Bloodborne Pathogens Impact: Decontamination Procedures
Employees who come into contact with blood in the workplace may get infected by bloodborne pathogens. In this impact, Ava C. Dykes explains the best practices to prepare for a spill involving bloodborne pathogens, the general guidelines for cleaning a biohazardous spill, and the common methods to dispose the biohazardous waste collected from a spill cleanup.
Anyone who performs job duties that could bring him or her into contact with blood or body fluids in the workplace including, but not limited to, healthcare workers, emergency medical and first-aid responders, or persons cleaning healthcare areas, equipment, or devices
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