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Hepatitis B On The Job

ID Number: 47871
Maker: SEIU Health and Safety Department; Service Employees International Union; AFL-CIO
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1989
Place Made: United States
Measurements: 29.7 cm x 32.4 cm; 11 11/16 in x 12 3/4 in
Main Subject: Health; Labor
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Check the list below to see if your employer follows Universal Blood-borne Disease Precautions, pre-cautions that treat all blood as if it were infectious. The Ten Steps To Protection Has your employer provided you with the following? 1 Training in Universal Precautions that treat all blood as if it were infectious? 2 Voluntary hepatitis-B (HBV) vaccine free of charge? 3 Enough time and sinks for handwashing between each patient or specimen? 4 Enough gloves and time to change them between each patient or specimen? 5 Water-proof gowns, goggles, face-shield, and mask when the blood splattering can be expected? 6 Puncture-proof containers everywhere sharps and needles are used? Every 29 Minutes Another Healthcare Worker Contracts Hepatitis B On The Job. 7 Biohazard warning labels and red-bagging for all soiled linen? 8 Resuscitation equip-ment in patient rooms and treatment areas? 9 Free testing and trea-ment for HBV after a needlestick, injury with a sharp, or any blood contact with broken skin or mucous membranes? 10 Free confi-dential off-site HIV testing and counsel-ing after a needlestick, injury with a sharp, or any blood contact with broken skin or mucous membranes? For more information, ask your local union representative for the latest edition of SEIU's The AIDS Book-Information for Workers Produced by the SEIU Health and Safety Department, Service Employees International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC. April 1989 This material has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Depart-ment of Labor, under grant number 46C8D509. These materials do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, com-mercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Service Employees International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC 4132 2400


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