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Self-Assessment Answers for Section 1: Florida Cosmetology 16 Hour Course
1 . An applicant for a Cosmetology license in the state of Florida must receive a minimum of 1500 hours of training according to standards established by the Board.
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2 . To comply with safety and sanitation requirements, a salon must contain a minimum of 200 square feet of floor space.
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3 . In order to re-activate an inactive license, a licensee must submit a statement to the Board that they have read the Florida Cosmetology laws and rules within the preceding 30 days if the license has been inactive for more than 4 years.
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4 . Practicing cosmetology without ever having been licensed or registered as a cosmetologist is subject to a maximum fine of $200.
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5 . The use of liquid nail monomers containing only trace amounts of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) is permissible in the state of Florida
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6 . Pathogenic bacteria compose approximately 70% of all bacteria on earth.
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7 . The bacteria that cause tuberculosis are from the bacilli classification.
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8 . Chapped skin contains minute breaks that can allow bacteria and viruses to enter.
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9 . Communicable diseases are most contagious in the later stages as symptoms begin to lessen.
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10 . Ultrasonic baths used with soap and water are very effective in both cleaning and disinfecting implements.
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11 . An individual can be positive for HIV but not have AIDS.
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12 . AIDS can be transmitted through mosquito bites.
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13 . Cosmetologists, specialists and nail technicians have a high risk of contracting HIV on the job.
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14 . Home HIV test kits allowing consumers to interpret their own test results in a few minutes have recently been approved by the FDA.
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15 . Most people infected with HIV will develop detectable antibodies to the infection within three months of exposure
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16 . HIV-infected individuals have an increased risk of acquiring viral hepatitis (A, B and C).
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17 . At the end of 2007, more people were living with AIDS in the South than in any other region of the United States.
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18 . 72% of female adults and adolescents living with AIDS had been exposed through heterosexual contact through the end of 2007.
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19 . Workers doing nails are more at risk of transmitting or contracting HIV in the work setting than are workers who cut hair.
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20 . According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report of February 2004, 90% of new HIV cases among teens were due to heterosexual contact.
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21 . Employees receiving workers’ compensation benefits may still sue their employers for negligence.
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22 . If a worker is required to adhere to a dress code, they would be considered an “employee” under Florida’s workers’ compensation laws.
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23 . Robin is involved in a serious car accident driving to the salon. If the Salon owner had sent Robin to pick up supplies and the accident occurred on her way back to the salon, this injury would be covered under workers’ compensation.
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24 . Eumelanin is the natural haircolor that adds black and brown colors to the hair.
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25 . The sebaceous gland is the part of the hair structure that supplies the hair with nutrients necessary for growth.
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26 . Skin cells start in the stratum spinosum and move up the stratum.
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27 . Nicotine contracts blood vessels.
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28 . Water manicures should always be given before applying an artificial nail enhancement.
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29 . “Corrosives” is the chemical hazard category in which peroxide is most likely to fall
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30 . By law, the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) may be written in either English, French or Spanish.
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31 . To ensure proper labeling of hazardous chemicals in the salon, labels should be printed in English with symbols added for employees who have difficulty reading English.
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32 . An effective hazard communication program includes a list of all hazardous materials used in the salon.
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33 . A specialty salon may not be located at a place of residence.
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34 . When opening a door while escaping a fire, you should brace your shoulder against the door and open it slowly.
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35 . Smoke alarm batteries need to be tested at least once a year.
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