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January 2013
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2013-123
cover of 2013-123

Use Personal Protective Equipment (Correctional Staff)

Wear gloves

  • During pat downs.
  • When handling wet or soiled laundry.
  • If you might come into contact with skin or body fluids.
  • After removing gloves, wash your hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

Other personal protective equipment

  • If sprays or splashes of body fluids are likely, use masks, face/eye protection, and gowns.
 
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