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Name the four stages of transmitting an infectious disease?
1.Begins w/person who is carrying the infection.

2.The infectious pathogen leaves the infected person's body.

3.The infectous pathogen reaches another person & enters his/her body.

4. The second person develops the infection
Name some the ways the disease-causing bacteria, virus,fungus or parasite leaves the infected body in stage 2?
1. A bleed from a cut or the person may sneeze out little droplets carrying the pathogen.
In stage 3 what sre some of the way the infectious pathogen reaches another person/enter his or her body?
The person may come in contact w/infected person's blood or other body fluid in which the pathogen enters the mucous membrane or person will inhale tiny droplets in air or bit by tick/mosquito w/pathogen.
This standard was done to eliminate/minimize employees exposure to human blood and other infectious materials.
The Occuational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
Name the four stages of transmitting an infectious disease?
1.Begins w/person who is carrying the infection.

2.The infectious pathogen leaves the infected person's body.

3.The infectous pathogen reaches another person & enters his/her body.

4. The second person develops the infection
Name some the ways the disease-causing bacteria, virus,fungus or parasite leaves the infected body in stage 2?
1. A bleed from a cut or the person may sneeze out little droplets carrying the pathogen.
In stage 3 what are some of the ways the infectious pathogen reaches another person/enter his or her body?
The person may come in contact w/infected person's blood or other body fluid in which the pathogen enters the mucous membrane or person will inhale tiny droplets in air or bit by tick/mosquito w/pathogen.
This standard was done to eliminate/minimize employees exposure to human blood and other infectious materials.
The Occuational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
Any device or item that may accidentally cut a person handling them? EX: needles, scissors,scalpels and broken glassware.
Sharps
This is viral/bacterial infection of the fluid surrounding the spinal cord and brain?
Meningitis
These are devices that isolate or remove the bloodborne pathogen hazard. Used in hospitals and include eyewash stations, handwashing facilities and biohazard labels.
Engineering controls.
Handwashing, decontamination and sterilization are called?
Work practice controls.
This means to remove,inactivate or destroy bloodborne pathogens on a surface or item so that it is no longer infectious.
Decontamination.
To do this means the use of a chemical or physical procedure to destroy all microbial life on the item.
Sterilize
Items like gloves, resuscitation masks are examples of?
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
This airborne disease transmitted through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes?
Tuberculosis (TB)
If you are exposed to pathogens in your eyes or other mucous membranes, you must?
Flush the eyes/mucous membranes with running water for 20 minutes and wash area w/antibacterial soap.
If you exposed to any pathogens at work, you must?
Report the exposure to your supervisor asap and seek medical attention asap.
OSHA requires employers of certain professional rescuers to have a?
Exposure Control Plan
What does OSHA require employers to have in a exposure control plan?
1. PPE to be used.
2. Use of Standard Precautions

3. Hep B vaccination
4. Work practice controls
5. Engineering controls.
This is required by OSHA and means that all human blood and certain human body fluids are treated as if known to be infectious?
Universal Precautions