Management of Hazardous Materials. Chapter 12. Engineering/Working Practice Controls. Physical equipment and mechanical devices that protect employees. Splash guards on model trimmers, ventilation hoods, and sharps containers.
When sharps container is full: seal, sterilize, and send out to biohazard agency.Sharps Cont….
Confidential medical evaluation ( doctor visit ) and follow-up must be provided by employer at no cost to employee.Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
If source will be tested, it should be done as soon as possible and the employee notified.Documentation Cont….
Written infection control and decontamination procedure must be available.
Proper disposal of garbage/biohazards must be observed.
Broken glass must be placed in sharps container.
Laundry that is sent out must be in labeled bag with a biohazard symbol.Employee Work Site