Explains proper implementation of Standard Precautions according to a recent ruling of CDC and OSHA.
This presentation can help improve the knowledge of healthcare environment services personnel exposed to infectious agents and BBP. It was created to furnish you with information about standard precautions and how it works to stop the spread of infection.
Learning objective is that CDC recommends use of standard precautions for contact with all patients, regardless of their diagnosis or presumed infection status. Use of Standard precautions reduces the risk of transmission of microorganisms from both recognized and unrecognized sources of infection in hospitals.
Outlines OSHA standards: Hazard Communication, HAZWOPER, BBP Standard, PPE, Respirators, First Aid (Eye Wash Stations)