Vet Mgmt Midterm- OSHA

  1. OSHA stands for ...
    occupational safety and health administration
  2. ___ broke down osha and applied it to veterinary medicine for us.
    www. safetynet. com
  3. agency established under president nixon
  4. agency of the US dept of labor
  5. agency created under the occupational safety and health act
  6. who is the head of the department of OSHA
    deputy assistant of the secretary of labor
  7. OSHA applies to any bussiness of __ employees
    10 or more
  8. OSHA initiates inspections based on (choose all that apply)
    a) monthly visit requirements
    b) worker complaints
    c) accidents that had happened
    d) follow up to a previous inspection
    • all these 3
    • b) worker complaints
    • c) accidents that had happened
    • d) follow up to a previous inspection
  9. true or false
    according to OSHA, there are specific veterinary rules
    • false
    • we comply with general rules and regulations and it is up to us to figure out which apply to us
  10. 10 changes OSHA applied to industry
    • guards on movable parts
    • permissible exposure limits (to chemical, auditory, visual)
    • ppe
    • lock out and tagout
    • confined space
    • hazard communication (our "right to know")
    • process safety management
    • blood-bourne pathogens
    • excavations and trenches
    • mandatory training (w/ documented proof)
  11. each practice must have an OSHA program, and each OSHA program must have ...(5)
    • a safety compliance office and officer
    • implement plan
    • training
    • creation of a hospital safety manual
    • creation of hazard communication and MSDS
  12. the legal principle that requires the disclosure of all toxic substance used in the workplace
    "right to know"
  13. name potential health hazard categories
    • carcinogen
    • toxic
    • irritant
    • sensitizer
    • *any agent which damages lungs, skin, eyes, or mucous membranes.
  14. true or false
    it is illegal for employer to withhold info about what you are exposed to and provide ppe
  15. senses radiation exposure levels and is based on social security # so we can link all exposure throughout your lifetime.
    dosemetry badge
  16. MSDS must be maintained for at least the most harmful chemicals
    false. MSDS must be maintained for all chemicals
  17. name the ppe
    • gowns
    • aprons
    • goggles
    • faceshields
    • mouthpieces
    • CPCR barriers
    • disposable single use gloves
  18. knowing what happens when substances are mixed, the proper disposal of hazardous substances, proper first aid, and the location of the MSDS are all part of the facilitys ___
    "hazard communication plan"
  19. Sasha the vet tech, is radiographing lead gloves alone to check for holes. this is an example of ___
    making sure ppe is maintained
  20. a binder full of info and know hows for every substances we use or come in contact with
    • MSDS
    • or material safety data sheets
  21. 5 ways to dispose of chemicals
    • donate to a animal shelter or specialty practice if its still in good shape
    • can recycle on days recycle plans accept low hazard chemicals
    • transforming chemicals like dissolving medication in water in a zip lock bag and then throwing it out
    • contain and discard
    • contracting with agencies that will discard your chemicals for a fee
  22. most important rule of safety
    stay alert!!
  23. 4 ways to protect against accidents in the workplace
    • slips, trips, and falls
    • back safety
    • fire safety
    • electrical safety
  24. true or false
    the number one reason for work disabled cases are fallen victims.
    false. they are employees that threw out their backs by lifting improperly.
  25. list fire safety preparedness
    • writtern fire evacualtion plan
    • check fire extinguishers, alarms, and safety lighting regularly
    • designate a meeting location for staff
    • fire drills
  26. classes of extinguishers for safety
    • dry
    • foam for chemicals
    • CO2 for electrical and computers
    • fires
  27. Classes of extinguishers
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
  28. Class A extinguisher
    for general material
  29. Class B extinguisher
    for chemical materials
  30. Class C extinguisher
    for electrical materials
  31. Class D extinguisher
    for flamable materials
  32. plan to protect from blood-bourne pathogens with good equipment and safety handling medical waste and may be a part of your hazard communication plan
    exposure control plan
  33. true or false
    animal waste is regarded as regular garbage in CT
    false. they are strict about disposal of animal parts and waste.
  34. true or false
    animal waste is regarded as regular garbage in NJ
  35. which method of animal waste disposal does CT demand
    they require animal waste and parts to be melted down to 3000 degrees. From there the chemicals may be aerosolized and need to be ventilated out of the facility.
  36. when dealing with needles, if you happen to prick yourself, you must file a report when

    D) all of the above
  37. how can noise be a hazard in the facility
    noise can reach over 85 decibels in a kennel because of excessive dog barking and the amplification of the sound contained in the kennel room
  38. how can anesthesia be a hazard in the facility
    we can inhale the animals expired anesthesia without a appropriate scavenger system and without knowledge
  39. how can radiology be a hazard in the facility
    if your not wearing ppe you could be exposing your self to radiation.
  40. protecting against long term damage caused by repetitive movements in the work place such as carpel tunnel syndrome for those who type at work and nerve damge for groomers and construction workers who work with jack hammers, by spreading knowlegde in the workplace
  41. who must fill out a injury form and under what circumstances
    any employee injured on the job must fill one out
  42. which of the following must be documented in a injury form

    • F) b, c, and d
    • b) scratches
    • c) bites
    • d) needle sticks
  43. when every employer must post the annual summary of injuries
    every january 1st through april 30th
  44. procedures to protect against burglary
    • physical barriers such as keeping doors and windows locked
    • count money away from the desk
    • use safety routines when working alone
    • keep drugs hidden and out of site
    • having alarms, door chimes
    • having cameras and panic buttons
  45. policy when dealing with pregnant employees
    • hospital must have a written policy for pregnant employees and employers must review common concerns such as:
    • radiation, WAGs, bites and scratches, lifting, and zoonoses like toxoplasmosis
  46. transfer vs leave
    • transfer is being relocated at your place of work to another part or department
    • leave is your work being terminated.
  47. for pregnant employees remaining at their job, employers need to enforce
    • ppe
    • personal hygiene
    • protocols for animal handling
    • chemicals and exudates protocols
  48. 7 common violations of OSHA
    • 1. failure to have a properly completed hazard communication plan
    • 2. failure to complete a ppe assessment for each employee
    • 3. lack of written fire and emergency plans
    • 4. improper employee training documentation
    • 5. failure to provide appropriate ppe
    • 6. placing human food in unsafe areas
    • 7. lack of systems to prevent waste anesthetic gases form building up in the area of use
  49. Common Violations of OSHA fill in
    failure to have a properly completed _1_
    failure to complete a _2_ for each employee
    lack of written _3_
    improper _4_ documentation
    failure to provide appropriate _5_
    placing _6_ in unsafe areas
    lack of systems to prevent _7_ from building up in the area of use
    • 1. hazard communication plan
    • 2. ppe assessment
    • 3. fire and emergency plans
    • 4. employee training
    • 5. ppe
    • 6. human food
    • 7. waste anesthetic gases
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Vet Mgmt Midterm- OSHA