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2 1 Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens 20

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4 3 Definitions The most common BBP diseases are: –HIV (AIDS) –HBV (Hepatitis B) –Meningitis –Tuberculosis 15

5 4 BBP Diseases May Enter the Body By: Direct - touching body fluids that contain blood from an infected person Indirect - touching objects contaminated with blood or body fluids of an infected person 20

6 5 BBP Diseases May Enter the Body By: Direct Indirect Vector-borne - being bitten by a person Tuberculosis 23

7 6 Definitions Human Blood Vomit Human tissue Any body fluid contaminated with blood Any item that may be contaminated by body fluids containing blood. Hypodermic needles 23

8 7 Methods of Compliance Universal Precautions Engineering and work practice controls Exposure Control Personal protective equipment Procedures in cleanup & disposal 23

9 8 Methods of Compliance Universal precautions –All human blood and body fluids containing blood must be treated as they are infectious. 1 part Clorox &10 parts water 18

10 9 Methods of Compliance Personal protective equipment is provided, cleaned, replaced, and disposed of by the company. Always have a barrier between you and any potentially infectious materials. 14

11 10 Check gloves for damage before and during use. 15

12 11 A faceshield can protect against splashes to the nose and mouth An apron can be used to protect your clothing or help prevent skin contact. 16

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14 13 If your clothing ever becomes contaminated with another persons blood ---- Contact your supervisor immediately! Do not wear contaminated clothing home or wash with other clothing. 18

15 14 If you are in the area where there is possible exposure to blood or other human body fluids - NO NO Eating NO NO Drinking NO NO Smoking NO NO Applying of lip balm NO NO Handling of Contact Lenses.NO 17


17 16 Hepatitis B 17

18 Hepatitis B 1.Provided without cost 2.Performed by or under the supervision of a licensed healthcare professional 3.Confidential Vaccination and evaluation follow-up is: 12

19 18 Communication of Hazards Warning labels and bio-hazard bags will be used to identify and dispose of materials used to: –treat individuals & –materials used to clean up blood or other body fluids. 20

20 19 All First Aid kits will contain: DISPOSABLE RUBBER GLOVES Personal Protective Equipment BIOHAZARD BAGS –Bags will contain the biohazard symbol (Always replace used gloves immediately) 23

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