The OSHA Handbook

The OSHA Handbook : The Guidelines for Compliance in Health

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OSHA Guidelines for Compliance in Healthcare Facilities is a must-have manual for healthcare employers and their employees. Addresses the OSHA standard for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, with emphasis on the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis viruses. Thoroughly discusses the procedures OSHA requires for compliance with that standard and specifies obligations employers must assume for any employee with the potential for exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Other key OSHA requirements - hazardous communication right to know, ergonomics, violence in the workplace, recordkeeping - also covered.
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  • Mixed media product | 544 pages
  • 281.9 x 292.1 x 36.6mm | 1,959.54g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 076684059X
  • 9780766840591

Table of contents

I. Introduction. II. Key Provisions to the Standard. III. What OSHA is all About. IV. OSHA Definitions: What it All Means. V. An Outline Analysis of the Standard. VI. The Risk of Transmission of HIV and hepatitis. VII. Exposure Control. VIII. Methods of Compliance. IX. Hepatitis. X. Post-Exposure Evaluation and Follow Up. XI. Prevention of Transmission of Tuberculosis in Health Care Facilities. XII. Communication of Hazards to Employees. XIII. The Control of Hazardous Energy. XIV. Ergonomics. XV. Violence in the Workplace. XVI. Medical Recordkeeping. XVII. OSHA Penalties Policy
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