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Document ID (ISN)108711
CIS number 08-1012
Year 2008
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2008-116 DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2008-117
Title Protect yourself. Protect your family. Protect the public
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, July 2008. Two posters. Illus.
Internet access [in English] [in English]
Abstract These posters visually reinforce the importance of frontline first responders (emergency medical services, fire fighters, and law enforcement) protecting themselves from work-related exposures to bloodborne pathogens, such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus. Protection includes reading the employer's exposure control plan, wearing personal protective equipment and reporting all exposures. See also CIS 08-1221/1222.
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; blood; USA; contagion; police forces; emergency services; health care personnel; biological hazards; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) public OSH institutions; infectious hepatitis; safety posters; needle-stick injuries; safe working methods; immunodeficiency syndrome
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)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Health care services
Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
Biological hazards