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Use hand sanitizer, wall-mounted dispenser (correctional staff).
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. 2013-116, 2013 Jan; :1
MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) spreads fast, but you can stop it. If you can't wash your hands, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer. How? Sanitizer works when your hands are not visibly dirty; Consider carrying a personal-size bottle; Rub hands together until dry; Do not rinse your hands. When? After pat downs; After inmate transfer; After removing gloves; After touching soiled or wet clothing or laundry.
Skin-diseases; Skin-disorders; Skin-infections; Infection-control; Infectious-diseases; Microorganisms; Bacteria; Bacterial-disease; Bacterial-infections; Prison-workers; Law-enforcement-workers; Correctional-facilities; Administration; Work-environment; Worker-health; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Personal-protection; Personal-protective-equipment; Hand-protection; Sanitation; Surveillance-programs
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2013-116; B20130206
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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