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Blood Borne Pathogens Quiz

Bloodborne Pathogen Quiz
(Please print this test and return it to your school nurse after completion.)



Employee Name_______________________________  Date__________________________ 



True or False

____1.  Standard Precautions means that you treat blood and body secretions from all other persons as if they were contaminated with bloodborne pathogens.

____2.  Hand sanitizer is the most effective means of disease prevention.

____3.  Bloodborne pathogens are carried in blood and body fluids that may contain blood. They enter the body through intact skin.

____4.  There are vaccines available to protect you from Hepatitis C and HIV.

____5.  School nurses, athletic trainers, and selected special education staff are examples of school employees who should receive the Hepatitis B vaccine.

____6.  Allow students to pinch their own nose during a nosebleed. 

____7.  Contact with dried blood that has been on a sink for 5 days offers no risk of infection.

____8.  Human bites that cause bleeding can transmit bloodborne pathogens.

____9.  All exposures to blood or body fluids should be reported to the principal and the nurse.

____10.  A significant exposure to bloodborne pathogens will allow you to receive a free and confidential medical evaluation.

____11.  The hepatitis B vaccine consists of 3 shots which provides immunity against all bloodborne pathogens.

____12.  All classroom teachers should have immediate access to gloves to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

____13.  A custodian should be called to clean up body fluids.

____14.  Only the EPA approved germicidal solutions are allowed to be used in the clean up of body fluids.

____15.  KPS's Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan is only available on an emergency basis.

____16.  All employees are expected to perform first aid using Bloodborne Pathogen Policy guidelines.

____17.  Red biohazard containers filled with objects such as syringes, needles, and lancets are located in the nurse's office.

____18.  Handwashing after using the restroom is the primary means of prevention against Hepatitis A.

____19.  Many people with bloodborne pathogens seem healthy and show no symptoms.

____20.  Bloodborne pathogens are easily transmitted through sweat.