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The hidden dangers of decommissioning

Medical Environment Update, March 23, 2017

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Jack worked in the hospital maintenance department, and when he saw the old lab refrigerator sitting on the loading dock waiting to be disposed of, he came up with an idea. That night he and his friend picked up the refrigerator from the hospital and moved it to their hunting cabin where they would use it to store drinks and meat. Three years later, Jack could not help his doctor figure out where he contracted hepatitis B.

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