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Medical surveillance for health care workers exposed to hazardous drugs <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/wp-solutions/2013-103/"target="_blank">(superseded by 2013-103).</a>
Leone-M; McDiarmid-M; Polovich-M; Coyle-B; Power-L; Conner-TH; Reed-D; Whalen-JJ
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2007-117, 2007 Apr; :1-4
Health care workers who handle, prepare, or administer hazardous drugs may face risks to their own health such as skin rashes, cancer, and reproductive disorders. NIOSH recommends that employers establish a medical surveillance program to protect workers who handle hazardous drugs in the workplace.
Health-care; Health-care-personnel; Drugs; Pharmaceuticals; Pharmacy-workers; Nurses; Physicians; Surveillance-programs; Medical-personnel; Medicinal-chemicals; Medical-care
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2007-117
Research Tools and Approaches: Exposure Assessment Methods
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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