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In labeling of chemical containers, what are two of the most important things that must be listed?
chemicals contained and hazards present
true or false. Chemicals in non-original container must be labeled
true or false. A photocopy label from the original container is ok to put on a new container being used
What system does the national fire protection association (NFPA) have to label containers of hazardous chemicals?
a color system or numbers 0-4
blue diamond in NFPA
red diamond in NFPA
Yellow diamond in NFPA
white diamond in NFPA
special hazard symbols such as OXY
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
Records of each employee training session must be kept for how long?
at least 5 years
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
bio-aerosols are mist containing microbes that might consist of what 5 microbes?
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
particles larger than _____ microns can be considered splatter
smaller particles are called
How often should you change your mask?
every hour atleast
What are 4 very effective ways to ensure pt safety in the dental office?
wash and disinfect eyewear between pts
high velocity evacuation (HVE)
rubber dam usage