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NIOSH Testimony on Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens by B. D. Hardin, April 19, 1990.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1990 Apr:4 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00196003
Abstract
This testimony presents additional information from NIOSH on OSHA's proposed rule on bloodborne pathogens, such as hepatitis-B virus, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The information in this testimony is a bibliographic listing of 34 reports and publications dealing with these risks. The specific topics covered in these reports include cytomegalovirus and child day care, hygienic aspects of waste disposal, public health implications of medical waste, biosafety in microbiological and biomedical labs, protection against viral hepatitis, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, prophylaxis against pneumonia, microorganisms in household refuse and seepage water from sanitary landfills, recovery of HIV at autopsy, precautions for emergency medical procedures, hospital waste, landfills, and health care worker hazards.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Testimony; Hardin-B-D; Health-care-personnel; Nurses; Physicians; Laboratory-workers; Infectious-diseases; Disease-transmission;
Publication Date
19900419
Document Type
Testimony;
Fiscal Year
1990
NTIS Accession No.
PB91-152199
NTIS Price
A01
Priority Area
Disease and Injury; Infectious Diseases;
Source Name
NIOSH, 4 pages
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