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Employee health and infection control.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 1995 May; 16(5):292-301
Hospital employees are at risk for exposure to a variety of communicable diseases, which they may transmit to patients and other workers. The employee health service plays a critical role in an effective infection control program. In this article, we outline the major responsibilities of the employee health service and summarize key current recommendations for management of exposures.
Universal-precautions; Infection-control; Health-care-personnel; Infectious-diseases; Bloodborne-pathogens
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Issue of Publication
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division