Standard precautions means: Treating all blood, body fluids, mucous membranes, and non-intact skin as if it contains HIV, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C.
Germs may enter through: Cuts, punctures, broken skin, eyes, nose, throat and mucous membranes.
Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) such as:
Use these PPE's (and others) to prevent exposure from the splash of blood or body fluids to the face or body.
You can prevent the spread of infection by:
The time limit recommended for you to receive care should you have a needle stick/sharps injury:
OSHA restricts food/drink consumption in the clinical/laboratory/research area because: