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NIOSH posts impact sheet on hazardous drugs in healthcare

OSHA Healthcare Connection, August 16, 2011

NIOSH has added hazardous drugs in healthcare to its Impact Sheet web page this month.
While modern medicine has created powerful drugs to treat a wide range of conditions, healthcare workers who handle these medications are being exposed and may demonstrate adverse health effects, according the impact sheet.

Read about hazardous drugs and NIOSH Impact sheets on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

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