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Encourage your workers to report bloodborne pathogen exposures.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
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. 2007-159, 2007 Sep; :1-6
NIOSHTIC No.
20033126
Abstract
NIOSH researchers visited a number of prisons and jails to learn more about current practices and procedures being used to protect health care workers from bloodborne diseases. This brochure provides information to medical service administrators and supervisors about common problems with worker exposure reporting in correctional facilities.
Keywords
Bloodborne-pathogens; AIDS-virus; Hepatitis; Correctional-facilities; Infectious-diseases; Infection-control; Health-care-personnel; Histopathology; Needlestick-injuries; Surveillance-programs
Publication Date
20070901
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
2007
Identifying No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2007-159
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division