Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

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Which of the following is an item of personal protective equipment (PPE) used to prevent occupational exposures to bloodborne pathogens?

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1. Employers must provide healthcare workers with a vaccine to protect against which bloodborne pathogen?

2. Which of the following is an example of occupational exposure to a bloodborne pathogen?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will test your understanding of bloodborne pathogens in the workplace. You should know about items that are considered personal protective equipment and a vaccine that employers offer to avoid bloodborne pathogens.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools were designed to test you on:

  • A vaccine that employers offer to protect workers from bloodborne pathogens
  • Frequency a healthcare worker has to receive training on bloodborne pathogens
  • An item of personal protective equipment
  • The government agency that places regulations on workplaces to prevent occupational exposures
  • Example of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the frequency with which a healthcare worker has to receive training on bloodborne pathogens
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the government agency that places regulations on workplaces to prevent occupational exposures
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding bloodborne pathogens at work and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about work safety, review the related lesson called, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review the importance of treating all blood as if there were bloodborne pathogens in it
  • Learn about the training techniques that workers use to prevent exposure to pathogens
  • Identify the importance of various pieces of personal protective equipment at work
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