Early in 1996 OSHA issued Tuberculosis Directives that enforce the 1994 Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tuberculosis Prevention Guidelines, and allow for the wearing of new classes of NIOSH approved respirators/masks as well as HEPA masks.
Tuberculosis in the Healthcare Environment includes the changes in respiratory protection requirements and was created to assist facilities and operations whose employees have a risk of exposure to tuberculosis. This program also helps employees understand the nature of the disease, as well as what they can do to protect themselves from infection.
Topics covered in Tuberculosis in the Healthcare Environment include:
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