|Document ID (ISN)||108120|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2007-159
||Encourage your workers to report blood-borne pathogen exposures
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, Sep. 2007. 2p. Illus. 6 ref.
||http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2007-159/pdfs/2007-159.pdf [in English]
||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.
||plant health organization; blood; notification of occupational accidents; prison services; health care personnel; biological hazards; USA
||safety consciousness; responsibilities of employers; data sheet; human factors; public OSH institutions
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational health services
Notification of accidents and diseases
Health care services
Reporting of occupational accidents
Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces