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Document ID (ISN)101570
CIS number 03-937
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Title Actions to be undertaken in the event of accidental blood exposures
Original title Conduite à tenir en cas d'accident avec exposition au sang [in French]
Bibliographic information Association interprofessionnelle des centres médicaux et sociaux de la région Ile-de-France, 55 rue Rouget-de-l'Isle, 92158 Suresnes Cedex, France, 2003. 4p. 2 ref.
Abstract This leaflet summarizes the main actions to be undertaken in the event of accidental blood exposures, namely: cleaning (rinsing copiously with clean water in cases of eye or mouth exposure, cleaning and disinfecting in cases of needle-stick or other skin injuries); reporting the accident and informing the occupational physician; setting up the biological monitoring system.
Descriptors (primary) blood; France; biological hazards; first aid; emergency services
Descriptors (secondary) notification of occupational accidents; infectious hepatitis; hepatitis; immunodeficiency syndrome; safety guides; medical supervision; data sheet; skin injuries; industrial physicians; needle-stick injuries
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Biological hazards
First aid and emergency organization
Bacterial and parasitic diseases