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General Session - Mitigating Opioid Exposure Risks to First Responders - What's Been Done, What's Left to Do & How You Can Help
This moderated roundtable discussion will raise awareness about the drugs, addiction crisis, and precautions first responders must take when responding to medical emergencies and investigating illicit drug activity. Session panelists will provide information on the work that has been done by nonprofit organizations, Federal and State governments, and how industrial hygiene professionals can support the development and implementation of exposure controls and educational materials for first responders. Ask the Expert: Opioids Keynote Panel
This special interactive session follows the General Session presentation, "Mitigating Opioid Exposure Risks to First Responders: What's Been Done, What's Left to Do & How You Can Help " and provides a unique opportunity for Q&A with the panelists:
This presentation will provide an overview of the changing prevalence of bloodborne disease in healthcare, a summary of exposure incident data, descriptions of incidents of needlesticks and sharps injuries, and descriptions of incidents of blood and body fluid splashes and use/compliance of PPE. Healthcare Worker Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Drugs
OSHA and US Pharmacopeia's recent publications on safe handling of Hazardous Drugs (HDs) clearly states that it is applicable in all healthcare settings. Understanding the risks is critical to interpretation and execution of the regulations. A wealth of information has been published concerning hazardous drugs, workplace contamination, worker exposure, and adverse health effects. Successfully implemented programs will be reviewed. The goal of this program is to provide attendees a customizable template to implement a safe handling program and the knowledge to make facility specific assessments of risk. Explore other AIHce EXP 2018 Bundles.
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Member $85/ Non-Member $119/ Student $85
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