Hematology Laboratory Safety Quiz

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Which of the following is not included in standard precautions?

Concentrated acids

Which practice is the most important in preventing the spread of disease?

Proper hand washing

What is the appropriate dilution of bleach to be used in laboratory disinfection?


How frequently should fire alarms and sprinkler systems be tested?


Where should alcohol and other flammable chemicals be stored?

In an approved safety can or storage cabinet away from heat sources

Study Notes

Infection Control and Laboratory Safety

  • Sterilization and disinfection are not included in standard precautions.
  • Hand hygiene is the most important practice in preventing the spread of disease.
  • A 1:10 dilution of bleach is appropriate for laboratory disinfection.

Laboratory Safety and Emergency Procedures

  • Fire alarms and sprinkler systems should be tested at least quarterly.
  • Alcohol and other flammable chemicals should be stored in a well-ventilated area, away from heat sources and open flames.

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