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Document ID (ISN)108115
CIS number 08-533
Year 2007
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2007-138
Title Good, clean art
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, Nov. 2007. 2p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2007-138/pdfs/2007-138.pdf [in English]
Abstract NIOSH researchers worked with professional tattoo artists to figure out how they can be exposed to blood and blood-borne pathogens. Based on visits to piercing and tattooing shops and interviews with practicing artists, various communication materials were developed to better inform artists of these diseases, explain how artists can be exposed and reinforce safe practices to reduce the chances of exposure. This information card explains how to reduce cross-contamination within the body art sector. See also CIS 08-532 and 08-534.
Descriptors (primary) USA; biological hazards; beauty parlours; contamination; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) disinfection of equipment; public OSH institutions; infectious hepatitis; data sheet; immunodeficiency syndrome; personal hygiene; safe working methods; autoclaves
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Hairdressing & beauty parlours
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases