(b) The blood-borne pathogens of concern generally do not penetrate intact
(c) Hands should always be washed:
2 Whenever gloves are removed.
3 Any time hands become dirty.
4 Before leaving a potentially contaminated work area.
(d) After contact with any donor or patient.
(e) After using the restroom.
(a) Should be available in all areas where body fluids or reagents are used.
(b) Used any time irritants/ biohazards get into the eyes.
(a) All reusable equipment and surfaces that are contaminated with blood
require daily disinfection.
(b) Routine wipe-downs are performed after each shift or on regular basis.
(c) Any time spills involving blood or body fluids occur they should be
treated as potentially hazardous and cleaned up immediately.
(d) When spills do occur:
1 Leave area for 30 minutes if an aerosol has been created, and post
warning signs if necessary.
2 If spill occurs in a centrifuge, turn it off immediately and leave lid
closed for 30 minutes.
3 Wear appropriate protective clothing and gloves.
4 Totally absorb spill and remove any broken glass with brush and