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This patient support community is for discussions relating to occupational health & safety, blood borne exposures (needle sticks), chemical spills exposure, confined spaces, ergonomics, fire safety and exposure, industrial hygiene, hazardous material handling and shipping, indoor air quality, workplace injuries, noise-induced hearing loss, occupational asthma, personal protective equipment, safe lifting techniques, and workers compensation.

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By JJK9
Hello, I have a question about risk of HIV or HCV infection. If a venepuncture/buffterfly (i.e. hollow) needle scr...
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By Renpo
I was sleeping on memory foam for about 2 weeks. The chemical smell of it was almost unbearable . after a few days I...
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bayliebayMar 09
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By CherylMacK
My office has been going through renovations since mid January. I was bothered buy dust and such immediately which m...
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By nar1970 Blank
Dr. Parks, I am writing a new post as there was no way to replay to your previous resaponse. Old Name Nar70 I prev...
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By annabis987
I am a 28 year old paramedic student. During a er clinical I gave a 57 yo male pt an injection with a 25 Guage needl...
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By JustAnotherHypocondriac
Yesterday I got home and opened the cupboard to find it smelling strongly of bug spray. We've had pantry months and I...
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YardBullJan 22
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By maxk21
When she picked it up and hold it, she pointed upward toward my direction and accidentally flashed at my my face at a...
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By JaneHHA
So about three days ago during a visit with a patient, I was trying to remove the top to a lancet device and when I h...
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By Birdgal Blank
Whilst looking after a patient with confirmed hepatitis c this morning, I obtained a paper cut off one of their end o...
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bevy77Nov 12, 2014
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By smalltowngirlie Blank
I'm a surgical technology student who sustained a needle stick from a solid suture needle three weeks ago. I've f...
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jefelexOct 03, 2014
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By alwaysaquestion Blank
Today I had a washer/dryer delivered to my apartment. The old machine sat in a metal pan over a wood floor in the cl...
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By amywilli Blank
Hello everyone, hope you all are fine. This is really busy time for me, as we are moving into a new building co...
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By deecrnp68 Blank
Looking for forum & peer groups to discuss sensitive issue in health system. I currently manager an employee health c...
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ronbareSep 10, 2014
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By starkie Blank
I had to leave work for a few days due to becoming ill from paint they used, it was mercury paint corp,double gloss i...
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By browniebrownie Blank
Hi, I work as a dental hygienist, and a few days ago a patient came in for treatment. As usual I was wearing a dental...
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By tania416 Blank
Im 35 week and im still working but.my manager told me I have.to leave a month before I have the baby my due date is ...
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flipper336Apr 08, 2014
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By Vurkies Blank
I accidentally microwaved a pacifier thermometer with my baby's bottles in the sterilizer. I washed the bottles and ...
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By annieb63 Blank
I read posts from 2007about this topic. I recieved flu shot one month ago and experiencing significant shoulder pain...
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By Stuart3 Blank
What is the maximum gap allowed between a scaffold structure and the working structure in accordance with OSHA 1910? ...
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By spriteandcokeyummy Blank
so i was working on a project right, and i had NO idea adhesive could harm you SO badly and i sprayed A LOT and i was...
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