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Document ID (ISN)108120
CIS number 08-535
Year 2007
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2007-159
Title Encourage your workers to report blood-borne pathogen exposures
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, Sep. 2007. 2p. Illus. 6 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract NIOSH researchers visited a number of prisons to learn more about current practices and procedures being used to protect health care workers from blood-borne diseases. Aimed at prison medical service administrators and supervisors, this leaflet provides explains why workers are sometimes reluctant to report exposure to blood-borne pathogens in correctional facilities and how to encourage them to report.
Descriptors (primary) plant health organization; blood; notification of occupational accidents; prison services; health care personnel; biological hazards; USA
Descriptors (secondary) safety consciousness; responsibilities of employers; data sheet; human factors; public OSH institutions
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) Occupational health services
Notification of accidents and diseases
Health care services
Reporting of occupational accidents
Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
Biological hazards