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Personal protective equipment for health care workers who work with hazardous drugs.
Connor-TH; Reed-LD; Polovich-M; McDiarmid-MA; Leone-MM; Power-LA; 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. 2009-106, 2008 Oct; :1-4
Health care workers who handle hazardous drugs are at risk of skin rashes, cancer, and reproductive disorders. NIOSH recommends that employers provide appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect workers who handle hazardous drugs in the workplace.
Health-care; Health-care-personnel; Health-hazards; Protective-equipment; Protective-clothing; Personal-protective-equipment; Personal-protection; Respiratory-protective-equipment; Respirators; Engineering-controls; Control-technology; Gloves; Eye-protection; Eye-protective-equipment; Eye-shields
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2009-106
Healthcare and Social Assistance
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
OH; MD; CA
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