Safety

Study: Healthcare students fall short of passing Hep B grade

OSHA Healthcare Connection, August 2, 2011

Healthcare students may be entering their profession not fully protected from one of its deadly hazards, the hepatitis B virus (HBV).

A study examining HBV vaccination records among healthcare students found that only 59.8% of students had documentation of complete vaccination against HBV.

Click here for more details on the study, and check the OSHA Healthcare Advisor Tools page for downloadable HBV vaccination documents such as the Hepatitis B Employee Vaccination and Hepatitis B Employee Vaccination Declination forms.

 

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