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who does the standard protect?
anyone whose job involves handling or possibly being exposed to blood or OPIM
Who requires training?
all employees who perform tasks involving potential occupational exposure to blood borne pathogen
how often is training required?
what does OPIM stand for?
other potentially infectious material
What does OPIM include?
blood, semen, vaginal secretions, CSF, pleural fluid
What other diseases does HBV cause?
liver cancer, cirrhosis, liver damage
do employees have to pay for HBV vaccine if they fall under the standard?
how is HCV spread?
contaminated needles, tattooing, body piercing, toothbrushes, razors, other personal items
how can HIV be prevented?
regular handwashing, use of barriers, universal precautions
engineering controls include?
needleless IV systems, eye wash stations, handwashing facilities, biohazard labels
warning labels should be on what?
contaminated equipment, laundry bags used to hold and transport contaminated clothing, entrances to places containing potentially infectious materials
3 parts of handwashing are:
remove jewelry, keep hands below elbows, use a paper towel to turn water off
an example of a disinfectant would be?
10% bleach solution
cntainters for disposal of infectios materials should be clearly marked with?
how are used gloves disposed of?
in a container clearly marked for biohazardous waste
Universal precautions are safety guidelines for?
handling all blood and OPIM as if they are contaminated
How long should you flush your eyes for if they are accidentally splashed with blood or OPIM?
after an exposure incident, your employer must:
ID and document the source, arrange for you to have your blood tested
the exposure control plan should:
ID the job poitions and individuals to receive training; specify the PPE to be used
what are the symptoms of TB?
weight loss, fever, night sweats, weakness
TB disease can be cured by what?