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Microbiology -Chapter 9

OSHA is a division of the: U.S. Department of Labor
there are ____ levels of biosafety depending on the organisms handled. 4
the biosafety level necessary in water-testing facilities is level: 1
bacteria that should be handled in a biosafety level 2 facility: salmonella
agents associated with human disease, but generally not a health risk, are classified as risk group: RG2
ebola viruses need to be handled in which biosafety level: BSL-4
fires from flammable metals require type ______ fire extinguishers: D
bypass fume hoods belong to the group of: general-purpose hoods
type eyewash/safety showers that should be used for immediate flushing only, until the victim reaches another safety unit: personal eyewash
Ergonomic guidelines by nursing homes are issued by: OSHA
PASS stands for pull, aim, squeeze, and: sweep
CDC stands for the Centers for disease Control and: prevention
dangerous and exotic agents need to be handled in a BSL ____environment: 4
the type of fire extinguisher used on fires from flammable liquids such as gasoline would be a type ____ extinguisher: B
bloodborne pathogens include: Hep B, Hep C, and HIV
List five specific areas for which clinical laboratories are responsible. Microbiology, hematology, biochemistry, immunology, serology, histology, cytology, cytogenetics, virology.
Name the types of personal protective equipment/gear. Gloves, respiratory protection, eye protection, protective clothing, and any other protective gear as needed.
Describe the different eyewash and safety showers found in laboratories. Emergency shower—provides a continuous water flow Plumbed and self-contained eyewash units Personal eyewash—used onsite for immediate flushing Hand-held drench hose Eye/face wash—used to irrigate and flush both face and eyes Combination unit—shower c
Name five pieces of information provided by the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. Chemical name, structural formula, CAS number, RTECS number, DOT ID and Guide number, synonyms, trade names, conversion factors, exposure limits, IDLH, physical description, chemical and physical properties, incompatibilities and reactivities, measurement
Name the different bloodborne pathogens that can be a hazard in healthcare settings. HBV, HCV, HIV, Ebola and Marburg viruses
Created by: naponte1