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Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne Pathogens - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0763734398

Cover of Bloodborne Pathogens 4TH 05 (ISBN 978-0763734398)
ISBN13: 978-0763734398
ISBN10: 076373439X
Edition: 4TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 2005
International: No

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Bloodborne Pathogens - 4TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0763734398

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Staff

ISBN13: 978-0763734398
ISBN10: 076373439X
Edition: 4TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

Over five million workers in health care related fields are at risk to exposure to bloodborne pathogens, such as the HIV virus and hepatitis B virus. Designed to meet the current OSHA training requirements, Bloodborne Pathogens was created for students and employees who have potential for occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials, and even has supplemental information on airborne pathogens such as tuberculosis.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Overview
What is the OSHA Boodborne Pathogens Standard?
Who Needs OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Training?
Employees
Employers and Employment Agencies
Why Do I Need This Manual?
Meeting OSHA Standards
OSHA Required Categories of Information
The Ryan White Act
Site-Specific Work Page
Learning Activities
Chapter 2. Bloodborne Pathogens
Overview
What Are Bloodborne Pathogens?
Mode of Transmission of Bloodborne Pathogens
OSHA Expectations Regarding Exposure
What is an Occupational Exposure Incident?
Assessing Exposure Determination
Reporting an Incident
What is an Occupational Exposure Incident?
Specific Bloodborne Pathogens
Hepatitis Viruses
Hepatitis B Virus
HBV Immunization
Hepatitis C Virus
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Site Specific Work Page
Learning Activities
Chapter 3. Prevention
Overview
Labeling Regulated Waste
What is Regulated Waste?
When is Labeling Regulated Waste Necessary?
Labeling Regulated Waste
Exceptions to Labeling Requirements
Biohazard Labels
Engineering Controls
Needless Systems
Contaminated Sharps
Reusable Sharps
Acceptable Sharps Containers
Work Practice Controls
Handwashing and Handwashing Facilities
Cleaning Work Surfaces
Laundry
Personal Protective Equipment
Limited Exceptions to Using Personal Protective Equipment
Universal Precautions
Body Substance Isolation
Materials That Require Universal Precautions
Materials That Do Not Require Universal Precautions
Site Specific Questions
Learning Activities
Chapter 4. Exposure Control Plan
Overview
Exposure Control Plan Requirements
Appendix A. OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
Appendix B. Hepatitis B Vaccine Declination Form
Appendix C. Sample Exposure Control Plan
Appendix D. Answers to End of Chapter Learning Activities
Appendix E. Tuberculosis
Appendix F. OSHA Directory
Appendix G. Exam Answer Sheet

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