Safety Orientation - Initial Training Quiz

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1. Healthcare workers face fewer hazards in the home than in institutions(Required)
1. Healthcare workers face fewer hazards in the home than in institutions.
2. When working in a patient's home, you have more control over the environment than in an institution.(Required)
2. When working in a patient's home, you have more control over the environment than in an institution.
3. Slips, trips and falls can be avoided if you slow down, watch where you are going, and wear sensible shoes.(Required)
3. Slips, trips and falls can be avoided if you slow down, watch where you are going, and wear sensible shoes.
4. As a healthcare worker in the home, you can have as much strain on your back as a construction worker.(Required)
4. As a healthcare worker in the home, you can have as much strain on your back as a construction worker.
5. Back injuries can be avoided only by using good posture and staying physically fit.(Required)
5. Back injuries can be avoided only by using good posture and staying physically fit.
6. If a cord heats up during use, just unplug it for about five minutes to let it cool off - and then it will be ready to use again.(Required)
6. If a cord heats up during use, just unplug it for about five minutes to let it cool off - and then it will be ready to use again.
7. If the home you work in is older and does not have three-holed outlets, just bend the third prong on your plug to make it fit the older outlet.(Required)
7. If the home you work in is older and does not have three-holed outlets, just bend the third prong on your plug to make it fit the older outlet.
8. Always order medical equipment from a Durable Medical Equipment supply company that is approved by JCAHO.(Required)
8. Always order medical equipment from a Durable Medical Equipment supply company that is approved by JCAHO.
9. If a fire starts in the home, you should rescue the patient first and then call 911.(Required)
9. If a fire starts in the home, you should rescue the patient first and then call 911.
10. In a fire, flames are far more deadly than heat or smoke.(Required)
10. In a fire, flames are far more deadly than heat or smoke.
11. Always dispose of medical waste by following your agency's policy.(Required)
11. Always dispose of medical waste by following your agency's policy.
12. Blood or body fluids can be infectious even before the patient shows signs or symptoms of illness.(Required)
12. Blood or body fluids can be infectious even before the patient shows signs or symptoms of illness.
13. Soiled laundry is not considered hazardous medical waste.(Required)
13. Soiled laundry is not considered hazardous medical waste.
14. If you take your gloves off very carefully after handling medical waste, you don't really need to wash your hands.(Required)
14. If you take your gloves off very carefully after handling medical waste, you don't really need to wash your hands.
15. There is very little you can do to protect yourself in a dangerous neighborhood.(Required)
15. There is very little you can do to protect yourself in a dangerous neighborhood.
16. Morning is the safest time to make visits in neighborhoods that may be dangerous.(Required)
16. Morning is the safest time to make visits in neighborhoods that may be dangerous.
17. As you approach your car always use a flashlight to check underneath the car and in the back seat before opening the door.(Required)
17. As you approach your car always use a flashlight to check underneath the car and in the back seat before opening the door.
18. If you find yourself in a potentially dangerous situation, always look like you know what you are doing(Required)
18. If you find yourself in a potentially dangerous situation, always look like you know what you are doing
19. Never try to break up domestic arguments since they can be extremely volatile.(Required)
19. Never try to break up domestic arguments since they can be extremely volatile.
20. When it comes to personal safety, always trust your instincts.(Required)
20. When it comes to personal safety, always trust your instincts.
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