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NIOSH Testimony on occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens by B. D. Hardin, April 19, 1990.
NIOSH 1990 Apr; :1-4
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.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Testimony; Hardin-B-D; Health-care-personnel; Nurses; Physicians; Laboratory-workers; Infectious-diseases; Disease-transmission; Bloodborne pathogens; Hepatitis; Hepatitis B; Hazardous waste; Human Immunodeficiency Virus; HIV
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Disease and Injury; Infectious Diseases
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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