Topic Tag: infection control

B. Exposure Control Plan

An exposure control plan must include a detailed schedule of implementation as follows: 1.       Hepatitis B Vaccination records for all Category I & Category II employees (see previous section) 2.       Post-exposure procedures a.       The employee must stop what s/he is doing and administer first aid […]

A. Determination of Exposure

Any category I or category II employee is susceptible to exposure to blood, saliva, OPIM, and pokes from contaminated sharps. Should an exposure incident occur, employer and employee must follow post-exposure and follow-up procedures .

A. Potential Effects of Infection to the Dental Healthcare Setting (DHS)

1.Due to the nature of their work, Dental Healthcare Personnel (DHCP) come in contact with a variety of potentially infectious diseases on a daily basis and risk both contracting and transmitting these diseases. 2.In order to prevent and reduce infections, it is critical that all […]