Workplace Safety Laws in Veterinary Medicine


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Which of the following are considered to be medical wastes?

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1. What is an attenuated vaccine?

2. What is the name for a document that contains information on product safety and potential hazardous material found in a specific place of business?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Much like medical facilities for people, veterinary facilities are governed by laws and regulations concerning workplace safety. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of how safety laws apply in a veterinary setting. You'll be tested on areas that include types of medical waste, and how safe working environments are assured.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following aspects of workplace safety laws in a veterinary office:

  • Types of medical waste
  • Types of vaccines
  • What law ensures safe and healthful working conditions
  • The document in a place of business that lists product safety information and potential hazardous materials

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of workplace safety
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding veterinary workplace safety laws and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define or identify main terms and phrases, such as attenuated vaccines and the name for the law that assures safe working conditions in a business
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of medical waste

Additional Learning

To learn more about how workplace safety is regulated in a veterinary setting, review the accompanying lesson, Workplace Safety Laws in Veterinary Medicine. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Zoonotic Pathogens
  • Why a client should never be allowed to restrain an animal in a veterinary facility
  • Types of medical waste and how to dispose of them