The Action Level!® Quiz - Volume 13 No 8 - August 2016

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Modeling Risk of Occupational Zoonotic Influenza Infection in Swine Workers

Blanca Paccha, Rachael M. Jones, Shawn Gibbs, Michael J. Kane, Montserrat Torremorell, Victor Neira-Ramirez, Peter M. Rabinowitz

1. High volume sampling of air in swine production facilities while swine were infected with influenza revealed that:

2. The modeled risk of occupational transmission of influenza to swine workers:

Installation of a Flow Control Device in an Inclined Air-Curtain Fume Hood to Control Wake-induced Exposure

Jia-Kun Chen

3. The inclined air-curtain is one of technologies that improves the containment of fume hoods. True or False?

4. Using the “flow control” technique will result in high performance local ventilation devices. True or False?

Implementation and Evaluation of an Analytical Method for a Novel Derivatizing Agent to Measure 4,4'-Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate Atmospheres

Silvia Puscasu, Simon Aubin, Mark Spence and Sébastien Gagné

5. DAN approach is efficient for MDI monomer only. True or False?

6. DAN approach does not involve a derivatization step. True or False?

Inward Leakage Variability between Respirator Fit Test Panels – Part II. Probabilistic Approach

Yuewei Liu, Ziqing Zhuang, Christopher C. Coffey, Samy Rengasamy and George Niezgoda

7. If a respirator is able to fit 90% of the users population, the passing probability (at least 26 out of 35 subjects can get fit factors ≥ 100) for simulation approach is higher than the passing probability calculated from binomial distribution approach. True or False?

8. All efficient (passing rate ≥ 80%) respirators tend to yield inconsistent results for two randomly sampled panels. True or False?

Comparison of an Estimated Core Body Temperature Measured with the BioHarnessTM and Rectal Temperature under Several Heat Stress Conditions

Yongsuk Seo, Travis DiLeo, Jeffrey B. Powell, Jung-Hyun Kim, Raymond J. Roberge and Aitor Coca

9. Core temperature estimation is the best method to prevent heat injuries. True or False?

10. The paper describes a core temperature estimation method that used an actual physiological measure. Which one?

The Dental Curing Light: A Potential Health Risk

Richard B.T. Price, Daniel Labrie, Ellen M. Bruzell, David H. Sliney and Howard E. Strassler

11. The greatest retinal hazard to blue light occurs:

12. The Blue Light hazard can be prevented by wearing protective eyewear that blocks light:

The Development and Testing of a Prototype Mini-Baghouse to Control the Release of Respirable Crystalline Silica from Sand Movers

Barbara M. Alexander, Eric J. Esswein, Michael G. Gressel, Jerry L. Kratzer, H. Amy Feng, Bradley King, Arthur L. Miller and Emanuele Cauda

13. Data collected for the NIOSH mini-baghouse could not be compared to the NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limit (REL) because:

14. Performance of the NIOSH mini-baghouse could possibly be improved by:

Comparison of Two Quantitative Fit-Test Methods Using N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators

Margaret Sietsema and Lisa M. Brosseau

15. Which of the following does not belong in a workplace protection study?

16. No prescribed set of exercises has been developed. True or False?

Deadline for answers is August 31, 2016.

Answers will be available online on September 16, 2016.