CDC Standard Precautions assumes that all blood or other potentially infectious material is infectious.
It is the responsibility of the employee to provide PPE for themselves.
Workplace Violence is covered under the OSHA’S General Duty Clause.
Wrapped packages of sterilized instruments should be examined before opening them to ensure packaging has not been compromised and chemical indicators have changed color.
Personal protective equipment is an important line of defense against exposure to bloodborne pathogens.