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Atmosphere-supplying respirators provide the greatest respiratory protection. They let you breathe air from an outside source, such as an air tank or a compressor. They are used where oxygen levels may dip below 19.5% or where certain gases and vapors are highly concentrated.
Bloodborne Pathogens: After an Accident
Whether or not housekeeping is a regular part of your job, at some time you might be involved in cleaning up after an accident. Proper cleaning of the accident site keeps blood or body fluids away from yourself and others.
Bloodborne Pathogens: If You’re Exposed
Bloodborne pathogens are disease-causing germs carried in blood or other body fluids. If blood or body fluids have touched your eyes, mouth, nose, or any other opening or break in your skin, you've been involved in an exposure incident.
Bloodborne Pathogens: OSHA Regulations
Universal precautions are procedures that can help you avoid dangerous diseases that could infect you and spread to your loved ones.
Bloodborne Pathogens: Quiz
Try testing yourself to see what you know about bloodborne pathogens.
Bloodborne Pathogens: Understanding Controls
Your employer will put into place safe work practices, procedures, tools, and equipment (controls) to help guide and protect you from bloodborne pathogens. Learn your employer's controls. Then follow them to protect yourself.
Bloodborne Pathogens: When an Accident Happens
Suddenly you're faced with an accident on the job. With a quick study of the situation, you can decide how best to handle it. Before you help, take the right steps to protect yourself and others from infection from bloodborne pathogens.
Choices for Hearing Protection
Ergonomics and MSDs: Quiz
Take this short quiz to find out how much you know about ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Select the one best answer for each question. Answers appear at the bottom of the page.
Ergonomics: Adjust Your Chair
If you sit much of the day, your chair is your main support. A well-adjusted chair improves your circulation. It also helps prevent backaches and fatigue.
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