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Personal protective equipment for health care workers who work with hazardous drugs.

Authors
Connor-TH; Reed-LD; Polovich-M; McDiarmid-MA; Leone-MM; Power-LA; Whalen-JJ
Source
NIOSH 2008 Oct; :1-4
NIOSHTIC No.
20034646
Abstract
Health care workers who handle hazardous drugs are at risk of skin rashes, cancer, and reproductive disorders. NIOSH recommends that employers provide appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect workers who handle hazardous drugs in the workplace.
Keywords
Health-care; Health-care-personnel; Health-hazards; Protective-equipment; Protective-clothing; Personal-protective-equipment; Personal-protection; Respiratory-protective-equipment; Respirators; Engineering-controls; Control-technology; Gloves; Eye-protection; Eye-protective-equipment; Eye-shields
Publication Date
20081001
Document Type
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
Fiscal Year
2009
NTIS Accession No.
PB2009-100864
NTIS Price
A01
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 2009-106
NIOSH Division
DART
Priority Area
Healthcare and Social Assistance
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH; MD; CA
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