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First responders: informational poster on 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. 2008-116, 2008 Jul; :1
This poster reinforces how frontline first responders (emergency medical services, fire fighters, and law enforcement) can protect themselves from work-related exposures to bloodborne pathogens, such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus.
Emergency-responders; Fire-fighters; Police-officers; AIDS; AIDS-virus; HIV; Bloodborne-pathogens; Protective-equipment; Protective-measures; Protective-clothing; Personal-protective-equipment; Personal-protection; Hepatitis; Paramedical-services; Surveillance-programs
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2008-116
Healthcare and Social Assistance; Services
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division