Dental Materials

  1. In labeling of chemical containers, what are two of the most important things that must be listed?
    chemicals contained and hazards present
  2. true or false. Chemicals in non-original container must be labeled
  3. true or false. A photocopy label from the original container is ok to put on a new container being used
  4. What system does the national fire protection association (NFPA) have to label containers of hazardous chemicals?
    a color system or numbers 0-4
  5. blue diamond in NFPA
  6. red diamond in NFPA
  7. Yellow diamond in NFPA
  8. white diamond in NFPA
    special hazard symbols such as OXY
  9. When is employee training required for a successful hazard communication program? (3)
    • when a new employee is hired
    • when a new chemical product is added to the office
    • once a year for all continuing employees
  10. Records of each employee training session must be kept for how long?
    at least 5 years
  11. What are the 4 things that the chemical training program for employees must include?
    • use of hazardous chemicals
    • all safety practices including all warnings
    • required personal protective devices
    • safe handling and disposal methods
  12. bio-aerosols are mist containing microbes that might consist of what 5 microbes?
    • bacteria
    • molds
    • viruses
    • fungi
    • yeasts
  13. Why are bio-aerosols and splatter in the dental office more complex?
    because the aerosols created there contain oral fluids, blood, dental materials, powder, latex particles, and dust from metals, composites, and hygiene
  14. particles larger than _____ microns can be considered splatter
  15. smaller particles are called
  16. How often should you change your mask?
    every hour atleast
  17. What are 4 very effective ways to ensure pt safety in the dental office?
    • protective eyewear
    • wash and disinfect eyewear between pts
    • high velocity evacuation (HVE)
    • rubber dam usage
Card Set
Dental Materials
week one