Safety

Q&A: Transporting blood and urine samples

OSHA Healthcare Connection, April 26, 2011

Q: Do blood and urine samples need to be in a biohazard bag when transported either by hand, on a cart, or via a tube system that can go both to the lab and the pharmacy?

A: The simple response to your question is yes, based on the requirements in the Bloodborne Pathogens standard.

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