Bloodborne diseases are a serious concern in the United States. "Hepatitis B" infects over 70,000 people annually, and has over one million "carriers" in the U.S. The HIV virus, which usually leads to AIDS, currently infects over one million people. Because of the increasing problems with these diseases, in 1991 OSHA passed a "Bloodborne Pathogens" regulation.
Bloodborne Pathogens in First Response Environments incorporates the latest medical language and needlestick guidelines and has been specifically created to assist first responders in fulfilling the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard's (29 CFR Part 1910.1030) training requirements.
Topics covered in Bloodborne Pathogens in First Response Environments include:
Languages: English, Spanish
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