• Safety & Training Short: Bloodborne Pathogens - Sharps Safety

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    September 09, 2020
    Objective: To raise awareness of sharps hazards and safe handling practices.

    Improper handling or disposal of needles and other sharps, such as scalpels, broken glass, and razors, can result in serious infections, including the Hepatitis B virus (HBV), the Hepatitis C virus (HBC), and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which causes AIDS.

    If you work around sharps, take precautions to limit your exposure.

    In addition, follow universal precautions: treat all blood and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) as if they are contaminated with bloodborne pathogens.

    Click here to download the complete training short in English
    Click here to download the complete training short in Spanish

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    Jared Goble, Loss Control
    jgoble@gpins.com, (707) 360-4335
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