasional exposure, ( coordinating assistant, receptionist)? Category 2.
No exposure, ( accountant, insurance processor)? category 3.
To follow universal precautions, safe work practices, and engineering controls? Employee responsibilities.
When were Revisions to OSHA standard made? April 2001.
Employer must solicit info from employees, input must be documented in plan, sharps injury log must be maintained, must use safer medical devices when feasible? Revision to OSHA standard.
Splash guards, sharps containers, ventilation hoods, needleless systems? Engineering and work practice controls.
For Occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens the employer must? Provide confidential medical evaluation.
Is used to easily identify info about various hazardous materials on the MSDS and product labels? National fire protection association color and numbers method.
Hazardous chemical info can be found where? Product material safety sheets and MSDS sheets.
Who developed chemical warning labels? National fire protection agency.
What are the purpose of chemical warning labels? To warn employees using chemicals about hazards.
Health hazard if inhaled? Blue
Fire hazard flammable gas or liquid? Red.
Reactivity or stability of chemical, flammable at room temp? Yellow.
PPE needed when using this chemical? White.
Level of risk for each category are? 0-4 higher the number greater the risk.
Directed OSHA to revise the bloodborne pathogens standard? Needlestick safety and prevention act.
Created by: zckmyrs85
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