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Springfield Public Schools: Bloodborne Pathogen Training. This program meets the following guidelines:. OSHA Standards on Bloodborne Pathogens (29 CFR 1910.1030) Public sector workplaces in Massachusetts are not covered by OSHA standards, but…
Bloodborne Pathogen Training
(29 CFR 1910.1030)
not covered by OSHA standards, but…
risk of exposure to BBPs
students, your co-workers, and yourself
1. Hepatitis B
2. Hepatitis C
high-risk activities like unprotected sex and
sharing drug needles.
Potential risks include infected blood or other bodily fluid that:
glass, or anything else that can pierce your skin.
indirectly if you touch a contaminated surface and then touch your nose, mouth,
eyes, or broken skin.
temperature on surfaces for up to a week
Is far less glamorous than hi tech
interventions, but it is known to be
the SINGLE most important thing
we can do to reduce the spread of
Be alert for sharp objects, like broken glass or needles, when emptying trash containers
when you anticipate
touching blood, bodily
fluids, or contaminated
obtain equipment from school nurse or custodian
If you are exposed despite using precautions
Your first instinct is to help an injured child immediately, but take a moment to think so you safely approach the situation
ASSESS SEVERITY OF INJURY
AVOID EXPOSING YOURSELF TO BLOOD OR BODILY FLUIDS WITHOUT PRECAUTION
complete an Incident Report form and submit it to your building principal.
incident occurs in which there is potential exposure to a bloodborne pathogen.
cover the spill with paper towels or cloths – then
carefully pour an approved cleansing solution –
and leave it for 10 minutes to kill any bloodborne
pathogens. Remember to decontaminate any
mops, sponges, pails, etc. that were used in the
clean up process.
To determine if a cleaning solution is EPA Registered :
Read the label
bare skin touch contaminated gloves.
solution to clean and decontaminate sports items
and equipment that has come in contact with blood
and other potentially infectious materials. Follow
the clean up and decontamination guidelines.
at risk for HIV infection, but accidents and injuries at school
can produce situations where students or staff might be
exposed to another person’s body fluids.
1. Which disease is not bloodborne?
A. Hepatitis A
B. Hepatitis B
C. Hepatitis C
2. Bloodborne pathogens may enter your bloodstream through:
A. skin abrasions
B. open cuts
C. accidental needle sticks
D. all of the above
3. Observing “universal precautions” means treating all blood and body fluids as if
4. Wearing gloves is one of the most important personal protective measures for
preventing an exposure to blood borne pathogens.
5. If you wear gloves when cleaning up blood or body fluids, it is not necessary to wash
your hands afterwards.
6. If antiseptic wipes or gels are used, it is not necessary to wash your hands
7. Personal Protective Equipment includes which of the following?
D. All of the above
8. When cleaning up a blood borne pathogens spill, which of the following should you NOT do?
A. Use disposable gloves
B. Dispose of waste in an unlined waste container
C. Wash hands thoroughly with warm water and soap
D. Contact the school nurse and custodian
9. You should complete an incident report if you have been exposed to blood borne pathogens.
10. A person with a blood borne pathogen will always look sick.
What would you do??????? Circle the correct response.
11. A student, Angie, comes to you with a bloody nose. She is upset and needs your
assistance cleaning up. Would you:
A. Tell Angie that you are busy and send her off to class
B. Rush to help Angie and do your best not to touch the blood
C. Encourage Angie to clean herself up, even though she is upset
D. Call Angie’s parents and tell them they need to come to clean her up
12. You notice that Angie has dripped blood down the hall. Would you:
A. Grab some paper towels and quickly wipe up the blood
B. Call your custodian and ask them to clean up the blood and disinfect the area
using the appropriate precautions
C. Give Angie paper towels and instruct her to clean up after herself
1. ○ A ○ B ○ C ○ D
2. ○ A ○ B ○ C ○ D
3. ○ T ○ F
4. ○ T ○ F
5. ○ T ○ F
6. ○ T ○ F
7. ○ A ○ B ○ C ○ D
8. ○ A ○ B ○ C ○ D
9. ○ T ○ F
10. ○ T ○ F
11. ○ A ○ B ○ C ○ D
12. ○ A ○ B ○ C ○ D