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CH 20 MC1130

The Office Environment part ii

which type of cord should NOT be used in the medical office extension cord
know how often electrical cords are attached to equipment should be checked on regular basis
know some of the equipment used in the medical office that can be harmful if not used properly centrifuge, autoclave, sterilizers, and oxygen tank
biological susbstances of medical waste & samples of virus or bacterium that threats human beings and are infectious biohazards
know what corrosive materials cause burns
know the dangers of flammable materials can burst into flames
know the dangers of toxic materials can cause illness or death by exposure on skin, ingestion or inhalation
know how often employees should have documented training for hazardous communication anually
know what MSDS contains (Material Safety Data Sheet) printed material concerning a hazardous chemical
know the basic information listed on the MSDS the hazard of using the product, and how to protect oneself by using PPE
who is responsible for employee safety every member of staff
medical waste is found in many areas of medicine, not always hazardous, can cause pollution to environment furthermore recycling is mandatory solid waste
medical waste found in susbstances and can be cause of a fire or explosion, handling and disposing of chemical waste is listed in MSDS (i.e. germicides, cleaning solvents, pharmaceuticals) chemical waste
medical waste is contaminated w/ radioactive liquid or solid material, must be clearly labeled as "radioactive and removed by a licensed facility. (i.e. iodine123, iodine131 and thallium201) radioactive waste
medical waste that has potential to "carry disease", must be separated from solid & chemical waste. (i.e. lab cultures, blood and blood products from blood bank, operating rooms, emergency room) infectious waste
who is responsible for removing infectious waste a licensed medical waste removal agency
reasonable anticipation that the employee's duties may result in skin, mucous membranes, eye or parenteral contact w/ infectious materials, must adhere OSHA standards occupational exposure
which vaccine OSHA mandates should be offered to employees HBV
blood, semen, amniotic fluid, cerebrospinal fluid, synovial fluid, vaginal secretions, pleural fluid, pericardial fluid body fluids
what is the best way to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens wear PPE when needed and hand hygiene protocol
Created by: ricrom81