May be damaged.
May be misplaced or stolen.
Blue surgical scrubs.
Sterile Operating Room gowns.
That patients in high-risk categories may be infectious.
That patients diagnosed with a specific disease may be infectious.
That patients are generally healthy unless they show symptoms of an infectious disease.
To treat all human blood and bodily fluids as infectious.
Provide hepatitis B vaccine to employees at no cost
Observe standard precaustions
Keep biohazard areas locked
Use engineering controls to prevent biohazard exposures
Sterilize the item.
Wear appropriate personal protective equipment.
Involve the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Everyone entering the Central Service department.
Only hospital employees.
Only persons who will be spending more than 10 minutes in the Central Service work area.
Only visitors such as sales reps, maintenance personnel, etc.
Swept daily and wet-mopped weekly.
The principles of asepsis.
The basics of the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.
The principles of infection prevention and control.
The basics of environmental control.
Negative air flow.
Positive air flow.
Filtered air flow.
No air exchanges because it is a biohazard area.