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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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jemma116Dec 21, 2015
caregiver222Dec 20, 2015
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By WisconsinCousin
Hi, I was significantly exposed to asbestos (loose fibers from demolition works) last weekend (for the second time...
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caregiver222Dec 21, 2015
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By Mia999
Due to changes in a building I live in, my floor now has a subtle vibration that my feet sometimes feel and my body d...
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antonyhandNov 29, 2015
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By JazzMorpheus81
My grandfather went to a lab to get bloodwork and the phlebotomist was in a hurry and going from patient to patient, ...
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caregiver222Nov 19, 2015
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By littleugh
I live in an apartment building that has been painting the hallways for 2 weeks. I've had headaches from the paint fu...
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littleughNov 18, 2015
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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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AndrewRynneMDNov 09, 2015
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By riang18
i was prick by a needle of a glucomter of the patient and some blood come out but before that she was able to disinfe...
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By riang18
i was prick by a needle of a glucomter of the patient and some blood come out but before that she was able to disinfe...
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By Dessy1999
Hi. Im in high school right now and im looking for colleges that would Best fit me after i graduate . I know that I...
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caregiver222Sep 23, 2015
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By hopebelieve
Hello, I am a healthcare professional and looking for your honest opinions/advice on my risk assesment. your thoug...
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jemma116Jul 31, 2015
caregiver222Jul 31, 2015
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By Chestermere
We live in a duplex and the neighbor is finishing his basement. He used a spray painter to prime the drywall. The sme...
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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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jezibelMay 24, 2015
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By CherylMacK Blank
My office has been going through renovations since mid January. I was bothered buy dust and such immediately which m...
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jezibelMay 24, 2015
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By Renpo Blank
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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jezibelMay 24, 2015
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By JJK9 Blank
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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caregiver222Feb 07, 2015
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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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caregiver222Feb 07, 2015
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By JustAnotherHypocondriac Blank
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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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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caregiver222Feb 06, 2015
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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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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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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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