Used uncovered needles/syringes can be passed back and forth between the
dental officer and the assistant.
Are disposable saliva ejector/aspirator tips and disposable needles or suture
needle and scalpel blades discarded into the same receptacle?
Complete information related to the disposal of wastes.
a. Regulated waste is defined by OSHA (in part) as items that can release a drop
of __________ or ___________ when compressed.
b. Regulated waste containers with __________ bags or labels must be situated
in each operatory/work area.
If __________ is a possibility, the containers must be closed when moved and
placed in a ___________ container.
Complete statements related to guidance concerning possible cross-contamination
in water lines.
a. At the beginning of each working day, the dental specialist should flush water
through the drinking water dispenser, air/water syringe, and high-speed
handpiece for __________ minutes.
b. Flush the water lines for at least __________ seconds between patients.