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Respirators: your TB defense.
Diether-JW; Wheeler-RL; Cauley-J; Bryant-CJ
NIOSH 2000; :Video No. 214
Emmy award winner Loretta Swit hosts a training video to educate health care employees about proper respiratory protection against TB exposure. Three percent of all tuberculosis cases occur in health care employees. Respiratory protection is a key measure for preventing the risk of occupational exposure, and training is important for the proper selection and use of respirators.
Control-technology; Microorganisms; Respiratory-protection; Respiratory-infections; Respiratory-protective-equipment; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Health-care; Health-care-personnel; Health-care-facilities; Respirators; Infection-control; Infectious-diseases
Infectious Diseases; Disease and Injury
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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