FREE ASCP Safety & Infection Control Questions and Answers


What kind of material ought to be thrown away in a biohazard bag?

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All of these materials have the potential to carry blood or other infectious materials, so proper disposal in a biohazard bag is necessary to prevent the spread of infection.

What are the written and spoken protocols for infectious disease exposure recommended by OSHA called?

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These precautions include guidelines for preventing the transmission of infectious agents in healthcare settings and involve the use of protective barriers (such as gloves, masks, and gowns) and other safety measures to minimize the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials.

What classification is given to flames containing materials like paper, plastic, and cloth that are typically combustible?

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Class A fires are caused by common combustibles like wood, paper, cloth, and the majority of rubbish.

Which of the following claims about the norm for infection control precautions is untrue?

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Recapping needles using both hands increases the risk of needlestick injuries. Instead, the proper procedure is to use a one-handed technique or a mechanical device to recap needles, as recommended by occupational safety guidelines to minimize the risk of accidental needlesticks.

What sort of isolation is frequently used for patients who have intravenous devices, catheters that are infected, and surgical wounds?

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Patients are frequently placed in wound and skin isolation when they have infected catheters, intravenous devices, or surgical wounds.

When is hand washing not required of healthcare personnel?

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A healthcare worker does not have to wash their hands before going to work.

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