Preventing Sharps Injuries & Bloodborne Pathogen Exposures in the Healthcare Laundry Environment

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This special digital issue reviews the many occupational hazards in the healthcare laundry environment and explores how to protect hospital laundry personnel from sharps injuries and bloodborne pathogen exposures.

Issue Summary

This special digital issue reviews the many occupational hazards in the healthcare laundry environment and explores how to protect hospital laundry personnel from sharps injuries and bloodborne pathogen exposures.

Table of Contents

  • Occupational Hazards in the Laundry Environment
  • Laundry Operations That Pose a Risk
  • Meeting Federal Mandates
  • Creating a Culture of Safety
  • Operational Processes
  • General Laundry Safety

Takeaways for Your Business

  • Review the many occupational hazards in the healthcare laundry environment
  • Explore specific laundry operations to identify the opportunities for injury and exposure
  • Learn how to establish a culture of safety to prevent injuries and bloodborne pathogen exposures
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