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Encourage your workers to report bloodborne pathogen exposures.
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
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.
Bloodborne-pathogens; AIDS-virus; Hepatitis; Correctional-facilities; Infectious-diseases; Infection-control; Health-care-personnel; Histopathology; Needlestick-injuries; Surveillance-programs
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2007-159
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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