January Inservice Post Test By rbbadmin January Inservice Post Test Name 1. Bloodborne pathogens are transmitted by blood and other bodily fluids. True False2. The two bloodborne diseases that pose the biggest threat to healthcare workers are HBV and HIV. True False3. Gloves protect our skin from being punctured by sharp objects, such as needles. True False4. Any area of non-intact skin should be covered with a bandage to provide a barrier against bloodborne pathogens. True False5. If you have been exposed to blood or potentially infectious material at work, what actions should take place? Place these steps in the correct order. 1. Complete a follow-up evaluation 2. Wash or flush the affected body part 3. Report the exposure to a supervisor 3, 2, 1 1, 2, 3 2, 3, 1 1, 3, 2 2, 1, 3 3, 1, 26. Standard precautions should always be maintained when there is a likelihood of exposure to blood or other bodily fluids. True False7. Transmission of bloodborne pathogens in the workplace may occur due to: Accidental puncture - a sharp, contaminated object punctures your skin Broken skin - infected blood or bodily fluids come into contact with your already broken or damaged skin Body openings - infected material comes into contact with your eyes, nose or mouth All of the above8. Do not eat, drink, smoke, handle contact lenses or apply cosmetics or lip balm in work areas where exposure to bloodborne pathogens may occur. True False9. The biohazard sign on certain bags and containers indicates that the contents may be contaminated with blood or OPIM (Other Potentially Infectious Material). True False10. Hands need to be washed before gloves are applied and after they are removed. True False Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.