Safety

Shuffling bacteria when shuffling paper

OSHA Healthcare Connection, December 6, 2011

While many areas in our lives strive to go paperless, it, meaning paper, is still around, and its omnipresence in healthcare as a possible source of infections is the focus of a German study.

Click here for more on the possible role of paper in the spread of nosocomial pathogens.

On a similar issue, an OSHA Healthcare Advisor reader wanted to know what to do with medical records that were contaminated with blood.

That is the topic of the Ask the expert question below.

 

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