Safety

Checking podiatry clinics for bioaerosol exposures

OSHA Healthcare Connection, March 6, 2012

Yes, there are occupational hazards for caregivers working on feet.

A study appearing in the Annals of Occupational Hygiene surveyed 250 podiatrist clinics and conducted tests in 15 podiatry clinics for concentrations of airborne bacteria, fungi, yeasts, and molds.

Read more about the study on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

 

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