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any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism)

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The product, VantageCath[TM], is designed to significantly reduce exposure to bloodborne pathogens during the placement of the catheter and also provide the clinician with desirable feature sets.
is the only product of its kind on the market to offer both needle-stick protection and passive bloodborne pathogen protection in a single device," continued Mr.
com)-- Philadelphia Department of Public Health approves Biologix Solutions LLC to offer Online Bloodborne Pathogens training to obtain or renew a body art license.
It's important to remember that, regardless of the OSHA standard or applicable state laws, if you fail to follow your own policies, you have proved your own negligence if litigation arises because of bloodborne pathogen exposure.
OSHA is revising the bloodborne pathogens standard regarding the use of safer needle devices in labs, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities.
Jagger developed the Exposure Prevention Information Network (EPINet) to help healthcare organizations comply with OSHA's record keeping requirements in the 1991 Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.
To assist medical facility exposure control departments in meeting regulations, this interactive reference source currently contains documentation and pictures of nearly three hundred sharps injury prevention and bloodborne pathogen exposure prevention products.
The County of Orange requires all body art practitioners to take bloodborne pathogens training.
The SST system is a three-part container designed for the safe retrieval of contaminated instruments in compliance with OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Guidelines.
Infection with a bloodborne pathogen through the mishandling of a specimen or waste ranks among the gravest of concerns of laboratorians today.
The updated OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard mandates that employers having employees with the potential of exposure to bloodborne pathogens must have a written Exposure Control Plan to prevent such exposures.
Hartman covers the new Safe Body Art Act, including an overview of rules and regulations, practitioner registration requirements, bloodborne pathogen exposure control training, safe body art practices, permanent body art facility requirements, temporary body art facilities, and enforcement.
The SST system is a three-part container designed for the safe retrieval of contaminated instrument in compliance with OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Guidelines.
Federal regulations require that crime scene cleaning workers receive bloodborne pathogen (BBP) training; wear personal protective gear such as gloves, boots, and goggles; have a hepatitis B vaccine; and avoid touching surfaces as much as possible.