Personal Protective Equipment for Health Care Workers Who Work with Hazardous Drugs

 

October 2008
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2009-106
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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.

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