MA 202 Intro Phlebotomy

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MA 202 Intro Phlebotomy
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Chapter 1 Unit 3
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  1. OSHA
    Occupational Safety and Health Addministration
    • Informs workers of hazards in workplace
    • Protects workers from harm
    • Enforces safety standards on employers
  2. Types of Safety Hazards
    • Biological / Chemical
    • Physical / Sharps
    • Radioactive / X-ray
    • Fire / Explosive
    • Electrical
    • Latex Sensitivity
  3. PPE
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Always wear it
  4. Dirty Needle Stick
    • Immediately flood exposed area, clean, and bleed
    • Report to employer (must keep log)
    • Seek immediate medical attention
  5. Hazard Chemical Labels
    • Warning to hazard
    • Explanation of hazard
    • List of precautions
    • First aid measures
  6. MSDS
    • Material Safety Data Sheet
    • All info needed on chemical
  7. NFPA Label
    National Fire Protection Association
    • Warns of location of hazardous material
    • Diamond shape - 4 quadrant - danger levels
    • Top - Red - Flammables
    • Left - Blue - Health
    • Right - Yellow - Reactivity
    • Bottom - White - Other / Specific
  8. Chemical Hygiene Plan
    • Describes all -
    • safety procedures,
    • special precautions, &
    • emergency procedures when working with chemicals
  9. Acid Mixing
    • Never add water to acid
    • Always add acid to water
  10. Chemical Accident
    • Flush area for 15 minutes minimum
    • Proceed to ER

  11. Electrical Shock
    • Remove electrical current (CB, unplug, wood cane, etc...)
    • Call 911, start CPR if needed
    • Keep victim warm
  12. Class Fires (5)
    • Type A - wood, paper, cloth - water / dry chemicals
    • Type B - grease, oil, flam liquids - dry chemical, CO2, fluorocarbons
    • Type C - electrical - electrical safe, dry chemicals
    • Type D - flammable metals - dry powders
    • Type K - cooking oils, grease - used in kitchen (same as B)
  13. Bleeding Aid
    • Raise wound above heart
    • Maintain pressure
  14. Breathing Aid
    • Determine need
    • Open airway
    • Verify breathing
    • 2 short breaths
    • Clear blockage if no chest rise
  15. Shock Prevention Signs
    • Pale, cold, or clamy skin
    • Shallow breathing
    • Rapid pulse
    • Weakness
    • Possible N&V
    • Keep lying down
    • Elevate legs
    • Keep warm
  16. Reaction to Latex
    Latex Sensitivity
    • Irritant Contact Dermatitis
    • Allergic Contact Dermatitis (true allergic response)
    • Anaphylaxis - rapid severe immune reaction (life threatening)
    • Always ask / verify Allergies

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